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Finance and Accounting Courses

The Oxford 5-Day MBA in Finance


Introduction:

Today's business professionals must understand the flow of financial resources. Such an understanding is needed daily; whether it is used to anticipate trends, evaluate company performance, or obtain funding. People from non-financial backgrounds are often called upon to make decisions based on modern financial controls, and they must have the know-how to navigate the financial systems that have a significant impact on their professional responsibilities.

This course designed to provide business professionals with a deeper understanding of corporate finance as practiced by today's most powerful companies. Designed specifically for non-financial personnel, this intensive seminar approaches the subject of finance as it relates to the corporation as a whole.

Targeted Groups:

  • High-Level Managers integral to the decision-making process
  • Non-Financial Business Professionals managing who has been promoted to financial positions
  • Financial Professionals wanting an update or a “refresher” of their knowledge
  • Junior Managers working in the finance area
  • People who want to gain great knowledge to improve their career

Course Objectives:

At the end of this course the participants will be able to:

  • Understand the appropriate discount rate to be used in investment appraisal
  • Understand the pros and cons of different types of financing
  • Recognize the factors must be considered in deciding on a dividend policy
  • Learn what is the exact nature and scope of the issue to be analyzed
  • Define products are available to manage risk
  • Understand why is correlation so important in managing risk
  • Understand specific variables, relationships, and trends are likely to help analyze an annual report
  • Get the ability to actively participate in financial decision making
  • Appreciate the relative merits of varying asset classes.
  • Recognize the importance of risk in determining the cost of capital
  • Utilize sophisticated investment appraisal techniques
  • Appreciate the key items from an annual report and recognition of important ratios and linkages
  • Recognize the appropriate tool to manage risk
  • Integrate with spreadsheet modeling

Targeted Competencies:

  • Financial analysis
  • Financial decision making
  • Risk management
  • Financial statements
  • Annual report
  • Investments evaluation

Course Content:

Unit 1: Introduction to the Financial Markets:

  • An introduction to the equity markets:
    • IPO
    • Market Indices
    • International Equity Market Links
  • An introduction to bond markets
  • Long Term versus Short Term
  • Treasury versus Corporate
  • Types of Bond
  • The spot and forward market
  • Exchange Rate trends and linkages
  • Carry Trades
  • Futures
  • Options
  • An introduction to the FX market
  • An introduction to the Derivatives Market
  • The link between risk and return

Unit 2: Evaluating Investment Opportunities:

  • The Markowitz model of Portfolio Risk
  • The Capital Asset Pricing Model
  • The time value of money and discounted cash flow techniques
  • The Gordon Growth Model
  • A practical application of forecasting dividends
  • Determining the Cost of Debt
  • The Ameritrade Case
  • The importance of the cost of capital
  • Scenario analysis
  • The weighted average cost of capital (WACC)
  • A practical application of the IRR approach
  • Pitfalls in using the IRR approach
  • Investment Appraisal using the Net Present Value approach
  • Payback and adjusted Payback
  • The Internal Rate of Return (IRR) approach
  • Real Options

Unit 3: Annual Report:

  • The Balance Sheet
  • The Income Statement
  • The Cash Flow Statement
  • Ratio Analysis
  • Forecasting Sales
  • The cost of sales approach

Unit 4: The Corporate Financing Decision:

  • Financial Leverage
    • Modiglianni and Millers Theory of Capital Structure
    • The Risk of Bankruptcy
    • The Optimal Capital Structure
  • The Dividend Decision
  • The clientele effect
  • The taxation effect
  • The principal-agent problem
  • The market for Corporate Control

Unit 5: Risk Management:

  • Hedging Exchange Rate risk using:
    • The forward market
    • The options market
    • Zero cost collars
  • Hedging commodity price risk using:
  • Options
  • Futures


UAE (Dubai)
3/10/2021 - 7/10/2021
Euro 2500
UAE (Dubai)
21/2/2021 - 25/2/2021
Euro 2500
UAE (Dubai)
16/5/2021 - 20/5/2021
Euro 2500
UAE (Dubai)
12/12/2021 - 16/12/2021
Euro 2500
Egypt (Cairo)
9/5/2021 - 13/5/2021
Euro 2500
Egypt (Cairo)
14/3/2021 - 18/3/2021
Euro 2500
Egypt (Cairo)
7/11/2021 - 11/11/2021
Euro 2500
Morocco (Casablanca)
19/12/2021 - 23/12/2021
Euro 2500
Jordan (Amman)
19/9/2021 - 23/9/2021
Euro 2500
Jordan (Amman)
27/6/2021 - 1/7/2021
Euro 2500
UK (London)
6/12/2021 - 10/12/2021
Euro 4500
UK (London)
16/8/2021 - 20/8/2021
Euro 4500
Egypt (Sharm El-Sheikh)
16/5/2021 - 20/5/2021
Euro 2500
Egypt (Sharm El-Sheikh)
11/7/2021 - 15/7/2021
Euro 2500
Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)
1/8/2021 - 5/8/2021
Euro 3500
Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)
14/2/2021 - 18/2/2021
Euro 3500
Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)
12/9/2021 - 16/9/2021
Euro 3500
Turkey (Istanbul)
2/5/2021 - 6/5/2021
Euro 3000
Turkey (Istanbul)
5/9/2021 - 9/9/2021
Euro 3000
Turkey (Istanbul)
24/1/2021 - 28/1/2021
Euro 3000
Turkey (Istanbul)
26/12/2021 - 30/12/2021
Euro 3000
France (Paris)
8/3/2021 - 12/3/2021
Euro 4500
France (Paris)
6/12/2021 - 10/12/2021
Euro 4500
Switzerland (Geneva)
22/11/2021 - 26/11/2021
Euro 4500
Spain (Barcelona)
31/5/2021 - 4/6/2021
Euro 4500
Spain (Barcelona)
20/9/2021 - 24/9/2021
Euro 4500
Spain (Barcelona)
25/1/2021 - 29/1/2021
Euro 4500
Italy (Rome)
20/9/2021 - 24/9/2021
Euro 4500
Italy (Rome)
5/4/2021 - 9/4/2021
Euro 4500
Manama (Bahrain)
14/2/2021 - 18/2/2021
Euro 2500
Manama (Bahrain)
12/9/2021 - 16/9/2021
Euro 2500
Oman(Muscat)
31/10/2021 - 4/11/2021
Euro 2500
Kuwait (Kuwait)
8/8/2021 - 12/8/2021
Euro 2500
Spain (madrid)
5/7/2021 - 9/7/2021
Euro 4500
Spain (madrid)
27/12/2021 - 31/12/2021
Euro 4500
Singapore (Singapore)
25/10/2021 - 29/10/2021
Euro 4500
USA (Boston)
3/5/2021 - 7/5/2021
Euro 5000
Netherlands (Amsterdam)
10/5/2021 - 14/5/2021
Euro 4500
Netherlands (Amsterdam)
4/10/2021 - 8/10/2021
Euro 4500
Canada (Toronto)
15/11/2021 - 19/11/2021
Euro 5000
Germany (Munich)
5/4/2021 - 9/4/2021
Euro 4500
Online
31/10/2021 - 4/11/2021
Euro 1250
Online
22/8/2021 - 26/8/2021
Euro 1250
Online
18/4/2021 - 22/4/2021
Euro 1250
Online
14/2/2021 - 18/2/2021
Euro 1250