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Financial Planning and Analysis

This financial analysis course provides an understanding of how financial planning and analysis can be applied by companies to gain a competitive edge in terms of identifying cost patterns, uncovering savings and maintaining cash flow.

The key element of the programme is the focus on practical application of financial models and analysis. These are used to assess strategic and operational positions by investigating a wide range of options for reducing cost and thereby creating additional value for companies.

You will learn how to perform financial analysis, the tools you should use and how to interpret the results. You will also learn about a variety of ways of maximising profit and how current business philosophy adds non-financial goals to this target to achieve a more balanced company and a more fulfilling business environment.

Financial Planning and Analysis

Key Facts

  • Accreditation: BAC-British Accreditation Council & CPD - Continuing Professional Development
  • Duration: 8 weeks, 1 evening class per week
  • Mode of Study: Live evening online classes
  • Intake Dates: 21 October
  • Tuition Fees: £1,250 

(Flexible payment plans and group discounts available)

Course Focus

  • Using financial statements to analyse performance

  • Working capital management and optimisation

  • Strategic cost management

  • The balanced scorecard & strategy

  • Capital budgeting and investment appraisal

Financial Planning and Analysis

Key Benefits:

  • Undertake financial analysis training in order to apply financial models and analytical tools
  • Provide recommendations to support strategic initiatives such as productivity increases, risk mitigation, and the optimisation of profitability
  • Analyse and report on the financial implications of various operational decisions and recommend a course of action
  • Create and drive business intelligence and planning improvements within an organisation
  • Identify business performance reporting challenges and priorities
  • Develop and monitor specific performance indicators, reporting on trends and identifying causes of unexpected variance
  • Conduct financial modelling, analysis and valuation exercises to support new product development and other ad hoc initiatives
  • Prepare and present reports to senior management with confidence

Who Is the Course For?

Learn financial planning and analysis on this course. It is most suitable for those who have worked in finance for some years, and are looking to acquire the specific skills needed to secure a new role or improve their career prospects.

  • Education - Undergraduate degree or equivalent Higher Education qualification, or relevant work experience
  • English language - Common European Framework (CEF) Level B2* or equivalent (all teaching and learning materials are provided in English only)

* Please note those with a B1 level of English and relevant proof of further study will be considered.

*This course is planned to run in October. However, it is subject to student demand. For more information, speak to one of our advisors on: +44 (0) 20 3435 4644.

Meet Our Delegates

Iliyana Stamatova
“What I enjoyed most about the course where that they are very practical, they literally give you an arsenal of tools.’’
Iliyana Stamatova
Advanced certificate in management consulting and project management
Ikechi Okereke
“I decided to study the course because of the benefits it would have on my career, after going through the contents and the modules of the programme, it covered areas that are of interest to me.’’
Ikechi Okereke
Postgraduate certificate in finance
Claire Tiphine
“This course gave me a lot of basic excels, tips and tricks which I think are super useful for other purposes and a lot of real world knowledge"
Claire Tiphine
Advanced financial modelling

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