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Aalto Financial Executive

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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.


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