What is the course about?

The 12 week Executive Diploma Finance for Marketers has been designed to introduce students to the main financial concepts that are necessary for managers. The diploma will focus on the analysis and application of financial and management accounting information as inputs into management and marketing decisions. The importance of this course is that it provides an understanding of the importance of financial management in a business context. This Executive Diploma is a module on the Postgraduate Diploma in Management & Marketing.

What will participants learn/achieve?

On completion of this module, the learner will be able to :

  • Understand and critically evaluate the financial information produced by the financial accountant.
  • Contribute in a meaningful way to management and marketing decisions based on the analysis of management accounting data.
  • Evaluate alternative sources of finances and assess investment possibilities along with working effectively to formulate decisions.

Who is it for? Career stage?

Competency Framework: Career Stages 2,3 &4

Mid to senior level

Prospective students will be those looking to step up in the business world.

Individuals seeking a career changer or are in the midst of a career review, and looking to progress to a more senior level will find this Executive Diploma of real value.

What is the course’s USP?

This diploma is delivered through a blended approach of lecturers, case studies and assignment work. The case studies used on this diploma, along students to stimulate discussions while analysing financial information.  This Executive Diploma is a Level 8 CPD Award on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) and the award is made by Technological University Dublin, a member of the European University Association.

 

 

What will you get?

• A fully accredited CPD qualification at Level 8 on the NFQ awarded by TU Dublin

• An Executive (CPD) Diploma delivered over evening sessions, with case studies, additional self-study and laboratory work

• Exposure to leading and respected practitioners and experts

Modules:

  • Breakeven Analysis
  • Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Investment Appraisal
  • Sources of Finance for Businesses
  • Pricing Decisions and Strategies
  • Working Capital Management and Cash Flow

Marketer Pathways Competencies

Marketer Competencies

  • Strategic Marketing

Business Competencies

  • Commercial Awareness
  • Decision Making & Judgment
  • Making a Business Impact
  • Organisational Awareness
  • Risk Management

People Competencies

  • Negotiation Skills

Course Trainer

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Sean O'Reilly

Assistant head of school in Accounting and Finance at TU Dublin

Seán O’Reilly is the Assistant Head of the School of Accounting & Finance at Technological University Dublin, City Campus.

Seán is a Chartered Accountant having trained in PwC and now lectures on the FAE Programme for Chartered Accountants Ireland. Seán also holds an Adjunct Lectureship role in Beijing University of Technology and is a Financial Consultant for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development having worked on a number of projects in Central Asia.

He is also a Non-Executive Director in an Educational Trust for Disadvantaged Youths in the Dublin City. Seán is currently embarking on a PhD in Dublin City University specialising in Entrepreneurial Finance. He has published a number of academic case studies in small business finance using real-life examples of Irish companies. Seán lectures on the MII TU Dublin Postgraduate Diploma in Management and Marketing.

An important note on accreditation

As the professional body for marketing in Ireland, the Marketing Institute recognises the importance of academic accreditation. That’s why we have teamed up with TU Dublin, Ireland’s largest marketing educator, to jointly operate this Executive Diploma programme. Accreditation speaks to a sense of public trust, as well as to professional quality.

Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions apply. Membership is non-transferable and non-refundable. All event and course cancellations must be made 2 weeks prior to the event/course date. Payment is due in advance. Refunds will not be issued for non-attendance.