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Training Masterclass: Finance for Senior Surveyors & Company Directors


22/10/2024 @ 09:00

This one-day workshop will cover the finance essentials for executives from a non-financial background. The workshop will facilitate participants gaining further in-depth knowledge of  financial statements, cash management, the nature of debt and more. The workshop would suit those who are a board director or thinking about joining a board, a budget manager looking to better track firm performance or a construction industry executive looking to contribute to financial decision-making.

You will learn to spot early warning signs of distress in the financial statements. You will also learn corporate governance best practices that can help protect a firm in volatile environments. This workshop will explain the jargon used in financial discussions to allow you to contribute more effectively to financial decision-making. It will give you an understanding of the financial characteristics of firms in the construction sector and the challenges and opportunities that arise from those characteristics.

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What will the workshop cover?

  • understanding and interpreting financial statements
  • working capital and cash management
  • understanding the nature of debt for funding a business
  • time value of money and its importance in the construction sector
  • picking KPIs to suit your business
  • the basics of corporate governance and getting board ready


*This workshop will be delivered in- person only and will not be recorded.*


Speaker: Caroline Kirrane has over a decade of experience working in financial markets. She has an undergraduate degree in European Business and French from Dublin City University. She also holds a first class Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Trinity College Dublin and is a CFA Charterholder.  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. Caroline has held positions in Dexia, 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. 

Additional information

Ticket Type

SCSI Member, Non-Member

Event Details

CPD Hours

Completion of this full workshop offers 8 CPD hours for SCSI members.

Date: 22/10/2024

Start time: 09:00 IST

End time: 17:00 IST

Venue: SCSI HQ 38 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, D02 EV61.

Phone: (01) 6445500

Email: education@scsi.ie

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