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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.
Regional Business Partner Network Funding
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.


Discounts

Essentials courses discount

Register for three or more one-day Essentials courses and receive a 10% discount. Your discount will be automatically applied to your shopping cart at checkout.

Attend with your colleagues and save

Register three or more attendees from the same organisation on a course and receive a 10% discount. To take advantage of this offer please phone +64 4 499 0076 and speak to one of the delivery team. (This discount does not apply to conferences.)

Assistance

Find out if you are eligible for a part-payment contribution towards your course registration fee through the Regional Business Partner Network.

By registering on this course you agree to pay and attend the course. If you subsequently secure funding through the Regional Business Partner Network the IoD will refund you for this amount.

You may prefer to obtain approval for funding prior to committing to the course.

Go to the Regional Business Partner Network websites for more information.

Additional information

Covid-19 safety measures

By registering for this course you are confirming that you accept our course and event terms and conditions and that you agree to adhere to our Covid-19 health and safety measures. If you are unwell or have any Covid-19 symptoms please do not attend this course.

"It gave a good overview of interpreting accounts and what questions directors should be asking".
- R. Finlayson, Auckland

All dates and locations

  • Fully booked

    Wellington

    date
    25 May 2022
    Members — $850.00
    Non-members — $1,080.00
    Please ph 04 499 0076 to be placed on the waitlist
  • Fully booked

    Auckland

    date
    29 Jun 2022
    Members — $850.00
    Non-members — $1,080.00
    Please ph 04 499 0076 to be placed on the waitlist
  • Dunedin

    date
    13 Jul 2022
    Members — $850.00
    Non-members — $1,080.00
  • Fully booked

    Hamilton

    date
    27 Jul 2022
    Members — $850.00
    Non-members — $1,080.00
    Please ph 04 499 0076 to be placed on the waitlist
  • Fully booked

    Wellington

    date
    31 Aug 2022
    Members — $850.00
    Non-members — $1,080.00
    Please ph 04 499 0076 to be placed on the waitlist
  • Auckland

    date
    13 Sep 2022
    Members — $850.00
    Non-members — $1,080.00
  • Christchurch

    date
    3 Nov 2022
    Members — $850.00
    Non-members — $1,080.00

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