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 Finance and Financial Statements for non-Finance Managers & Entrepreneurs

Our lead trainer has built financial models, investment portfolio risk models, stocks analysis models, automated financial reporting templates, loan schedules, FX tracker, market indices tracker and many other financial projects for corporate clients within and outside Nigeria. He is not going to share book knowledge with you but real world expertise and templates you can readily use. He is one of the FMI certified Advanced Financial Modelers (AFM) in Nigeria. He is also one of the few Africans that have been vetted and accepted as a Financial Modelling and Valuation expert on TopTal whose client base span fortune 500 companies and other big companies across Europe, Americas, Australia and Asia. You can view his TopTal profile here

He is the sole developer of the only Nigerian financial markets analysis tool on Microsoft office store, developer of Nigeian stocks analysis dashboard and the brain behind the Nigeria Market Data platform. You can also view the interactive stock market and macro-economic dashboards he built at and

He has also published an Amazon bestseller on Microsoft Excel: Microsoft Excel and Business Data Analysis for The Busy Professional and another bestseller on Power BI Power BI for the Busy Professional book. He is the type of all-rounder you would want to be trained by.

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Training Package

The training pack covers tea break, sumptuous, training materials and templates, training notepad with pen, a training certificate from us, access to our online community and after training support.

In our training sessions, we have had participants from Guinness Nigeria, Nigerian Breweries, Schlumberger, Chevron, Periscope, Brains and Hammers, GfK, Palladium Group, First Bank, Citi Bank, Dalberg, PMI, EatNGO, NLNG, GSK, Promasidor, SaveTheChildren, Mobil, FMDQ, NSE, Biofem Pharmaceuticals, Total, Vodacom, Nestle, Nigerian Breweries, Delta Afrik, LATC Marine, Broll, Habanera (JTI), SABMiller, IBM, Airtel, Diamond Bank, ECOWAS, Ministry of Finance, Transmission Company of Nigeria, Nokia Siemens Networks and DDB.

Training Outline

  • Accounting Equation: Assets = Liabilities + Equity
  • Debits and Credits
  • Assets – its true corporate meaning ( + = debit, – = credit)
    • Depreciable fixed tangible assets
    • Intangible assets and goodwill
    • Financial assets
    • Deferred tax assets
    • Prepayments
    • Inventory
    • Receivables
    • Cash
  • Liabilities – getting it right, corporate finance wise ( – = debit, + = credit)
    • Loans
    • Provisions
    • Employee benefit obligations
    • Payables
    • Tax liabilities
    • Other liabilities
  • Equity
    • Share capital
    • Share premium
    • Retained Earnings, cumulative Net Profit (Revenue – Expenses, cumm)
      • Revenue ( – = debit, + = credit)
      • Expenses ( + = debit, – = credit)
    • Reserves ( – = debit, + = credit)
  • Chart of Accounts (what to debit and what to credit)
    • Assets
    • Liabilities
    • Shareholder’s equity
    • Revenues
    • Expenses
    • Gains
    • Losses
  • General Ledger (GL)
  • Cost Centres
  • Accrual based accounting
    • Depreciation
    • Amortization
    • Interest Expense
    • Prepayments
    • Prepaid/Unearned/Deferred Revenue
    • Tax Computation – accounting tax vs government tax
  • Trial Balance – adjusted/accrual based
  • Income Statement (Statement of Profit or Loss)
    • Functional and practical interpretation
    • Income Statement ratios for company financial health analysis
  • Balance Sheet (Statement of Financial Position)
    • Functional and practical interpretation
    • Balance Sheet ratios for company financial health analysis
    • Company Efficiency
    • Working Capital Management
  • Cashflow Statement (Statement of Cashflow)
    • Functional and practical interpretation
    • Cashflow Management
    • Free Cashflow
  • Investment Decisions
  • Financial Planning

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