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  • €360 ex VAT IoD members
  • €405 ex VAT non-members

Workshop on Finance for Company Directors - Cork

Clayton Hotel Silver Springs, Tivoli, Cork

Caroline Kirrane

Caroline Kirrane, Chartered Financial Analyst Charterholder

Workshop on Finance for Company Directors - Cork

24 September 2019 9:00am

This one-day workshop entitled 'Finance for Company Directors' will provide an understanding of company accounts, evaluating financial performance, and the right questions to ask as a company director. It will be presented by Caroline Kirrane, Chartered Financial Analyst Charterholder.

Detailed review of the three main financial statements

  • Income statement (profit and loss account)
  • Balance sheet
  • Cash flow statement (including recap on working capital mechanics).

Review of the four major categories of performance

  • Profitability, operations, liquidity and solvency

Fundamentals of corporate finance

  • Understand the basic principles of corporate finance - time value of money, discounted cash flows, Net Present Value amd Internal Rate of Return, capital structure decisions, cost of capital

Case study

  • Use all tools and techniques learned taught throught the day to analyse a company and diagnose performance issues.

Workshop material is prepared by presenters and produced by the IoD wholly and exclusively for use by workshop participants. Please note that workshop material is provided in hard copy to all participants. We regret that requests for additional or soft copies of material cannot be accommodated. 

Caroline Kirrane

Caroline Kirrane

Chartered Financial Analyst Charterholder

Caroline Kirrane has over a decade of experience working in financial markets. After completing her undergraduate degree in France, Caroline began her career working in a hedge fund in Paris. She then returned to Dublin, working in US-based proprietary trading firm Susquehanna. She has held positions in Dexia and FinTech start-up Eagle Alpha, and has also worked as an economist with the Central Bank of Ireland, advising senior policy-makers on financial market developments.

Caroline has an undergraduate degree in European Business and French from Dublin City University. She also holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Trinity College Dublin, and is a CFA Charterholder.


24 September 2019 9:00am

IoD workshops may be eligible for CPD, including Chartered Director CPD. Please check with your relevant professional body. IoD workshops are admissible as part of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) CPD scheme and would count towards “Active” learning. Workshops may also be eligible for CPD with Chartered Accountants Ireland, the Law Society of Ireland, the Institute of Banking, the Insurance Institute of Ireland and the Life Insurance Association. Please check with your relevant professional body or call 01 411 0010 or email training@iodireland.ie for further information.

Booking Policy

24 September 2019 9:00am

The workshop cost  is €360 ex VAT for IoD members/€405 ex VAT for non-members. 

Places can only be confirmed on receipt of full payment. Cancellations will be accepted if received in writing by Tuesday, 17th September 2019. However, there will be a 50% cancellation charge. All fees are forfeited thereafter. Workshop fees are non-transferable to other workshops.