Working Capital & Cash Flow Management

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Online Course on Working Capital Optimisation and
Cash Flow ManagementWorking Capital & Cash Flow Management Online CPD Training Course

In the modern financial world it is vital to appreciate the complex relationships between any organisation’s many functions. These relationships need to be understood right from when strategies are “rolled out” regarding cash flow through to when cash is actually received or paid.

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Our course on Working Capital Optimisation and Cash Flow Management looks at how Working Capital Optimisation and Cash Flow Management works through supply and reverse supply chains, inventory, and demand chain transformation.

Working Capital Optimisation and
Cash Flow Management enables learners to

• Look at various aspects of the supply chain including commercial terms, discount structures, payment scenarios, and rights of lien and asset ownership
• Understand how to minimise work in progress as it can take up space and shorten shelf life and represents uninvestable capital
• Monitor and analyse stock to avoid it becoming a liability
• Consider the use of the demand chain, such as commercial terms, compliance to these terms and credit rating agencies
• Understand the reverse supply chain, the “green agenda” and corporate social responsibility


Rating: 5 Stars for online course 95% of learners thought this course met their CPD needs

“Comprehensively covered different aspects of working capital and cash flow management, with a helpful fact sheet to explain each area.”

“We have several issues in one of our plants resulting in poor quality and good practice, particularly in dealing with customers. This course deals with these issues.”

“This course helped in my objective of understanding current issues surrounding working capital optimisation.”

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Learning outcomes of Working Capital Optimisation and
Cash Flow Management

Supply Chain
• What is the supply chain?
• Valuing your suppliers
• Commercial terms with suppliers
• Payment scenarios
• Developing discount structures
• Applying payment scenarios to different suppliers
• Reverse factoring
Cash Flow Management - supply chain

Work in Progress
• What is work in progress?
• Calculation and policies regarding revenue recognition
• Expenses and overheads
• Provisions
• Cash milestone payments
CFM - Into practice

• What is stock?
• Provisions – obsolescence and degradation
• Valuation
• Returns to suppliers
CFM - Stock

Demand Chain
• What is the demand chain?
• Commercial terms of orders
• How orders should be won through a bid/no bid process
• The compliance to orders terms
• Financing of debtors
• Credit rating agencies, reports and categorisation
CFM - Demand chain

Reverse Supply Chain
• What is the reverse supply chain?
• The “green agenda” – recycling, landfill, refurbishment & environmental pollution
• Corporate social responsibility
CFM - reverse supply chain

Interactive online course

Working Capital & Cash Flow Management for Accountants is part of our interactive issues and debates suite of learning. Issues and Debates courses stimulate intelligent dialogue and debate and provide a valuable and evolving resource of professional knowledge and experience. These courses are topical, practical and highly relevant to today’s changing market.

Each module is split into two activities: Understanding the issues and Putting it into practice. The first encourages you to think about a topic, drawing on your own professional experience and knowledge. The second helps you to put ideas and/or theories into practice as part of your day-to-day work.

Target audience for Working Capital Optimisation and
Cash Flow Management

This course is designed to appeal to accounting and finance professionals working at all levels.

About the Author of Working Capital Optimisation and
Cash Flow Management

John Mardle
John Mardle is the entrusted freelance facilitator and founder of CashPerform Limited a company that develops strategic and operational efficiency in the Cash Conversion Cycle. Prior to this John was Finance Director of Parsons Group International and part of ABB’s executive management team where he supported the transition phases required of acquired companies to become compliant with ABB’s ethos and culture as it built to be the largest engineering company in the world.

Flexible learning

Learners take their own route through the topics covered in the course. They will learn at their own pace through a variety of activities designed to accommodate a range of learning styles.

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