Understanding Finance and Accounting helps your engineering career. Many engineers play an active role in the management of financial resources in their day-to-day work within the organization. Unfortunately, only a minority have financial training. This course has been designed to enable engineers to understand how to read and interpret financial statements and how to perform budgeting, estimate and control project costs. The engineer’s decisions in the financial resource management can affect the overall financial performance of the business.
Training topics to be covered include:
• The basics of Accounting
• Introduction to the basics of IFRS
• Financial reports (Balance sheet, Income Statements and Cash flow)
• Sources of Capital
• Depreciation methods
• Inventory methods
• Economic Analysis of projects (NPV, Payback period and IRR)
• Contract types and contract management
Upon the completion of this training, participants will be able to:
• Read and identify the basic financial statements
• prepare budgets
• Recognize depreciation and inventory methods
• Communicate using financial terminologies
• Calculate economic analysis of capital projects (payback period, IRR and NPV)
• Identify the types of contracts and the techniques of contract management
During the training, the instructor presents topics and activities in a logical sequence allowing participants to demonstrate their experience, knowledge and skills. The training sessions will be participatory and engaging as training participants will be requested to work in groups on specific topics and as they will present these to the class. The training delivery activities include gapped lectures, class exercises, group discussions, instructor-led example problem sets and lively discussions.
The course is aimed at engineers at all stages of their career who decides to deal with the financial aspects or who need to understand finance to help them work and communicate with accountants and finance professionals.
Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Language: English Start Date: 20 May 2019 Duration: 2 days Skill Level: Beginners Class Size: 15-30 Certificate: Yes Fee: Includes Value Added Tax (VAT), refreshments and cost of printed training materials.
Finance for Engineers
BR = Ethiopian Birr
Registration Deadline: 13 May 2019