Corporate Finance and Strategy

The London School of Economics and Political Science

The London School of Economics and Political Science

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Who should attend

  • Directors
  • Executives
  • Managers and other professionals with some finance background, who wish to study corporate finance as a tool for making strategic decisions.

About the course

Apply the tools of corporate finance to board level strategic decisions - competitive strategy, growth, M&A, leveraged buy-outs, going public or private, and financial distress. A fast-paced and highly interactive course aimed at current and aspiring senior decision makers.

This fast-paced course uses contemporary case studies, realistic valuation exercises, and interactive learning to explore the interactions between corporate strategy and corporate finance.

Programme benefits:

Improve your understanding of the interactions between financial and strategic decisions

Develop skills in working with modern valuation tools and learn how to apply them to the valuation of projects and companies

Understand how modern theoretical developments in finance and strategy are applied in real-world situations, by means of hands-on applications using real financial data

Interact with a diverse set of professionals, and work in teams to sharpen your problem-solving skills.

Programme structure

The course provides an applied and practical approach to finance, enabling you to use the concepts, frameworks, and tools of modern finance to address topical issues. The programme is designed to enhance your understanding of corporate finance as a tool for making strategic decisions.

You will learn how to apply basic capital structure and valuation techniques to the analysis of strategic decisions, such as mergers and acquisitions, reorganisations, and raising capital. The course will then take you beyond the analysis of capital structure and valuation techniques, by focusing on interactions between financial and strategic decisions in corporations.

This course will address the following key topics:

Financial markets and project valuation

Corporate and competitive strategy; mergers & acquisitions

Financial distress and the interactions between financing and investment decisions; leveraged buyouts

Strategy for new businesses; going public and private

Course outcomes

Improve your understanding of the interactions between financial and strategic decisions

Develop skills in working with modern valuation tools and learn how to apply them to the valuation of projects and companies

Understand how modern theoretical developments in finance and strategy are applied in real-world situations, by means of hands-on applications using real financial data

Interact with a diverse set of professionals, and work in teams to sharpen your problem-solving skills..

Experts

Vicente Cunat

Awards Jaime Fernandez de Araoz Prize to the best contribution in Corporate Finance (2007); Young Economist Award (2001, European Economic Association) Experience Keywords competition; executive compensation; financing constraints; small firm finance; trade credit Research Summary Most of m...

Konstantinos Zachariadis

Awards Fulbright Fellow Experience Keywords corporate finance and governance; information aggregation in financial markets; market microstructure and design Languages Greek [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]

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