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Accounting & evaluating financial performance & financial decision-making


The financial statements serve as performance reports for a financial period that provides the necessary information to clarify the success or failure of the company's management in achieving the objectives. It also highlights the difficulties and problems facing the company, but for the purpose of making rational decisions, we need sophisticated methods to seek information. The best possible measure of financial and accounting performance is sound. These methods of balanced performance card (BSC) as well as the method of comparison Best Benchmarking
B.C.C consists of a set of financial metrics that refer to the work already done, along with a set of operational measures that are indicators of future financial performance, which will measure the strategic financial performance of the institutions.
The use of Benchmarking helps the management of the organization learn the practices within the organization and learn from the best practices of competitors and thus make changes for improvement and work to be the best by defining the goals that should be pursued. Therefore, this program seeks to apply the latest methods to measure and evaluate financial and accounting performance.

Program Contents:
The First Unit:
Advanced Framework for Measuring Financial and Accounting Performance:

  • Financial analysis and its relation to measurement and evaluation of financial performance.
  • The importance and areas of financial analysis.
  • Methods of financial analysis.
  • Application of tools and methods of financial analysis.
  • Horizontal analysis and general trend analysis.
  • Head analysis and common size analysis.
  • Examples and practical situations.
  • Financial analysis tools in financial ratios and indicators.
  • Financial analysis of data in government budgets of ministries and government bodies.
  • Various practical situations.

Module 2:
Financial analysis for the purpose of forecasting future financial performance:

  • Methods of detecting financial difficulties and predicting bankruptcy.
  • Evaluation of the entity's ability to continue.
  • Composite financial indicators for bankruptcy forecasting.
  • Altman model to predict financial success or failure.
  • DIBON model in financial analysis to forecast financial performance of enterprises.
  • Practical cases for forecasting future financial performance.

Module 3:
Measuring financial performance using benchmarking:

  • The idea of ​​comparison method is best.
  • The importance of the Benchmarking method.
  • Identify strengths and weaknesses within the company.
  • Various application cases.

Module Four:
The role of budgets in measuring financial performance.

  • Definition of the budget and its objectives.
  • Uses of budgets.
  • Types of budgets.
  • Principles of budget preparation.
  • Considerations to be taken into account before the preparation of the budget.
  • The role of forecasting in the preparation of the budget.
  • Stages of the preparation of the budget.
  • Budget as a planning tool.
  • As a tool for monitoring and evaluating financial performance.

Module Five:
Balanced Scorecard as an Input to Measure Strategic Performance (B.C.C)

  • What is a Balanced Scorecard?
  • Balanced Axes of Performance.
  • Financial axis.
  • Customer’s axis.
  • Learning and growth axis.
  • Axis of internal processes.
  • Stages of building the card.
  • Stages of measuring the strategic performance of institutions.
  • Practical cases and application models.

Module Six:
Value-Added Tax (VAT):

  • What Is a Value-Added Tax (VAT)?.
  • How a Value-Added Tax (VAT) Works.
  • History of the Value-Added Tax (VAT).
  • Value-Added Tax (VAT) vs. Sales Tax.
  • Special Considerations.
  • Pros and Cons of a Value-Added Tax (VAT).

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