BACKGROUND: As organisations in Nigeria fully transition to the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), it is necessary to understand the provisions of the Standards, with a view to minimising associated risks, while leveraging opportunities presented. This course provides a detailed overview of issues encountered when producing IFRS compliant financial statements. TARGET PARTICIPANTS: Accountants, financial analysts, […]

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BACKGROUND: There is a growing realization that earnings volatility in companies, can be attributed not just to financial risk, but also the way an organisation operates on a daily basis. Changes in market dynamics, procedures, technologies, and products have changed the operating landscape for many organisations, thereby seeding the development of Operational Risk. As a […]

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BACKGROUND: A sound credit portfolio is a major determinant of the survival of any bank. After the loan is booked and drawn down, accountability for its ultimate repayment rests with officers who need to monitor, evaluate and take prompt actions on loan related issues until fully paid back. This underscores the need for management of […]

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BACKGROUND: In a dynamic business environment, the ability to accurately model and forecast volatile economic inputs, is a critical skill for business managers. The application of new techniques support analysis of financial data, predict revenues/ cost, and assess risks. These models justify business decisions in the most time-efficient and effective manner. TARGET PARTICIPANTS: Financial Control […]

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BACKGROUND: Investment analysis and portfolio management skills enable entrepreneurs and practitioners make sound investment decisions. This course is designed to emphasise analytical aspects of the investment decision, as well as modern concepts and instruments. TARGET PARTICIPANTS: Investment and Portfolio Managers, Private Investors, Stock Brokers, Financial Analysis, Asset Managers and Risk Managers from Banks, Money and […]

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BACKGROUND: The increasing demand for service convenience, constant expansion of service channels and rapid expansion of branch networks, have become veritable tool for expanding market share. Given this development, organisations must deploy competent staff to manage branches, lest they discount the corporate brand and become burdensome loss leaders. TARGET  PARTICIPANTS: Executives currently involved in management, […]

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BACK GROUND: What tends to set successful organizations apart, is the quality of human capital. Given the uniqueness of this resource, it is imperative for companies that wish to gain and sustain competitive edge to pay greater attention to the management of their human capital. This course is designed to assist managers and executives to […]

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BACKGROUND: In recent years, the number of reported cases of fraud has continued to grow dramatically. Compounding the situation is the dearth of necessary skill sets in audit evidences that are vital to criminal investigations. To perform these functions effectively, organisations must have competent Internal and External Auditors who are highly skilled in Forensic Auditing […]

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BACKGROUND: The essence of credit management is to ensure that facilities granted are repaid and the relationship created results in a win-win situation, for the bank and its customers. It is, therefore, imperative to continuously sharpen the skills of middle level credit employees, beyond the appreciation of basic tenets of lending. This need has become […]

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BACKGROUND: In a dynamic business environment, assessment of the quality of earnings reporting, conduct of credit and equity analysis, forecasting future financial performance, and assessing the impact on future enterprise value, are crucial for making sound financial decisions. This course has been designed to upscale the financial analysis skill of executives responsible for making financial […]

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