Aims

The aim of the course is to teach delegates the basic principles involved in cash flow forecasting, from an understanding of the Cash Conversion Cycle
to the hands-on design based on case studies or their own organisation.

Course attendees will leave the training programme with a good understanding of cash forecasting techniques to improve current cash forecasting for their
organisation or implement a new cash forecasting programme.

To this end delegates will:

  • understand working capital metrics
  • understand the cash conversion cycle for a number of different companies/industries
  • design a cash flow forecast model
  • understand the implementation and global roll-out process of cash forecasting programme

Who should attend?

  • Cash Managers
  • Accountants
  • Accounts Payables/Receivables Staff
  • Trade Finance Analysts
  • Treasury Analysts
  • Financial Analysts
  • Treasury Managers
  • Wholesale Banking Staff
  • Global Relationship Banking
  • Finance/Treasury Consultants
  • Treasury and Banking Software Developers

Content

  • Working capital and cash cycles
  • Forecast frameworks
  • Forecast techniques:
    • Direct method
    • Indirect method
    • Statistical method
  • Forecast design
  • Cash forecasting technology
  • Implementation of a forecast