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About Prof Geoffrey Baring

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Geoffrey H J Baring is CEO of the Monash Consulting Group a Melbourne based Training Organisation and board member of the International Academy of Financial Management. He is regarded as an international expert in Financial Accounting and particularly in relation to the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

He has a background in management consulting, initially at London based Urwick, Orr and Partners and subsequently as the Director of Human Resources Consulting in the international accounting firm, Arthur Young. He undertook major assignments with many of Australia’s largest companies including Shell Australia Limited, CSR Limited, Esso Limited, the ANZ Banking Group, Westpac Banking Corporation and Australia Post. In 1990, he became the Foundation Director of the Centre for Accounting Research at Monash University, a position that he held for three years and during which time he traveled throughout the Asia Pacific region presenting accounting and financial management programs.

Geoffrey joined Victoria University in 1992 and was responsible for its overseas programs in Hong Kong. He has significant experience teaching in Hong Kong over a ten year period and has been responsible for the development of a number of course initiatives that enable overseas students to complete undergraduate programs in Australia.

He has a Bachelors degree from the University of Melbourne and a Masters degree from Monash University. He is a qualified workplace trainer and assessor. Geoffrey is the sitting Chair of the International Academy of Business and Financial Management in Australia. in Australia and the Chief Executive of the two recently established training organisations in the USA. He sits on the academic advisory boards of a number of Australian Colleges and is a former member of the Educational Committee of the Institute of Certified Management Accountants (ICMA).

He has extensive training experience in training vocational and workplace trainers and in the educational of training and teaching professionals and has conducted more than 250 training sessions in the US, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Australia, China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Dubai, Kuwait, Abu Dhabi, Turkey, Kazakhstan, Bosnia Herzegovina, South Africa, Mozambique, Ghana, Kenya, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia,

He is a Visiting Professor at the China University of Mining and Technology and the Guangzhou University.

Specialized in: Certified Cash Flow Manager, Certified Financial Assistant, Master Financial Controller, Master Financial Professional, IFRS, Management Accounting,
Upcoming Scheduled Courses
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Previously Conducted Courses
Course Date Location Details
CCO - Certified Compliance Officer 01- 04 April 2008 Kazakhstan
CCO - Certified Compliance Officer 07 -10 April 2008 Kazakhstan
CCF - Certificate in Corporate Finance 10 - 14 May 2008 MTFC - Jeddah
RFE - Essential Finance and Accounting Skills 18 - 22 May 2008 Crowne Plaza Hotel, Dubai Download PDF | More Info |
MFC - Master Financial Controller 25 - 29 May 2008 AAFM Training Center, Salhia Complex Kuwait Download PDF |
CCFM - Certified Cash Flow Manager 01 - 05 June 2008 Kempinski Hotel, Mall of Emirates, Dubai Download PDF |
FACert. - Certified Financial Assistant 08 - 12 June 2008 JW Marriott Hotel, Dubai, UAE Download PDF |
CCO - Certified Compliance Officer-In House 17 - 20 June 2008 Kazakhstan
CCO - Certified Compliance Officer-In House 24 - 27 June 2008 Kazakhstan
MFC - Master Financial Controller 16 - 20 November 2008 Villa Rotana Suites, Dubai Download PDF |
CCF - Certified in Corporate Finance 17 - 21 January 2008 MFTC - Jeddah
MFP - Master Financial Professional 25-30 January 2009 Greece
MFC - Master Financial Controller 01 - 05 February 2009 AAFM Training Center, Salhia Complex Kuwait Download PDF |
MFC - Master Financial Controller 22-26 February 2009 Grand Millennium Hotel Dubai, U.A.E Download PDF |
CAMO - Certified Anti-Money Laundering 19 -23 April 2009 Cairo, Egypt
CCF - Certificate in Corporate Finance 10 - 14 May 2009 AAFM Training Center, Salhia Complex Kuwait Download PDF |
RFE - Essential Finance and Accounting Skills 17-21 May 2009 Dubai, U.A.E
RFE - Essential Finance And Accounting Skills 24 - 28 May 2009 Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.
CCFM - Certified Cash Flow Manager 07 - 11 June 2009 Dubai, U.A.E Download PDF |
CCF - Certified in Corporate Finance 14 - 18 June 2009 Dubai, U.A.E
CCFM - Certified Cash Flow Manager 04-08 October 2009 AAFM Training Center, Salhia Complex Kuwait
CCO - Certified Compliance Officer 15 - 19 November 2009 AAFM Training Centre, Salhia Complex, Kuwait

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