Mastering financial reporting & analysis for non-finance directors or members new to the board of directors

This 2-day core programme is the third module of the FCD series. The overall objective is to impart key financial reporting and analysis competencies and skills expected of directors, especially for those who do not have a financial background.

At the end of the programme, directors should be able to make better data-supported judgment and contributions during boardroom discussions or decision-making on financial matters.

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • - Understand the various financial and reporting requirements and the serious consequences of non-compliance of these regulatory obligations.
  • - Know how to interpret what the financial statements or quarterly reports, recognise the accounting red flags and identify the important financial concerns or issues.
  • - Learn to apply the Du Pont technique to analyse and evaluate business performance and identify areas for financial improvement.
  • - Know how to evaluate corporate viability relating to the company’s liquidity, debt & solvency and ascertain the ideal debt or equity capital structure for the business.
  • - Appreciate the different types of audit reports a company can receive and the consequences of modified reports.

 


FACILITATOR

VINCENT LOH
FCA, MIM-CPT, ICDM (M)
ICDM Faculty Member

 

Vincent has over 40 years of knowledge, exposure and experience in auditing, financial & business management, consulting and training.

Vincent qualified as a chartered accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and was made a Fellow (FCA) in 1977. He joined the PA Consulting Group (UK-based international management consultants), initially located in Singapore for 6 years and later in London. Vincent was subsequently promoted as commercial director of PA Technology (which provide technology consultancy) in Cambridge, England.

In 1994, he was headhunted and appointed Chief Financial Officer of FACB Berhad, a main board public-listed conglomerate based in Kuala Lumpur. In 1996, he was appointed group general manager for Royal Selangor Group with top and bottom-line responsibilities.

He left in 2000 to start up his own business and management consultancy practice providing consulting services to clients in Malaysia, Hong Kong and Indonesia. Vincent is also a certified professional trainer and a member of and faculty facilitator for the Institute of Corporate Directors of Malaysia (ICDM), conducting training for directors and assisting the Institute to assess board and director effectiveness particularly for those from public-listed companies.

In 2010, he was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of a public-listed technology company and subsequently made Chairman in March 2015.

Day 1 | 15 July 2019

9.00am

Registration

10.30am

Networking Break

11.00am

Session 2: Critical Financial Reporting Concepts

1.00pm

Networking Lunch

2.00pm

Session 3: Reading & Interpreting the Financial Reports

3.30pm

Networking Break

4.00pm

Session 4: Evaluating Financial Performance Using the Du Pont Model

5.00pm

End of Day 1

 

Day 2 | 16 July 2019

9.00am

Session 5: Evaluating Corporate Viability & Solvency

10.30am

Networking Break

11.00am

Session 6: The Optimal Capital Structure

1.00pm

Networking Lunch

2.00pm

Session 7: External Audit Reports & Their Implications

3.30pm

Networking Break

4.00pm

Session 8: Case Study: Silver Bird Group Berhad

5.00pm

End of Programme

REGISTRATION FEE

ICDM MEMBERS RM 2,250 PER PERSON (exclusive of 6% SST)

Register here.

NON-MEMBERS RM 2,500 PER PERSON (exclusive of 6% SST)

Register here.

*Subject to the membership terms & conditions. Registration is based on first-come-first-served basis.

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Securities Commission Malaysia ꓲ Bank Negara Malaysia ꓲ Bursa Malaysia ꓲ Capital Market Development Fund