Corporate Finance


Corporate finance must constantly evolve to meet changing economic conditions. This seminar is a refresher and update of the corporate finance function, with specific emphasis on long-term financing and investments. You'll understand:

  • Key areas of corporate finance and their impact on day-to-day operations
  • How corporate finance decisions relate to decision-making throughout the organization
  • Strategies and considerations involved in establishing a capital structure
  • The long-term financing process, including how deals are structured and brought to market
  • How sound corporate finance practices fuel growth, profitability and increased shareholder value

To provide accountants and other financial professionals with an overview of corporate finance, its scope and operations. You'll cover a range of corporate finance functions while focusing on long-term financing and investment and how they help create value for a company.

  • Valuation models
  • Working capital management and strategies
  • Cash and marketable securities
  • Accounts receivable management
  • Short-term borrowing
  • Long-term financing strategies—debt and equity
  • Liability management
  • Dividend policy and its effects on the firm's value
  • Target capital structure
    – Factors affecting the firm's choice
    – Determining level of debt
    – Bond ratings
  • Determining cost of capital
  • Capital budgeting
  • Lease vs. buy decisions
  • Increasing shareholder value



No advance preparation required.

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