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Administrative Finance for Small Businesses

Structure Duration One day
Time 9am - 5pm
Commencement Date 01 Mar 2018
01 Aug 2018
03 Dec 2018

COURSE FEE (NON-MEMBER): S$513.60* (including 7% GST)
S$436.56* (including 7% GST)
* Members enjoy a 15% discount before GST
* Group Discount (3 or more participants) - 10%


SDF Grant Amount: S$14.00
SDF Course Code: 

SkillsFuture Credit

(Individual Singaporean aged 25 and above)
Pre-approved SkillsFuture funding of S$500.00
Click HERE for more info on SkillsFuture.


Most of the owners of small businesses usually devote their time and energy to revenue generating activities and tend to neglect important administrative matters that might impair their operations.

Many GST-Registered businesses are still unclear about the concepts of GST and are still making mistakes in their GST submissions. Join us for this 1-day training programme to learn the essential of administrative finance, better understand GST and Tax filing and its applications.

  Key Takeaways

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to;

Understand the fundamentals of business activities
- Identify administrative/ finance functions that are critical to business operations
- Develop a checklist to handle administrative/ finance functions
- Learn the fundamentals of Tax filing according to statutory compliance
- Learn the concepts of GST so that they can effectively apply the knowledge acquired into their area of work

  Who Should Attend

Senior management, compliance, finance, risk, internal controls professionals who are tasked with the responsibility to develop or enhance the company’s risk management process or who would like to understand more about risk management.

  Programme Outline
  1. Introduction to Small Businesses
    - Objectives
    - Challenge the challenges
  2. Fundamentals of Business Activities
    - Revenue and other income
    - Cost and expenses
    - Procedural system
    - Key information
    - Compliance
  3. Get Organised
    - 5W1HCorporate anti-corruption policy
  4. Essential Indicators
    - Closing of accounts
    - Income statement
    - Balance sheet
  5. Statutory Compliance
    - GST filing
    - Tax filing
  6. Resources
    - Basic ICT skills
    - Workshops
    - Self-learning


Case Studies, Exercises/Quiz and Q&A.

  Programme Trainer

Lawrence graduated with a degree in Economics and Japanese Studies from National University of Singapore.  He is a Fellow with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, (FCCA), a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA), an Accredited Tax Practitioner (ATP) and a member of Singapore Institute of Directors (SID). He has bagged with him more than 20 years of field experience in accounts, finance, human resources, information technologies and training.

He is ACTA certified and Master in Applied Linguistics at National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University.


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