Finance for Non-Finance Executive Program

Be the first to rate
Or log in to access your purchased courses
by KapitalBiz
Price: $499.00
0 Lessons

Course Overview

Having a firm understanding of balance sheets, income statements and cash-flow has moved from solely being in the domain of the CFO. All leaders, independent of area within the firm, greatly benefit from understanding these financial scorecards. Finance for Non-Finance Executives Program is structured to give you the knowledge, tools and applications to become a more astute leader who is able to balance the costs and benefits when evaluating financial decisions.

The program will emphasize both the importance of the big-picture along with the intricacies of financial decision making. The goal is to provide executives or managers with a firm grounding in finance-driven decision-making. Attendees will leave with the tools that will allow them to more fully evaluate growth potential, profitability, investment and financing decisions.

Benefits To You

  • Learn financial terminology, “the language of finance”, and general finance principles
  • Identify financial drivers of value that impact your business
  • Learn and apply financial concepts and tools such as:
  1. Value Creation
  2. Financial Statement Analysis
  3. Cash Flow
  4. Income Statements
  5. Balance Sheets
  6. Time Value of Money
  7. Internal Rate of Return
  8. Payback Period
  9. Stock and Bond Valuation

Course Outline

Day One

Session 1

  • What is Financial Management?
  • Corporate Securities as Claims on Firm Value
  • Goals of a Firm
  • Financial Markets
  • What investments should the firm be in?
  • The Capital Budgeting Decision
  • The Capital Structure Decision 

Session 2

  • The Balance Sheet
  • The Income Statement
  • Net Working Capital
  • Cash Flow
  • Statement of Cash Flows
  • Cash Flows vs. Income

Session 3

  • Making Consumption Choices Over Time
  • Making Investment Decisions Over Time
  • Illustration of the Investment Decision
  • Net Present Value (NPV)
  • One Period Case
  • Multi period Case
  • Compounding and Interest Rates

Day Two

Session 4

  • Definition and Examples of Bonds/Debt
  • How to Value Bonds
  • Bond Concepts
  • Stock Valuation
  • Estimation of Parameters in the Dividend-Discount Model
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Price/Earnings Ratio
  • Stock Market Reporting

Session 5

  • Alternative Investment Rules
  • Why do we use Net Present Value?
  • Payback Period Investment Rule
  • Discounted Payback Period Investment Rule
  • Average Accounting Return (AAR)
  • The Internal Rate of Return (IRR)
  • Problems with the IRR Approach
  • Profitability Index
  • The Practice of Capital Budgeting

Day Three

Session 6

  • Strategy and Analysis in Using NPV
  • Decision Trees for Valuation
  • Sensitivity Analysis
  • Scenario Analysis
  • Break-Even Analysis
  • Option Value
  • Option to Expand
  • Option to Abandon

Session 7

  • Returns
  • Holding-Period Returns
  • Return Statistics
  • Average Stock Returns and Risk-Free Returns
  • Risk Statistics

Session 8

  • Corporate Decisions and Efficient Capital Markets
  • A Description of Efficient Capital Markets
  • The Different types of Efficiency
  • The Evidence on Efficiency
  • The Behavioral Challenge to Market Efficiency
  • Empirical Challenge to Market Efficiency
  • Reviewing the Differences
  • Implications for your Firm

Summary and Conclusion 

  • Final questions
  • Group discussion of key takeaways
  • Closing remarks

End of Course / Questions and answers


Who should attend?

  • Executive Heads
  • Marketing Directors
  • Sales Directors
  • Chief Executive Officers
  • Managing Directors
  • Senior General Managers
  • HR Directors & HR Executives
  • Chief Operating Officers
  • Heads of Departments responsible for non-financial business units
  • Decision makers and those responsible for delivering company growth and shareholder value


Course features

Global Reach

Measurement of teaching effectiveness

Content Security


Corporate and Enterprise services

Mobile learning

Self-paced courses

The ability to teach full time

Easy-to-use interface

Or log in to access your purchased courses
Our virtual classes are designed to keep the same levels of engagement and networking as participants would on our on-site public courses. All course sessions are delivered through our easy-to-use online learning platform and is supplemented by case studies and practical group exercises.

Similar to our in-person public courses, you will have live interaction with course trainers and other participants. Our live online courses are led by our experienced trainers, this is done during scheduled times. All registered delegates will receive copies of the course materials electronically.

This course is scheduled to take place live online using virtual learning technology. For dates on our public courses please contact us via the chat option, phone or email.