Value-added tax (VAT)

DAY 2 | 15:00 – 21:00 | ROOM 6

Value-added tax (VAT)

The Masterclass will equip you with technical and practical tools to help you comprehend and evaluate data to make effective business decisions. The diverse topics covered will enrich your financial and business knowledge, elevate your technical understanding and give you insight of how the CMA certification can change your professional profile.


Equip Finance professionals and business leaders with the competencies, techniques and skills required to take the right decision for the organization

Key Topics

  • Planning, budgeting and forecasting
  • Performance Management
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Investment Decisions

Top Benefits

  • Understand the role of Management Accounting
  • What value can business analysis add to the overall organization
  • Real value of finance professionals in a changing economic environment
  • How can the Finance Function turn into a profit center
  • Understand the correlation between strategy, planning, decision making and management reporting
  • How strategy and Finance set the direction of the organization
  • Understand the different Financing techniques (NPV, DCF, Payback, etc.)

Who should attend?

  • Management Accountants
  • Financial Managers
  • Financial Controllers
  • Cost Accountants
  • Business Heads

About The Institute of Management Accountants

IMA®, named 2017 Professional Body of the Year by The Accountant/International Accounting Bulletin, is one of the largest and most respected associations focused exclusively on advancing the management accounting profession. Globally, IMA supports the profession through research, the CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) program, continuing education, networking and advocacy of the highest ethical business practices. IMA has a global network of more than 90,000 members in 140 countries and 300 professional and student chapters Headquartered in Montvale, N.J., USA, IMA provides localized services through its four global regions: The Americas, Asia/Pacific, Europe, and Middle East/India.

Certificate of Attendance

Upon successful completion of the Masterclass, participants will receive a certificate of attendance from The Institute of Management Accountants.


Shakeel Baig

Shakeel Baig

Professional Qualifications Trainer, PwC Academy

An accomplished and forward thinking Senior Finance Management Professional with a wealth of experience in translating corporate goals and objectives into actionable plans and managing their implementation as a key member of the management team.

Over 20 years of experience in finance with concentration in Management Accounting, Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance and Treasury at leading organizations; Mansour Group, Carrefour, Majid Al Futtaim, United Electronics Company – eXtra and currently with AlRaya for Food Stuff based in Jeddah.

Ahmed started his career as a Financial Accountant in Egypt, moved to Carrefour and managed several roles as Finance Manager, Internal Audit Manager until he joined United Electronics Company – eXtra as a finance director, then the role of CFO after listing the company in the Saudi Stock Market. Currently Mr. Ahmed is the CFO at AlRaya for Food Stuff – a 1B USD food retailer based in Jeddah.

Ahmed’s teaching experience includes CMA, CIA, and CTP lectures at the American University of Cairo in addition to designing lectures and study syllabi.  Ahmed has been an instructor at Morgan International since 2012 for the CMA certification courses.