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CPD

Finance Essentials

Learn how to understand the financial information presented to your board in order to perform your duties as a director.

Duration
1 Day
Price for members
$850.00 incl GST
Price for non-members
$1,080.00 incl GST
Discounts
Purchase three or more ‘Essentials’ courses and receive a 10% discount.
NZTE voucher
Available

Course description

In this one-day course you will learn to use and oversee financial information and processes.

Course exercises with practical applications demonstrate how this content is critical for all directors.

By the end of the course you will understand how to ask the right questions to hold an organisation to account on behalf of its stakeholders.

Duration

8.30am to 5.00pm

Content covered

  • Understand the Financial Reporting Act and its implications.
  • Learn finance terminology, and accounting terms and principles.
  • Know your external reporting obligations and solvency requirements.
  • Interpret performance with financial analysis tools.
  • Assess initiatives and opportunities to build organisational value.
  • Recognise red flags.

Who should attend

  • New and aspiring directors embarking on a governance career.
  • More experienced directors improving their finance skills.
  • Senior executives who want to work with their boards more effectively.
"It gave a good overview of interpreting accounts and what questions directors should be asking".
- R. Finlayson, Auckland

All dates and locations

  • limited spaces available

    Auckland

    date
    16 Jan 2020
    Members — $850.00
    Non-members — $1,080.00
  • Auckland

    date
    11 Feb 2020
    Members — $850.00
    Non-members — $1,080.00
  • Wellington

    date
    19 Feb 2020
    Members — $850.00
    Non-members — $1,080.00
  • Auckland

    date
    26 Feb 2020
    Members — $850.00
    Non-members — $1,080.00
  • Dunedin

    date
    4 Mar 2020
    Members — $850.00
    Non-members — $1,080.00
  • Auckland

    date
    25 Mar 2020
    Members — $850.00
    Non-members — $1,080.00
  • Christchurch

    date
    1 Apr 2020
    Members — $850.00
    Non-members — $1,080.00
  • Wellington

    date
    8 Apr 2020
    Members — $850.00
    Non-members — $1,080.00
  • Wellington

    date
    13 May 2020
    Members — $850.00
    Non-members — $1,080.00
  • Auckland

    date
    26 May 2020
    Members — $850.00
    Non-members — $1,080.00
  • Rotorua

    date
    10 Jun 2020
    Members — $850.00
    Non-members — $1,080.00
  • Nelson

    date
    25 Jun 2020
    Members — $850.00
    Non-members — $1,080.00
  • Hamilton

    date
    7 Jul 2020
    Members — $850.00
    Non-members — $1,080.00
  • Wellington

    date
    13 Jul 2020
    Members — $850.00
    Non-members — $1,080.00
  • Palmerston North

    date
    6 Aug 2020
    Members — $850.00
    Non-members — $1,080.00
  • Christchurch

    date
    19 Aug 2020
    Members — $850.00
    Non-members — $1,080.00
  • Auckland

    date
    25 Aug 2020
    Members — $850.00
    Non-members — $1,080.00
  • Auckland

    date
    13 Oct 2020
    Members — $850.00
    Non-members — $1,080.00
  • Christchurch

    date
    4 Nov 2020
    Members — $850.00
    Non-members — $1,080.00

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