Fully Accredited Program Chartered Financial Controller (CFC™)

Financial controlling is crucial in organizations as it enhances decision-making and risk management. Companies with robust financial controls grow revenue 60% faster and are 50% more profitable than their counterparts without stringent controls. Effective financial management enables better decision-making, risk mitigation, and long-term sustainability, essential for competing in today's dynamic economic landscape.

This certified program is meticulously crafted to provide comprehensive knowledge and essential skills for effective financial control. Throughout the program, you will explore a broad range of core financial management topics such as strategic budgeting, advanced forecasting techniques, and rigorous investment appraisal. This program will ensure that you gain not only theoretical insights but also practical tools to effectively manage and strategize financial operations across any corporation. You will emerge with the ability to craft detailed financial reports, predict market trends, and influence corporate strategy directly. This program will also help you to develop a robust foundation across these disciplines, ensuring proficiency in synthesizing complex financial data and crafting strategic solutions tailored to dynamic corporate environments.

Additionally, the program delves into specialized financial management techniques such as optimizing capital structures with various financing options, managing mergers and acquisitions, and understanding the intricacies of treasury and liquidity management. You will also learn skills in working capital and cash flow management, alongside learning how to navigate market dynamics and competitive forces effectively. Ethical considerations and risk monitoring are also pivotal components of this program, preparing you to implement and evaluate financial strategies that align with corporate objectives and ethical standards. By the end of the program, you will be equipped to assume high-level financial responsibilities, driving corporate strategy and fostering organizational growth with confidence and precision.

Upon successful completion of this program, you will earn the prestigious designation of Chartered Financial Controller (CFC™). This globally recognized credential will demonstrate your comprehensive mastery in managing financial controls effectively and building rigorous financial control systems. Not only will this CFC™ designation distinguish you as an expert well-versed in guiding your senior management on robust financial strategy, but it may also open up new career advancement opportunities and enhance your overall credibility and reputation within the industry.

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This program will entitle you:

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  • Experience 3 days of instructor-led live program and in-depth learning encompassing all aspects of financial control, including budget formulation, forecasting, risk management, investment appraisal, capital budgeting, cost control, internal audit, and strategic financial planning.
  • Attaining the CFC™ designation demonstrates your expertise in financial control, including sophisticated investment appraisal and capital budgeting techniques. It enables you to make informed decisions using financial management methodologies and to optimize capital allocation across various investment opportunities.
  • With the skills and knowledge gained from the CFC™ program, your proficiency will extend evaluating the financial ramifications of investment choices, thereby ensuring sound financial management and strategic alignment with organizational objectives.
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This Chartered Financial Controller (CFC™) program is a mark of distinction that signifies a fully qualified financial controller possess profound expertise in financial management, strategic decision-making, and regulatory compliance. It is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications, which maintains the governing standards for all members. The CFC™ charter is a trademarked charter available only to professionals who have completed and passed this program. The certification is governed and maintained by Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications with over 90,000 members around the world. It is also endorsed by prominent associations and organizations worldwide.

The content of this program has been fully certified and accredited by CPD as conforming to Continuing Professional Principles.

What Can You Expect

Over the past decade, Microsoft has experienced a significant surge in revenue, escalating from $62.48 billion in 2011 to an impressive $168.09 billion by 2020. This remarkable growth can be partly attributed to the company's astute financial planning, meticulous risk management, and robust internal oversight. The success of Microsoft underscores the critical importance of implementing solid financial controls.

This certified program will equip you with a deep understanding and practical expertise required for mastering the complexities of financial control within corporate environments. Throughout the program, you will engage with a broad spectrum of financial disciplines, exploring rigorous budgeting techniques, sophisticated forecasting methods, and strategic financial management. The program will delve into the intricacies of investment appraisal, capital budgeting practices, and how to utilize analytical tools for sound decision-making and optimal capital allocation.

Additionally, this program will also focus on advanced topics including cost control, internal audit processes, and the strategic planning necessary for navigating corporate finance effectively. You will gain hands-on experience in managing risks related to market fluctuations, currency exchange, and interest rates, which are crucial for maintaining corporate financial health. The program also includes comprehensive training in financial reporting and analysis, enhancing your ability to harmonize financial data across different business units and effectively communicate financial insights to stakeholders.

Furthermore, this program emphasizes practical application in treasury management, including strategies for managing liquidity and FX risks. You will learn to apply your skills in real-world scenarios, using advanced financial tools and techniques to solve complex financial problems and implement robust financial strategies. By the end of the program, you will be proficient in leveraging your financial knowledge to lead strategic initiatives, ensuring your organization's financial stability and growth in a competitive business landscape.

Upon completing the program and passing the Chartered exam, you will attain the Chartered Financial Controller (CFC™) designation. This credential will demonstrate your expertise in risk management, internal controls, auditing proficiency, and use of investment appraisal methodologies to drive strategic financial decisions and long-term organizational success. With the CFC™ designation, you will be at the forefront of financial risk management, internal control, and investment decision-making, armed with extensive expertise in risk assessment techniques, guiding your organization towards long-term financial sustainability and growth.

Key Skills You Will Gain

  • Financial Analysis
  • Strategic Planning
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Risk Management
  • Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Financial Reporting
  • Data Analysis
  • Financial Modeling
  • Tax Planning and Reporting
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Financial Policy Formulation
  • Risk Mitigation
  • Capital Optimization
  • Global Investment Strategies
  • Internal Controls and Compliance
  • Cost Control and Management
  • Investment Appraisal
  • Capital Budgeting
  • Corporate Finance & Funding
  • Liquidity
  • Harmonization of Financial Data
  • Treasury Management
  • Working Capital Management
  • Cash Flow Management
  • Strategic Financial Management
  • Audit & Internal Control
  • Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • Liquidity and FX Risk Management
  • Financing Strategy
  • Capital Allocation

Your Faculty Director

Pierre Faddoul
Pierre Faddoul
Distinguished Financial Expert

With over 19 years of financial control and investment experience in global financial hubs, Pierre Faddoul is the founder and managing director of Square Associates, a leading Singapore consultancy specializing in strategic and financial advisory. He is also currently appointed as the Chief Financial Officer at Austrianova. Over the past 2 decades, Pierre has overseen US$ 40 billion in investments and M&A transactions, focusing on high-yield opportunities and mid to small-cap companies across Asia-Pacific sectors. His tenure includes key roles with Tokio Marine Asset Management, Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management, and Aberdeen Asset Management.

In addition to his professional achievements, he is currently appointed as an external lecturer at ESSEC Business School, he imparts expertise in "Firm Valuation" and "Mergers & Acquisitions". He holds an MBA from ESSEC Business School, France, and a Masters in Economics from Universite Paris-II Assas, France.

Chartered Financial Controller (CFC™) Program Agenda

Module 1 - Budgeting & Forecasting
Module 2 - Strategic Financial Management
Module 3 - Cost Control and Management
Module 4 - Internal Control & Audit
Module 5 - Investment Appraisal and Capital Budgeting
Module 6 - Corporate Finance and Funding
Module 7 - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
Module 8 - Financial Reporting and Analysis
Module 9 - Treasury Management
Module 10 - Working Capital and Cash Flow Management

Chartered Exam

At the end of the program, there will be a Chartered exam comprised of 50 multiple choice questions. Upon passing the exam, you will be accredited with Chartered Financial Controller (CFC™) designation.

  • 98% of students who have taken this exam have passed the exam successfully. Almost all professionals who have taken our courses have passed this exam and attain their Chartered Financial Controller (CFC™) designation.
  • The exam has 50 multiple choice questions and you need to answer 25 out of 50 questions correctly to pass the exam.
  • You can re-take the exam online as many times as you want, with no additional charges for retaking of exams.
  • The program cost already includes the exam fees, so there are no additional charges for taking the exam.

If you have challenges passing the exam, you can secure assistance from our team and faculty leader to help you pass the exam.

Chartered Financial Controller (CFC™) Designation

Upon completion of the program and successfully passing the Chartered exam, you will be awarded the prestigious Chartered Financial Controller (CFC™) designation, which can be showcased in your resume, CV, and other professional credentials. This globally recognized and respected credential serves as a testament to your expertise in the field, granting you lifelong validity.

As a CFC™ certificate holder, you will distinguish yourself as an expert in financial management, enhancing your marketability and attractiveness to potential employers or clients. Developed by the Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications, this industry-recognized and trademarked charter demonstrates your proficiency in financial control and management, setting you apart in the competitive financial landscape. Additionally, the program's content has been independently accredited and certified by the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) organization, guaranteeing adherence to rigorous standards of professional development.

Pricing & Registration

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Dates: 18 - 20 Sep 2024

Venue: Online Executive Program (via Zoom)

Time: 9:00am - 4:30pm British Summer Time (BST)
10:00am - 5:30pm Central European Summer Time (CEST)

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By 09 Jul 2024 By 20 Aug 2024 After 20 Aug 2024
EU Delegates EUR 1,695 EUR 1,895 EUR 1,995
UK Delegates GBP 1,495 GBP 1,695 GBP 1,795

Group Discount: 2nd participant get 10%, or register 3 participants and 4th participant get a complimentary seat (1 discount scheme applies)

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On Demand Learning

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