Financial Management for SME's
When properly analysed and understood, they provide insight into strategy and future decision-making.
This 3-day course will enable business leaders to understand, interpret and analyse financial information as well
as make relevant business decisions to improve business performance. Each financial statement is a critical piece
in the puzzle which unfolds into a story, which must be analysed and then influenced into the future.
being able to unlock the wealth of information contained in the financial statements.
Financial management provides managers with timely and appropriate information. From a financial perspective,
a manager should do research which should help them, decide what sort of capital to obtain in order to fund
the company’s assets as well as maximizing the value of the firm for all the stakeholders. Finance also refers
to the efficient and effective management of funds in such a manner as to accomplish the objectives of the
After this course delegates will come away with the understanding product/service, cost, customers, which will assist
in planning, budgeting, decision making; and finally, in order to measure performance.
Delegates will be able to
plan, make business decisions and evaluate the performance of business units using information derived from the
management information system
Nana has been consulting and training in the field of Finance, Project Management, Operations Management
and Strategy for over 12 years. His focus is on getting managers in the non-financial and financial field to
understand the financial implications of their decisions to their organisation’s bottom line.
Through his many years of consulting and training experience, Nana has developed a good understanding
of how the business sector in Southern Africa operates. He is also very involved with the Certified Institute of
Management Accountants (CIMA) and the Association of Charted Certified Accountants (ACCA), where they
prepare students in passing their Chartered Accounting qualifications first time.
A blend of consulting and professional training has equipped him to be able to empower managers and
employees alike with the right skills to improve efficiency, performance and productivity in their respective
organisation’s, in the areas of Finance, Project Management, operations Management and Strategy. His project
management knowledge has also come in handy in delivering consulting work effectively and efficiently, and on
time, as well as giving advice to some clients on effective project implementations.
He holds an MBA from Edinburgh Business School in Scotland where he is currently completing a master’s in
financial management. He has also completed his Chartered Accounting qualification, so he is an affiliate of
the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA-UK). He holds a BSc (Hons) in Accountancy from the
University of Buea in Cameroon and is a certified associate project manager CAPM ® with the US-based Project
Management Institute (PMI).
- Date: 19 – 21 August 2019
- Time: 08:00 – 16:00
- Venue: Johannesburg Business School Towers (Cnr Barry Hertzog and Empire Road, Milpark)
- Facilitator: Nana Tankou
- Fee: R10 500 (includes tuition, instruction material, lunches and refreshments)
- +27 11 559 1783