Financial Analysis (FA)

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Financial Analysis (FA)

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Accurate financial analysis is a fundamental element of growth, strategy and overall success. Understanding how to use financial indicators and benchmarks allows you to allocate resources and evaluate potential projects for maximum return-on-investment. Financial analysis takes the guesswork out of the planning process and enables you to keep tabs on how your business is performing.

If your job requires a firm grasp of financial situations, then this hands-on comprehensive workshop is for you. You’ll review proven analytical tools and develop a keen understanding of how and when to use them to improve your company’s profit picture.

Managers with financial responsibility or seeking a refresher in analysis – including financial analysts, accountants, project managers, budget analysts, vice presidents of finance, controllers and treasurers.

FA Objectives

  • Analyze Financial Statements
  • Apply Financial Analysis Methods and Tools to Measure Performance Against Internal and External Standards and Industry Benchmarks
  • Make Sound Decisions Based on Accurate Assessments of Business Performance and Results
  • Ask Better Questions to Gain a Clearer Understanding of the Business, and Focus Attention on Areas of Greatest Impact
  • More Effectively Manage Value in the Business

FA Topics

The Nature of Financial Analysis

  • List the Principal Questions Answered By Financial Analysis
  • Identify the Financial Statement Sources of Data Used in Financial Analysis
  • List the Major Tools Used in Financial Analysis

The Planning Cycle

  • Identify Components of the Planning Cycle
  • Describe the Role of the Financial Analyst Income Statement and Balance Sheet
  • Identify Key Accounts and Subtotals of the Income Statement
  • Identify the Major Sections of the Balance Sheet and How Analysts Use Them
  • Explain Why Companies Own Assets and How They Pay for Them
  • Use Common Size Financial Statements

Measurement of Performance

  • Calculate the Solvency Ratios, Liquidity Ratios, and Profitability Ratios
  • Explain How Ratios Relate to the Creation of Shareholder Value
  • Define How Growth Rates Are Used to Indicate Performance Cash Flow
  • Analyze a Company’s Gross Cash Flow from Operating, Investing and Financing Activities
  • Describe Why an Analysis That Fails to Take Cash Flow into Account Is Inadequate
  • Define a Company’s Free Cash Flow
  • Use Cash Metrics to Measure Value Creation

Creating Shareholder Value

  • Calculate a Company’s Weighted Average Cost of Capital and Total Capital in Accordance with CAPM
  • Use Bond Rating Information to Manage Leverage 

Analyzing Enterprise Investments: The Theory of Interest and the Time Value of Money

  • Use a Financial Calculator
  • Calculate Future Value, Present Value, and Compound Growth Rates
  • Calculate the Present and Future Value of an Annuity and Annuity Payments
  • Calculate and Understand Internal Rate of Return
  • Calculate the Present Value of a Perpetuity

Analyzing Enterprise Investments: Capital Project Evaluation

  • Define the Steps Necessary to Perform a Capital Project Evaluation
  • Create a Spreadsheet to Describe a Project
  • Choose a Hurdle Rate for a Project
  • Apply the Major Techniques: NPV, IRR, EPVI, Payback
  • Give a Definition of Terminal Value
  • Price an Acquisition

Prerequisites

Basic understanding of accounting and/or finance.

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Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

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Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

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The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter is a professional designation administered by CFA Institute. According to CFA Institute, it’s the most respected and recognized investment management designation in the world.

In order to earn the CFA, you must pass a series of three exams, in order: Level I, Level II, and Level III. Each exam builds on the mastery demonstrated by achieving a passing score on the previous exams

Ritaj’s design of international preparation courses are the best choice to reach your goal of getting certified. Our team works hand in hand with every candidate throughout the sessions, in class practice problems, in class financial calculator practice, in class module & mock exams in addition to self-study options through the test bank (more than a 1000 practice problems), video lectures & workbook online access, practice exam books to guarantee that everyone has thoroughly understood the material and is ready for the CFA exam.

Financial professionals, investment professionals as well as management professionals who want to stand out and secure a successful career and achieve the highest distinction in the investment management profession.

CFA Objectives

By the end of the trainings, participants will be able to:

  • To identify the main tested areas in the CFA level 1
  • To introduce an efficient methodology to prepare for the CFA
  • To discuss tips and tricks to pass the exam
  • To manage time in order to cover the material
  • To prepare practically for the exam

CFA Topics

Level I CFA exam will cover the following topics:

  • Ethical and Professional Standards
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Economics
  • Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • Corporate Finance
  • Portfolio Management
  • Equity
  • Fixed Income
  • Derivatives
  • Alternative Investments

Prerequisites

An individual wishing to enroll in the CFA Program and register for the Level I exam for the first time must possess an international travel passport. In addition, candidates must meet one of the following requirements:

  • Have earned a bachelor’s (or equivalent) degree, or be in their final year of a bachelor’s program.
  • Have accumulated four years of applicable professional work experience (not required to be investment related).
  • Candidates may also have a combination of full-time professional experience and education that totals a minimum of four years. The four years of experience/education must be accrued prior to enrollment in the program. This article has more details.

Deleivery

The content is divided into 6 sections. Participants are expected to study each section before the session.

Plan

Introduction to the methodology
Study time (section 1) two weeks
Seminar 5 hours
Study time (section 2)
Seminar
Study time (section 3)
Seminar
Study time (section 4)
Seminar
Study time (section 5)
Seminar
Study time (section 6)
Seminar
Review workshop day 1
Review workshop day 2
Review workshop day 3
Review workshop day 3

Study Plan

The average candidate for Level I of the CFA exam should spend roughly 300 hours over the course of six months preparing for the exam

To learn more fill the following form (English or Arabic) and a training consultant will call you:

English for Beginners

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English for Beginners (EFB)

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Speakers of English as a second language are often familiar with grammar, vocabulary and have good comprehension. However, most of these English speakers find it intimidating and even sometimes impossible to effortlessly hold a conversation in English. This training is the starting point for individuals interested in acquiring the skill of conversing in English for both their professional careers and daily lives.

  • To take the foundations of English language
  • To prepare for using English to express oneself
  • To develop language terminology for proper use

Open for all

EFB Course:

Topics

  • General review of grammar and sentence structure
    • Five major grammatical rules
    • Sentence formation
    • Question formation
    • Prepositions
  • Introduction and greetings
    • Habits, routines and interests
    • Speaking in occasions
    • Compliments
  • Jobs, careers
    • Application forms
    • Job titles and task description (org. structure)
    • Interviews, at the office, office equipment
  • Telephone speaking techniques
    • Common phrases on the phone
    • Handling business calls, personal calls
  • Giving directions
    • Phrases and prepositions to give directions
    • Learn about names of places
    • Give directions to actual places in Ramallah e.g. their work, home, draw maps
  • Traveling and business trips
    • Related terminology
    • Airports, car rentals, hotels
    • Short dialogues at such situations
  • Political words (News headlines today in Palestine)
    • Present vocabulary used to talk about the general situations in Ramallah
    • Preparation from English newspapers for group discussions in class
  • Health issues
    • Minor health problems vocabulary
    • At a clinic, talking with a doctor
    • Medical /dental care role play
  • Money and banking
    • Related terminology
    • At the bank
  • Making suggestions and recommendations
    • Structure
    • Common expressions
  • Evaluation
    • Oral and written exam

Prerequisites

A placement test.

To learn more fill the following form (English or Arabic) and a training consultant will call you:

Personal Branding for Freelancers – PBFF

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Personal Branding for Freelancers - PBFF

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Your brand is the vehicle that propels your product or service into your customer’s lives, and into their hearts.

 

A well-thought out personal branding and image management is one of the most robust marketing and management tools available for the use of professionals to be disciplined enough to drive their career through freelancing and consulting in these increasingly competitive markets.

Professionals who are interested to introduce their skill, profession as B2B or B2C.

  • Financial Managers
  • Chief Accountants
  • Cost Accountants
  • Factories’ Managers
  • Department Supervisors
  • Quality Managers
  • Development Managers

PBFF Objectives

By the end of training, participants will

  • Understand the impact of the personal image for a long-term success
  • Identify the requirements for effective and strong personal branding
  • Develop relationship building as one of the keys for branding

PBFF Topics

Brands as an Asset

  • What is a brand?
  • Value of branding
  • Branding Model
  • Creating compelling ideas

 

Parallel Branding

  • The people element of the Corporate Brand
  • How much of your brand investment are you really controlling?
  • Keeping your brand messages in sync
  • Brand consistency via the people

 

The Brand called ‘ME’

  • The 30-second power of first impressions and non-verbal communication – Creating immediate impact
  • Why it’s not all about image
  • Defining your Personal Brand
  • Packaging and marketing yourself
  • Increasing visibility and profile with your authentic brand
  • What do you want to be ‘famous’ for?
  • The Walking TALL ‘7 Big Strides’ ® to Personal Branding
  • How well are you being ‘heard’ – voice quality
  • Perception Management – how are you perceived by others?

 

Presentational Brand

  • Presenting your authentic self in front of audiences, consistently
  • Creating brand impact and charisma
  • The personal brand and the community
  • The personal brand on social media

Prerequisites

N/A

To learn more fill the following form (English or Arabic) and a training consultant will call you:

Advanced Costing Management – ACM

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Advanced Costing Management - ACM

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Summary about the Advanced Costing Management course

  • Providing the management with the required data and information for decision making
  • The advanced costing management allows the high management to have a better grasp on the factors of success
  • Providing the management with the required information from the resources of achieving the competitive advantages like cost, productivity, efficiency in comparison with the competitors and the prices that the institution may raise above the competitors’’ against the added values that makes it stand out in terms of costs.
  • Managing the strategic costs which is the cost management based on strategic issues like the strategies of costing, pricing, competitiveness. Therefore, cost management contributes to achieving the goals of the institution.

 

The practical application of the theoretical knowledge stands out in this course. There will be a practical application of the concepts learnt in the training on an industrial company, given that the costing accounting for industrial companies is the most difficult to manage. We achieve that through focusing on the cost accounting of the activities.

  • Financial Managers
  • Chief Accountants
  • Cost Accountants
  • Factories’ Managers
  • Department Supervisors
  • Quality Managers
  • Development Managers

ACM Objectives

  • Building the capacity of precisely determining the costs of items
  • Pricing the items in a manner that achieves the targeted profits
  • Determining the profit and safety margins and the break-even point on the levels of the unit, the department, the factory and the market.
  • Achieving efficiency and effectiveness in utilizing the available materials
  • Using the cost management to contribute with achieving the strategic goals
  • Achieving the competitive advantage through reducing the costs and increasing the competitiveness in pricing
  • Focusing on the high-profitable item

ACM Topics

  • Classifying product costs
  • Fixed, variable and mixed costs
  • Other costs and their classification
  • Introduction to costing systems
  • Cost of sold products and manufactured products
  • Calculating the absorption costing and calculating variable costs
  • Review the income statement under:
    • Absorption Costing
    • Variable Costing
  • Costing systems
    • Costs measurement methods
    • Cost collecting methods
    • Additional costs distribution methods
  • Cost collection system
    • Productive stages
    • Productive orders
    • Operating cost
  • Cost of Additional Burdens
    • Distribution of additional burdens
    • Calculating the absorption average of additional burdens
    • Determining the cost of each additional burden unit
    • Absorption of fixed additional burdens
    • Increasing the gap in the absorption of administrative costs
    • Traditional costs against accounting the costs of activities
  • Analyzing the costs and profits
    • Calculating contribution margin
    • Calculating the safety margin
    • Calculating the break-even point
    • Target sales to achieve certain profit.

Prerequisites

Degree in accounting, financial management, economics and any other related field.

Industrial engineering, chemical engineering, operation management, and quality management.

And others interested in learning about cost management.

To learn more fill the following form (English or Arabic) and a training consultant will call you:

English Language Program

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English Language Program

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Being the first most popular language known globally, English has become a highly essential skill for communication. Nowadays, English language is considered to be the portal that links its user to the world. The ELP is specially designed for professionals to improve their English for their studies and work lives.

 

The ELP is a cross-cultural multi-level program that aims at developing and advancing participants’ language skills. While introducing all four skills of the language; speaking, reading, writing and listening, the ELP gives substantive focus on the conversational skill which is the key tool for expression. 

 

Each level is a thirty-hour in-class course and out-of-class assignments that are key to achieving the desired learning outcome.

 

Material and training methodology are designed to develop communication skills and fluency after the completion of the program.

 

Adopting advanced approaches ensure participants’ engagement and consequently ultimate benefit from the courses. Along with the material, participants are exposed to business-oriented contents and up-to-date articles in order to create conversations. Furthermore, participants have the chance to meet with foreigners during some of the sessions in order to practice being in the situation.

In general, the ELP with all its courses, allows one to:

  • Develop language building techniques
  • Initiate conversations comfortably
  • Increase their terminology and phrases
  • Express verbally or in writing about daily business situations.

Anyone who wants to develop their English language skills.

ELP Courses:

Participants can sign up to any of the listed courses based on a placement test:

1.      Tips to Improve Your Language Through Reading & Listening – One day course

2.      English for Beginners – Beginners

3.      English Conversational Skills – Upper beginners

4.      Business English – Intermediate level

5.      Business English – Upper intermediate level

6.      Business English – Advanced level

 Sector-specific ELP courses:

7.      English for Banking Communication – Intermediate to advanced

8.      English for NGO Professionals – Intermediate to advanced

9.      English for Business Meetings – Intermediate to advanced

10.  English for Diplomats – Intermediate to advanced

11.  English for Law – Intermediate to advanced

12.  English for Media Professionals – Intermediate to advanced

13.  English for Executives – Intermediate to advanced

14.  ELP – Coaching – All levels

Prerequisites

Each course requires a placement test.

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Advanced Excel Skills – AES

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Advanced Excel Skills - AES

Participants will learn to use functions moving from average to advanced level in Excel to improve work productivity, enhance spreadsheets with templates, charts, graphics, and formulas and streamline their operational work. They will apply visual elements and advanced formulas to worksheets to display data in various formats.

Participants will also learn how to automate common tasks, apply advanced analysis techniques to more complex data sets, collaborate on worksheets with others, and leverage on Excel’s functionality to simplify and streamline their day-to-day work.

Upon completion of the training program, participants will be able to:

  • Calculate with advanced functions & formulas
  • Organize worksheet and table data using multiple techniques
  • Create and modify charts & graphs
  • Analyze data using Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts
  • Insert graphic objects
  • Customize and enhance workbooks and the Microsoft Excel environment

Participants will also learn how to deploy Advanced Excel techniques to increase productivity and improve efficiency by streamlining the workflow, collaborate with others using workbooks, audit worksheets, analyze data, Work with multiple worksheets & workbooks, Import and export data in Excel.

  • Excel is the most popular and preferred spreadsheet software
  • It is a hands-on tool for businesses to generate memos, track sales trends and other business data and to do financially-related activities
  • It is used by individuals to organize their information
  • Business professionals
  • Developers
  • Data analysts
  • Project managers
  • IT professionals

Objectives:

This training course aims to give a hand to the participants in mastering:

  • Building great charts
  • Using conditional formatting
  • Identifying trends
  • Having an online access to Excel
  • Collecting, verifying and analyzing business data
  • Administrating and managing duties
  • Accounting and budgeting
  • Reporting and visualizations
  • Forecasting

Topics:

  • Creating Your First Custom Format
  • Understanding the Date & Time Format Strings
  • Using Date & Time Custom Format
  • Understanding Conditional Formatting
  • Assigning Names to Groups of Cells
  • Managing Named Range
  • Using Names in Formulas
  • Understanding Formulas & Functions
  • Create a Relative & Absolute Reference
  • Working with Logic Functions
  • Working with Text Functions
  • Using More Text Function
  • Working with Lookup Functions
  • Understanding VLOOKUP Function
  • Understanding HLOOKUP Function
  • Challenge Using Formulas & Functions
  • Create and Modify Tables
  • Sorting and Filtering Data in a Table
  • Build an Advanced Filter
  • Getting Summary Information in a Table
  • Calculate Total Row in a Table
  • Display Special Formatting for First or Last Column
  • Summing with Subtotals & Grand Totals
  • Validating Data During Entry
  • Working with Database Functions
  • Challenge 04: Organizing Worksheet & Table Data
  • Summarizing Data Visually Using Charts
  • Customizing Chart Data
  • Format Chart Legend and Titles
  • Changing the Chart Body
  • Saving the Chart as a Template
  • Creating a Pie Chart
  • Creating Combination Charts
  • Challenge 05: Working with Chart
  • What is a Pivot Table
  • Anatomy of a Pivot Table
  • How does a Pivot Table Works
  • Create a Basic Pivot Table Report
  • Rearranging a Pivot Table Report
  • Customizing a Pivot Table
  • Changing Summary Calculations
  • Adding and Removing Subtotals
  • Sorting in a Pivot Table
  • Filtering in a Pivot Table
  • Working in a Group Environment
  • Commenting in Cells
  • Tracking Changes in Workbooks
  • Turn on Track Changes
  • Accepting or Rejecting Changes
  • Review Changes
  • Keeping a Backup of your Changes
  • Create a Change History
  • Linking to Other Workbook
  • Create a Link to Other Workbooks
  • Consolidating Multiple Sets of Data
  • Consolidate Multiple Worksheets
  • Protecting Your Worksheet
  • Protect a Worksheet
  • Unprotect a Worksheet
  • Allowing Access to Parts of a Worksheet – I
  • Allowing Access to Parts of a Worksheet – II
  • Protecting Your Formulas
  • Protecting Your Workbook
  • Save Your Workbook with Password
  • Encrypting your Workbook
  • Recording & Testing a Macro
  • Using the Developer Tab
  • Create a Macro
  • Relative and Absolute Recording
  • Testing the Macro
  • Running and Deleting Macros
  • Using the Macro dialog box
  • Using a Shortcut key
  • Placing a Macro on the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Delete a Macro
  • Saving a Workbook with a Macro
  • Saving a Macro to the XLSM Workbook
  • Saving a Macro to the Personal Macro Workbook
  • Macro Security
  • Creating Practical Macros
  • Inserting a Header
  • Participants should have some knowledge about the basic data warehousing and data modeling concepts.
  • Participants are also preferred to have some working knowledge with Excel.
To learn more fill the following form (English or Arabic) and a training consultant will call you:

Risk Management Professional – RMP

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Risk Management Professional - RMP

Projects by their nature always carry uncertainty (risk). Effective risk management is a key contributor to project success. This training highlights your ability in the specialized area of assessing and identifying project risks while mitigating threats and capitalizing on opportunities. In this capacity, you enhance and protect the needs of your organization.

  • Understand the risk concepts and risk management process
  • Learn tools and techniques to manage the risk effectively
  • Inspire to implement the management of risk into practice
  • Provide an understanding of the theory and practice of risk management in projects
  • Develop an approach risk management for any project
  • Conduct a formal risk assessment and develop your own risk management plan
  • Improve the identification of risk on your types of projects
  • Access the risk: define the scale and understand the exposure
  • Prepare the realistic responses
  • Use the tools to manage the risk effectively
  • Develop strategies for responding to identified risks
  • Control and monitor risks throughout the project

Anyone involved in the management of projects.

Objectives:

RMP aims to:

  • Understand the risk concepts and risk management process
  • Learn tools and techniques to manage the risk effectively
  • Inspire to implement the management of risk into practice
  • Provide an understanding of the theory and practice of risk management in projects
  • Develop an approach risk management for any project
  • Conduct a formal risk assessment and develop your own risk management plan
  • Improve the identification of risk on your types of projects
  • Access the risk: define the scale and understand the exposure
  • Prepare the realistic responses
  • Use the tools to manage the risk effectively
  • Develop strategies for responding to identified risks
  • Control and monitor risks throughout the project

Topics:

  • Definition of Project Risk Management
  • Uncertainty
  • Roles and Objectives
  • Critical Success Factors
  • Definition of Project Risk
  • Individual Risks and Overall Project Risk
  • Types of Risk
  • Risk Factors
  • Stakeholders Risk Attitudes
  • Risk Appetite, Tolerance, and Threshold
  • Plan Risk Management
  • Identify Risks
  • Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
  • Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • Plan Risk Responses
  • Monitor & Control Risks

The process of defining how to conduct risk management activities for a project:

  • Critical Success Factors
  • Creating a Risk Management Plan
  • Risk Categories
  • Risk Breakdown Structure (RBS)
  • Definitions of Risk Probability and Impact

The process of determining which risks may affect the project and documenting their characteristics:

  • Risks Identification
  • Critical Success Factors
  • Methods of Documenting Risks
  • Information Gathering Techniques
  • Checklist Analysis
  • Diagraming Techniques
  • Developing a Risk Register
  • The process of periodizing risks for future analysis or action by assessing and combining their probability of occurrence and impact:

    • Critical Success Factors
    • Probability & Impact Scales
    • Determining Risk Ranking within the Project and Between Projects
    • Project Risk Score
    • Probability & Impact Matrix
    • Risk Data Quality Assessment
    • Risk Urgency Assessment
    • Analytics Hierarchy Process (AHP)

The process of numerically analyzing the effect of identified risks on overall project objectives:

    • The Purpose of Quantitative Risk Analysis
    • Critical Success Factors
    • Data Gathering and Representative Techniques
    • Probability Distribution
    • Three Point Estimating
    • Quantitative Risk Analysis and Modeling Techniques
    • Sensitivity Analysis
    • Tornado Diagram
    • Expected Monetary Value (EMV)
    • Decision Tree
    • Modeling and Simulation
    • Monte Carlo Simulation

The process of developing actions to enhance opportunities and to reduce threats to project objectives:

  • Critical Success Factors
  • Risk Response Strategies for Threats and Opportunities
  • Residual Risks
  • Secondary Risks
  • Contingent Response Strategies
  • Contingency Planning and Fallback Planning
  • Reserves
  • Creating a Budget
  • Multi-Criteria Selection Technique
  • Scenario Analysis

The process of implementing risk response plans, tracking identified risks, monitoring residual risks, identifying new risks, and evaluating risk process effectiveness throughout the project:

  • The purpose of Monitor & Control Risks
  • Risk Reassessment
  • Risk Audits and Risk Reviews
  • Variance and Trend Analysis
  • Reserve Analysis
  • Workarounds
  • Exam Content Outline
  • Practice Exam

Have a good basic understanding of and experience in the project environment.

To learn more fill the following form (English or Arabic) and a training consultant will call you:

Certified International Purchasing Manager – CIPM

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Certified International Purchasing Manager – CIPM

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The Certified International Purchasing Manager (CIPM) is a new program for current and future purchasing & supply chain professionals and managers, reflecting levels of understanding and of competence needed to assume responsibility for managing purchasing & supply chain operations at the international level. It is based on a Learning System (LS) developed by the International Trade Centre (ITC), and conducted by the prestigious International Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Institute.

  • Learn further about procurement processes in different sectors
  • Understand the international standards and best practices for purchasing and procurement
  • Identify supply chain trends

This program is specially designed for professionals, managers, and executives who are involved in purchasing and/or supply chain management at the international level. It is also suitable for those who are planning to venture into this field of specialization.

Objectives:

CIPM aims to:

  • Identify purchasing and supply management
  • Actively engage participants to analyze the strategies of sourcing
  • Define the operations and structure of purchasing
  • Follow the non-lecture style demonstrating strategic sourcing processes
  • Explain the critical elements of the supply chain
  • Provide relevant material for each participant

Topics:

  • Introduction to Purchasing and Supply Chain Management.
  • The Purchasing Process
  • Purchasing Policy and Procedures.
  • Purchasing and Supplier Integration for Competitive
  • Advantage. Purchasing and Supply Chain Organization
  • Purchasing and Category/Commodity Strategy Development
  • Supplier Evaluation and Selection
  • Supplier Quality Management
  • Supplier Management and Development: Creating a World-Class Supply Base
  • Worldwide Sourcing
  • Strategic Cost Management
  • Purchasing and Supply Chain Analysis: Tools and Techniques
  • Effective Negotiations: Preparation and Execution
  • Contracting: Developing and Managing Effective
  • Purchasing Law and Ethics
  • Contract Administration: Getting the Goods and Services You Ordered, As You Ordered Them (And Supplier Development), Purchasing Services
  • Supply Chain Information and E-Systems
  • Sourcing and Supply Performance Measurement and Evaluation
  • Purchasing and Supply Chain Changes and Trends

Prerequisites

None

To learn more fill the following form (English or Arabic) and a training consultant will call you:

Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) – Parts I, II & III

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Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) – Parts I, II & III

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The CIA is the only globally accepted designation for internal auditors and the standard by which individuals demonstrate their professionalism in internal auditing. Moreover, earning the CIA designation is more than just proof of what you know and what you’ve achieved — it’s the best way for auditing professionals to communicate to the world that they are prepared to meet today’s challenges.

Earning the CIA designation is a valuable accomplishment and a professional advantage for auditors at all stages of their careers, including chief audit executives, audit managers, audit staff, and risk management staff, as well as students enrolled in an accounting or other business or financial degree program.

تعتبر شهادة المدقق الداخلي المعتمد CIA- الشهادة الوحيدة المعتمدة دوليا للمدققين الداخليين كما أنها المعيار الذي يحدد مهنيتهم في التدقيق الداخلي، فالحصول على شهادة المدقق الداخلي المعتمد لا يتوقف فقط على كونه دليلا جلياً على معرفتك وإنجازاتك، بل إنها أفضل السبل لموظفي التدقيق ليخبروا العالم عن إمكانيتهم وجاهزيتهم لمواجهة التحديات الراهنة.

إن الحصول على شهادة المدقق الداخلي المعتمد هو إنجاز عظيم وميزة مهنية للمدققين أيا كان مستواهم الوظيفي، بما في ذلك المسؤولين التنفيذيين لمراجعة الحسابات، ومديري التدقيق، وموظفي التدقيق، وموظفي إدارة المخاطر، بالإضافة إلى الطلبة الملتحقين في تخصص المحاسبة أو أية تخصصات تجارية أو مالية أخرى

  • Certified Internal Auditor® (CIA®) is the optimum way to communicate knowledge, skills, and competencies to effectively carry out professional responsibilities for any audit, anywhere. 
  • Adding the CIA credential to your resume, LinkedIn profile, and business card will help you stand out and demonstrate you are a true expert who understands and can apply the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
  • As a CIA holder, you are stronger, more competent professional who is knowledgeable in organizational governance.
  • Makes you more committed to the profession of internal auditing and equipped for career-advancing opportunities.
  • Auditors
  • Bankers
  • Accountants

Objectives:

Upon completion, the trainee will be better able to:
  • To prepare for the CIA in the most efficient way
  • To learn about the tips of passing the exam
  • To manage time in order to cove the material
  • To prepare practically for the exam

Topics:

125 questions | 2.5 Hours (150 minutes)

The revised CIA exam Part 1 is well aligned with The IIA’s International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF) and includes six domains covering the foundation of internal auditing; independence and objectivity; proficiency and due professional care; quality assurance and improvement programs; governance, risk management, and control; and fraud risk. Part One tests candidates’ knowledge, skills, and abilities related to the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, particularly the Attribute Standards (series 1000, 1100, 1200, and 1300) as well as Performance Standard 2100.​

The CIA exam Part 1 topics tested include:

  1. Foundations of Internal Auditing (15%)
  2. Independence and Objectivity (15%)
  3. Proficiency and Due Professional Care (18%)
  4. Quality Assurance and Improvement Program (7%)
  5. Governance, Risk Management, and Control (35%)
  6. Fraud Risks (10%)

100 questions | 2.0 Hours (120 minutes)

The CIA exam Part 2 includes four domains focused on managing the internal audit activity, planning the engagement, performing the engagement, and communicating engagement results and monitoring progress. Part 2 tests candidates’ knowledge, skills, and abilities particularly related to Performance Standards (series 2000, 2200, 2300, 2400, 2500, and 2600) and current internal audit practices.​

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  1. Managing the Internal Audit Activity (20%)
  2. Planning the Engagement (20%)
  3. Performing the Engagement (40%)
  4. Communicating Engagement Results and Monitoring Progress (20%)

100 questions | 2.0 Hours (120 minutes)

The CIA exam Part 3 includes four domains focused on business acumen, information security, information technology, and financial management. Part 3 is designed to test candidates’ knowledge, skills, and abilities particularly as they relate to these core business concepts. Domains           

  1. Business Acumen (35%)
  2. Information Security (25%)
  3. Information Technology (20%)
  4. Financial Management (20%)

Prerequisites

  1. Candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited university or college.
  2. A CIA candidate must obtain a minimum of 24 months of internal auditing experience or its equivalent.
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