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Brochure Understanding annual reports

  1. 1. Discover the story behind the numbersUnderstanding Annual ReportsAn annual report gives a picture of the financial capability For whom?of your company. • You want to acquire a thorough basic knowledge inBut how do you read the balance sheet? This programme interpreting the financial reporting of an organisation.tells you the story behind the numbers in the annual • Even though you don’t have any financial background,accounts. You learn to understand the balance sheet and you are looking for a course on the fundamentals ofprofit-and-loss account, become familiar with the most financial management.relevant essential concepts and practice with real-lifeexamples. Added value for you and your companyLearn to use financial terminology? With the help of an • You will play with key concepts in Accounting andinteractive and professional approach, to allow you to Finance.immediately get the most out of a whole year – and perhaps • You will master all the key concepts thanks to F.A.S.T.©,much more. This is the way to do it! our interactive simulation game. • At last, you will be capable of subjecting the figures to aUsing inspiring and interactive methods, this programme financial analysis.familiarises you with key concepts from the world offinance.Wouter De Maeseneire learns you how to interpret yourbalance sheet in an accessible manner
  2. 2. Programme design Meet your faculty You will be amazed by our keenness for practice. Departing from well founded • Prof Wouter De Maeseneire is theory, we illustrate it with practice-based examples, case studies and exercises. professor of Corporate Finance. His research focuses on Company You will learn not merely from the lectures given by our faculty. Draw Valuation, Real Options, Initial Public inspiration from your participating colleagues. Interaction and exchanging Offerings (IPO) and Private Equity. experiences will teach you a great deal. • Prof Sophie Manigart is professor of Corporate Finance. Her research This programme allows you to immerse yourself in our interactive simulation interests are in Entre­ reneurial Finance, p game, F.A.S.T.©. The game allows you to get acquainted with all the key concepts Business Angels, Venture Capital, of Accounting and Finance: assets and liabilities, costs and yields, income and Management Buy-outs, Private Equity expenditure, cashflow, etc. and Corporate Finance. You can follow this programme on its own or as part of the complete package PRACTICAL INFO ‘Financial Management for Non-Financial Managers’. Dates and venues Module 1: Introduction to Annual Reports 2 days Ghent Campus (Dutch): 17, 24 September • Key concepts 2012 or • F.A.S.T.© simulation game Brussels (English): 1, 8 October 2012 or • Balance sheet and profit-and-loss account Ghent Campus (Dutch): 18, 25 March • Cashflow 2013 Module 2: Interpretation of Balance Sheets and Language Profit-and-Loss Accounts Dutch (Ghent) or English (Brussels) • Financial analysis of the figures Fee • Practice-based case studies € 1,395 (excl. 21% VAT) • What are liquidity, profitability and solvency? • What does value-added really mean?Programme 1: Programme 2: Programme 3: FundamentalsUnderstanding Mastering Costs of FinancialAnnual Reports and Budgets ManagementModule 1: Module 1: Module 1:Introduction to Costing Concepts FinancialAnnual Reports ManagementModule 2: Module 2: Module 2:Interpretation of From Full Costing The InvestmentBalance Sheets and to Activity Based ProcessProfit-and-Loss Accounts Management Module 3: Apply now! Budgeting Please see Practical Info on the following page, or visit:
  3. 3. PRACTICAL INFORegistration Online registration: quick & easy!Action! Register online.Questions? Please contact:Vincent BaguéGroup Product ManagerT: + 32 9 210 97 81F: + 32 9 210 97 28vincent.bague@vlerick.comReep 19000 Ghent, BelgiumYour certificateIf you take part in one of our programmes, you are Register online via:entitled to a certificate from Vlerick BusinessSchool. accounting-financeIf you successfully complete an Executive Master Class,you can join the Vlerick Alumni Network, a worldwidenetwork of over 16,000 alumni in more than 100 Financial benefits for you?countries. • 10% discount for paying members of Vlerick AlumniCancellation • SME portfolio: subsidies for Flemish SMEs. • Vlerick Social Profit Grants for organisations active inConsult our cancellation conditions at: the social profit You’ll find more info at: team is here for you Vincent Bagué Group Product Manager T: + 32 9 210 97 81 Rian De Bruycker Programme Advisor T: + 32 9 210 98 84
  4. 4. Application formAccounting & Finance EXECUTIVE EDUCATION AND RESEARCH IN 2012-2013 ACCOUNTING & FINANCE Yes, I wish to apply for the following programme(s): Financial Management for Non-Financial Managers Valuation of Companies Understanding Annual Reports Executive Master Class in Controllership Mastering Costs and Budgets Executive Master Class in Corporate Finance Fundamentals of Financial Management Executive Master Class in Financial Analysis Strategic Cost Management and Asset Management ENGLISH In addition, I wish to receive more information on the management programmes of Vlerick Business School that I have ticked on the reverse side of this form.Name First name M FFunctionCompanyCompany address N° busPostal code CityCountryTelephone FaxE-mail Yes, I would like to stay up-to-date about the activities of Vlerick Business School via e-mail. No, I do not want to receive information about the activities of Vlerick Business School via e-mail.Home address N° busPostal code CityCountryHome telephoneInvoice to be addressed to:Name First name M F(Only fill the section below if different from company address above)Address N° busPostal code CityCountryVAT n° I am paying member of Vlerick Alumni and enjoy a 10% reduction on this programmeDate - - Signature Please return this form BY FAX OR POST to:Vlerick Business School, attn. Vincent Bagué, Your contact details will be stored in a database of Vlerick Business School forReep 1, 9000 Ghent, Belgium, fax + 32 9 210 97 28 the purpose of keeping you updated on our activities. Pursuant to the Law on privacy (Wet tot bescherming van de persoonlijke levenssfeer ten opzichte van de verwerking van persoonsgegevens) of 8 December 1992 youYou can also apply online at are entitled to inspection and correction of data related to you as kept Vlerick Business School.
  5. 5. THE Programmes ofvlerick BUSINESS schoolI would like to receive information on the following programmes (please tick).Please return your contacting details to us by fax, e-mail or post.General Management Operations & Supply Chain Management Advanced Management Programme E Project Management D International Management Programme E Purchasing Management E Middle Management Programme D Operational Excellence E Young Management Programme D & E Executive Master Class in Supply Chain Management EAccounting & Financial Management Entrepreneurship Understanding Annual Reports D & E KMO Challenge D Mastering Costs and Budgets D & E KMO Excellence D Fundamentals of Financial Management D & E Entrepreneurship for Managers D Strategic Cost Management E Valuation of Companies E People Management & Leadership Executive Master Class in Controllership E The People Manager D Executive Master Class in Corporate Finance E Executive Decision Making D Executive Master Class in Financial Analysis How to Improve Your Emotional Intelligence D and Asset Management E Inspiring for Change D Negotiating to Create Value D & EHuman Resource Management Self-mastery D HRM with Impact D Bestsellers read for you D Compensation & Benefits D Executive Master Class in Human Resource Management D Strategy Strategy in Action EICT & Business Process Management ICT-Management D Executive Master Classes Business Process Management Workshop D & E Executive Master Class in B-to-B Marketing and Sales E Excellence in Business Process Improvement E Executive Master Class in Business Process Management E Executive Master Class in Business Process Management E Executive Master Class in Controllership E Business Intelligence Workshop E Executive Master Class in Corporate Finance E Executive Master Class in Financial AnalysisInnovation Management and Asset Management E Strategising for Innovation E Executive Master Class in Human Resource Management D Entrepreneurial Innovation E Executive Master Class in Innovation & Entrepreneurship E Corporate Innovation Management E Executive Master Class in Supply Chain Management E Executive Master Class in Innovation & Entrepreneurship E MBAsMarketing & Sales Full-time MBA E Introduction to Marketing Management D Executive MBA E Retail & Trade Marketing D Executive MBA in Financial Services & Insurance E Brand Management & Communication D Product Management D Masters Strategic Business-to-Business Marketing D Masters in Financial Management E Executive Master Class in B2B Marketing and Sales E Masters in General Management E Masters in Marketing Management ED Programme in Dutch E Programme in EnglishMore information on