FMN Finance

FMN - 2017/December, Seg.1 - The Benefits from a Sustained Improvement in Working Capital

Course Overview
Most financial executives are quite familiar with the significance of working capital - the financial metric that uses inventory turnover, as well as receivables and payables, to calculate a company’s operating liquidity. According to Veronica Wills, the North American working capital practice lead at The Hackett Group, the good news is that sustained working capital improvements can have a direct and favorable impact on profitability. The only bad news is that it becomes more challenging to improve working capital performance as enterprises grow in size and complexity.



Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Recognize why working capital management is important today;
  • Identify the major findings of The Hackett Group's Annual Working Capital Survey;
  • Recognize what Best Practice companies do to effectively manage working capital; and
  • Identify the keys to effective working capital management.

Content Partner:

FMN online

SmartPros Ltd. is a leader in online and offline continuing education for
accounting, finance and engineering professionals. With over 2,000 hours of
content, SmartPros has been providing mandatory continuing education
products since 1981. SmartPros provides services and content to its
professional and corporate clients, in a variety of media including Web, CD
ROM, and video. In the accounting market, SmartPros also has a predominant
news and information portal which receives 200,000+ visits per month and
provides services to over 100,000 subscribers. SmartPros' customers include
50% of the Fortune 500, as well as the major firms and associations in each
of its professional markets.


Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

Work experience in a corporate staff environment, or an introductory course in finance.

Speaker / Author:

FMN Online
SmartPros Ltd. is a leader in online and offline continuing education for
accounting, finance and engineering professionals. With over 2,000 hours of content, SmartPros has been providing mandatory continuing education products since 1981. SmartPros provides services and content to its professional and corporate clients, in a variety of media including Web, CD-ROM, and video. In the accounting market, SmartPros also has a predominant news and information portal which receives 200,000+ visits per month and provides services to over 100,000 subscribers. SmartPros' customers include 50% of the Fortune 500, as well as the major firms and associations in each of its professional markets.

Software & Hardware Requirements:

  • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
  • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
  • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
  • Ram: 256 MB minimum
  • Sound card with speakers/headphones
  • Windows or Mac OS

Price (USD)

Standard Rate: $69.90

Details

Course Code : FMN1232-FM

Length : 1hr 40min
Course Level : Update
Course Type : Self-Study
Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible
Field Of Study : Finance

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