Thursday, August 5, 2010

Advanced Business and Financial Analysis Masterclass

14th Certified Financial Consultant® Program


Every decisions made in a business has financial implications, and any decision that involves the use of money is a corporate financial decision. Practicing managers have always faced complex problems that require skill, experience and knowledge. However, the challenge today is greater than ever in the face of the following developments in the recent decades: the world-wide product, capital and managerial markets have become highly integrated, sophisticated, and yet, more volatile.

All business have to invest their resources wisely, find the right kind and mix of financing to fund these investments, and return cash to the owners if there are not enough good investments.

What is Certified Financial Consultant Program

The CFC® program is a four-module program that is international in scope and recognition. It combines a variety of approaches that deliver in-depth knowledge and real-world practical experience in a time-effective model that will allow you to integrate your working experience with intensive sessions over a period of two months.

Program Agenda

Session One

Topic One : Choosing the Right Corporate Objective
Topic Two : Evaluating Corporate Governance

Session Two

Topic Three : Understanding Concept of Risk
Topic Four : Developing Risk Profile

Session Three

Topic Five : Picking the Right Projects
Topic Six : Analyzing Project Side Costs and

Session Four

Topic Seven : Finding the Right financing Mix
Topic Eight : Determining Optimal Financing Mix - Approaches and Alternatives

Session Five

Topic Nine : Returning Cash to the Owners
Topic Ten : Analyzing Cash Returned to Stockholders

Session Six

Topic Eleven : Practicing Valuation Principles
Topic Twelve : Valuing Companies for Acquisition and Takeovers

Learning Objectives:

· Have a comprehensive understanding of the corporate finance function

· Analyze agency problems, the role of managers and governance

· Explore further the relationship between risk and return as related to financial decisions

· Understand how the firm’s cost of capital is developed and applied

· Analyze capital budgeting decisions in uncertain environment

· Analyze financing choices, capital structure and dividend policy

· Explore underlying assumptions of valuation models

Program Schedule

Registration is processed on a first-come, first-served basis. The minimum number of attendees for the program is 15 pax thus; IFC Philippines reserves the right to reschedule the program if and when minimum number is satisfied.
Date: September 18 to November 6, 2010
Venue: Oakwood Premier - Joy Nostalg Center, Ortigas, Pasig City
Time: 8.30am to 12.30pm
Contact Number: (632) 497-1762

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