The Oxford 5-Day MBA in Finance

An Intensive 5-day Training Course

The Oxford 5-Day MBA in Finance

Essential Skills to Drive the Business Forward

The Oxford 5-Day MBA in Finance

Scheduled Dates

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13 - 17 May 2024 London - UK $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT
08 - 12 Jul 2024 Prague - Czech Republic $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT
12 - 16 Aug 2024 Vienna - Austria $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT
02 - 06 Sep 2024 London - UK $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT
25 - 29 Nov 2024 Dubai - UAE $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT
09 - 13 Dec 2024 London - UK $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT

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Why Choose this Training Course?

It is crucial that today's business professionals understand the flow of financial resources. Such an understanding is needed daily; whether it is used to anticipate trends, evaluate company performance or obtain funding. People from non-financial backgrounds are often called upon to make decisions based on modern financial controls, and they must have the know-how to navigate the financial systems that have a significant impact on their professional responsibilities.

This PetroKnowledge Oxford 5-day MBA in Finance training course is developed to provide business professionals with a deeper understanding of corporate finance as practiced by today's most powerful companies. Designed specifically for non-financial personnel, this intensive training course approaches the subject of finance as it relates to the corporation as a whole.

The highlights of this Oxford 5-Day MBA in Finance training course include:

  • Extensive and deep coverage of the subject area
  • Real world approach to the discipline
  • Numerous examples based around market data
  • Contemporary approach drawing on recent market developments
  • Integration with spreadsheet modelling

What are the Goals?

This Oxford 5-Day MBA in Finance training course provides delegates with the tools required to find better answers to questions such as:

  • What is the appropriate discount rate to be used in investment appraisal?
  • What are the pros and cons of different types of financing?
  • What factors must be considered in deciding on a dividend policy?
  • What is the exact nature and scope of the issue to be analyzed?
  • What products are available to manage risk?
  • Why is correlation so important in managing risk?
  • Which specific variables, relationships, and trends are likely to be helpful in analyzing an annual report?

Who is this Training Course for?

  • High Level Managers integral to the decision-making process
  • Non-Financial Business Professionals managing who have been promoted to financial positions
  • Financial Professionals wanting an update or a “refresher” of their knowledge
  • Junior Managers working in the finance area

How will this Training Course be Presented?

Using a combination of lectures, group exercises and individual exercises with practical applications, the delegates will gain both a theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics covered. The emphasis is on the real world and as a result delegates will return to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned.

Organisational Impact

By sending delegates on this Oxford 5-Day MBA in Finance, organization will benefit by:

  • Providing delegates with a concentrated and focused training course in finance addressing key topics found on MBA’s in finance throughout the world
  • Updating IT skills by demonstrating the use of financial software in assisting in the decision-making process
  • Updating delegates with recent developments in risk management
  • Providing exposure to numerous annual reports and real life cases
  • Emphasizing the role of risk in decision making
  • Explaining how risk can be measured and quantified

Personal Impact

Delegates will acquire the following skill set:

  • The ability to actively participate in finance decision-making
  • An appreciation of the relative merits of varying asset classes
  • Recognition of the importance of risk in determining the cost of capital
  • An ability to utilize sophisticated investment appraisal techniques
  • An appreciation of the key items from an annual report and recognition of important ratios and linkages
  • Recognition of the appropriate tool to manage risk

Daily Agenda

Day One: An Introduction to the Financial Markets
  • An Introduction to the Equity Markets
    • IPO
    • Market Indices
    • International Equity Market Links
  • An Introduction to Bond Markets
    • Long Term vs. Short Term
    • Treasury vs. Corporate
    • Types of Bond
  • An Introduction to the FX Market
    • The Spot and Forward Market
    • Exchange Rate Trends and Linkages
    • Carry Trades
  • An Introduction to the Derivatives Market
    • Futures
    • Options
  • The Link between Risk and Return
Day Two: Evaluating Investment Opportunities
  • The Markowitz Model of Portfolio Risk
  • The Capital Asset Pricing Model
    • A Practical Application of the CAPM to a Range of Companies
  • The Time Value of Money and Discounted Cash Flow Techniques
  • The Gordon Growth Model
    • A Practical Application of Forecasting Dividends
  • Determining the Cost of Debt
  • The Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC)
  • Investment Appraisal using the Net Present Value Approach
    • The Importance of the Cost of Capital
    • Scenario Analysis
  • Payback and Adjusted Payback
  • The Internal Rate of Return (IRR) Approach
    • A Practical Application of the IRR Approach
    • Pitfalls in using the IRR Approach
  • Real Options
Day Three: A Walk through an Annual Report
  • The Balance Sheet
  • The Income Statement
  • The Cash Flow Statement
  • Ratio Analysis
  • A Practical Application of Ratio Analysis
  • Forecasting Sales
    • The Cost of Sales Approach
Day Four: The Corporate Financing Decision
  • Financial Leverage
    • Modiglianni and Millers Theory of Capital Structure
    • The Risk of Bankruptcy
    • The Optimal Capital Structure
  • The Dividend Decision
    • The Clientele Effect
    • The Taxation Effect
  • The Principal Agent Problem
  • The Market for Corporate Control
Day Five: Risk Management
  • Hedging Exchange Rate Risk Using
    • The Forward Market
    • The Options Market
    • Zero Cost Collars
  • Hedging Commodity Price Risk Using
    • Options
    • Futures
  • Practical Application of Airlines Hedging Fuel Price Risk - The Importance of Correlation

Certificate

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

Accreditation

Mini MBA Series

PetroKnowledge is pleased to offer a series of Mini MBA training courses aimed at providing an advanced approach in mastering a wide array of field and subjects relevant and essential to any industry. These training seminars provides holistic knowledge, skills and development that professionals and organisations alike will benefit from.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • To register online through our website, please click “Enroll Now” on the course page, complete and submit the form. A confirmation e-mail and instructions will be sent to the participant’s e-mail.
  • You may also get in touch with our Registration Team on
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  • Payments can be made in USD or UAE local currency AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) either by Bank Transfer or by Credit Card. Our Bank Account details will be provided on the invoice.
  • Course fees are payable upon booking unless a valid, authorized Purchase Order is provided and accepted.
  • Invoices will be sent via email/courier to the ID/name and address provided.
  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

Upon successful registration online, enrolment on the respective training course will be confirmed by Registration Team by e-mail along with the invoice and joining instruction.

For corporate fees and group registration, please send your query to info@petroknowledge.com.

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