Building skills and improving knowledge of employees helps companies stay competitive whilst impacting the bottom line positively. However, more often than not, the benefits and return on investment (ROI) of the training may not be immediately apparent. In order to maximize the value obtained from empowering employees in this manner, companies need to constantly upgrade the knowledge and skills of their senior staff and subject matter expert, to facilitate the impartation of knowledge and technical skills, based on their experience and expertise; to younger employees. Hence, the need for a Train-the Trainers Programme.
Effective reporting is an essential aspect of the auditing process. It is a major factor by which the reputation of internal audit department is established. An audit report is a formal document used by internal auditors to record findings regarding a particular audit being carried out within an organisation. Apart from disclosing the Fndings about the auditee, it also helps users to evaluate the performance of the auditors themselves. More often than not, the report becomes a statement of the auditor's credibility when they are circulated, referred to and implemented. For an audit exercise to full its purpose, the report emanating from the process must be written using a format that is easily understandable and actionable. Such report must set the right tone for diverse readers and address the needs of multiple audiences. Therefore, organizations must continually upscale the skill sets and competencies of its audit and other related functional staff in writing good audit reports that can facilitate effective decision making within their organization.
The business environment is dynamic and business plans, more often than not, tend to deviate when budgets are compared with actuals outcomes. The inherent uncertainties and complexities in business have led to the development of various managerial tools, techniques and procedures to facilitate successful management of business. Amongst these, budgeting is the most common and widely used standard device for effective planning and control. The course is designed to enhance the skill of analysts and others in making investment decisions.
This course has been designed with credit officers in mind. It emphasizes the need for credit officers in financial institutions, especially banks, to have a sound grasp of the basic principles of credit assessment, monitoring and control. The essence is to minimize cases of loans going bad to a very large extent, within the Financial Services Sector and for credit and loan monitoring officers, to be able to easily detect loans that could become problematic from the very onset.