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Personal Financial Management and Investment Decisions Programme

Overview

This course has aims at educating participants on responsible personal financial management.

Participants will be empowered with the necessary knowledge that will set them firmly on the path to financial independence.

This knowledge is a prerequisite for life, the creation of a positive financial future, entrepreneurship and retirement.

Who Should Attend?

Anyone who would like to improve management of their personal finances and gain knowledge and understanding in the field of Financial Management.

There are no specific entrance requirements.

Duration

One day or three sessions of two hours each (for in-house presentation):

Learning Outcome

After completion of this course individuals should be able to:

  • Identify personal financial priorities
  • Set financial goals and develop a financial plan
  • Prepare a personal budget
  • Manage cash and savings
  • Understand debt and practical ways to reduce and avoid debt
  • Learn the basic steps on the road to financial freedom

Course Content

Managing your personal finance

  • Understanding the basic principles
  • Money Management Tasks
  • Setting goals

Measuring Your Financial Health

  • Personal Balance Sheet
  • Personal Income statement

Financial Planning

  • Begin working on Financial Plan.
  • Factors that Influence Financial Planning

Developing a personal / household budget

  • Why Use Budgets?
  • Creating a Budget
  • Using a Budget

The Automobile and Housing Decision

  • Rent or Buy?
  • Buying and maintaining an automobile and a Home
  • Debt Management
  • Dealing with debt
  • Reducing debt – the first step to financial freedom
  • Avoiding debt – yes it is possible
  • The way forward – Brainstorm session

Programme Delivery

Discussion – based learning and use of Case Studies.

Contacts

For more information, write to Jacinta on jmndunge@strathmore.edu or call +254 (0) 703 034 156 or Stephen on skiriani@strathmore.edu or call +254 (0) 703 034 456.



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Key Details

Dates: 21st – 23rd November 2018

Cost: USD 600 / Kshs. 60,000

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