Financial Management

The Program covers the following topics:

  • The nature and purpose of financial management
  • Financial objectives and relationship with corporate strategy
  • Stakeholders and the impact on corporate objectives
  • Financial and other objectives in not-for-profit organizations
  • The economic environment for business
  • The nature and role of financial markets and institutions
  • Determining working capital needs and funding strategies
  • The nature of investment decisions and the appraisal process
  • Adjusting for risk and uncertainty in investment appraisal
  • Specific investment decisions (lease or buy; asset replacement, capital rationing)
  • Internal sources of finance and dividend policy
  • Gearing and capital structure considerations
  • Finance for Small and Medium-size Entities
  • Sources of finance and their relative costs
  • Estimating the cost of equity
  • Estimating the cost of debt and other capital instruments
  • Nature and purpose of the valuation of business and financial assets
  • The nature and types of risk and approaches to risk management
  • Causes of exchange rate differences and interest rate fluctuations

Duration: 2 weeks

Location: In-house

Approach:

  • Face-to-face interaction (Trainee2Trainer and Trainee2Trainee)
  • The real-time commitment to action
  • Life skills practice with feedback
  • Case studies/role-plays/scenarios
  • Video materials
  • Training class size: 12-16

Investment:

As a module in a Mini-MBA: 300€

Separately (only one program): 500€

Certificate:

A Certificate of Achievement is awarded for each module.

For a group of five modules, a mini-MBA certificate (non-degree) is awarded.

Program revised: 01/02/2019.