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Advanced Treasury Management

Course Information:

Online £2,500.00 20 hrsFlexible
In-House Agreed with client FlexiblePOA
London 10 days 25-Apr£5,900.00
London 10 days 29-Aug£5,900.00


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    Who should attend?

      Those who have a direct input into the treasury function in their organisation or have some responsibility for finance and financial strategy. They will be from all sectors, including private, public and not-for-profit including:

    • Those who are new managers or managers wanting a refresher
    • Operations managers who want to know more about treasury activities
    • Managers who want to increase their strategic capability
    • Managers who are about to be promoted into positions which require treasury literacy
    • Managers facing financial investment decisions or expect to make a contribution to a wider planning process
    • Internal auditors, accountants who need to show CPD



    • Contrast and compare the treasury function in the private and public sector
    • Evaluate the increasing the strategic role of the treasury function
    • Identify financial risks in treasury management
    • Optimise working capital


    The Role and Function of Treasury Management

    • Overview of the main activities of treasury management in the private sector and public sector
    • Treasury management activities in the private sector
    • Treasury management activities in the public sector
    • Introduction to Treasury risks

    Strategic Treasury Management

    • How treasury has evolved since the financial crisis
    • Aligning treasury strategy with organisational goals
    • Treasury as strategic financial advisers to the organization
    • Areas where treasury takes a leading role, including bank relationship management; short and long-term borrowing and financial risk management

    Managing Treasury Risks

    • Risk management frameworks and the control environment
    • Market risk
    • Liquidity risk
    • Currency risk
    • Effective internal controls and governance in the treasury function

    Practical Treasury Management

    • Preparing cash flow statements
    • Using ratio analysis
    • Raising finance – debt versus equity
    • The weighted average cost of capital (WACC)

    Building an Investment Portfolio

    • Establishing investment criteria and objectives
    • Investment strategies; passive, active, matching, outsourcing and risk-reduction
    • Balanced diversification across asset classes, geographic spread, currencies etc
    • Risk appetite

    Capital Markets Role and Regulation

    • Functions of the capital markets, compared with money markets
    • Role of the primary market
    • Role of the secondary market
    • Aims, objectives, players and structures of market regulation

    Capital Market Instruments

    • Types and characteristics of equity
    • Equity valuation methods
    • Fixed income (debt) instruments – government and corporate bonds
    • Valuing fixed income instruments

    Effective Financial Analysis

    • The main sources of information for financial analysis purposes
    • The main financial statements according to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
    • Income statement ratios; common size, profit margin, return on equity etc.
    • Balance sheet ratios; quick ratios, current ratios, debt to equity and more

    Derivative Instruments and Hedging Concepts

    • Hedging concepts for financial risks
    • Standardisation and settlement of exchange-based derivatives
    • Exchange-based futures contracts – those for hedging currency and interest rate risks
    • Options contracts – principles of calls and puts – building a simple hedge

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