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About the course

The Aalto Financial Executive Program is designed for finance executives who want to advance their skills in leading financial functions, increase their weight as a strategic business partner, and gain the confidence to influence. The program will focus on linking strategy to performance measures and financial indicators.

You will gain insights and tools for business performance analysis and business valuation, learn to approach decision-making from different perspectives, and discover how to improve your personal influencing skills.

By attending the program you will

  • Develop a strong competence in interpreting the financial situation of a company
  • Understand the impact of the financial world and get tools for risk management
  • Expand your leadership skills and learn new ways to influence and communicate

Contents and Schedule

The modules are also available as stand-alone three-day programs.

Module 1: Corporate Strategy and Driving Growth

  • Accounting and Control in Translating Strategy into Action
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Risk Management
  • Leading and Designing a Financial Organization

Module 2: Financial Analysis, Tax Strategy

  • Financial statements: measuring and analyzing value creation and financial strength
  • Company valuation
  • Strategic tax planning

Module 3: Financial Tools for Business Decisions

  • Investment Analysis
  • Behavioral aspects of Decision Making
  • Forecasting and Scenario-analysis
  • Value-Based Pricing
  • Power and Influence

Who should attend

CFOs, controllers and other financial executives who want to gain a holistic view of leading a financial organization.

Trust the experts

Teemu Malmi

Education Undergraduate Kauniaisten lukio, Kauniainen, Matriculation examination 1984 Graduate Helsinki School of Economics, M.Sc (Econ.) Accounting and Finance, 1990 Helsinki School of Economics, Lic.Sc (Econ.) Accounting and Finance, 1994 Helsinki School of Economics, D.Sc (Econ.) Account...

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Matti Suominen

My current research areas include Financial Markets, Hedge Funds and Quantitative Trading Strategies. In addition to doing research, I am actively involved in management consulting to financial institutions and executive education. For instance, I have been involved in teaching executives, often ...

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Jari Melgin

Jari Melgin serves a Professor of Practice at Aalto University School of Business. He specializes in accounting, finance, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, investor relations and corporate governance. Professor Melgin has broad consulting experience in Financial Management, Corporate ...

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Ben Nothnagel

Ben Nothnagel is an expert in self-development and applied neuro-science and has been a member of Aalto EE’s faculty for many years. His concepts of applied neuro-science have also been incorporated into the leadership development programs of many global corporations. He is an Attorney at Law, a...

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