"This programme hits home that you need to question everything."
CFO, Victory Offices
Programme: Financial Strategies for Value Creation
Discover the financial strategies behind some of the world’s most successful companies. Sharpen your thinking and increase your impact.
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Master the practicalities of risk management. Understand funding options and explore restructuring. Make an immediate impact.
You can apply to the programme of your choice online. Acceptance is not automatic and your application will be reviewed by our team of Programme Consultants to ensure the best fit between applicants and programmes. Spaces on our programmes can fill up quickly so we encourage you to apply early and ensure your application is as comprehensive as possible.
You'll receive communication from your Programme Manager around six weeks before starting the programme. The information we send will direct you to our online learning platform which will include the programme timetable, pre-programme reading and preparation work, and an introduction to your fellow participants.
Visa requirements vary depending on your nationality and country of residence. We encourage you to use the ‘check if you need a visa’ tool or to consult the UK consulate or embassy in your home country.
Richard Brealey Term Chair Professor of Corporate Governance and Professor of Finance
Professor Henri Servaes is the Academic Director for this programme. He consults for leading companies and featured in the Financial Times’s ‘Gurus of the Future’ series. By peeling back the financial strategies behind some of the world’s best-known companies, his practical knowledge will sharpen your thinking.
Professor Henri Servaes consults and provides executive education for Anglo American, Barclays, Bertelsmann, Continental, Deutsche Bank, E.ON, the FT (Lex Team), Freshfields, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Suez and more.
Professor Servaes’ areas of interest include pay-out policy, M&A, corporate restructuring, financial distress, the security issuance process and long-term financial planning. He connects you to leading financial institutions as Professor Servaes’ expertise also centres on corporate governance, IPOs, mutual funds, and capital structure. He’s published articles on these topics in the top finance journals and is an associate editor of five journals, including the Journal of Finance. His work has been presented at major international finance conferences and at more than 70 universities worldwide.
This programme can also be taken as part of the Certificate in Finance. Gain the knowledge and tools to build expertise in finance. Customise your learning by selecting four courses from our extensive, world-class portfolio.
Submit your application through our online application form.
Not ready to apply yet? Reserve a place
We recommend you apply at least three months before the programme starts to guarantee your place. The application form will take approximately 15 to 30 minutes to complete.
We’ll acknowledge receipt of your application by email within 48 hours, if it’s received during normal working hours (Mon-Fri – 09:00-18:00 GMT). We will review and respond to your application within two working days. We do this in order of receipt and acceptance is not automatic.
Yes. We can hold a provisional place for you for up to two weeks, but be aware that completed applications take priority and programmes often fill up several months in advance. You can reserve a place online, by phone or by email.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7000 7051 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The programme is taught in English, so a good working knowledge of the language is essential. If English is not your first language, we may ask you for evidence of your proficiency.