Make smart strategic decisions based on hard finance data

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.

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Master the main financial valuation methods and their meaning

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Be at ease reviewing and challenging financial reports presented to you

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Understand the risk framework put in place by companies

Impact

Grasp the value behind mergers and acquisitions

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.

If you are joining us on campus, rest assured that all the necessary public health protocols are in place to keep you safe during this challenging time. And if you are joining us virtually, our tech team will connect with you before the program to ensure you have a seamless experience.

Together, we analyze real life examples of transactions brought to the board for decision-making. You will be asked to challenge financial reports and make informed recommendations.

Professor Salvatore Cantale

Your program director

Next start & fee
Program length: 2 days
2021
from
08
Oct.
to
08
Oct.

Lausanne or liVe Virtual

CHF 3,300

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