A 2 day workshop that targets managers, executives and staff who are engaged in budgeting, forecasting, strategy and analysis.
Business Challenges Solved with This Course
Finance for Managers and Executives
Learn to run a business in a highly competitive and team environment in this 2 day workshop that targets managers, executives and staff who are engaged in budgeting, forecasting, strategy and analysis.
What You Can Expect From This Course
Developed by Andromeda Simulations International, Income:Outcome Finance for Managers and Executives is a two day simulation that utilizes the Income/Outcome simulation board to allow leaders to decide which customer profiles to target, what product mix to adopt, what prices to set, whether to increase capacity, how much money to borrow, and the R&D options to pursue. Learners gain practical experience in the use of a range of financial planning and analysis tools including cash flow forecasting, budgeting, and ratio analysis.
This group experience provides the rules for the simulation, a general introduction to the process of business (financial statements, business terminology, fundamental business dynamics), and sets the framework of needing to manage separately for cash and profit.
Team Competition Simulation
Team competition in this simulation consists of six strategically complex business cycles in which teams have full decision-making power and are held accountable for the results.
In each cycle, teams develop and implement a business strategy which incorporates real-world dynamics: production capacity, customers, prices, financing, and more. Each cycle includes:
- Examining market drivers: supply and demand, niche marketing, quality
- Competitor awareness, setting prices in a competitive market
- Ongoing strategic analysis, updating the strategic plan in response to changes in the industry and in the marketplace
- Budget and cash flow exercises
- Monitoring cash flow
- Maintaining the ‘books’ of the operating company (Income Statement and Balance Sheet)
- Performance measurement and analysis
- Posting, comparing, and discussion of results
- Other activities include break-even analysis, SWOT analysis, income statement analysis and cost-benefit analysis.
In this module, participants discuss common business metrics with the Income/Outcome Triangle for Ratio Analysis.
Analysis of Your Company’s Financial Position
Using The Company Board®, a 3D visual representation of your current corporate financial position. This module transitions the learning from the classroom to the real world. The tie-back and discussion relate the simulation experience to your company’s concerns, measures, and goals. It can include additional visualization exercise and discussion of real world competitors such as:
- An additional exercise in planning and analysis
- A discussion of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
Our Learning That Never Stops™ approach will ensure skills learned in the Income:Outcome Finance for Managers and Executives will be transferred to day-to-day work practices. To achieve this, Income:Outcome Finance for Managers and Executives includes components and activities:
Prepares participants for the overall learning experience:
- An online survey measures the participant’s basic knowledge of financial terms and concepts.
- Results are shared during the workshop
Income:Outcome Finance for Managers and Executives has two delivery options.
Extended Learning System
Income:Outcome Finance for Managers and Executives includes an Extended Learning System for self-paced reinforcement that ensures skills learned in the workshop will be transferred to day-to-day work practices.
NuVue Business Solutions will partner with your organization to measure the initial behavioral changes and business results. Our common interest is to make sure that Income:Outcome Finance for Managers and Executives delivers the results you seek. We are committed to helping you succeed. We will work with you to set up measurement systems to help move desired change forward and sustain the momentum of your implementation.
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