Ihave been curious about who will be talking, advising and inspiring us onWednesday morning. Class was in session and glad that our Mr. Martin delightedto announce the speaker. Ms Irene Eng has spoken to us. She is an energetic,thoughtful and entertaining financial presenter who leaves all of usenlightened. She brings us as her listeners an interactive understanding that evidentlyopen our mind about finance. She considered not only what will we hear, butwhat we would see in her thoughts.
This session was jam-packed with all-related-financecontent. Soon she arrived with a beaming smile,we break the ice with a simple question “what is the latest price of Brentcrude oil?” Significantly for me, knowledge which I do not possess. I talked to myself then “OK, this is a real-worldfinance thing dude!” I was in awe how she provided us with insight into acareer in corporate finance. Wewere exposed to the actual life stories of a Financial advisor. Take financesubject not for the sake of “good grades” but for the sake of “learn and applyneeds.” In virtue of that, Ms Irene stronglyadvised us to meet potential employers and qualities recruiters that each firmseek in an individual. Having such financial management skills can make a hugecontribution in our firm.
Finance professionals essentially prove everythingfrom razor-sharp analytical ability and skills to a sharp understanding fundamentalfinance.MsIrene answered some student’s questions and resolve their anxieties. For instance,we come into sharing opinions where Bitcoin thinkable leads to jobless,corporate no need employees to run their company. She also stated that Financeis a broader scope includes changing in currency rates. Like US Dollar and MalaysianRinggit.
In fact, dollar remains to be the world’s reserve currency. For the next 40 minutes, she askedus on how to make sense of any problem-solving solution in the Teck LeongCoffee Sdn. Bhd. financial statements. We walked through the different figures ofthe income statement and balance sheet. She digs deeper and devoted us a lessonwhere it is essential to be able tackle complex firm problems as they arise.
Similarly,in Teck Leong Coffee, they need solutions to maximize their profits. She taught us to have a critical understandingin the business sectors whether a business is performing or not.Thisapproach aids us to interact with the guest speakers who offer her unique standpointson what the world of business is like, what her profession paths look like, andto offer some words of guidance along the lines of “this is what I wish I knewwhen I was a freshman.” Such an eye-opening on how beneficial fundamentalfinance really can be.
Thank you for the amazing day!