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Why Choose this Training Course?
Financial strategy is an organizational change-maker. Why?
Because, over and above operating profit, financial strategy is concerned with the ways in which organizations may create corporate value and reflect the increased shareholder value with the primary aim of maximization of shareholder wealth. All organizations aim to optimise operating profit by increasing revenue streams and reducing operating costs. An understanding of financial strategy and the development of its associated financial skills further builds on that through evaluation and adoption of the appropriate financial strategies necessary for an organization to survive and grow and achieve its long-term objectives.
This PetroKnowledge Financial Strategy training course provides the participants with the essential skills and tools of financial strategy, and corporate finance, which is concerned with the effective use of financial resources to create corporate value. These skills are vital in today’s global consumer and capital markets where competition is fierce for both investors and customers. This leading edge training course combines up-to-date theory with hands-on experience of developing powerful financial models and tools to equip the participants to take an active role the development and application of financial and business strategy.
Inappropriate financial strategies may destroy value and turn a successful organization into a failure.
This Financial Strategy training course will highlight:
The vital link between competitive strategy and financial strategy
Designing a funding strategy and optimum capital structure
Using practical tools for capital investment decision-making
Applying an integrated approach to financial risk management
Key strategies for the long-term growth and defense of the business
What are the Goals?
This Financial Strategy training course is designed to provide the participants with an understanding of the relevant financial strategy and corporate finance principles and equip them with the practical skills to effectively apply these principles in a real business context in their organization.
By the end of this Financial Strategy training course, the participants will be able to:
Actively partake in strategic analysis and formulation
Develop vital measures of financial performance and strength
Design funding and capital structure strategies
Build financial models to manage cash flow, risk, and investment decisions
Advice on capital investment decision-making
Provide insights into long-term business growth strategies
Who is this Training Course for?
This Financial Strategy training course is designed to introduce useful theories and practical skills to professionals from a range of disciplines and industry sectors, but particularly those involved in management, planning, finance and business decision-making roles.
This Financial Strategy training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:
Head Office Team Members
Strategy, Budgeting and Planning Managers
Finance and Treasury Professionals
Capital Investment Managers and Analysts
Investment Analysts and Advisers
How will this Training Course be Presented?
This is a highly participative workshop style training course focused on developing practical skills that delegates can apply in real life business situations on return to their own organization. Each module includes a thorough review of the relevant theory before focusing on life-like business case studies with which delegates can apply the key principles of financial strategy and corporate finance.
The organization will benefit from the knowledge and application of up to date principles and practices in financial strategy and corporate finance that may contribute to the organizations potential to generate profit, cash flow and shareholder wealth. Main benefits will include:
Improved knowledge of strategic analysis and strategy formulation
Techniques for applying measures of financial performance
Raised skill levels for capital investment decision-making
Application of tools to manage business and financial risk
High developed skills for managing cash flow and liquidity
Greater awareness of business growth and defensive strategies
The participants will benefit from this hands-on PetroKnowledge training course that has been designed to provide them with both the essential theory of financial strategy and financial management, whilst focusing heavily on building the practical skills to effectively apply real skills in their own work roles.
This Financial Strategy training course will significantly enhance their contribution to organizational performance and improve their career prospects by:
Skills in applying strategic analysis and developing effective business strategies
The ability to use powerful tools to measure and analyze financial performance
Raised skill levels in building financial models in Excel
Working knowledge of tools and financial instruments to manage risk
Using fully developed skills to manage cash flow and liquidity
Awareness of advanced theories in innovation and business disruption
Day One: Business and Financial Strategy – The Vital Link
The Purpose and Goals of the Firm
The Aims and Principles of Competitive Strategy
The Role of Financial Strategy in Business Success
Tools for Strategic Analysis and Strategy Development
Building a Winning Business Model
Implementing an Effective Performance Management System
Financial Planning: Budgeting and Beyond
Day Two: Financial Performance Management
Understanding, Analyzing and Interpreting Financial Statements
Agency Theory and its Impact on the Business’s Goals
Investor and Stock Market Behavior: Share Price Drivers
Key Concepts in Measuring Shareholder Value
Understanding Cost Behavior and Profit
Measuring and Improving Return on Investment
A Strategic Approach to Cost Reduction
Managing and Enhancing Shareholder Value
Day Three: Funding Strategy and Liquidity Management
Sources of Business Finance: Equity and Debt
Financial Gearing – Risk and Impact on Profitability
Calculating Company Cost of Capital and its Implications
Optimum Capital Structure: Theory and Practice
Cash Flow and Liquidity Management
Designing and Building Financial Models in Excel
Financial Model Application: Cash Flow Forecasting
Predicting Corporate Distress and Failure
Day Four: Capital Investment Strategy and Risk Management Strategy
Capital Investment Management
Using the Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) Tools in Excel
Tools for Capital Investment Appraisal and Decision-making
Financial Model Application: Capital Investment Appraisal Analysis
An Integrated Approach to Risk Management
Tools for Identifying and Analyzing Business Risk
Using Financial Instruments to Manage Financial Risk
Decision-making under Conditions of Risk
Day Five: Corporate Governance: Defending and Growing the Business
Purpose and Principles of Corporate Governance
Long-term Business Growth Strategies
Why even great companies can fail?
Understanding Business Model Disruption
Mergers and Acquisitions
Business Restructuring and Reorganization
On successful completion of this training course, a PetroKnowledge Certificate will be
awarded to the delegates
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