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Financial Strategies for Value Creation

Learn to create value through funding options, risk management and restructuring strategies.

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Programme impact

Unlock value with the right strategic choices

Discover the financial strategies behind some of the world’s most successful companies. Sharpen your thinking and increase your impact.

  • Learn to make the right strategic decisions at the right time.

  • Gain practical tools to create value based on your debt/equity mix.

  • Broaden your knowledge and develop confidence with an in-depth understanding of different restructuring and funding options.

  • Make smarter financial decisions through a better understanding of the practical application of risk management.

  • Undertake long-term financial planning. Explore research evidence and find out how - and when - stock prices respond.

Right for you

This programme is designed for professionals with responsibility for making financial or strategic decisions about their company’s debt/equity mix, payout policy, mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, creating value through private equity, or initial public offerings.


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Attendees include:

  • Investment bankers.

  • Financial advisors.

  • Consultants.

  • Corporate managers in various industries.

  • Chief financial officers.

  • Board members.

Who attends

The data above displays the top nationalities and top 10 industries across a three year average of participants on this programme.

Programme content

Gain the skills to deliver growth

Master the practicalities of risk management. Understand funding options and explore restructuring. Make an immediate impact.

  • Learn to structure debt in terms of maturity, fixed/floating mix, and currency mix.

  • Focus on the application of derivatives in a corporate finance setting – real options, risk management and optimal gearing.

  • Discover how to return excess funds to shareholders, considering payout policy and merger motives.

  • Investigate corporate restructuring and find ways of resolving financial distress through IPOs and long-term financial planning.

Middle East Iteration

Access our world-renowned faculty, immersive learning methods and breakthrough ideas in the heart of London. Due to increased regional interest, LBS has included extra iterations of programmes for Middle East professionals. The programmes deliver all the content and insights from the global cohort, with the additional opportunity to network closely with peers working and living in the Middle East.

Our faculty

Experts in the field

Draw inspiration from world-leading academics who blend cutting-edge research together with practical insights for a dynamic learning experience.

Certificate in Finance

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.

How to apply

Submit your application through our online application form.

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