Corporate Finance Unleashed: A Complete Training Experience

Demystifying Corporate Finance: Understanding the Difference between Financial and Management Accounting in the Oil & Gas Industry


'The Complete Corporate Finance Course' is a comprehensive training program that delves into the realms of financial accounting and management accounting, laying emphasis on their roles and applications in the Oil & Gas Industry. This course aims to demystify the concepts of finance and accounting, highlighting the differences and intersections between these two domains. It caters specifically to professionals seeking a certification in finance and accounts, by offering a thorough understanding of key topics like capital budgeting, cost of capital, and principles of corporate governance.

Target Audience:

The course is tailored for individuals such as:

  • Financial Analysts
  • Finance Managers
  • Accounting Managers
  • Corporate Controllers
  • Professionals seeking a certification in finance and accounts

Targeted Organizational Departments:

The course is beneficial for the following departments:

  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Corporate Governance
  • Risk Management

Targeted Industries:

The course has been designed considering the specific financial challenges and requirements of industries like:

  • Oil & Gas
  • Energy
  • Mining
  • Utilities

Course Offerings:

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Comprehend the intricate relationship between accounting and finance
  • Distinguish between finance and accounting
  • Understand the nuances of corporate finance within the Oil & Gas industry context
  • Apply corporate finance principles, including capital budgeting and working capital management strategies
  • Understand and apply principles of corporate governance

Training Methodology:

The training methodology for this course includes:

  • Interactive sessions for conceptual understanding and practical application
  • Case studies focusing on the Oil & Gas industry
  • Group discussions and feedback sessions for collaborative learning
  • Practical sessions using a financial calculator for investment decisions
  • Comprehensive discussions to elucidate the difference between financial accounting and management accounting, and between finance and accounting

Course Toolbox:

Participants will be provided with:

  • A financial calculator for practical sessions
  • Workbook containing course materials and reference content
  • Templates for drafting an investment policy statement
  • Guidelines for corporate governance
  • Additional resources for continued learning, especially beneficial for those seeking certification in finance and accounts

Course Agenda:

Day 1: Foundations of Financial and Management Accounting

  • Topic 1: Introduction to financial accounting and its application in corporate finance.
  • Topic 2: Understanding management accounting and its role in decision-making.
  • Topic 3: The difference between financial accounting and management accounting.
  • Reflection & Review: Reviewing the key concepts of financial and management accounting.

Day 2: Exploring Finance and Accounting in the Oil & Gas Industry

  • Topic 1: Overview of finance and accounting principles specific to the Oil & Gas industry.
  • Topic 2: Financial analysis in the Oil & Gas sector: Accounting practices and challenges.
  • Topic 3: Applying finance and accounting principles to the Oil & Gas industry.
  • Reflection & Review: Discussion on the practical application of finance and accounting in the industry.

Day 3: Capital Budgeting and Cost of Capital

  • Topic 1: Capital budgeting: Methods, techniques, and decision-making criteria.
  • Topic 2: Understanding the cost of capital and its impact on investment decisions.
  • Topic 3: Applying capital budgeting and cost of capital concepts in the Oil & Gas industry.
  • Reflection & Review: Reviewing capital budgeting and cost of capital principles.

Day 4: Working Capital Management and Liquidity

  • Topic 1: What is working capital and its significance in financial management.
  • Topic 2: Effective working capital management strategies in the Oil & Gas industry.
  • Topic 3: Liquidity management framework: Ensuring financial stability and cash flow.
  • Reflection & Review: Reviewing working capital management and liquidity strategies.

Day 5: Corporate Governance and Stakeholder Management

  • Topic 1: Principles of corporate governance and their importance in corporate finance.
  • Topic 2: Stakeholder mapping and analysis: Identifying key stakeholders and their interests.
  • Topic 3: Integrating corporate governance and stakeholder management in decision-making.
  • Reflection & Review: Reflecting on the role of corporate governance in corporate finance.

How This Course is Different from Other Corporate Finance Training Courses:

'The Complete Corporate Finance Course' stands apart due to its industry-specific approach, focusing on the Oil & Gas sector. Unlike other courses, it sheds light on the difference between financial accounting and management accounting, making it an ideal choice for professionals who seek a deeper understanding or aim to acquire certification in finance and accounts. This course not only covers the theoretical aspects but also provides practical, hands-on experience using tools such as financial calculators for capital budgeting decisions. The incorporation of corporate governance principles further augments the course's comprehensiveness and practicality.

credits: 5 credit per day

Course Mode: full-time

Provider: Agile Leaders Training Center