Avery Dennison is currently preparing to invest in a number of significant Global projects. Finance personnel at Avery Dennison Cork are currently preparing Capital Budget Approval plans to support the investment in these projects. Value Added Consulting has been asked to provide a Training programme which would provide a comprehensive understanding of the major principles of Investment Appraisal and would ensure a consistent approach to project evaluation.
The objectives of the one-day course are to help participants understand
How to apply a range of Investment Appraisal techniques
How to assess relevant and non-relevant costs in Financial decision making
How to quantify the sensitivity of a Financial decision
How to select projects that optimize Return on Investment
Provide an rigorous overview of basic Accounting principles to all participants (i.e. How do Accountants think)
Explain how daily actions impact reported Financial Performance
Following completion of the one-day Programme, participants will be able to
Understand the role of Finance in their daily operations
Understand how they can contribute to improving company financial performance
Interpret Accounting information in their day-to-day roles.
Engage in tangible discussions with financial colleagues to drive plant performance initiatives.
Understand and contribute to their in-company budgeting process
The course will be delivered in a discursive and interactive manner with a strong emphasis on participation. The objective is to make participants comfortable with the language of finance and confident to engage discussion with their financial colleagues.
This is a one-day course for people who must write within regulated environments. This course is helpful for those who must work with documentation and understand the broad range of reporting that the industry requires.
On completion of this course, participants will:
Know how to produce effective written correspondence
Understand how to assess and write to the audience
Know how to review and revise documents
Session 1: Communication Essentials
This session provides participants with an understanding of the challenges of communicating effectively to a non specialist audience.
Hearing, Understanding, Agreeing, Acting EXERCISE
Session 2 Guidelines for writing Process Documents
This session introduces participants to the fundamental principles of good technical writing
Limit the Number of Ideas
Using Conditionals (Should / Could / Would)
Information in Order
Effective Presentation of Numerical Data
Session 3 Organizing and Delivering Financial Information
This session informs participants how to structure their ideas into distinct points and how to effectively communicate points and supporting information
Dealing with terms and acronyms
Using The Direct Approach EXERCISE
Using The Controlling Idea EXERCISE
Constructing effective paragraphs
Session 4: Writing Style
Session 5: Document Review
In this session course participants will review the updated proposals prepared in Session 6 for compliance with the best practice Technical Writing principles introduced earlier on the course.
Document review EXERCISE
Review and Close
Participants will be required to prepare a personal action plan indicating how they plan to introduce the principles and techniques learned on the course to their day-to-day roles.
This programme is designed to give individuals the knowledge to understand the difference between mentoring & coaching. It is also aimed at clarifying the benefits of each to the benefit of the individual.
By the end of the programme, participants will be able to:
Explain what is mentoring & coaching
Explain the differences between mentoring & coaching
Understand the Do’s & Dont’s of Mentoring
Understand the role of a mentor versus mentee
Understand the mentoring/ coaching process
Benefits gained from mentoring & coaching
Practice in a safe environment
Programme Outline/ Day
What is Mentoring?
What Mentoring is not?
Outline the mentoring process/ partnership
What is the role & skills of the Mentor and the Mentee?
Review the mentoring framework – increasing your market place (as a result of mentoring)
Mentoring Etiquette – Do’s and Don’ts
How do I ‘work’ the relationship
Role Play Exercises
What is Coaching?
What is the difference between coaching & mentoring
Benefits of coaching
The framework/ process of coaching
Role play exercises
Individuals who want to understand more of the benefits of mentoring/ coaching & how the process works.