This four-day executive finance program gives experienced managers a solid understanding of modern corporate finance. It shows the power and dynamic success that lie in financial decisions. It provides examples of how the world’s best companies use modern financial concepts. And it helps participants become more aware of their financial management responsibility and focus more consciously on achieving financial success.


The importance of corporate finance in management is growing: executives need to ask themselves important questions about financial control. The London Finance Program, offered in an

international setting, teaches experienced executives the latest knowledge in finance and reviews recent trends in the financial world. In the four-day London Finance Program:

  • you deepen your understanding of the correlations between finance and business management,
  • you learn tools for achieving ambitious financial objectives and
  • you have the chance to learn, apply and discuss the latest finance methods, tools and insights to meet your management challenges.


Management by Metrics

  • Which key figures allow you to reduce financial management tasks to the essentials?
  • Financial analysis: analysis of key figures


  • What you need to control for effective financial management
  • Which controlling instruments are necessary to achieve control and spot deviations well in time?

Profit Targets and Profit Planning

  • How to determine ambitious, plausible profit targets that are derived from the logic of the business and the markets
  • Leverage and measures for earnings management based on the break-even point and the volatility of the business

Employment of Capital

  • Tying up capital: a “yield killer”
  • Capital as a strategic competitive advantage

Vertical Integration

  • Insourcing or outsourcing?
  • Cost variation

Liquidity Management

  • How much cash reserve is necessary?
  • Instruments for liquidity management

Yield- and Value Management

  • Factors that influence return and company value
  • Measures for boosting profitability
  • Measures for enhancing sustainable company value

Pre-Investment Analysis

  • The most important methods
  • Practice and examples

Financial Management Overview

  • Key figures and concepts
  • Control factors for profit and profitability

Valuation of Companies, Mergers & Acquisitions

  • The main valuation methods
  • Methods and case studies
  • Buying companies and parts of companies
  • Growth through acquisition, real or perceived synergies and experience effects
  • Analyzing and evaluating synergy effects

Cost of Capital and Financing

  • Calculating the cost of capital
  • Modern forms of evaluating financing

Increasing Company Value

  • Opportunities and limits
  • Derivation of management incentives in modern corporate governance

Information und Beratung

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  • Duration: 4 days
  • Program Fees: CHF 4900
    Invoicing in EUR possible (depending on current currency rate)

Nr. E-78222 beginnend am 17.10.22

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Seminar 17.10.2022 - 20.10.2022 London, UK

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