"Financial Management" and "Financial Accounting " 4-month courses, 1 September - 22 December 22, 2018, ICARE, Yerevan

International Center for Agribusiness Research and Education


September 01, 2018, 19:00

Event Date:

August 01, 2018 - December 22, 2018

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Agribusiness Teaching Center of the International Center for Agribusiness Research and Education (ICARE) invites to participate in Financial Management  and Financial Accounting 4-month long courses. The courses will start on September 1th and will last until December 22nd.

 Choose the course you want or both courses and join us!

 After successfully finishing the course, participants will get Certificate of Participation.

Financial Management

Course description

The objective of this course is to introduce the participants to the world of finance. In the complex business environment, thorough knowledge of finance is critical. The course involves thorough understanding and application of essential financial concepts. The course will be taught using lectures, lab sessions, and office hours to reinforce the material presented in class and help participants with homework assignments.

Learning outcomes

After completing this course, participants should be able to apply creative and critical analysis to solving business problems related to the following topics:

·         An Overview of Financial Management and the Financial Environment

·         Financial Statements, Cash Flow and Taxes

·         Analysis of Financial Statements

·         Time Value of Money

·         Risk and Returns: The basics

·         Bonds and Their Valuation

·         Stocks and Their Valuation

·         Financial Options and their Valuation

·         The Cost of Capital

·         The Basics of Capital Budgeting: Evaluating Cash Flows

·         Cash Flow Estimation and Risk Analysis

·         Financial Planning and Forecasting pro Forma Financial Statements

·         Corporate Valuation, Value-based Management, and Corporate Governance

·         Working Capital Management


The course will be taught by Aneta Eprikyan, MBA, CIMA fellow. Mrs Eprikyan has worked as a Finance Manager in MTS Armenia (subsidiary of MTS Group) for more than 5 years. The core expertise includes business and strategic planning, budgeting, budget variance analysis, budget control, forecasts, financial control, operational analysis, financial analysis, management reporting, product/service/tariff pricing and profitability analysis, financial modeling, and business cases.  


 Financial Accounting

Course description

This course is designed to provide prospective users of financial information an understanding of financial accounting fundamentals. The course focuses on developing technical skills needed to understand and record economic events in the financial statements. In addition, it focuses on interpreting financial statements. This course also emphasizes how judgment and choice among different accounting methods, as well as accounting regulation, can influence the reported numbers. While the preparers’ perspective is addressed to understand the mechanics of the accounting system, the primary focus of the course is on the users’ perspective (for more details see the main topics below). The course will be taught using lectures, lab sessions, and office hours to reinforce the materials presented in class and to help participants with homework assignments.

Learning outcomes

The objectives of the course will be achieved by requiring the following learning outcomes:

·         Identify the information conveyed in each of the four basic financial statements and the way it is used by different decision makers.

·         Identify what constitutes a business transaction and apply transaction analysis to record the effects of those transactions.

·         Prepare financial statements based upon International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

·         Describe common financial statement relationships used in financial analysis.


The course will be taught by Marianna Amirbekyan. Ms. Amirbekyan is a chartered certified accountant, member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) (Glasgow, UK), member of The Institute of Internal Auditors of Armenia, member of Association of Accountants and Auditors of Armenia. She teaches at American University of Armenia (AUA) (Financial statement analysis) and ATC (Financial and Managerial accounting). Also, she is an ACCA and IFRS trainer in International Academy of Business (IAB) and her core expertise is in financial reporting (IFRS), external audit (ISA) and internal audit (IPPF).


Course duration

The courses will start on September 1st and last until December 22nd.

Course working language

The language of instruction is English.

Course participation fee

The fee per course is AMD 100,000 which must be paid the first week of September.

Registration procedure and deadline

If interested, please send your CV at lenamamikonyan@gmail.com

Registration deadline is September 1st, 19:00.

Due to limited seating only shortlisted applicants will be notified for participation.


If you have questions, please contact Lena Mamikonyan at lenamamikonyan@gmail.com

International Center for Agribusiness Research and Education (ICARE).

Address: 74 Teryan Street, 0009 Yerevan, Tel: 093 425955.


The International Center for Agribusiness Research and Education (ICARE) Foundation is a non-governmental and non-commercial organization established in Yerevan, Armenia in 2005 by Texas A&M University. ICARE is an umbrella institution for the Agribusiness Teaching Center (ATC), the Agribusiness Research Center (ARC), and the EVN Wine Academy. ICARE has produced a number of research studies for its partners: the World Bank, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Agency for International Development, and Germany’s Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit. These economic- and marketing-based research projects have been used to assess the region’s agribusiness climate as well as identify new opportunities for investment and development.




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August 28, 2018