$595.00 USD

Strategic Financial Decision Making For Business Leaders


Instructor: Steve Coughran, Founder of BYFIQ, CFO, Entrepreneur, and Expert in Strategic Financial Management

Brief Description: "Strategic Financial Decision Making for Financial Decision Makers" is a signature course that focuses on equipping business leaders with the analytical and strategic skills necessary to excel in today’s rapidly changing business environment. Under the guidance of Steve Coughran, this course covers a wide array of critical financial areas including financial analysis, capital budgeting, risk management, and ethical financial practices. Participants will learn to make informed decisions that not only enhance operational efficiency but also drive sustainable growth.

What You Will Learn:

  • Financial Analysis and Evaluation: Techniques for analyzing financial data, interpreting KPIs, and evaluating investment opportunities.
  • Capital Budgeting: Methods to assess long-term investment decisions using NPV, IRR, and other budgeting techniques.
  • Cost Management and Control: Strategies for budgeting, performing variance analysis, and implementing cost controls to boost profitability.
  • Financial Risk Management: Understanding and mitigating financial risks using various hedging strategies and financial instruments.
  • Financial Forecasting and Planning: Skills for creating detailed financial forecasts and conducting scenario and sensitivity analyses.
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Strategy: Insights into the financial strategies for M&A from valuation to post-merger integration.
  • Corporate Financing and Capital Structure: Knowledge on optimizing capital structure and exploring financing options like equity and debt.
  • Ethics in Financial Decision Making: Ethical frameworks and practices essential for transparent and accountable financial management.

Course Outline:

Part 1: Mastering Financial Analysis and Investment Evaluation

  • Introduction to financial analysis and key financial metrics
  • Deep dive into capital budgeting techniques and their application in real-world scenarios

Part 2: Cost Control and Risk Management

  • Strategies for effective cost management and operational efficiency
  • Comprehensive overview of financial risk identification, measurement, and mitigation

Part 3: Strategic Planning and M&A Considerations

  • Techniques for accurate financial forecasting and long-term planning
  • Detailed exploration of M&A strategy, including deal structuring and financial implications

Part 4: Financing Decisions and Ethical Considerations

  • Discussion on various financing options and strategies for optimal capital structuring
  • Ethical challenges in financial decision-making and strategies to handle them responsibly

What's in it for You:

  • Signature Course Experience: Engage deeply with strategic financial concepts that will empower you to make informed decisions.
  • Expert Instruction: Learn from Steve Coughran, whose experiences as a CFO provide invaluable insights into the complexities of financial management.
  • Advanced Decision-Making Skills: Develop the ability to apply critical financial strategies that align with corporate objectives and ethical standards.
  • Professional Growth: Enhance your leadership capabilities and readiness to tackle financial challenges in your organization effectively.

This course is tailored for CFOs, business leaders, and financial decision-makers committed to fostering ethical and strategic financial practices within their organizations. It offers essential skills for navigating complex financial landscapes and making decisions that drive business success.