Financial Management & Controlling

Intensive seminar for junior manager and non-financial specialists


This seminar was specifically designed for non-financial specialists intending to fill the gap with an intensive training on financial subjects:

  • Understanding the correlation of finance and accounting.
  • Knowing how to interpret and apply the essential tools of finance and accounting.
  • Competently recognizing personal responsibilities of financial planning, financial management and controlling.
  • Constantly optimizing the quality of decision-making with appropriate evaluations and interpretations of performance figures and controlling data.

After this course, participants know which tools and performance figure systems deliver reliable data to analyze the current situation and the development of an organization, and what opportunities and threats the business faces. They are able to analyze financial statements, profit and loss accounts, cash flow statements, cost statements, budgets, calculations and controlling data, and they can transfer these insights into their respective field of responsibility.

Weiterführende Infos zu diesem Seminar



  • Executives, not having in-dept insight in finance and accounting
  • Executives, business unit and division heads
  • Profit center heads and project managers, acquiring more in-dept knowledge in finance and controlling


The Concept of Financial Management

  • The role of financial management in integrated management
  • Financial management for growth, liquidity and profitability
  • Consequences of shareholder value concepts for financial management

Components of Finance and Accounting

  • Financial statement and profit and loss statement
  • Cash-flow statement and management of liquidity
  • Cash-flow, profit and profitability
  • Cost accounting and cost management
  • Contribution margin accounting
  • Calculations and prizing
  • Investment policy

Financial Planning and Financial Management

  • Profit planning and profit management
  • Risk analysis with break-even models
  • Correct budgeting
  • From costing to profit center accounting
  • Financial assessment of outsourcing and make-or-buy decisions
  • Measures to reach profitability goals
  • Transfer of management success to financial statements and financial planning


  • Management by performance figures
  • Management accounting
  • Budget/result comparison and deviation analysis
  • Early warning systems
  • Collaboration of management and controller
  • Active management of results and profits

ergänzende Module


Dieses Seminar ist auch als firmenspezifisches Programm (deutsch/englisch) buchbar.

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