2019 Training Programmes

Please see below for our scheduled programmes.

IPSAS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS

This training provides up to date information for financial managers in higher education institutions (HEIs) to be more conversant with the developments in critical aspects of IPSAS.
The training will focus on the following keys standards:

IPSAS 40 – Public Sector Combinations
IPSAS 39 – Employee Benefits
IPSAS 32 – Service Concession Arrangements – Grantor
IPSAS 24 – Presentation of budget information in financial statements
IPSAS 22 – Disclosure of Financial Information about the General Government Sector
IPSAS 5 – Borrowing costs
IPSAS 2 – Cash flow statement
IPSAS 1 – Presentation of Financial Statements

WHO MAY ATTEND?

The programme is targeted at Vice/ Deputy Chancellors, Rectors/Deputy, Provosts/Deputy, Registrars, Bursars and Accountants.

Dates and Venue

September 16-18, 2019. The programme will take place in Manchester, UK .

November  15-17, 2019.  The programme will take place in London, UK.

Course fees

£1,750 per participant

INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON MANAGING UNIVERSITIES FOR BETTER PERFORMANCE

This programme focuses on Governance Issues for World Class Institutions, Risk Analysis and Peer review Mechanism, Leadership and Management of Resources, among other areas. The objective is to help institutions in a position towards attracting external funding from development partners, donor agencies and make the university visible in research, enterprise and teaching.

  • Governance & enterprise risk management in HEIs

  • Governance model for world class institutions

  • Funding HEIs through international collaborations

  • Strategies for managing investments in HEIs

  • Higher Education Leadership

  • Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and HEIs

WHO MAY ATTEND?

The programme is designed for all managers in the higher education institutions (HEIs) and board members. These include Vice Chancellors and Deputies, Rectors and Provosts and Deputies, Registrars, Directors and Deans, Members of Governing Councils and Heads of Departments.

Date and Venue

September 18-20, 2019. The programme will take place in London, UK.

December 5-7, 2019.  The programme will take place in London, UK.

Course fees

£1,850 per participant

List of previous delegates from Nigeria

1.      Professor A. I. Olayinka, former Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic), and current Vice Chancellor, University of Ibadan

2.      Professor Samuel Oye Bandele, Vice Chancellor, Ekiti State University

3.      Professor Ogah Ajene, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) Benue State University, Makurdi

4.      Professor Eze B. Eze, Director, Centre for Educational Services (CES) and member of Council

5.      Professor Celestina Isiramen,  Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma,

6.      Representative of Umaru Musa Yar’adua University, Katsina

7.      Engr. Prof Emmanuel Iornumbe Kucha,   Vice-Chancellor, University of Agriculture, Markurdi

8.       Prof. Rufus Shatayo,     Governing Council Member/ Dean College of Science, University of Agric, Markurdi

9.      Mr. Momoh J. Sadiq, Bursar, Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State

10.  Dr Olantuji J. Akinranti, Bursar, Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State

11.  Professor  Olatunde O. Fawole, Rector, The Polytechnic, Ibadan

12.  Dr Mufutan Olatinwo, Rector, The Federal Polytechnic Offa,  Kwara State

13.  Professor James Epoke, former Vice Chancellor, University of Calabar

14.  Professor Domnan Sheni, Former Vice Chancellor, Plateau State University

15.  Prince Abdul-Mujib Adetokunbo Mumumi,  Governing Council Member, University of Agriculture, Markurdi

16.  Prof. Adebiyi Daramola, Vice-Chancellor, Federal University of Technology, Akure

17.  Chief Samson Oderinde, Member of the Governing Council, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ogun State

18. Professor Ignatius A. Onimawo, Vice Chancellor, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma

19. Professor Tenebe Vincent Ado, Vice Chancellor, Taraba State University, Jalingo,

20. Mr. Nyameh Jerome, Head of Centre for Entrepreneur, Taraba State University, Jalingo

21. Mrs. Mosun Belo-Olusoga, Pro-chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye,

22.  Mr. Olaolu Olabimtan, Member of the Governing Council, Olabisi Onabanjo University,

23. Professor (Mrs.) Ebun Oduwole, Deputy Vice Chancellor – Administration, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Ogun State,

24. Professor Ganiyu Olatunde, Vice-Chancellor, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Ogun State,

25.  Professor Patrick Osa Oviasuyi, Director of Academic Planning,  Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State

Leadership & Management Programme

This course is suitable for those who lead and work at senior level. Their skills will be developed to gain willing commitment, develop other’s full potential and achieve high performance. Their confidence will be increased and they will gain a broader perspective of Leadership and Management. The programme focuses on the following vital areas of management:

  • Leadership style

  • Delegation techniques

  • Coaching

  • Decision making and problem solving

  • Effective use of resources

WHO MAY ATTEND?

Senior and middle level managers, directors and key account managers in organisations. The programme is suitable for both private and public institutions.

Date and Venue

July 22-24, 2019.  The programme will take place in Glasgow, Scotland, UK .

September 23-25, 2019. The programme will take place in London, UK.

Course fees

£1500 per participant

Strategic champions

This training will help you to identify the big issues and develop an appropriate response. You will learn from global giants such as Siemens, and Shell, exciting new start-ups such as Uber and MKopa, and African player such as the Ruparelia Group and Safaricom. You will leave with a bag full of tools that help you to understand your industry and competitors as well as build a strategy based on your core competencies that prepares you and your organisation for new challenges at home and abroad. The programme focuses on:

  • Innovations

  • Competitive strategy development

  • Engaging stakeholders

  • Managing disruption

  • Change management and leadership

  • Scenario planning

WHO MAY ATTEND?

Top executives and directors, as well as middle level managers with key management responsibilities.

Date and Venue

 

July 22-25, 2019.  The programme will take place in London, UK.

September 7-9, 2019. The programme will take place in Milton Keynes, UK .

Course fees

£1800 per participant

Politics and Conflict Management

The training is designed for middle and senior levels management. The materials covered include: conducting appraisals and, negotiation skills, understanding and developing innovation strategies, the strategy development process, and team building techniques and strategies. The programme focuses on:

  • Scenario planning in relation to solving business challenges,

  • Change management,

  • Political and rational models,

  • Negative and positive political influence strategies and political maturation,

  • Psychometric instrument for political engagement and management.

WHO MAY ATTEND?

Directors, board members, public relations managers and top executives, as well as middle level managers with key management responsibilities.

Date and Venue

August 26-28, 2019. The programme will take place in London, UK .

December 16-18, 2019. The programme will take place in Glasgow, UK.

March 9-11, 2020. The Programme will take place in Birmingham, UK.

Course fees

£1800 per participant

International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS)

This training is designed to meet the various challenges of preparing financial statements that meet the requirements of IFRS. The training also provides regular workshops on recent updates and changes in the IFRS account preparation for all industries. This is an intensive programme that runs for 3-5 days and there are courses designed for two weeks.

  • Presentation of Financial Statements

  • Presentation of Financial Statements

  • Events after the Reporting Period

  • Employee Benefits

  • Accounting and Reporting by Retirement Benefits Plans

  • Financial Instruments: Presentation

  • Leases

WHO MAY ATTEND?

Finance and accounting managers, senior managers, directors, finance and accounting supervisors, as well as accountants and auditors.

Date and Venue

 

August 5-7, 2019. The programme will take place in London, UK.

September 19-21, 2019. The programme will take place in Cardiff, Scotland, UK.

Course fees

£1550 per participant

Accounting for the Mining, Oil and Gas Sector

This is a specialised sector and the accounting skill and knowledge in the treatment and reporting of transactions are unique. The course begins with the disclosure requirements, treatment of specific items and the presentation and preparation of various items in the mining, oil and gas sector. The programme focuses on:

  • Property, Plant and Equipment

  • Exploration for and Evaluation of Mineral Resources

  • Revenue from Contracts with Customers

  • Leases

  • The Effects of Changes in Foreign Exchange Rates

  • Borrowing Costs

  • Related Party Disclosures

  • Joint Arrangements

WHO MAY ATTEND?

Finance and accounting managers, senior managers, directors, finance and accounting supervisors, as well as accountants and auditors

Date and Venue

August 12-14, 2019. The programme will take place at our London, UK training venue.

February 10-12, 2020. The programme will take place at our Aberdeen, Scotland, UK

Course fees

£1,350 per participant

Accounting for the Insurance Industry

This is an intensive course which focuses on the recent developments in the insurance and actuary sector. The accounting treatment for items peculiar to the sector and the full disclosures required by the IFRS are thoroughly covered in the session. The programme focuses on:

  • Insurance Contracts

  • Leases

  • Fair Value Measurement

  • Business Combinations

  • Related Party Disclosures

  • Events after the Reporting Period

WHO MAY ATTEND?

Finance and accounting managers, senior managers, valuers, directors, finance and accounting supervisors, as well as accountants and auditors.

Date and Venue

August  9-11, 2019. The programme will take place in London, UK.

October 3-5, 2019. The programme will take place in Birmingham, UK.

December 14-16, 2019. The programme will take place in Glasgow, Scotland, UK.

Course fees

£1,350 per participant

Budget Surveillance and Implementation in Government Sector

This course is specifically designed for members of parliament and government officials who have the oversight function of budget, approval, appraisal, implementation and management in the public service. Members of parliament and heads of government parastatals will benefit immensely from attending this intensive and hands-on training sessions.

The workshop is organised in collaboration with the Centre for Political and Parliamentary Leadership, London. The programme focuses on:

  • Understanding the accounting rules for preparation of budgets

  • Managing budget deficits

  • Investigating budget performance

  • Analysis of budget

  • International best practice in budgets and budgetary management

  • Managing political conflicts in budgets

  • Disclosure of Financial Information about the General Government Sector

  • Presentation of Budget Information in Financial Statements

  • Parliamentary responsibilities in budgeting

WHO MAY ATTEND?

Members of parliament, government ministers & commissioners, parliamentary clerks and officers, finance directors and government agencies,  councillors, board of directors, accounting managers, heads of ministries and permanent secretaries, director generals, finance and accounting supervisors, as well as accountants and auditors in government establishments.

Date and Venue

July 8 –10, 2019.  The programme will take place in London, UK.

September 9-11, 2019. The programme will take place in London, UK.

December 16-18, 2019. The programme will take place in London, UK.

Course fees

£5,000 per participant

Board Leadership and Directors’ Management Programme

This course is designed for members of board of directors and executive management of business organisations.  Some of the areas covered in this intensive workshop include: overview of directors’ leadership roles and responsibilities, corporate governance, values and ethics: tone setting; directors’ leadership and effective stakeholders’ engagement;   engagement of the executive management and stakeholders, board’s role in strategy, etc. The programme focuses on:

  • Overview of Boards’ Leadership Roles,

  • Boards’ Value Deliverables & Value Creation

  • Overview of directors’ leadership roles and responsibilities, corporate governance

  • Board’s Role in Developing the Culture & Emotional Intelligence that Create Value

  • Leading the Executive Management for Value Creation: Board’s Practices that Work

  • Supporting the Board for Value Creation: Executive Management Practices that work

  • Best Practice in Evaluating & Boosting Board’s Performance

WHO MAY ATTEND?

Executive directors, CEOs, Non-Executive directors, Finance directors, senior managers and company secretaries.

Date and Venue

August 13-15, 2019. The programme will take place in London, UK.

October 19-21, 2019. The programme will take place in Manchester, UK.

December 12-14, 2019. The programme will take place in Birmingham, UK

Course fees

£1,850 per participant

Accounting for Agriculture

The course is designed for those in the agricultural sector. The mechanics of accounting reporting and preparation of the financial statements is unique. The course reviews all updates in the international financial reporting standards relating to treatments of specific items peculiar to the agricultural sector. This programme focuses on:

  • Revenue from Contracts with Customers

  • Leases

  • Inventories

  • Events after the Reporting Period

  • Accounting for Government Grants and Disclosure of Government Assistance

  • Borrowing Costs

  • Agriculture

  • Property, Plant and Equipment

WHO MAY ATTEND?

Finance and accounting managers, senior managers, directors, finance and accounting supervisors, as well as accountants and auditors.

Date and Venue

August 12-14, 2019. The programme will take place in London, UK .

December 16-18, 2019. The programme will take place in Birmingham, UK.

Course fees

£1,050 per participant

Accounting for the Construction Sector

This course is designed for those in the construction and manufacturing industries. The financial reporting and presentation of the financial statements require unique understanding of the treatment of specific items in line with international best practice. This programme focuses on:

  • Borrowing Costs

  • Property, Plant and Equipment

  • Interim Financial Reporting

  • Revenue from Contracts with Customers

  • Non-current Assets Held for Sale and Discontinued Operations

  • Fair Value Measurement

  • Joint Arrangements

WHO MAY ATTEND?

Cost engineers, construction engineers, finance and accounting managers, senior managers, directors, finance and accounting supervisors, as well as accountants and auditors.

Date and Venue

August 12-14, 2019. The programme will take place in London, UK .

December 2-4, 2019. The programme will take place in London, UK.

Course fees

£1,550 per participant

Accounting for the Health and Allied Sector

This course is designed for those in the health sector. The financial reporting and presentation of the financial statements require unique understanding of the treatment of specific items in line with international best practice. This programme focuses on:

  • Public Sector Combinations

  • Service Concession Arrangement: Grantor

  • Joint Arrangements

  • Presentation of Budget Information in Financial Statements

  • Disclosure of Financial Information about the General Government Sector

  • Revenue from Non-Exchange Transactions (Taxes and Transfers)

WHO MAY ATTEND?

Medical directors, finance directors and government agencies, board of directors, accounting managers, senior managers, directors, finance and accounting supervisors, as well as accountants and auditors.

Date and Venue

August 12-14, 2019. The programme will take place in London, UK.

December 11-13, 2019. The programme will take place in London, UK.

Course fees

£1,150 per participant