Learn about corporate finance for small and medium-sized enterprises quickly and efficiently.
The course titled Corporate Finance for Entrepreneurs is designed to help you quickly and effectively improve your understanding of the field of finance and consequently improve your company’s financial management. The course is tailored to the needs of small and medium-sized enterprises as well as fast-growing enterprises, and covers all key areas relating to corporate finance.
From theory to practice by focusing on your specific case
On the course, we work on concrete examples, while also building a strong theoretical foundation. The presentation of theoretical content in the field of corporate finance is followed by a practical demonstration using an example of a specific company. In the practical part of the course, the participants then get a chance to delve deeper into the topic. In addition, the participants are given the chance to ask specific questions about their business.
Focusing on your specific business case
All the key areas of corporate finance
The course covers all the key topics relating to corporate finance that play an important role in making good business decisions, monitoring the performance and generating better financial performance in small and medium-sized enterprises. The course consists of five modules and covers the following topics:
Introduction to corporate finance and financial statements
Definition of the finance function as one of the key business functions in the company
Demonstration of the interconnectedness of the finance functio and other business functions.
Review of the basic financial statements
Instructions on how to read the financial statements
Comparison between the categories from the points of view of accounting and finance
Analyses of financial statements
Review of financial indicators and instructions on their calculation
Long-term financial decisions
The relationship between risks and expected returns
The time value of money
The cost of capital – is it only loan capital that has a price
Capital structure and leverage
Debt financing – possibilities, pricing, impact on the business
Impact of the investment on the current business of the company
Equity and debt financing of investments – a comparison
Management of company’s surplus funds
Managing the finance function
Everything starts with a plan – planning, common planning mistakes
Performance monitoring – reporting
Assessing the credit rating of companies
Assessing the value of companies
The course takes place over two days. After completing the course, you’ll gain a good understanding of finance operations in SMEs. Additionally, you’ll acquire insights into organizing finances for rapidly expanding businesses, enhancing profitability, and effectively managing cash flow.
The course is intended for:
Owners of SMEs
Directors of SMEs
Owners and directors of fast-growing enterprises
Finance managers in SMEs
Anyone who wants to deepen their knowledge of the field
Courses take place periodically in the form group and “in-company” sessions.
The course takes place in English.
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