Aalto University School of Business

Advanced Financial Analysis and Tax Strategy (Aalto Financial Executive)

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About the course

dvanced Financial Analysis and Tax Strategy is a three-day module of the Aalto Financial Executive Program and it can also be taken as a Stand-alone program.

The program focuses on perspectives and tools for advanced financial analysis, for company valuation, and for tax strategy. By joining the program you will learn to interpret and utilize financial statement information for a range of decision-making purposes. You will also get tools and insight for evaluating company value and perspectives to carry out strategic tax planning for your company (for example) transfer pricing issues.

Up to 4,5 European Credits (EC) can be transferred from the Advanced Financial Analysis and Tax Strategy program to the Aalto Executive MBA or Aalto MBA program.


You will enhance your analytical skills to use financial analysis frameworks, techniques as well as financial statement and market-based performance measures to evaluate a company’s strategic performance, value creation potential as well as financial strength and flexibility

Learn to utilize financial statement information for a range of decision-making purposes

Familiarize yourself with some key aspects and tools for company valuation

Identify and understand some of the key aspects and methods in strategic tax planning

Who should attend

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

Trust the experts

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 ...


Risto Walden

Risto Walden, Lic.Sc. (Econ. and Bus.Adm.), KLT-accountant, is a taxation and accounting expert at Bilanssi Oy. He specializes in in accounting and taxation. Walden has extensive experience as an instructor in accounting and taxation, both in the public and private sector. He has also written se...


Harri Seppänen

Firm valuation & financial analysis specialist and executive & higher education education expert with experience (i) in managing and implementing firm valuation projects, financial analyses in various contexts, financial reporting, corporate finance, strategic performance analysis, and cr...


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