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Financial Strategies

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Sep 23—26
4 days
Wellesley, Massachusetts, USA
USD 9000
USD 2250 per day

Description

Gain a thorough understanding of finance-based decision making by exploring the many ways companies make money and the implications of each. In this program, you will take a comprehensive look at profitability sources, capital management issues, rating agencies, industry-specific accounting practices, and M&A activity. Using a computer-based simulation, you will gain a realistic, executive-level view of the business through the strategic and tactical decisions leaders make.

Learning Objectives and Program Impact

  • Examine accounting and capital management, profitability, and pricing metrics.
  • Enhance your strategic decision-making abilities by understanding how to interpret financial information and reports.
  • Maximize your profits by interpreting financial data and developing appropriate operating metrics.
  • Learn how to communicate more effectively with company executives and financial professionals by becoming fluent in the industry’s financial language.

Sample Agenda

Day 1:

  • Understanding Basic Financial Statements
  • Value Creation
  • Organizational Structure
  • Capital Management
  • Simulation: Introduction and Year 1

Day 2:

  • Core Accounting Issues
  • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Statutory Accounting Principles (STAT)
  • Simulation: Year 2

Day 3:

  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Rating Agency Case Company Evaluation and Report-Outs
  • Overview of Rating Agency Reports
  • Simulation: Year 3 and Final Results

Day 4:

  • Capital Investments and Decision Making
  • Strategic Performance Measurement
  • Mergers & Acquisitions

Who should attend

  • Leaders in all roles who seek to increase their understanding of finance-based decision making
  • Leaders specifically responsible for product management, distribution, marketing, or strategic planning

Experts

Education/Professional Certification: B.S., Ohio State University M.S., Bowling Green State University M.A., Cornell University Ph.D., Cornell University Areas of Expertise: Financial Accounting, Insurance Accounting Biography: Rob Hoskin’s area of expertise is in insurance accounting. For m...
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