Financial Data Analysis - Agribusiness Support Fund

Agribusiness Support Fund
1 Day Workshop on
“Financial Data Analysis”
Introduction: Management can be summarized as the process of making informed decisions
in three key areas: Investing, financing and operations. Professionals responsible for evaluating
management success in these areas can turn to this training for a set of crucial financial
statement analysis techniques, culminating in business valuation principles. Participants learn
how to compare companies financially, understand cash flows and grasp basic profitability and
risk analysis concepts. The course has been designed to address all the key areas of financial
analysis from both a theoretical and practical perspective. If you're a business professional who
could benefit from a more thorough grasp of financial statements, this course is tailor-made for
Who Should Attend: This workshop is designed for persons who are responsible for assessing
the financial risk by using financial data of businesses or who need to analyze and understand
financial analysis and models in more depth
Trainer/Facilitator: Dr. Ali Murad Syed is ‘Director, MBA Program’ at University of Central
Punjab (UCP), a PhD in Finance, from the University of Paris VIII, France. His extensive
experience of fifteen years in the field of research, teaching and the corporate training makes
him seasoned in imparting knowledge. His core training expertise in the field of finance has
evolved through his rigorous and continuous research of the subject and makes him aware of
all the latest developments and ever dynamic challenging environment at the financial world.
His corporate experience includes being a Project Manager at Amin Tariq Associates and Bader
H.Al-Hussani & Sons Co., Financial Consultant at National Management Foundation (LUMS),
Pakistan- which involved financing and feasibilities of different construction projects. He
worked as a Portfolio Manager at H.S.Z. Securities (Pvt.) Ltd, Pakistan, and a Finance Manager
at Shahzad Associates (Pvt.) Ltd, Pakistan. His professional skills include Asset Pricing Theory,
Special topics in Finance, Financial Institutions and Portfolio Management & Risk Analysis and
research was in the field of Corporate Governance and Financial Performance.
Workshop Contents:
1. Essential Concepts underlying financial analysis process
2. Key measurement tools, ratios and indicators
3. The Balance Sheet—a snapshot of financial health
4. The Income Statement—a measure of financial performance over time
5. The Statement of Cash Flows—the lifeblood of business
6. Profitability and Rate of Return
7. Evaluation and comparison of securities
Training Methodology: The training will be delivered in a highly interactive format with a view
to engage participants and help them to assimilate and practice the key concepts. The training
will make ample use of multi-media presentations, concept/skill practice sessions, case studies
and activities to maximize training impact, to create an environment conducive to learning and
to facilitate practice of key skills. The participants will also receive a training manual for
reference and to record their progress during the session.
Facilities Offered During the Workshop: Lunch, 2 time tea with cookies, Group Photo and
Certificate for each participant, Handouts/Workshop reading material, Workshop kits with
proper folders and bags
How to Apply: Kindly fill the attached registration form and send its soft copy in return mail.
Our correspondent will contact you for further processing.
For Further Information, Please Contact:
Agribusiness Support Fund
144 CCA, Sector DD, Phase IV, DHA, Lahore, Pakistan
Phone: +92 42 35899761-2, Cell: +92 344 44 75 355
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