December 4th – 6th 2013 – PREPARING FINAL ACCOUNTS: Understanding IFRS Conversion Process

Oct 31, 2013

THE INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS OF NIGERIA

THE LAGOS MAINLAND DISTRICT SOCIETY

 

DATE: December 4th – 6th , 2013

 

PREPARING FINAL ACCOUNTS:

Understanding IFRS Conversion Process

 

Venue: SIGNALHOUSE Learning Center – 61 Kudirat Abiola Way Oregun, Ikeja Lagos. Near IRORUN Plaza.

 

Objectives

At the end of this workshop, Participants should be able to

■        Develop understanding of how final account is prepared and reported

■        Follow international Financial Reporting Standards in preparing final account

■        Apply International Standards of Financial Reporting (IFRS) in preparing final accounts

■        Use IFRS requirements in making disclosure in final accounts

 

Course Highlights

■        Overview of IFRS Framework: Historical background of International Standards of Financial Reporting

■        Presentation of financial statement under IFRS: Inventories and events after the Balance sheet date

■        Introduction to property, plant, equipment, revaluations and investment properties: Borrowing costs, government grants and disclosure of government assistance

■        Overview of IFRS Transition roadmaps

■        IFRS/IAS Vs. SAS Which way is up ?

■        Introduction to Group Accounting: Consolidation of Income Statement and Tangible Assets

■        Information Technology Implication of IFRS transitioning.

 

 

Audience

This course is designed for Chief Accountants, Controllers, Accountants, Managers and other Executives with supervisory responsibilities for preparing final accounts.

 

Registration/ Fees

The workshop fee is N63,000 per participant. This fee covers tuition, course folios, materials, tea/coffee/snacks, and lunch only. Please make all nominations in favour of ICAN Lagos Mainland District Society and send to any of the addresses indicated below. Intending participants may also register and pay at the venue.

All enquiries should be directed to the:

Course Director / Liaison Officer: ICAN, Lagos Mainland District Society, 259, Borno Way Yaba. Tel:0803-300-8104, 070-8829-4312, 01-850-9123

 

 

Workshop Facilitators

Your course leaders comprised of experience Chartered Accountants and consultants. They include: Chizea Nnamdi,FCA,MBA; Seyi Olarewaju, ACA; Richmond Femi, ACA; Dr. Martin.

 

 

 

 

December 2nd – 4th 2013 – EFFECTIVE CASH OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND REPORTING

Oct 31, 2013

THE INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS OF NIGERIA

THE LAGOS MAINLAND DISTRICT SOCIETY

 

DATE: December 2nd – 4th , 2013

 

EFFECTIVE CASH OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND REPORTING

 

Venue: SIGNALHOUSE Learning Center – 61 Kudirat Abiola Way Oregun, Ikeja Lagos. Near IRORUN Plaza.

 

Objectives

At the end of this workshop, Participants should be able to

■        Understand the nature and procedures for effective cash operations

■        Apply cash handling and management techniques

■        Understand the nature of cash collections , deposits, and funds transfer procedures

■        Recognize basic cash controls and follow rules

■        Understand problem cheques and ways of detecting counterfeit bills;

■        Reconcile cash and non-cash items

■        Raise daily and periodic cash reports

■        Apply various security precautions within the cash operation environment

 

 

Course Highlights

■        Nature and Purpose of cash operations

■        Basic accounting concepts and transactions involving cash

■        Payment procedures: Cheque request and signing authorities

■        Cash receipts and deposits: basic rules and guidelines

■        Effective cash collection system: general guidelines

■        Reconciling cash book with bank statements: Rules and Techniques

■        Cashiering: Information Holdings and Third party issues

■        Identifying security devices on financial instruments

■        Cash handling and cashier’s duties

■        Internal audit of cash operations: creating effective cash controls

 

Audience

This course is designed for Treasury officers, Cash Operations personnel, Senior Accounts Officers and Bank Tellers.

 

Registration/ Fees

The workshop fee is N60,000 per participant. This fee covers tuition, materials, tea/coffee/snacks, and lunch only. Please make all nominations in favour of ICAN Lagos Mainland District Society and send to any of the addresses indicated below. Intending participants may also register and pay at the venue.

All enquiries should be directed to the:

Course Director / Liaison Officer: ICAN, Lagos Mainland District Society, 259, Borno Way Yaba. Tel:0803-300-8104, 070-8829-4312, 01-850-9123

 

 

Guest Speakers

Don Ogbonnaya, ACA,MBA; Babtunde Pearce, FCA,MBA; Niyi Ogunkunle, ACA

 

November 26th – 28th 2013 – ENTERPRISE-WIDE COMPUTER NETWORKS: Security, Audit and Control

Oct 31, 2013

THE INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS OF NIGERIA

THE LAGOS MAINLAND DISTRICT SOCIETY

 

DATE: November 26th – 28th , 2013

 

ENTERPRISE-WIDE COMPUTER NETWORKS:

Security, Audit and Control

 

Venue: SIGNALHOUSE Learning Center – 61 Kudirat Abiola Way Oregun, Ikeja Lagos. Near IRORUN Plaza.

 

Course Profile:

Computer Networks provides the most cost effective transmission of voice, data, text and images between workgroups. Corporate networks continue to evolve in response to technological innovations and business demands. As the business community continue to witness new technologies and information models, greater challenges lie ahead of IT managers and audit professionals. Disgruntled employees and hackers may be on rampage against organizations while virus infestation across the net may be wrecking havoc on corporate networks and databases. Auditors and information technology experts in organizations and agencies of government must brace up to the challenge posed by computer savy criminals to their corporate networks. This “clinic” is a sure ‘BET’ for acquiring advanced skills and knowledge to secure and audit your corporate networks. An introduction will be made into COMPUTER FORENSICS as a preparatory module for more advanced work in audit and investigation. Below are the highlights

 

■        Computer network fundamentals

■        Network components and devices: Cables, NICs, Hubs, Bridges etc

■        Types of computer networks: LAN, WAN, MAN

■        Network operating systems: Novel, UNIX, Windows NT – What works best ?

■        Virtual Private Networks: Issues and Cases

■        Internet and Intra-nets: Basic principles and technologies

■        Network exposures and threats

■        Network security and Authentication process

■        Biometrics technology

■        Implementing Cryptography: Basic principles , technologies and cases

■        The Internet and Firewall: Operational relliance and reviews

■        Privacy Audits, Attestations and Seals

■        Computer Forensics: An Introduction

■        Data Sniffers and other forensic tools

■        Auditing the network infrastructure: Penetration Testing tools

■        Post-Disaster Recovery Issues of a Network environment

 

Audience

This course is designed for computer and Audit professionals in both public and prvate sector organizations, including Computer Managers, Audit Managers, Chief Internal Auditors, Internal Control Executives and Regulators, LAN Administrators, Finance Executives will also benefit from this course

 

Registration/ Fees

The workshop fee is N60,000 per participant. This fee covers tuition, documentation, tea/coffee, lunch and executive leather bags. Please make all nominations in favour of ICAN Lagos Mainland District Society and send to any of the addresses indicated below. Intending participants may also register and pay at the venue.

All enquiries should be directed to the:

Course Director / Liaison Officer: ICAN, Lagos Mainland District Society, 259, Borno Way Yaba. Tel:0803-300-8104, 070-8829-4312, 01-850-9123

 

 

Course Faculty

The faculty for this course will be led by Messers. Greg U. Ezeilo, FCA,CISA,CRISC, CEH, CHFI and Ben Anyalenkeya, ACA,CISA and Dr. C. Nwosu

November 26th – 28th 2013 : ADVANCED FINANCIAL ANALYSIS and INTERPRETATION OF STATEMENTS

Oct 31, 2013

THE INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS OF NIGERIA

THE LAGOS MAINLAND DISTRICT SOCIETY

 

DATE: November 26th – 28th , 2013

 

ADVANCED FINANCIAL ANALYSIS and INTERPRETATION OF STATEMENTS

 

Venue: SIGNALHOUSE Learning Center – 61 Kudirat Abiola Way Oregun, Ikeja Lagos. Near IRORUN Plaza.

 

Objectives

At the end of this workshop, Participants should be able to

■        Appreciate the nature and components of financial statements

■        Use appropriate analytical techniques for analyzing financial statements

■        Generate reasonable conclusions based on the analysis

■        Advice management on appropriate course of action for effective decision making

 

Course Content

■        General concepts in financial reporting

■        Understanding financial account and IFRS

■        Basics of financial reporting and Auditors responsibilities

■        Overview of interpretation of accounts

■        Financial ratios and uses in interpretation of accounts

■        Key issues in balance sheet reporting

■        Financial forecasting using ratios

■        Use of excel spreadsheet in financila analysis and interpretation

■        Project appraisals techniques and decision accounting

■        General ledger reconciliation issues

■        Break-even analysis using Excel

■        Sensitivity analysis using Excel

 

Audience

This course is designed for Accountants, Controllers, Accounts Managers and other Executives with supervisory responsibilities in preparing or overseeing accounts and bank reconciliation processes.

 

Registration/ Fees

The workshop fee is N60,000 per participant. This fee covers tuition, materials, tea/coffee/snacks, and lunch only. Please make all nominations in favour of ICAN Lagos Mainland District Society and send to any of the addresses indicated below. Intending participants may also register and pay at the venue.

All enquiries should be directed to the:

Course Director / Liaison Officer: ICAN, Lagos Mainland District Society, 259, Borno Way Yaba. Tel:0803-300-8104, 070-8829-4312, 01-850-9123

 

Workshop Facilitators

Your course leaders comprises of experience Chartered Accountants and consultants. They include: Greg U. Ezeilo, FCA,CISA;Babtunde Pearce, FCA; Tom Satimehin, ACA, CISA; Adeolu Oni, ACA, MBA.

December 2nd – 4th 2013 – EFFECTIVE ACCOUNTS AND BANK RECONCILIATIONS: Best Practices and Guidelines

Oct 31, 2013

THE INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS OF NIGERIA
THE LAGOS MAINLAND DISTRICT SOCIETY

DATE: December 2nd – 4th , 2013

EFFECTIVE ACCOUNTS AND BANK RECONCILIATIONS:

Best Practices and Guidelines

 

Venue: SIGNALHOUSE Learning Center – 61 Kudirat Abiola Way Oregun, Ikeja Lagos. Near IRORUN Plaza.

 

Objectives

At the end of this workshop, Participants should be able to

■        Manage common account reconciliation problems

■        Establish risk based criteria to guide the timing of accounts reconciliations

■        Facilitate faster identification of errors through timely reconciliations

■        Improve account reconciliation process to enhance effective financial reporting

 

Course Content

■        Overview of accounting concepts and principles

■        Accounting errors and reconciliation

■        Reconciliation as a key control process

■        Meaning and nature of account and bank reconciliation

■        Risk-based criteria for timing of accounts reconciliations

■        Components of the reconciliation process

■        General ledger of reconciliation

■        Intra-company items: Reconciling charges to Departmental Accounts

■        Separation of duties in the reconciliation process

■        Revenue and Expenses reconciliation

■        Questions on Budgets and Progress reports

■        Expenditure transfer forms

■        Bank reconciliation process and standard templates

■        Documentations for the activities

■        Accounting Listserv

■        Reconciliation Reports : Structure and Framework

 

Audience

This course is designed for Accountants, Controllers, Accounts Managers and other Executives with supervisory responsibilities in preparing or overseeing accounts and bank reconciliation processes.

 

Registration/ Fees

The workshop fee is N60,000 per participant. This fee covers tuition, materials, tea/coffee/snacks, and lunch only. Please make all nominations in favour of ICAN Lagos Mainland District Society and send to any of the addresses indicated below. Intending participants may also register and pay at the venue.

All enquiries should be directed to the:

Course Director / Liaison Officer: ICAN, Lagos Mainland District Society, 259, Borno Way Yaba. Tel:0803-300-8104, 070-8829-4312, 01-850-9123

 

 

Workshop Facilitators

Your course leaders comprised of experience Chartered Accountants and consultants. They include: Greg U. Ezeilo, FCA, CISA; Babtunde Pearce, FCA; Donatus Ogbonnaya, MBA, ACA

 

 

 

 

25th – 27th 2013 – Advanced Financial Analysis and Business Modeling Using Microsoft Excel

Oct 31, 2013

SIGNALHOUSE Consulting

 

DATE: November 25th – 27th , 2013

 

Advanced Financial Analysis and Business Modeling Using Microsoft Excel

 

Venue: SIGNALHOUSE Learning Center – 61 Kudirat Abiola Way Oregun, Ikeja Lagos. Near IRORUN Plaza.

 

Objectives

At the end of this course, Participants should be able to

■        Use various IT productivity tools for financial modeling

■        Effectively use MS Excel tools and utilities such as PivotTables, Goal-Seek, Scenario Manager, LookUps, etc in their daily financial and accounting functions

■        Apply Excel tools to build financial models

■        Develop skills in using Macros to record their work

 

Course Contents

Module 1

■        Fiancial Ananlysis in a Tool box

■        Application of computers in financial analysis functions

■        Basics of spreadsheet applications

 

Module 2 – 3

■        Overview of electronic spreadsheet

■        Excel workbook environment

■        Proficiency skills: Filling the knowledge GAP

■        Formula construction and multiple worksheets

■        Tables and graphs

■        Data referencing and Analysis – Sorting, Filtering, Advanced Filtering techniques, Creating input formats, etc

■        Pivot Tables and Goal-seek functions

■        Scenarios and What-IF analysis

■        Recording your work with excel MACRO recorder

 

 

Module 4

Hands-on Application In:

■        Cash flow statement models

■        Budget preparation and Analysis models

■        Monthly/Quarterly financial regulatory reporting models in financial institutions

■        Business forecasting models/ ratios models.

 

Audience

This course is designed for Accountants , controllers, finance personnel, admin officers, auditors, investment analysts, training officers etc

 

Registration/ Fees

The fee is N63,000 per participant. This fee covers tuition, course folios, materials, tea/coffee break, lunch and computer rentals. Participants may also come with their laptops. Please make all nominations in favour of SIGNALHOUSE Consulting Limited, intending participants may also register and pay at the venue.

To register Please call: SIGNALHOUSE Consulting Limited 61, kudirat Abiola Way Orgeun, Ikeja Lagos Tel: 0817-300-8104, 0803-300-8104, 0708-829-4312

 

Workshop Facilitators

Your course leaders comprises of experience Chartered Accountants and consultants. They include: Greg U. Ezeilo, FCA, CISA; Niyi Ogunkunle, B.Sc ACA; Tom Satimehin, ACA, CISA