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Finance in Telecoms

This programme looks at the financial aspects of running a successful business, focusing squarely on the Telecoms/Communications Industry.

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Course Overview

The main financial concepts and accounting documents are explained in detail, with examples taken from within the industry, and financial jargon demystified. Effective financial control is explored, where budgeting, financial processes, and forecasting techniques, are presented and evaluated in order to develop a financial toolkit that can be used back in the workplace.

Finally, we use financial data and reports to analyse and make sense of the business, using appropriate financial KPIs to evaluate performance and then looking at how the right KPIs can be used to underpin key strategic decisions.

Distance Learning

Start date: Flexible

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Why Choose This Course?

Who’s it for?

  • Non-Finance Staff
  • Heads of Departments (Commercial & Technical Functions)
  • Directors

Programme Modules

  • Finance for Telecoms Professionals
  • Budgeting & Forecasting in Telecoms
  • KPIs & Financial Analysis

Benefits of Distance Learning

  • High quality soft copy course material
  • Up to date research from Ovum Research team
  • Study in your own time
  • Comprehensive webinar schedule
  • Regular live online tutorials with course Director

Learning Outcomes

Benefits for Professional

  • Understand the primary financial documents and principles that underpin them with examples from the telecoms industry
  • Learn the fundamental techniques for budgeting and forecasting in a communications business
  • Look at financial data and KPIs, including the key ratios that are used to analyse, predict, and compare performance
  • Fully supported Distance Learning programme with regular webinars, tutorials and access to a tutor

Benefits for Organisations

  • Effective onboarding of new employees through an advanced training programme
  • Individuals will be able to contribute more effectively to the wider organisation.
  • The flexible learning systems allows employees to fit their study around work.
  • Multiple corporate licences available for group bookings

Programme Details

The programme consists of  3 focused modules:

Module 1

Finance for Telecoms Professionals

  • How a company is financially structured
  • The Financial Statements
  • Return On Investment
  • Essential Ratios – Working Capital

Module 2

Budgeting & Forecasting in Telecoms

  • Cash and Accrual Accounting
  • Preparing the Budget
  • Analysing & Budgeting
  • Against Forecasting
  • Building the Business Case

Module 3

KPIs & Financial Analysis

  • Defining KPIs
  • Functional Areas Where KPIs Are Used
  • Developing, Selecting & Using KPIs
  • Financial KPIs & Ratios