Finance for Entrepreneurs and Senior Managers

Finance for Entrepreneurs and Senior Managers

Program Information

Are you an entrepreneur or senior manager of mid-sized or large company? This training program is to provide you an insightful understanding about financial management and how your financial decision impacts your business performance.

 Every manager needs to understand finance in order to play an active role in helping their organization achieve its objectives. They must be able to read and interpret financial reports, statements, figures and projection in order to make sound business decisions.

This program focuses on sound financial decision-making, evaluating investment proposals, making sense of financial reports and the essentials of budgeting and costing.

Objectives and benefits from this program:
By the end of the program, participants will be able to:

  • Better understand finance, allowing them to play a more active role in helping their organization achieve its objective
  • Understand financial management and accounting processes
  • Understand and communicate better with finance specialists
  • Apply good financial practices
  • Understand profit, assets and liabilities and cash flow
  • Read and draw conclusions from a balance sheet and profit and loss account
  • Know how to use a variety of analytical techniques to assess the accounts of a business in terms of profitability, solvency and risks
  • Analyze the business using financial indicators
  • Prepare and manage budgeting effectively
  • Get an insightful on term sheet practice

Participants should have basic knowledge in financial accounting and Microsoft Excel and people who have proved greater management abilities will certainly benefit from this program.

Who should attend this program?

  • Entrepreneurs, Business Owners and Investors
  • General Managers, Chief Executive Officers and C-level officers
  • Functional Managers from non-financial department
  • Investment Analysts, bankers, investors
  • Board members and executives who want to learn more about finance at a strategic position

Program Content
Module 1: Financial Statements
Module 2: Business Analysis
Module 3: Cash Operating Cycle
Module 4: Costing
Module 5: Budgeting
Module 6: Investment Appraisal Tools
Module 7: Term Sheet Practices

Why Executive Education matters?
A mix of diverse participants is an important part of each program. Phnom Penh Business School welcomes experienced executives, managers and leaders who has a broad range experiences from different industries, functions and backgrounds into our training program. This enriches learning experiences for every program that most benefit participants.

A mix of diverse participants from different industries and background also provides opportunities for our participants to explore professional networking opportunities with all participants, trainers and coaches of every program.

Deadline of Enrollment
Please, submit your enrollment at least 7 days prior to the start of each program.

Fees, Payment and Cancellation
After enrollment notification, we will send you an invoice via email. Payment of the program fees is required to be made prior to the start of the program. Participants can request to make the payment after completion of the program within 15 days of the invoice date. We accept payments by bank wire transfer, company checks and cash.

Participants are required to notice us about their cancellation at least 7 days prior to the training and the fees will be fully refunded. Notice of cancellation less than 7 days will be fully charged. Notice of cancellation shall be notified via written email. Phnom Penh Business School reserves the rights to change the program content, dates and fees and consultants to ensure quality, effectiveness and standard preparation.

About the Trainer
Varrabott Ho, Senior Trainer and Chair of Finance Programme

Varabott graduated from Chicago Booth School of Business (Chicago, Illinois, US) , MBA’12 (Finance, Private Equity, Strategy), CEFA’98 (Chartered European Financial Analyst, SFAF/EFFAS/CIIA) and Master in Finance ’94 (Master’s degree in Tax, Legal & Wealth Management).

He has more than 25 years’ work experience in Financial Services across Europe and Asia. Extensive international exposure to large scale Investment Management, Hedge Funds, Private Equity, Bancassurance and Corporate Advisory missions. He has also conducted several missions in 24 countries (of which 7 in Asia, 15 in Europe).

His key previous position include:

  • General Manager of Cambodia Institute of Banking
  • Managing Partner of KYNN & CIE (Private Equity, Investment Banking, etc)
  • University lecturer in Cambodia since Jan.2014 (CamEd Business School & Phnom Penh Business School)
  • Frontier Market Investment Specialist (Canada Trade Commissioner Service Office )
  • Consultant at VDB Loi & BNG Legal (Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia )
  • Consultant at LEOPARD CAPITAL ASIA ( Cambodia/Myanmar)
  • Business Development Manager, Emerging Markets, Credit Life Business (AXA Enterprises)
  • Director, Senior Investment Manager (CREDIT SUISSE – Paris/London/Zurich. Dec.1997/May.2010)
  • Senior Portfolio Manager on Pan-European Equities Funds and Hedge Fund ((UK, Continental & Eastern Europe) and Asia (Japan, Singapore, HK, and China )
  • Senior Portfolio Manager and Product Specialist on Global Luxury Funds: Sep.2005/May.2010
  • Head of Global Technology Team: Dec.2008/Jun.2009(London/Zurich)
  • Economist & Junior European Fixed-Income Portfolio Manager (France, Switzerland)
  • And more…….

Some of our previous participants include:
Managing Director
CAMDIS, Cambodia

Head of Marketing
Chip Mong Insee Cement Corporation Company

Business Controller

Manager, General Administration
The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ., Ltd.

General Manager
RTC CO., LTD (Transportation)

Warehouse Manager
Bollore Logistics, Cambodia

Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Executive Director

Customer Service Manager

Managing Director

Managing Director
Lotus Green Team, Cambodia

Operations Manager
DAMCO, Cambodia

Warehouse Operations Manager
DAMCO, Cambodia

Chief Operating Officer
Phnom Penh Precast Plants Co., Ltd, Cambodia

Managing Director
Blue Opportunity Medical, Cambodia

Senior Accountant
DDU International Corporation, Cambodia

Managing Director
Image Cambodia Travel, Cambodia

Operations Manager
Shift360 Foundation, Cambodia

Workshop Manager
Premium Auto Imports Co., Ltd (BMW), Cambodia

Chief Administration Officer
SABAY Digital Corporation, Cambodia

Front Office Manager
AMANSARA Hotel, Cambodia

Executive Manager
Young Entrepreneur Association of Cambodia

Legal Manager
AMK Microfinance Institution Plc, Cambodia

Managing Director
Medai Enterprise (Ganzberg Beer), Cambodia

Marketing Manager
Medai Enterprise (Ganzberg Beer), Cambodia

Finance Manager
Medai Enterprise (Ganzberg Beer), Cambodia

Executive Director
Arbitration Council Foundation, Cambodia

“I learnt a lot about financial matters from this program.  I strongly recommend this training course to those in the positions of managers or directors.”
—Managing Director
Blue Opportunity Medical, Cambodia

“This training gives me clear visibility on financial analysis so that I can find ways to control and improve my company’s performance.”
—Operations Manager
DAMCO, Cambodia

Information and Enrollment
Venue: The Great Duke Hotel

Class Schedule & Time:

  • Friday 11th May, class starts at 11:00am-6pm
  • Saturday 12th May, class starts at: 8:00am – 1:00pm
  • Program fee: USD350 (includes coffee, tea, snacks, lunch, refreshment and training materials. The program fee does not include taxes). No tax for individual participants who pay their own fee. 15% withholding tax will be grossed up to invoice for those participants paid by their companies.
  • Telephone: +855 23 900 706 (Khmer or English)
  • Mobile: +855 17 481 677 (Khmer or English)
  • E-mail:
The language of instruction will be in English.
Please, send your enrollment before 8 May, 2018.