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 Finance & Budgeting online training course on The Oxford 5-day MBA in Finance 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 online training seminar approaches the subject of finance as it relates to the corporation as a whole.
The highlights of this online 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
This Oxford Management Centre online training program 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?
This online training course will utilize a variety of proven online learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension, retention of the information presented. The training course is conducted online via an Advanced Virtual Learning Platform in the comfort of any location of your choice.
By sending delegates on this 5-Day MBA in Finance, organisation will benefit by:
Providing delegates with a concentrated and focused programme 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
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 utilise 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
Who should attend?
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
An Introduction to the Financial Markets
An Introduction to the Equity Markets
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
An Introduction to the Derivatives Market
The Link between Risk and Return
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
Payback and Adjusted Payback
The Internal Rate of Return (IRR) Approach
A Practical Application of the IRR Approach
Pitfalls in using the IRR Approach
A Walk through an Annual Report
The Balance Sheet
The Income Statement
The Cash Flow Statement
A Practical Application of Ratio Analysis
The Cost of Sales Approach
The Corporate Financing Decision
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
Hedging Exchange Rate Risk Using
The Forward Market
The Options Market
Zero Cost Collars
Hedging Commodity Price Risk Using
Practical Application of Airlines Hedging Fuel Price Risk - The Importance of Correlation
OXFORD e-Certificate will be provided to delegates who successfully completed the training course
All Training Seminars delivered by Oxford Management by default are eligible for CPE Credit.