Mini-MBA for Banking & Finance Professionals

An Intensive 5-day Training Course

Mini-MBA for Banking & Finance Professionals

Mini-MBA for Banking & Finance Professionals

Scheduled Dates

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29 Apr - 03 May 2024 London - UK $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT
04 - 08 Nov 2024 London - UK $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT

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Why Choose this Training Course?

The Mini-MBA in Banking & Finance training course is designed to develop the essential knowledge and skills to enable executives to move quickly to key positions within the financial services sector.

This training course provides executive coaching at an advanced level covering practical and thorough understanding of recent developments in banking and finance - strategies, financial management, risk management, international financial markets, marketing strategies and performance evaluation - essential requirements for all those involved in financial sector activities.

The training course also provides delegates with the opportunity of meeting guest speakers/leading strategists from the financial services sector and leading managers from the world of finance.

This training course will feature:

  • A detailed understanding of the latest developments in financial markets and instruments
  • A strategic understanding of the issues facing banks and how to capitalise upon them
  • The latest management issues within the banking & finance sector
  • Risk management skills
  • Detailed financial knowledge and skills

What are the Goals?

By the end of this training course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the key issues and challenges facing the banking & finance sector
  • Understand more fully the impact of the role of finance and managing shareholder value in banking and finance
  • Target, prioritise and manage strategic change in the sector and in your role
  • Develop and implement effective strategies
  • Develop and integrate functional strategies e.g. marketing, technology, operations, organisation and people
  • Manage and implement change
  • Evaluate lending propositions and manage a loan portfolio effectively
  • Measure and reduce risk
  • Gain a powerful and effective Mini MBA toolkit to use in your present and future jobs

Who is this Training Course for?

This advanced level training course, predominantly designed for executives and managers who operate in the Banking and Finance sector, is also suitable to a wide range of professionals:

  • Senior banking and finance executives who wish to develop their breadth of understanding by engaging with other leaders in the sector
  • Managers responsible for developing their organisations strategic vision and plans
  • Managers responsible for implementing change
  • Those involved with risk management
  • Those who seek senior positions within the banking and finance sector
  • Functional managers in Sales and Marketing, Finance, HR, Operations and IT, who want to see the “bigger picture” and formulate “mini strategies”
  • Senior managers in businesses supplying banking and finance (e.g. IT, consultants, outsourcing companies) who wish to deepen sector knowledge and build sales and advisory capability to the sector

How will this Training Course be Presented?

The training course will be delivered by practitioners and authors from the world of banking supported by guest speakers, experts in the field of Strategy, Management & Finance. Practitioners to share their views and experiences, discuss practical case studies and contemporary issues. Guest speakers will enhance the training course with their industry expertise. They will, inter-alia, include leading strategists from the financial services sector, and leading managers from the world of finance.

 

Daily Agenda

Day One: International Financial Markets & Instruments
Competency Description: As a banking & finance professional you need to develop an understanding of current trends, issues and developments in International Financial Markets.

Key behaviours:

  • Understand the key features of International Financial Markets, Regulation, Instruments & Risk
  • Evaluate the performance of international banks via an analysis of their Income Statement & Balance Sheet
  • Marketing Financial Services & Products
  • Evaluate Derivatives as risk management tools
  • Understand the latest Islamic Banking Instruments
  • Discuss current trends, issues and developments in International Financial Markets
Topics to be covered:
  • An overview of International Financial Markets, Regulation, Instruments & Risk
  • International Bank Balance Sheets & Income Statements
  • Marketing Financial Services & Products
  • Securitisation & Derivatives
  • Islamic Banking Instruments
  • Current trends, issues and developments in International Financial Markets
Day Two: Strategic Management
Competency Description: As a banking & finance professional you need to understand the strategic issue facing your organization and make effective decisions to steer your organization forward.

Key behaviours:

  • Make strategic decisions to reduce risk and effect growth
  • Implement and effectively manage new strategies
  • Market financial services effectively
  • Develop and integrate Functional Strategies
  • Discuss with leading strategist the latest issues
  • Evaluate strategic issues facing banks and financial institutions
Topics to be covered:
  • Strategic Issues facing the Financial Sector
  • Strategic Planning and the Importance of Competitor Advantage
  • Developing & Evaluating Strategic Options
  • Develop and integrate Functional Strategies e.g. marketing, technology, operations, organisation and people
  • Implementing & Managing Successful Strategies
  • Guest Speakers – leading strategists from the financial services sector
Day Three: Management & Leadership
Competency Description: As a banking & finance professional you need to develop key management and leadership skills to manage performance and lead your organization.

Key behaviours:

  • Develop Leadership & Management skills
  • Develop an appropriate organizational structure and culture to ensure success
  • Manage and coordinate cross functions within the organisation
  • Manage and Implement change effectively
  • Manage customer relationships for the long-term benefit of the organization
  • Discuss with leading managers the latest issues facing the banking and finance sector
Topics to be covered:
  • The Skills of Effective Leader & Manager?
  • Organisational Structure & Culture
  • Manage Cross Functions e.g. marketing, technology, operations, organisation and people
  • Change Management          
  • Relationship Management – Managing the Customer Relationship
  • Guest Speakers – leading managers from the world of finance
Day Four: Financial Management
Competency Description: As a banking & finance professional you need to be able to assess lending propositions and manage a loan portfolio – the key function of banking.

Key behaviours:

  • Develop key financial knowledge and skills to reduce risk and maximize shareholder wealth
  • Evaluate the Financial Performance of companies
  • Value businesses
  • Evaluate the risks of a loan portfolio and implement management strategies
  • Monitor and control a lending portfolio
  • Assess international and consortium lending proposals
Topics to be covered:
  • The Role of Finance to Maximize Shareholder Wealth and the Value of the Business
  • Developing Sustainable Profit
  • Financial Performance Evaluation – Profitability; Liquidity and Capital Adequacy
  • Business Valuation Models
  • Managing and Controlling a Loan Portfolio
  • Guest Speakers – leading financial managers from the world of finance
Day Five: Risk & Risk Management
Competency Description: As a banking & finance professional you need to be able to identify, measure and manage risk to ensure sustainability, regulatory compliance, profitability and shareholder wealth.Key behaviours:
  • Identifying and evaluate the major risks facing the organisation
  • Understand the latest Regulation, Liquidity & Capital Adequacy Requirements
  • Measure risk and stress test using international models
  • Manage assets and liabilities to reduce risk and increase profitability
  • Use VAR modelling techniques
  • Discuss the latest issues in relation to bank financial management
Topics to be covered:
  • Identifying & Evaluating Risk
  • Regulation, Liquidity & Capital Adequacy Requirements
  • Risk Measurement & Stress Testing
  • Risk, Assets & Liability Management
  • Capital Allocation and VAR (Value-At-Risk) Modelling
  • Current & Future Issues in bank financial management

Certificate

  • On successful completion of this Training Course / Online Training Course, a PetroKnowledge Certificate / E-Certificate will be awarded to the delegates.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

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