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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)
This course offers a virtual learning experience for participants through interactive webinar workshops. Zoom capability enables our highly trained facilitators to divide participants into breakout rooms for role plays, group activities and discussions. The facilitator will move in and out these breakout rooms to observe and provide personalised feedback.
Our facilitators are accredited to deliver training via webinar and skilled in using screen sharing and white board functionality to ensure participants remain engaged and involved.
To ensure high levels of interaction and personalisation, we strongly encourage participants to ensure they enable both video and audio on Zoom when participating in a workshop.
This course will be facilitated online using Zoom video conferencing. You will need:
A discount of 10% is available to UTS Alumni or UTS Staff enrolling in this short course. If you are 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.
Gain key insights into the insolvency and corporate law portions of the Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus Act 2020.
Understand the accounting principles, standards and procedures that sit behind financial statements and records.