Finance courses can help you stay on top of the game when faced with today’s challenges in strategic finance. But it’s important to find finance courses that meet and build on your level of expertise and address your specific needs. Choose a poor quality course - or one geared for people too junior or senior compared to you - and the only experience you’ll come away with is disappointment.
This is especially the case for senior financial and business executives. Such executives don’t need a 101 in finance - but can benefit from finance courses that refresh and refine their existing skills, and provide a broader understanding of the latest financial concepts and tools. Senior financial executives can also benefit from addressing specific issues with finance courses, such as how to:
Strategic Finance - one of the best finance courses for senior executives
This is just what IMD’s Strategic Finance program is designed to do. Offered by one of the top business schools in the world and, the program prepares senior financial and business executives to confidently make investment decisions, apply new strategic tools, create value for their company and boost financial performance.
As a senior executive, you’ll get a refined sense of where you’re at by benchmarking your financial skills and conducting a strategic review of your financial capabilities – and then you’ll launch right into getting where you’re going. How? By examining the latest financial concepts, reviewing best-practice use of classical finance techniques and making sense of current financial markets. You’ll learn how to integrate top economic and financial tools into your day-to-day operations, as well as how to identify risks facing your company and create shareholder value. And taking part in a mergers and acquisitions simulation will give you a further chance to practice and apply the skills you’ve gained.
IMD - one of the best business schools
Don’t trust finance courses from just anyone. Independent, reputable rankings identify the top business schools in the world for truly effective executive education - and year after year, such rankings place IMD at the top of the top. For example, IMD is ranked first in open programs worldwide (Financial Times 2017) and first in executive education outside the US (Financial Times 2017).
IMD is the only business school to be 100% focused on executive development. We collaborate with our clients to resolve real business issues, build capabilities and prepare for the future through programs and services that combine practical experience, thought leadership and a truly global mindset. More than anything, our goal is to serve you as quickly, flexibly and effectively as possible through all our executive education programs, including our world-class finance courses.