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18 - 29 Dec 2023 Barcelona $11,900
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16 - 27 Dec 2024 Barcelona $11,900

The concept of Agile came to prominence in the late 1990s as a result of perceived difficulties with existing solutions that were rigid and plan driven practices. Traditional methods of business strategies were seen as inefficient to enhance business performance due to the rise of new technology and the increasing volatility of the business environment. The Agile business strategy aims to seek balance planning and control with execution and feedback. This Agile Business Strategy & Value Creation training course focus on the importance of open communications amongst stakeholders and a culture of openness and learning. It encourages toward individual interactions, collaboration and effective responsiveness to change.

By attending this training course, delegates will learn the importance of agile business strategy in improving decision making process within the organisation, minimizing the level of uncertainty and create value for the organisations. Delegates will be able to assess and make a good judgement of value creating strategies within the organisations. The training course will cover a range of theory and principals and provide practice examples to illustrate the importance of Agile business strategy in creating value for the organisations. 

This Energy Training Centre training course will highlight:

  • The significance of agile business strategy in strengthening decision-making process from the financial perspective
  • How to assess the business performance and how to improve the business using Agile Strategy?
  • The role of Agile Strategy in planning and control and financial analysis
  • How Agile Strategy assists organisations in making sound investment decisions using traditional time-adjusted measures and risk analysis?
  • The ability to come about an Agile Strategy to build-up performance indicators and dealing with unexpected variance

Participants attending this Agile Business Strategy & Value Creation training course will be able to:

  • To implement Agile Strategy to improve business performance, its success and promote value creation 
  • Understanding the important factors to consider when implementing Agile Strategy in decision making process
  • Understand how Agile business approach minimizes uncertainty within the organisations 
  • Comprehend the impact of higher level of uncertainty to the Value Creation Strategy
  • Evaluate the value creation strategy using Agile Business Strategy approach
  • Understand the importance of Agile Strategy in valuation creation

The training course will be delivered through a combination of presentations, group discussions, and exercises. The comprehensive training course manual has been developed to be practical, easy to use and facilitate learning. Multimedia presentations will feature video case studies as well as the opportunity to hear experts from a variety of disciplines.

The organisation will have the following benefits:

  • The importance of implementing Agile business strategy and its impact on value creation
  • How Agile Strategy assist managers in making better financial decisions?
  • The importance of Agile strategy to the long and short-term planning and enhancing growth strategies
  • Understanding how Agile Strategy could be implemented in improving budgeting and variance analysis for the organisation
  • The application of Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) and other appropriate techniques through the lens of Agile business strategy.
  • How corporate value and shareholder value may be increased through the use of Agile strategy within the organisations?

Delegates will develop an understanding of:

  • Choosing Agile strategy relevant for the organisation.
  • How to analyse and interpret the financial statements and propose Agile strategy in enhancing potential performance?
  • Developing Agile Strategy and incorporate within the financial aspects to enhance the performance.
  • Broadening their role in the company and appreciate the importance of using Agile Strategy to improve operational performance.
  • Liaising effectively with other professionals on financial issues and implementing Agile Strategy
  • Creating of corporate value and shareholder value when implementing effective Agile Business Strategy

This Agile Business Strategy & Value Creation training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Financial Officers, Controllers, and Accountants
  • Treasurers, Corporate Planning, and Business Development Professionals
  • Sales and Marketing Professionals
  • Managers from any other non-financial areas willing to understand the financial aspects of analysis, planning, and control
  • Middle and Junior Management as a useful element in their career advancement.

Day One: Budgeting & Cost Control and Strategic Planning

  • The Concept of Agile Business Strategy
  • Budgeting and the Management System of Contemporary Organizations
  • Strategic Planning, Budgeting and Management Control using Agile approach
  • Setting Goal and Objectives Using Strategic Management
  • The Link Between Strategic and Operating Planning
  • Measuring and Managing the Performance – KPIs and Targets
  • The Importance of Managerial Accountability

Day Two: Agile Approach for Budget and Cost Control

  • The Budgeting Process and Agile strategy
  • The Role of Budgeting Within the Organisation
  • Annual Budgeting Process
  • Identifying Variances Related to the Budgeting
  • Different Budgeting Systems Implemented in Modern Organisations
  • Budgeting Techniques and Useful Tips to Enhance the Process
  • Variance Analysis
  • Beyond Budgeting and Agile Business Strategy

Day Three: Costs & Costing 

  • Understanding and Working with Costs
  • Cost vs. Value in agile business
  • Value Based Cost Management / Thinking
  • Plan for Cost Reduction and Profit Improvement
  • Fixed and Variable Costs Income Statement
  • Break-even Analysis / Contribution Margin
  • New Ideas in Cost Management

Day Four: Traditional vs. Advanced Techniques in Cost-Control

  • Under-costing and Over-costing: Understand Allocation Methods
  • How to refine a Costing System?
  • Indirect (OH) vs. Direct Costs
  • Traditional Cost Allocations Systems vs. Activity-Based Costing (ABC)
  • Cost Hierarchy & Cost Drivers - Linking Resources, Activities and Management
  • Introducing Activity-Based Budgeting (ABB) and Management (ABM)

Day Five: Cost, Profit, Risk and Cash 

  • Costs and Profit
  • Strategy and How It Guides Cost Management Decisions / Strategy
  • Cost vs Value / Value Focused Approaches Profit Drivers
  • Costs and Cash
  • Cash vs Profit
  • Cost – Cash and Non-cash
  • Costs Management vs Cash Management / Capital vs. Revenue Managing Capital Cost / Managing Revenue Cost
  • Cost and Risk

Day Six: Assessment of Business

  • Why Financial Statements Are Important
  • The 3 Key Financial Statements
  • Accounting Basics from source documents to the General Ledger
  • A Performance Management Model
  • The Financial Language
  • Financial Analysis and Decision-Making Process
  • Ratios Relevant for
    • Management
    • Owners
    • Lenders

Day Seven: Accounting for Cash & Performance           

  • Ratios As a System of Interrelated Business Assessment
  • Cash Flow and Working Capital
  • Cash vs Profit
  • Ratios for cash and working capital management.
  • Working Capital and the Cash Flow Operating Cycle
  • Benchmarking of Performance
  • Predicting Financial Distress

Day Eight: The Financing Decision                                            

  • Long-Term Sources of Finance
  • Types of Equity Capital
  • Types of Debt
  • The Optimum Capital Structure/Leverage – Equity or Debt?
  • Weighted Cost of Capital (WACC) and The Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM)
  • Calculating your WACC and CAPM
  • When & How to use WACC and CAPM
  • Short-Term Sources of Finance

Day Nine: Analysis of Investment Decisions

  • Time-Adjusted Measures Techniques
  • Net Present Value (NPV) and Internal Rate of Return (IRR)
  • Assessment of Investment Analysis Using Agile Approach
  • Modified Internal Rate of Return (MIRR) As Alternative to NPV and IRR
  • Sensitivity Analysis, Scenario Analysis and Simulation in Enhancing Investment Decisions

Day Ten: Business Performance and Valuation

  • Shareholder Value Creation Using Agile Strategy
  • Various Techniques of Value-Based Methodologies
  • Creating Value in Business Restructuring
  • Financial Strategy in Acquisitions
  • Business Restructuring and Reorganizations Using Agile Business Approach
  • Management Buy Outs (MBOs) and Management Buy Ins (MBIs) and the Use of Agile Strategy


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