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Corporate Cash Management: A Treasurer's Guide

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15 Credits: Finance

Course Description

The proper management of cash is an essential part of business operations. Corporate Cash Management provides an essential framework for the development and operation of a cash management system. It does so by showing how to forecast cash flows, which can then be used as the basis for a campaign to enhance the inflow of cash to the organization. The course also notes the systems used to collect, concentrate, invest, and disburse cash, as well as the supporting controls and measurements needed to monitor these systems. It also covers the related topics of fundraising and risk management. In short, Corporate Cash Management is a useful tool for developing a comprehensive system of cash management.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

Chapter 1
  • Identify the key cash management tasks and who is responsible for them.
Chapter 2
  • Specify the sources and reliability of information used in cash forecasts.
Chapter 3
  • State the formats and uses of the bank reconciliation, as well as the types of differences that may arise.
Chapter 4
  • Cite the information requirements of a cash management system, and the frequency with which this information must be collected.
  • Specify the requirements for counterparty risk tracking.
  • Identify the control issues associated with a cash management system.
Chapter 5
  • Recognize the methods available for collecting and processing cash receipts.
Chapter 6
  • Specify the features of the main cash concentration systems, and the situations in which they should be used.
Chapter 7
  • State the characteristics of the different methods of payment, and when they should be used.
  • Note how positive pay and its variations can be used.
Chapter 8
  • Recognize the techniques that can be used to reduce the investment in working capital.
Chapter 9
  • Cite the more common cash investment strategies and investment instruments, and the circumstances under which they should be used.
  • Describe the accounting for investment transactions.
Chapter 10
  • Specify the types of debt funding and the major stock sale exemptions, as well as restrictions on their use.
  • Identify the requirements for being classified as an accredited investor.
  • Recognize the role of agency financing entities, such as the Ex-Im Bank.
Chapter 11
  • Identify the main credit rating agencies and the types of credit ratings.
Chapter 12
  • State the features of and differences between the different clearing and settlement systems.
  • Recognize the role of a correspondent bank.
Chapter 13
  • Identify the main aspects of foreign exchange risk and the methods available to mitigate it.
  • Note the impact of netting on hedging activity.
Chapter 14
  • Identify the main aspects of interest rate risk and the methods available to mitigate it.
Chapter 15
  • Cite the controls that can be used for the cash management function.
Chapter 16
  • Specify the ares in which cash management metrics should be employed, as well as how to calculate the key metrics.

Course Specifics

Course ID
3208048
Revision Date
May 20, 2020
Number of Pages
292
Advanced Preparation

None

Compliance information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

Course Instructor

Steven M. Bragg Headshot
Steven M. Bragg, CPA

Steven M. Bragg, CPA, is a full-time book and course author who has written more than 70 business books. He provides Western CPE with self-study courses in the areas of accounting and finance, with an emphasis on the practical application of accounting standards and management techniques. A sampling of his courses include the The New Controller Guidebook, The GAAP Guidebook, Accountants’ Guidebook, and Closing the Books: An Accountant’s Guide. He also manages the Accounting Best Practices podcast. Steven has been the CFO or controller of both public and private companies and has been a consulting manager with Ernst & Young and an auditor with …

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Corporate Cash Management: A Treasurer's Guide

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15 Credits: Finance

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Icon_Self-Study
Self-Study
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Overview
Credits
CPE Credits
15 Credits: Finance

Course Description

The proper management of cash is an essential part of business operations. Corporate Cash Management provides an essential framework for the development and operation of a cash management system. It does so by showing how to forecast cash flows, which can then be used as the basis for a campaign to enhance the inflow of cash to the organization. The course also notes the systems used to collect, concentrate, invest, and disburse cash, as well as the supporting controls and measurements needed to monitor these systems. It also covers the related topics of fundraising and risk management. In short, Corporate Cash Management is a useful tool for developing a comprehensive system of cash management.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

Chapter 1
  • Identify the key cash management tasks and who is responsible for them.
Chapter 2
  • Specify the sources and reliability of information used in cash forecasts.
Chapter 3
  • State the formats and uses of the bank reconciliation, as well as the types of differences that may arise.
Chapter 4
  • Cite the information requirements of a cash management system, and the frequency with which this information must be collected.
  • Specify the requirements for counterparty risk tracking.
  • Identify the control issues associated with a cash management system.
Chapter 5
  • Recognize the methods available for collecting and processing cash receipts.
Chapter 6
  • Specify the features of the main cash concentration systems, and the situations in which they should be used.
Chapter 7
  • State the characteristics of the different methods of payment, and when they should be used.
  • Note how positive pay and its variations can be used.
Chapter 8
  • Recognize the techniques that can be used to reduce the investment in working capital.
Chapter 9
  • Cite the more common cash investment strategies and investment instruments, and the circumstances under which they should be used.
  • Describe the accounting for investment transactions.
Chapter 10
  • Specify the types of debt funding and the major stock sale exemptions, as well as restrictions on their use.
  • Identify the requirements for being classified as an accredited investor.
  • Recognize the role of agency financing entities, such as the Ex-Im Bank.
Chapter 11
  • Identify the main credit rating agencies and the types of credit ratings.
Chapter 12
  • State the features of and differences between the different clearing and settlement systems.
  • Recognize the role of a correspondent bank.
Chapter 13
  • Identify the main aspects of foreign exchange risk and the methods available to mitigate it.
  • Note the impact of netting on hedging activity.
Chapter 14
  • Identify the main aspects of interest rate risk and the methods available to mitigate it.
Chapter 15
  • Cite the controls that can be used for the cash management function.
Chapter 16
  • Specify the ares in which cash management metrics should be employed, as well as how to calculate the key metrics.

Course Specifics

Course ID
3208048
Revision Date
May 20, 2020
Number of Pages
292
Advanced Preparation

None

Compliance information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

Course Instructor

Steven M. Bragg Headshot
Steven M. Bragg, CPA

Steven M. Bragg, CPA, is a full-time book and course author who has written more than 70 business books. He provides Western CPE with self-study courses in the areas of accounting and finance, with an emphasis on the practical application of accounting standards and management techniques. A sampling of his courses include the The New Controller Guidebook, The GAAP Guidebook, Accountants’ Guidebook, and Closing the Books: An Accountant’s Guide. He also manages the Accounting Best Practices podcast. Steven has been the CFO or controller of both public and private companies and has been a consulting manager with Ernst & Young and an auditor with …

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Corporate Cash Management: A Treasurer's Guide

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Format
CPE CREDITS
15 Credits: Finance

$375.00$415.00

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