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An understanding of finance and accounting is essential for many legal practitioners. For all in-house counsel, those in a corporate, not-for-profit, or government agency, a fundamental understanding of finance is now a core competency. In this course, you will share the knowledge of the accounting profession and analyse real examples of the use of accounting standards and methodology. You will apply the use of financial ratios in the analysis of business records to see through the raw data to identify the strengths and weaknesses of financial positions, and understand the time value of money.
Seven CPD units (one unit per hour)
8:45am - Introduction and Overview
A discount of 10% is available to UTS Alumni or UTS Staff enrolling in this short course. If you’re eligible for this discount, please ensure you have provided your UTS Student or Staff ID number in your UTS Open Profile (under ‘A bit about you’).
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Stuart Patch has coached and mentored general counsel and senior public sector leadership on finance and accounting issues throughout a career spanning twenty years in roles including finance director, chief financial officer and commercial manager for multinational firms.
He has held executive finance roles in Europe, Australia and Asia, and since 2014 has been developing and delivering finance programs for executives across government, large commercial firms and organisations in the not-for-profit sector.
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