F004 2-Day Master Class on Finance for Non-Finance Managers
Workshop - 2 Days
28 & 29 September 2017 YANGON
Thu & Fri
Trainer: Than Aung
Build your Financial Knowledge for accelerated Business growth in the only virgin market left among ASEAN peers...
Myanmar is the only virgin investment market left among ASEAN peers
Businesses have many growth potentials. To capture such potentials, every Professional or Executive who manage their business operation need to have strong financial knowledge.
Finance is a lifeline for every business, and Individuals with a background in finance have been considered to be more effective at making key strategic level decisions to attain their company’s business objectives.
This 2‐Day Workshop will be a concrete and comprehensive guide for developing participants’ financial literacy.
To raise the level of financial awareness of participants so that they are better able to manage revenue, cost, profit and cash for business substantiality.
To use financial information to make better short‐term or long‐term decisions in managing their businesses.
Real world case studies, discussions, international companies’ financial transactions for training materials, and application skills that would be expected in an organization.
Who Should Attend
Directors, Managers, Business Owners, CEOs and Founders
Executives who are not financially trained but who use financial information in the course of their work.
Understanding Financial Transactions
Functions of Accounting
Understanding the main components of a typical set of financial statements or annual report
Translation of Financial Statements
Translating Profit and Loss, Cash Flow, Balance Sheet and Statement of Changes in Equity
Reading the Notes to Financial Statements
Linking between Financial Statements
Analyzing Financial Statements or Financial Reports
Understand Profit and Loss Statement Metrics
Analysing Profitability and financial performance
Analysing Recurring and Non‐Recurring items
Analysising Operating and Non‐Operating items
Understand Cash Flow Statement Metrics
Analysing Cash flows for Operating, Investing and Financing Activities
Working Capital Management and Analysis
Analysing 3 types of Free Cash Flows
Understand Balance Sheet Metrics
Analysing Company’s Investment in Non‐Current Assets
Analysing Company’s Operating Assets and Liabilities
Analysing Company’s funding from Equity and Long‐Term Liabilities
Key Ratios Essential Analysis
Growth Perspective (Trend Analysis)
Profitability / Performance Ratio Analysis
Cash Flow (Trend Analysis)
Working Capital (Efficiency) Ratios
Gearing (Solvency) Ratios
Return Analysis Ratios
Business Model Analysis
Microfinance Sector – Case Study
Telecom Tower Sector – Case Study
Biotech/Pharmaceutical – Case Study
Budget and Future Projection
Revenue, Expenditure and Financing Budget
Industry-Specific Operating Metrics
Operating KPIs, CSFs for various industries
Feedback and Questions and Answers
Meet the Trainer
Than Aung is a finance and investment professional and trainer. He has worked for more than 20 years in senior general management positions for Accounting, Finance and Private Equity Investment field in several private companies.
He worked for Myanmar Investment Limited (“MIL”), London, an AIM listed Investment Holding Company, for over three years where he managed several investment deals in wide range of industries among the company’s a strong deal pipeline. In addition, he had gained vast experience from his portfolio monitoring and managing by involving in BOD team for Myanmar Finance International Limited (“MFIL”), a strong loan portfolio and client base MFI.
He also worked for Andaman Capital Partners (“ACP”), Hong Kong based Private Equity Firm, for over three years. He played a central role in ACP’s government liaison work and private investment deal sourcing role as Country Finance Manager and provided an insight on economic trends and evaluated investment potentials for many overseas strategic investors.
After working for 10 years for Focus Energy Limited (“FEL”), a leading onshore oil production company in Myanmar, he also worked for Parami Energy Group of Companies (“Parami”), one of the Oil and Gas Leading Companies in Myanmar, over one year as Senior Finance Manager, where he managed the Treasury and Cash Flow Function for Part‐1 (Section – A) of Myanmar‐China Oil and Gas Pipe Lines project jointly constructed by Parami and its overseas partner, Punj Lloyd Group India.
Than Aung is a member of Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI, UK), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA, UK) and Myanmar Institute of Certified Public Accountant (MICPA).
He holds B.Sc (Hons) in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University of UK while his first degree is B.Sc (Physics) from Yangon University.
He is also a member and volunteer of Myanmar Young Entrepreneurs Association (MYEA), leading “Investor Training Programs” under the Access to Finance Committee of MYEA.
Currently, he is a Founder and CEO of “MaximaxSolution Corporate Advisory” focusing on Corporate Finance and Investment Advisory and also Founder and Chief Capability Officer of “MaximaxSolution Tutorial and Training Institute", focusing on Executive Learning Training Programs for Accounting, Finance and Investment Professionals.
He writes articles in blogs and social media and also conducts some public seminars related to Accounting, Finance and Investment literacy.