Corporate Finance Programme participants

Corporate Finance Programme Portfolio

Analyse the complexities. Apply the knowledge.

Through a sophisticated curriculum based on cutting-edge academic research and industry case studies, master a wide range of corporate finance tools that you can apply to a variety of practical situations.

The Corporate Finance Programme Portfolio prepares you to confidently deal with the increasingly complex financial challenges you and your organisation face.

The Corporate Finance offering consists of three modules; Accounting and Financial Analysis; Valuation; and Funding, Risk and Restructuring. Each is available in an evening or one-week format, so you can choose the option that best suits your schedule or learning style. A fourth programme, Advanced Corporate Finance is available in the one-week format.

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Accounting and Financial Analysis

Use accounting data and financial analysis techniques to assess a company's strength and measure the return that a company is earning on its capital. Gain a firm grounding in the issues relating to corporate governance and key regulatory frameworks and their subsequent impact on financial statements.

  • Lead faculty: Chris Higson, Associate Professor of Accounting Practice
  • Available in Evening and One-week formats

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Equip yourself with the key valuation techniques required to correctly appraise financial decisions and accurately value companies. Beginning with the basics, you will progress through to more complex valuations. Upon completion of this programme you will be able to evaluate investment projects, and understand capital market behaviour, risk and the cost of capital.

  • Lead faculty: Ian Cooper, Professor of Finance
  • Available in Evening and One-week formats

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Funding, Risk and Restructuring

Gain the tools you need to manage a company's financial risk effectively. This programme also includes an in-depth analysis of mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, capital structure and company financing options.

  • Lead faculty: Henri Servaes, Richard Brealey Term Chair Professor of Corporate Governance and Professor of Finance
  • Available in Evening and One-week formats

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Advanced Corporate Finance

A natural follow-on from the first three Corporate Finance programmes, Advanced Corporate Finance introduces you to the realm of complex financial decision making. Learn how to tackle intricate valuations to make effective corporate financing decisions.

  • Lead faculty: Karl Lins, Visiting Professor of Finance
  • Available in One-week format only.

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Flexible learning options

As each module builds upon previous learning, it's recommended that they're taken in sequence beginning with Accounting and Financial Analysis. It is also possible to take individual modules out of sequence and this may be convenient for people with existing knowledge or experience of the topics covered in the previous modules.

Who are these programmes for?

The Accounting and Financial Analysis; Valuation; and Funding, Risk and Restructuring programmes are designed for professionals from a wide range of job functions including:

  • Finance Managers
  • General Managers
  • Analysts
  • Bankers
  • Business Developers
  • Accountants
  • Strategists
  • Consultants
  • Lawyers/Legal Practitioners

The Advanced Corporate Finance programme is only suitable for finance professionals with at least eight years of relevant industry experience, or people that have completed the first three Corporate Finance modules.

Gain London Business School Alumni status

On completion of three of these modules, you'll become a member of London Business School's alumni community, giving you access to an international network of more than 36,000 business professionals.

Accreditation and your Continual Professional Development

Our Corporate Finance Programmes are accredited with CFA Institute, the Securities and Investment Institute (SII) and the Law Society. You can therefore use it as part of your Continual Professional Development.

Key details

Next one-week programme: Funding, Risk and Restructuring
Duration: 5 days
Start: 12 May 2014
Fees: £6,700

Next evening programme: Funding, Risk and Restructuring
Duration: 1 evening per week for 10 weeks
Start: 23 April 2014
Fees: £4,800

Location: London  

Contact us

David Ratcliffe, Programme Associate

Tel: +44 (0)20 7000 7051

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