Professional Director Training | Pro CFO – Professional Chief Finance Officer | Opening: 21/11/2022
Opening information & tuition fees
Opening: 21/11/2022
Duration: 20 days / 80 periods
Schedule: Mon - Wed - Fri evening
Class: 18h00 - 21h00
Tuition fee: 10.500.000 VND

The Pro CFO Training Course of IABM is an intensive training program in financial management and corporate governance. The course covers a number of areas, including financial analysis, financial management in line with corporate strategy, financial reporting, transparent financial disclosure, tax management, operational evaluation, and leadership and sustainable development.

Course Objectives

The course’s primary goal is to create a solid platform to train proficient CFOs who can fully satisfy the needs of the market and those enterprises that may be recruiting. That platform is based on modules that cover a wide range of topics from the rudimentary to the advanced, contributing not only to leadership abilities but also to the development, refinement, and reinforcement of the key set of competencies for future CFOs.

Who is the course for?

  • Group 1: Chief Accountants, General Accountants, and Heads of Corporate Finance Departments
  • Group 2:  Financial Experts and investments analysts
  • Group 3: Business owners or people who are managing and operating departments related to financial, and accounting operations in a company
  • Group 4: Anyone with the ambition and determination to become CFO in the future

With a training program that is consulted and integrated from a set of exclusive training programs for managers from the American Institute of Management and Technology (AIMT), learners who complete one of the Director training courses at IABM will receive two valuable certificates simultaneously, including:

Certificate issued by
Institute of Accounting and Business Management (IABM)
Certificate issued by
American Institute Management & Technology (AIMT)

Module 1: Rise to Leadership: Become a professional Chief Finance Officer 

  • Knowing the definitions of leadership skills
  • Understand culture deeply and then apply your learnings by changing the way your recruiting team operates and even changing the culture of your recruiting teams
  • Aware of how innovation helps you to achieve your goals
  • Knowing how to conduct an effective professional communication strategy with stakeholders

Module 2: Strategic Management

  • Defining the context of the company and building a strategic financial management road map in alignment with the company’s long-term vision
  • Analyzing the Use of Strategic Management Tools and Techniques in Financial Affairs
  • Learn how sustainability issues influence corporate strategy and how corporations may transform these challenges into sources of competitive advantage

Module 3: Advanced Budget Planning

  • Know how to implement and evaluate budgetary planning
  • Use of different methodologies in building budgetary planning

Module 4: Financial Management Reporting System

  • Understanding skills for evaluating and forecasting financial sustainability
  • Understanding how to use an essential toolkit for analyzing and utilizing financial statements
  • Know-How to use data analysis to inform managerial decisions
  • Understanding economic principles that guide your understanding of the market and the relationship between price and quantity

Module 5: Financial Analysis and Investment 

  • Enhancing competencies in financial performance indexes analysis
  • Understanding the Grand Principles and Procedures of Financial Report
  • Strengthen competencies in Financial Situation Evaluation
  • Develop competencies in evaluating Portfolio Management and Wealth Planning
  • Build an essential set of skills and evaluation procedures for making capital investment decisions
  • Understanding the Trade Flows and International Trade Theory regarding Financial Resources and Investment Opportunities

Module 6: Business Law for Financial Executives

  • Understand Business Law; Gain essential legal knowledge to guide your business’s strategic direction, mitigate risk and make better-informed leadership decisions
  • Recognize the pros and cons of various business structures
  • Understanding the legal duties you may have as a business leader
  • Understanding the structure and components of contracts to prepare for successful business deals
  • Know how to Identify practices necessary to comply with employment law

Module 7: Best Human Resource Management Practices

  • Engagement and interpersonal skills development and training
  • Increased awareness of team dynamics
  • An understanding of your team profile and how this can be used to create dynamic teams
  • Greater knowledge of team innovation and motivation
  • Improved performance management skills
  • Identify and develop innovation in the team, leading to the growth of talent

Module 8: Auditing for Executives

  • Develop Skills in Assessment and Evaluation of Financial Performance
  • Develop Skills in Financial Annual Closing Analysis
  • Strengthen competencies in Planning, Auditing, and Maintaining Enterprise Systems

Module 9: Taxation and Tax Consultancy

  • Understanding the Annual Tax Finalization Procedures
  • Understanding Taxation Regulatory Compliances

Module 10: Internal Control and Risk Management

  • Describe the historical development of corporate governance and its significance to organizations
  • Identify the key characteristics of corporate governance including the role of internal audit and assurance within it
  • Explain the key principles of risk management and the processes by which it is implemented
  • Outline the methods used in risk identification and analysis
  • Identify and explain risk treatment strategies
  • Assess the relative benefits of embedded monitoring and independent assurance
  • Explain the principles and mechanisms used in internal control.

Module 11: Financial Strategy Orientation and Planning

  • Corporate Finance & The Objectives in Financial Decision Making
  • What are Financial Decision Makings?
  • Cost of Capital & Optimal Capital Structure
  • Financial Ratios must understand for Financial Decision Making
  • Recognize the need to adapt financial planning to changing corporate needs as well as changes in the economy and financial environment.
  • Effectively analyze the comparative merits of buying and renting a home; tax implications; buying, selling, and leasing fundamentals.
  • Evaluate various types of credit; understand costs and how to utilize them to the best advantage.
  • Examine investment strategies considering asset allocation
No. Modules Time
Session Periods
Rise to Leadership: Become a professional CFO
  • Being a Professional CFO
  • The Skills and Qualifications of a CFO
  • Competencies and Authorities of CFO
1 4
Strategic Management, Innovation and Creativity
  • Corporate context
  • Strategic Financial Management
  • Project Planning and Management
2 8
Advanced Budget Planning
  • Objectives of the Budget Planning
  • Methodologies of Amending Budget Planning
  • Methodologies, Grand Principles, and Procedures of Budget Planning
  • Cost budgeting and Profit budgeting
  • Fundamental principles of Strategic Financial Management
  • Cashflow budgeting and Capital budgeting
3 12
Financial Management Reporting System
  • Overview of the Administrative Management Systems (AMS) and Management Reporting System (MRS)
  • Financial Management: Tools and Techniques
  • Measuring and reporting financial performance
  • Financial statements preparation
  • Representing Financial Statements to the Board of Directors
2 8
Financial Analysis and Investment Management
  • Financial Index and Financial Performance Analysis
  • Efficiency Evaluation and Asset Assessment
  • Capital Structure Assessment
  • Financial Situation Evaluation
  • Financial Risk Assessment
  • Fund Management
  • Financial Tools and Leverage Analysis
3 12
Financial Investment
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)
  • Portfolio Management and Wealth Planning
  • Making capital investment decisions
  • Alternative Investment
  • Equity Investment
  • Derivative Investment
  • Fixed Income Investment
  • Stock market
  • Foreign Exchange Market
3 12
Business Law for CFO
  • Legal Systems and the Role of Regulation
  • Introduction to Corporate Law
  • Introduction to Law on Property Auction
  • Introduction to Law on Tax Administration; Law on Value-Added Tax (VAT); Law on Corporate Income Tax (CIT)
  • Introduction to Law on Export And Import Tax
  • Corporations, LLCs, Partnerships, and Other Business Entities
  • Leveraging Contract Law for Commercial Success
  • Developing an Intellectual Property Strategy
  • Instruction on working with a Law firm
2 8
Effective Human Resources Management Practices for CFO
  • The organizational structure of the Finance department
  • Performance and Efficiency Evaluation System
  • Designing and Structuring Your Team for Excellence
  • The Manager’s Toolkit: A Practical Guide to Managing People at Work
  • Managing Employee Performance – Effective Assignment of Tasks and Deployment of Workforce
  • Recruitment Evaluation; Human Resources Development and Training
  • Organizational Management and Adaptive Management
2 8
Auditing for CFO
  • Fundamental Principles of Auditing
  • Fiscal Year-end Closing Procedures
  • Audit Planning and Audit Implementation
  • Internal Audit Reporting and Control
  • Planning, Auditing, and Maintaining Enterprise Systems
  • IFRS Consolidated Financial Statements
  • Introduction to Law on Independent Audit
  • Internal Control
2 8
Taxation and Tax Consultancy
  • Reform of Tax Administrative Procedure
  • Tax Regulatory Compliance (PIT, CIP, VAT)
  • Advanced Taxation
  • Import Duty – Accounting Principles For Import Duty Refunds
  • Implementation of Import Duty – Free Trade Agreements EVFTA and UKVFTA
  • Corporate Income Tax And Non-Deductible Expenses
  • Transfer Pricing Adjustment By Local Tax Authorities
  • The Taxation of Offshore Indirect Transfers
  • Tax Risk Management
3 12
Internal Control and Risk Management
  • Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance
  • Risk Management – Framework and Strategy
  • Identify and Manage the risks in different contexts
3 12
Financial Strategic Orientation and Planning
3 12
Telling true stories and sharing the CFO's practical experience
1 4
Networking Event with Executives from Multinational Organizations
1 4
Workshop with Executives from Multinational Organizations
1 4
Graduation Ceremony
1 4
33 132
Course Duration Opening Schedule Time
Pro CFO – Professional Chief Finance Officer 20 days / 80 periods 21/11/2022 Mon – Wed – Fri evening 18h00 – 21h00

Mr. Alvin Koh
CEO & Founder at Loop Smart Retail

Mr. Julian Villaquiran
Academic Director at Institute of Accounting and Business Management (IABM)

Mr. Sergio Pereira da Silva
Chairman of CCIPV – Chamber of Commerce and Industry Portugal

Ms. Kel Norman
Managing Director at Building Coffee

Mr. Luu Khanh Truong
General Director Kim Duc Group Joint Stock Company Cambodia Branch

Dr. Pham Ngoc Tuan
Director at Institute of Management and Technology

Dr. Nguyen Van Huong
President & CEO at Global Book Corporation, Global Media and Coaching

Dr. Huynh Duc Truong
Former General Director and Former CFO at PETEC

Dr. Le Quang Hanh
General Director at One Solution Technology Joint Stock Company

Mr. Le Anh Thang
CFO at Saigon Tourist Travel

Mr. Phan Hoai Nam
Former TAX Director at Big4

Dr. Le Ngoc Loi
CEO at Phu Nam Hai Corporation

Mr. Bui Dang Bao
Chief Financial Officer at Vietnam Investment Group

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