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Commercial Awareness and Junior Staff

Commercial Awareness – why it’s so important for junior staff to develop early

This is the time of year that firms are taking on new joiners.  Last month we were involved in an induction programme for a top 20 accounting firm. One exercise had the delegates reviewing a series of statements – ranging from good teamwork

October 5th, 2021|

Core Credit Essentials

When working in banking and financial services, understanding the business and financial information of customers is a must.  Being able to engage effectively and being confident when discussing business finance is key to making an effective lending decision, to providing excellent customer service and in

September 24th, 2018|

Financial and Commercial Awareness

Our programmes are more than ‘Finance for non-finance managers’.  Building confidence in financial ability is key for commercial awareness.  Our workshops aim to make financial information accessible to all and always address the specific needs of the client.  Whether the focus is understanding cash flow,

September 24th, 2018|

Financial Awareness for HR

Our client in the financial services sector needed a programme to help its HR and support department staff improve their financial awareness. Specifically they wanted them to understand and appreciate the issues their customer facing colleagues were dealing with. A series of two hour workshops was delivered over a number of weeks, engaging participants in

May 27th, 2015|

Risk and Financial Control

Following a financial fraud, our client needed to build financial awareness and highlight risk assessment and control -a hugely important area, though one that can be dry. An interactive case study was delivered, based on the real business. This allowed participants to work in multi-disciplinary teams and

May 27th, 2015|

Improving Financial Awareness

Our client, a card acquirer, wanted its fraud team to understand the fundamentals of business and accounts. Participants were experts in investigating card fraud but needed to also be able to understand fraud triggers and poor financial control in the merchants they dealt with. A

May 27th, 2015|

Credit Skills for Bank Relationship Managers

To assess the credit worthiness of their customers, relationship managers need to understand their customers’ business and sector and to analyse financial and management information effectively. Our programmes use a blended approach, combining pre-course, online and workbook learning and practical workshop application.

May 26th, 2015|

Building and Managing Budgets

Our client, a major UK charity, needed its senior care workers and service managers to engage with budget setting and management. Appetite and interest in the area were lacking. A highly practical and interactive case study day was designed so that participants could actively engage

May 26th, 2015|

Budgeting, Planning and Cost Control

Our client, an educational body, was implementing a new system of budgetary control. A programme was developed that explained the fundamental principles of budgeting, planning and cost control and gave participants the opportunity to practise using a bespoke case study.

May 24th, 2015|
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