Course detailsThis course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the essentials of cash management and working capital, allowing those who are new to the subject the opportunity to get to grips with fundamental areas before moving onto the full Certificate in International Cash Management.
IS THE AWARD IN CASH MANAGEMENT FUNDAMENTALS RIGHT FOR YOU?
Perfect for you if you:
- are looking to take the first step in developing the essential skills and knowledge required for a career in cash and liquidity management, and you’re not ready to commit to the full Certificate in International Cash Management
- have recently moved into a cash management role (or would like to), either within corporate treasury or as part of a general finance remit, and would like to gain an understanding of the fundamentals of this topic
- are a banker or a consultant who needs to understand the basics of cash management from the perspective of the corporate in order to advise clients more effectively
AWARD IN CASH MANAGEMENT FUNDAMENTALS KEY FACTS
1 - 3 months; 40 -45 study hours
Access to the online course materials for 9 months
One online assessment (2 hrs)
AWARD IN CASH MANAGEMENT FUNDAMENTALS COURSE STRUCTURE
This qualification is made up of the two units below. Once you have completed this award, you can then use these two units and the assessment towards the full Certificate in International Cash Management, which includes the two units below and five others, as well as a compulsory tuition school and an additional assessment.
- Unit 1: Cash management – the essentials
- Unit 2: Working capital management
The Award in Cash Management Fundamentals is delivered online, through the ACT Learning Academy learning management system. Study guides take you through the learning step by step. You can also download them if you want to study offline. You will have access to your online content for 9 months, giving you plenty of time to choose when you want to sit your assessment.
BECOME A MEMBER OF THE ACT
When booking onto the Award in Cash Management Fundamentals you will need to become a student member of the ; Your AwardCMF student membership is valid for the duration of your 9 month learning licence.
This gives you access to lots of great things:
- booking your assessment
- subscription to The Treasurer magazine
- careers resources
- events, regional groups and webinars
- policy and technical updates
- mentoring service
Online course fee: GBP 570 | AED 2805 | USD 745
Student membership fee: GBP 50 | AED 250 | USD 65
(valid for the duration of your 9 month learning licence)
Assessment fee: GBP95 | AED 470 | USD 125
Fees are subject to local rate of VAT where applicable
Eligibility / Requirements
There are no entry requirements for this award.
About The Association of Corporate TreasurersThe ACT supports the development of professional standards and best practice both inside and outside of treasury. We do this through our competency framework, which defines the skills and competencies needed by treasury professionals to operate successfully in today’s challenging business climate, our professional qualifications and accredited programmes.
We are committed to continuing professional development (CPD), proudly so following our Royal Charter in 2013, and to helping treasurers and those with treasury responsibilities be more effective in their jobs and perform the vital role they play in business today.
Why study ACT qualifications?
The economy depends on strong financial markets which in turn need skilled and trained people to manage the cash and the risks that will ultimately drive growth in international trade. Underpinned by the ACT Competency Framework, ACT qualifications provide the practical tools and professional benchmark for skilled treasury performance and together with ACT membership, offer a trusted, credible and recognised standard.
How the qualifications have changed?
We have revised our syllabi against the new ACT Competency Framework which is the result of consultation with senior treasurers from multinational corporations, banks and learning and development teams worldwide. Mapping our qualifications against the skills and competencies of the framework means we continue to have the most up to date and relevant qualifications for real world treasury practice.
The ACT difference
Choosing to study an ACT qualification is just the start. Only once you qualify, and take up your ACT membership, can you use your designatory letters. These are what really set you apart and offer a mark of professional distinction to your employers, peers and clients. Of course there are other providers of treasury training, but your membership of the chartered body for the profession shows you are serious about your career in treasury and committed to maintaining the very highest standards.
- Certificate in Treasury Fundamentals
- Certificate in Treasury
- Diploma in Treasury Management
- Award in Cash Management Fundamentals
- Certificate in International Cash Management
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