Corporate Finance Course

Course Overview

Strategic decision making in modern corporations requires executives who can skillfully apply financial analysis. This program examines state-of-the-art approaches to gauge growth, acquisition, and restructuring opportunities, which are key to creating value for shareholders in an increasingly competitive environment.

This fast-paced course uses contemporary case studies, realistic valuation exercises, and interactive learning to explore the interactions between corporate strategy and corporate finance.

Corporate Finance courses provides an applied and practical approach to finance, enabling you to use the concepts, frameworks, and tools of modern finance to address topical issues. The program is designed to enhance your understanding of corporate finance as a tool for making strategic decisions.

Course Objectives

  • Improved understanding of the interactions between financial and strategic decisions
  •  Development of skills; working with modern valuation tools and learn how to apply them to the valuation of projects and companies
  • Understanding of how modern theoretical developments in finance and strategy are applied in real-world situations, by means of hands-on applications using real financial data
  • Interaction with a diverse set of professionals, and work in teams to sharpen your problem-solving skills

Course Content

Financing and investment decisions

  • The cost of capital: Review of CAPM Valuation
  • Review of valuation methods

 Strategy

  • The “soft side of strategy:” key concepts and applications
  • How to value companies: Valuation methods for Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Step-by-step Valuation

 Financial Distress

  • How to compute the expected costs of financial distress
  • Mergers & Acquisitions

Leveraged Buyouts

  • Private Equity and Leveraged Buyouts.
  • Interactive lecture on the strategy of new firms
  • Identifying competitive advantages
  • Going Public

Course Methodology

The training is going to be highly interactive combination of lectures, group discussions, questionnaires, individual reflections, role plays, simulations and videos.

Target Audience

Corporate Strategy training course is suitable for directors, executives, managers and other professionals with some finance background who wish to study corporate finance as a tool for making strategic decisions.

Duration

2 Days (08:30–14:30) with appropriate breaks for tea/refreshments and lunch.

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