Effective Working Capital Management


Organizer UPSA
Venue Graduate School, UPSA
Start Date Nov 26, 2019
End Date Nov 28, 2019
Time 09:00 am
Fees GH¢1,200.00

Event Description


Proper management of working capital is of paramount importance to a firm's financial health and operational success. A mark of good business management is the ability to utilize its working capital to maintain a solid balance between growth, profitability and liquidity. The significance of efficient working capital management is considered as a vital corporate strategy in creating shareholders' wealth. Therefore, firms ought to keep an ideal level of working capital in order to maximize shareholders' value. Effective working capital management also serves as a measure for how efficiently a company is operating and how financially stable it is.

Poor management of working capital may trigger unexpected cash shortfalls that can cripple a firm's operations. This is because working capital management is a vital component of corporate finance and has a direct effect on the profitability and liquidity of the organization.

Course Content
  • Introduction to Working Capital Management Concepts
  • Determination and Assessment of Working Capital
  • Understanding the Operating Cycle .
  • The Effects of illiquidity and Insolvency
  • Inventory (stocks) Management Techniques
  • Accounts Receivable's Management Strategies
  • Proper Approaches to Cash Management
  • Strategic Management of Accounts Payable
  • Management of Marketable Securities
  • Short-term Investments Management Techniques
Learning Outcomes

At the end of this training course, participants will be able to:

  • Formulate appropriate working capital management policies to achieve corporate objectives.
  • Describe primary and secondary sources of liquidity and factors that influence a company's liquidity position;
  • Evaluate the choices of short-term funding available to a company and recommend a financing method.
  • Evaluate comparative working capital management policies and their impact on the firm's profitability, liquidity, risk and operating flexibility.
  • Assess the importance of effective working capital management and its role in meeting the firm's strategic objectives and its impact in value creation.
  • Apply corporate cash management, accounts receivable management, bank relations, and inventory management techniques to maximize the share holders' value.
  • Evaluate working capital effectiveness of a company based on its operating and cash conversion cycles and compare the company's effectiveness with that of peer companies;
  • Understand how to evaluate a company's liquidity and solvency position.
  • Identify the components of a cash forecast to be able to prepare a short-term (i.e., up to one year) cash forecast.
  • Understand the common types of short-term investments, and computing comparable yields on securities.

Course Duration
The course duration is three (3) days
Date     : 26th - 28th November, 2019
Time    : 9.00 a.m.-3.00p.m.
VENUE : Graduate School, UPSA.

Participation Fee

The course fee is GH¢ 1,200.00 per participant. The fee covers tuition, training material, certificate of participation and lunch.  

How To Participate

This course is designed for persons whose responsibilities are geared towards Solvency, Cash and Liquidity Management. It is also for Accountants, Finance Managers, Business Development Managers, Debt Management Consultants. Financial Advisors, Portfolio Managers, Treasury Managers. Microfinance Operators, Corporate Treasury Officers. Investment Managers, Finance Professionals, etc.

For furthur information, please contact Mr. Kobina Asante on 0244664959


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