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FORGE Skills Pte. Ltd.

2 Venture Drive

#11-03, Vision Exchange

Singapore 608526

Email: ask@forgeskills.com

Tel: (whatsapp)


Programme Objective:

At the end of the Programme, participants will have an enhanced level of knowledge and skills towards the responsibilities required of a Financial Controller, and will be able to apply essential concepts to help them navigate the daily complexities faced.


This Programme is designed to meet professionals' needs of these responsibilities:

  • Accountants
  • Auditors
  • Chief Financial Officers
  • Chief Operating Officers
  • Chief Executive Officers
  • Financial Controllers
  • Financial Analysts
  • Finance Managers
  • Finance Directors


Learning Methodologies:

The learning methodologies employed in this programme will allow participants to obtain fresh and different perspectives through peer learning as well as reach a deeper sense of self awareness and deep understanding through role playing and group actitivity.


Programme Agenda:

Day 1 – Recap on Role of a Financial Controller

  • * Speed Networking
  • * Participant Layout of learning Expectations
  • Traditional Role of Controller in Corporate
  • Evolving Role of Controller
  • * Peer Learning


Day 2 – Essential Skills required of a Financial Controller

  • Managing Working Capital Effectively In Any Corporate
  • Common Challenges Faced In Managing Working Capital
  • How To Monitor And Analyse Cash Flow?
  • What Are The Common Costs Involved In The Business?
  • Understanding The Various Common Tools Used In Accounting
  • How To Strategically Plan For The Short And Long Term?
  • Forecasting Risk For Better Business Decision
  • Cut Even More Costs With Advanced Budgeting
  • Dissecting Financial Statements
  • What Tools Are Available To Determine Financial Health?
  • * Mini Quiz


Day 3 – Evolving Competencies called for of a Modern-Day Controller

  • Be Updated With The Latest IFRS Changes
  • Understand Business Analytics To Leverage On Information Leading To Derive Of Better Strategies And Drive Competitive Edge
  • Managing Finance And Accounting Staffs To Increase Their Productivity And Reduce Errors
  • The Controller As The Leader. Communicating And Leading
  • Understand The Impact Of Ethics In The Role To Be A Model Professional
  • Spotting Fraud And How To Deal With It
  • * Role Playing


Day 4 – Case Study Reviews, Alternative Methods Available and Conclusion

  • * Group Problem Solving and Presentation
    • Toshiba
      • Problem
      • Key Learnings
    • Tesco
      • Problem
      • Key Learnings
  • Altman Z Score
  • Argenti Models
  • Final Q&A
  • Recap on Learnings

Financial Controller Masterclass

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