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Who should attend
You are a board member, chairperson, board secretary, aspiring board member or a professional working closely with boards. Regardless of your position, you want to play a more proactive, productive and effective role so you can make a real difference in your boardroom and company.
About the course
- Master the main financial valuation methods and their meaning
- Be at ease reviewing and challenging financial reports presented to you
- Understand the risk framework put in place by companies
- Grasp the value behind mergers and acquisitions
Gone are the times when board members could listen to the CFO, smile, and candidly state that finance was not their piece of cake.
In a fast-changing and increasingly competitive business environment, you are expected to have a solid grasp of finance so you can best challenge the management team on finance reports, and make strategic decisions based on hard finance data.
Finance for Boards is designed to give you the essential finance knowledge you need to make tough decisions for your company in areas such as mergers & acquisitions as well as risk management.
New hybrid format: Join us on campus or virtually
This program is delivered as a hybrid learning experience. You can join us on campus or connect from your home or office from anywhere in the world. We use state-of-the-art technology to ensure that all participants are immersed in the same IMD learning experience.
The program is hosted by our world-class faculty in a specially-outfitted auditorium to ensure a seamless interaction among the in-person and virtually-connected participants. Study groups mix participants across learning modes and breaks are carefully designed to ensure all participants get to network across the entire cohort.
Salvatore Cantale is Professor of Finance at IMD. His major research and consulting interests are in value creation, valuation, and the way in which corporations structure liabilities and choose financing options. Additionally, he is interested in the relation between finance and leadership, and ...
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Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
We are happy to help you find a suitable online alternative.