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XBRL Foundation

9 July 2018, 12:15 am Written by
 

When and Where?

Date: 15 May – 18 May 2017 Venue: Gaborone-Francistown-Maseru

What is this about?

This course has been developed for professionals who wish to become trained and certified in XBRL, the global electronic business reporting standard. The XBRL Foundation Training Course gives you the knowledge and confidence to make the right decisions when implementing and using XBRL taxonomies and tools. Equipped with this essential XBRL knowledge, you will be able to perform at a higher level in your job and help improve the overall performance of your organization.

Why should you enroll?

The XBRL Foundation course is a 40-hour course covering the essentials of XBRL and exploring it from a balanced business/technical perspective.

The course prepares learners to successfully adopt and manage XBRL implementation projects—helping them to achieve their full potential.

Designed to be an engaging experience for learners, this course provides them with the knowledge and confidence needed to make the right decisions when using XBRL taxonomies and tools. The course follows proven methods to promote learning, breaking down complex concepts into easily comprehensible portions. Learners are introduced to a broad picture of XBRL and are shown how this reporting standard can be leveraged to improve business and financial reporting.

What are the topics covered?

  • Evolution of XBRL and its advantages
  • Exploring of XML
  • Exploring of XBRL
  • Exploring Taxonomies
  • Building XBRL Taxonomies
  • Report Generation/Implementation of XBRL Taxonomies in financial data exchange

Credits Awarded

4 credits

What is the duration?

40 notional learning hours

Who should attend?

  • All personnel involved in managing the processes and technologies for automating business information, including consultants brought on board, should be trained and certified in XBRL. The XBRL Foundation training provides benefits for:
    • CFOs, Controllers, External Reporting Managers and Finance Staff members who have direct responsibility for implementing XBRL filing requirements
    • Analysts and investors who want to streamline their professional work
    • System architects, application designers and developers to facilitate solutions
 
 

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What is this about?

This course will illustrate why audit functions that focus their efforts on significant risks are able to concentrate their resources on issues that drive their businesses. Delegates will learn how to put in place a risk-based approach that is truly business oriented. They will gain an understanding of what is necessary to make their audit function totally risk based; learn tools, techniques and methodologies that will boost auditor productivity and bullet-proof audit plans; and discover how to convert the entire audit process to a risk-based approach that will take them from planning all the way through to report writing.

Why should you enroll?

This intensive 3-day training course will demonstrate to learners why audit functions that focus their efforts on significant risks are able to concentrate their resources on issues that drive their businesses. You will learn how to put in place a risk-based approach that is truly business oriented. The learner will gain an understanding of what is necessary to make your audit function totally risk based; learn tools; techniques and methodologies that will boost auditor productivity and ‘bullet proof’ audit plans; and discover how to convert the entire audit process to a risk based approach that will take you from planning all the way through to report writing. Throughout the course training, class exercises will allow the learner to hone their risk-based auditing skills. The learner will leave training with a specific understanding of what is necessary to be risk-based and how to implement this approach.

What are the topics covered?

  • Introduction to Internal Auditing and Risk Management
  • Risk Based Internal Auditing defined
  • How internal auditing finds risks and develops controls
  • Foundations of performing a risk based internal audit
  • Compiling the audit plan
  • Providing the opinion
  • What is the impact of risk-based auditing?

Credits Awarded

4 credits

What is the duration?

This is a 24 hours course

Who should attend?

  • Senior Auditors
  • Internal and External Auditors
  • Audit Managers
  • Directors
  • Staff who will be involved in carrying out RBIA audit assignments
 
 

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What is this about?

The course is designed to develop the learner’s knowledge and understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards. The learner will also learn how to apply them, as well as the concepts and principles which underpin them. The course greatly assists users and preparers of financial statements to gain a broad knowledge and understanding of IFRS/IAS, thus enabling them to apply the standards as required by each country’s company Act. The course clarifies and simplifies the areas of difficulty often faced in applying IFRS and empowers delegates with the skills required to comply with IFRS in their financial reporting and present financial statements that are world-class and up to date with all statutory requirements.

Why should you enroll?

If you are interested in learning international best practices in financial statements preparation then this is the best course for you. The course will equip learners with the solid knowledge to prepare financial statements in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards. On completion of this course students should have a sound knowledge of the principles and rules of the Standards as applicable to the calculation of the carrying amounts of assets and liabilities and the income and expenditure to be recognised.

What are the topics covered?

  • Frameworks for the preparation and presentation of Financial Statements
  • Presentation of financial statements
  • Events after the reporting period
  • Accounting policies, changes in accounting estimates and errors
  • Non Current Assets
  • Group Financial Statements
  • Statement of Cash Flows
  • Income Taxes
  • Provisions, Contingent Liabilities & Contingent Assets
  • Financial Instruments
  • The effects of changes in foreign exchange rates
  • Employee benefits
  • Share based payments
  • Revenue
  • Construction Contracts
  • Related Party Disclosures
  • Operating Segments
  • Interim Reporting
  • Earnings per share

Credits Awarded

4 credits

What is the duration?

This is a 24 hours course

Who should attend?

  • Financial Analysts
  • Accountants
  • Portifolio Managers
  • Securities Analysts
  • Credit/Investments Analysts
  • Pension Fund Managers
  • Auditors
 
 

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What is this about?

The course aims to equip the learners with in-depth understanding of key aspects of finance in investing, financing and resource allocation decision within an organization and to develop an understanding of the main frameworks and techniques concerning the management of financial risk. This course will provide all the necessary understanding of the language, tools and techniques of finance which is essential in building career success, business survival and competitive performance in today’s world.

Why should you enroll?

If the world of Balance Sheets, Profit and Loss Statements, Cash Flows and Discounted Cash Flows, Budget Management, Costing and Marginal Costing and Basic Accounting has passed you by, now is the time to take advantage of this really exciting training which will help you to build your personal and business competitive edge. Presented as an interactive training involving instruction, discussion and extensive participant activity, this program aims at everyone who needs to understand the language, tools and techniques of financial management and accounting.

What are the topics covered?

  • Investment Decision Making
  • Raising Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Working Capital Management
  • Business Combinations and Share Valuation?
  • Dividend Policy
  • Managing Financial Risk

Credits Awarded

6 credits

What is the duration?

This is a 5 day course

Who should attend?

  • Managers
  • Administrators
  • Budget Holders
  • Salespeople
  • Business Owners
  • Public Servants
 
 

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Corporate Governance

9 July 2018, 12:01 am Written by
 

When and Where?

Date: 21st – 22nd November 2017

Venue: Gaborone, Francistown and Lesotho

What is this about?

The programme is designed to equip trainees with in-depth understanding of key aspects of the frameworks of corporate governance regulations, key issues relating to these frameworks and techniques concerning the management of risk. The purpose of the learning is to equip learners with the competencies (knowledge, value and skills) to interpret the importance of corporate governance in the contemporary business environment. Learners will be able to contribute to business and society through an increased awareness of the importance of corporate governance, its link to corporate citizenship and its role in responsible business practices that lead to environmental, economic and social sustainability that would benefit society in general.

Why should you enroll?

If you are an experienced director or have been recently appointed to a directorship role, this is the right course for you. This extensive two-day programme has been designed to hone the competencies of experienced directors, and introduce newly appointed directors to their role in ensuring effective Corporate Governance. It addresses the full range of critical issues facing board members today, and it will help turn grey areas into pure black and white. Participants will receive a certificate of attendance.

What are the topics covered?

The program covers the following main areas:

  • The framework of corporate governance regulations
  • The functioning of the board of directors
  • Appraising and rewarding the board of directors
  • Corporate citizenship

Credits Awarded

2 credits

What is the duration?

This is a 2 days course (12 hours contact session)

Who should attend?

  • Senior Executives
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Directors
  • Managers
  • Department Heads
  • Company Secretaries
  • Non-Managers from all functions facing greater financial and business responsibility