Finance Management


Professional. Accelerated. Experiential. Hands-on

Finance Management Course
Corporate Finance Management Best Practices

Course Methods:Experimental Training, Workshop Method and Real-World
Project Work
Course Venue:Bern in Switzerland
Course Duration:Maximum 180 days for Online training and 10 days for On-site workshop and training including excursion
Course Times:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Course Dates:Will be communicated upon registration and payment
Course Fees:$ 5,500.- On-Site and $ 2,500.- Online
Group Discounts:10% for 5-8 delegates. 15% for 9-12 delegates, 20% discount per Person for 13 and more delegates. Maximum class size is 16
Other Course Options: Contact us for course topics and duration customization. Available online and on-site for a group of 8 or more delegates.
The Advantage:Training Certificate, Globally Applicable Training Excellence

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Course Audience
  • CFO’s team, including finance managers, treasury managers, investor relations managers, and financial accounting managers
  • Non-finance managers with P&L responsibility, including entrepreneurs, general managers, business unit managers, operations managers, project managers, and management consultants
Course Objectives
  • Provide an understanding of the modern corporate finance and investment management frameworks
  • Offer experiential analysis of the challenges of CFOs and Finance Managers in managing corporate finance
  • Explore best practices, tools and models to implement an effective finance management system
  • The course focuses on finance management decision-making. It does not cover in-depth mathematical calculations or book-keeping processes that can be automated by computer software
  • This training course is designed for government and corporate professionals. We do not accept students seeking initial employment, postsecondary education or initial licensing programs
Training Focus
  • Develop the core finance management skills and competencies. The core competencies include finance knowledge, planning, control, problem-solving and communication
Training Model
  • Real-World Experience and Workshop Learning Model
  • 25% theory and 30% Workshop, and 40% Experimental Project Work
Key Course Modules
  • The CFO Role
  • Top CFO Questions
  • Finance Statements (FS) – Quick Refresher
  • >Corporate Financial Performance Analysis (Ratio Analysis)
  • Capital Planning and Budgeting
  • Corporate Investment Management Decisions
  • Financial Instruments & Corporate Securities
  • Securities Valuation
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Capital Structure
  • Raising Capital via Investment Banks
Key Concepts & Best Practices
  • Top CFO Questions. CFO Challenges. Finance. Sources of Funding. Solving Cash Flow Problems. Working Capital Cycle. Financial Instruments. Concepts of Value Creation. Risk and Required Rates of Return. Capital Budgeting. Capital Structure and Dividend Policies. Foreign Exchange. Currency and Derivative Markets. Currency Risk Management. Corporate Financial Decisions. Benchmarking. Break-Even Point. Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM). Cash Flow. Return on Investment (ROI). Cost-Benefits Analysis (CBA). Current Ratio. Debt to Equity Ratio (D/E). Internal Rate of Return (IRR). Time Value of Money (TVM). Net Present Value (NPV). Price Earning (P/E) Ratio. Beta. Stock. Bonds. Options. Futures. Treasury Bills. Financial Markets. Leverage. Credit Risk. Hedging. Diversification. Finance Best Practices.
Training Course Customization Subjects (Optional)
  • CFO’s executive role, top questions and challenges
  • Basic concepts in corporate finance, including time value of money, financial statements quick overview, financial performance analysis (ratio analysis), and assets pricing (security valuation).
  • Corporate financial decisions: capital budgeting, choice of capital structure, and working capital management.
  • Corporate investment management: types of investment securities; security market operations; investment policies; security analysis and valuation principles; risk, return, and investment analysis
  • Corporate capital structure and raising capital: the Investment banking process and stock exchange listing
  • Financial markets for shares, fixed income securities, options and futures.
  • Security analysis: organization of securities markets, risk and return analysis, modern portfolio theory, efficient market theory, fixed income securities, equity securities, and derivative securities
  • Financial risk management: diversification, credit risk management, bankruptcy, hedging risk, and insurance
  • International finance: foreign exchange, currency and derivative markets, currency risk management, international investment and financing decisions, multinational corporate financial decisions
Courseware Content

The management courseware includes the following:

  • Participant’s coursework and assessment project guide
  • Executive summary of the subject matter:
    • Summary of essential concepts and finance management best practices
    • Examples and case studies
  • Finance management toolkit (management frameworks, decision models, checklists, etc.)
  • Experiential work-based assessment project
  • Online resources for the completion of the experiential assessment project
Performance Evaluation (Optional)
  • Performance will be evaluated on the basis of individual or team project deliverables
  • Candidates can complete customized experiential work-based projects such as developing a relevant analysis document, management strategy, action plan or a senior management presentation
  • The course advisor will review the deliverables and provide improvement feedback
  • The evaluation is a form of management consulting and experiential coaching for performance improvement