Treasury and Risk Management

Identifying, Measuring and Managing Financial Risk

Course topic:

Corporate Governance

Format availability:

In-Person, Online streaming

Duration:

5 Days

Introduction to the course

The Treasury & Risk Management function is essential to the success and sustainability of all leading corporate organisations. Never has this been more true, given the ever-increasing pace of change in regulation, compliance, technology and financial risk.

Treasury Management ensures sufficient liquidity to meet obligations, whilst managing payments, receipts and financial risks such as Credit Risk, Oil Price, Exchange Rate and Interest Rate Risk effectively. In addition, effective Treasury & Risk Management will enable companies to make informed and better strategic decisions, providing the analysis, finance and risk assessment.

The aim of this training course therefore, is to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to make an effective contribution to the Treasury & Risk Management function.

This training course will highlight:

  • The Role of Scope of Treasury & Risk Management
  • The latest international tools and techniques to enable you to identify; measure and manage risk effectively
  • Methods to ensure, liquidity, improved investment returns and smooth cash operations
  • Capital Investment Techniques and Methods of Finance to support Strategic Objectives
  • The features and benefits of derivatives as risk management tools

Course details

At the end of this training course, you will learn to:

  • Manage Cash, Liquidity & Working Capital to reduce finance costs and improve returns
  • Recommend appropriate Methods of Short-term and Long-term Finance
  • Evaluate Capital Investment Opportunities
  • Determine and Implement the company’s Risk Management Strategy
  • Recommend Hedging and Risk Management Decisions

In order to ensure skill development as well as improved knowledge, this training course will be conducted along workshop principles using real life case studies and interactive worked examples. Participants will be actively engaged, individually and as part of a group, in their discussion, analysis and evaluation throughout the training course.

The aim of this Treasury and Risk Management training course is to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to make an effective contribution to the Treasury & Risk Management function, enabling them to make the following organisational impact:

  • Improved informed decision making
  • Liquidity; Credit; Capital, Currency; Interest Rate, Commodity Price Management
  • Increased profitability through cost and risk reduction
  • Improved risk assessment and management
  • Improved Corporate Governance and Stakeholder relationships
  • Improved finance culture through the dissemination of knowledge and skills

As a result of attending this vital training course, focusing on the latest issues and risk facing organisations and the techniques to manage them, you will:

  • Develop your professional skills
  • Understand the latest international tools and techniques
  • Be able to make more informed and hence better financial decisions using various models and software
  • Increase your importance and ability to contribute effectively to your organization’s goals
  • Be able to liaise effectively with other departments and professionals on planning, forecasting, budgeting matters, financial and investment analysis

Given the importance of the Treasury & Risk Management, this training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Professionals working in Treasury & Risk Management
  • Financial Decision-makers
  • Managers and those with financial responsibilities
  • Professionals acting upon the financial decisions of others
  • Professionals with an interest in finance and the latest market developments

Daily Agenda

DAY 1:
The Role of Treasury Management – An Overview
  • The Role & Scope of Treasury Management
  • Operation & Location of a Treasury Department – Cost or Profit Centre; Centralised or Decentralised
  • Cash & Liquidity Management
  • Working Capital Management
  • Capital / Finance Management
  • Risk Management
DAY 2:
Cash & Liquidity Management – A Detailed Analysis
  • Cash Forecasts: Role & Preparation
  • Investment of Cash Surpluses to Maximize Return
  • Meeting Cash Calls and Short-Term Cash Shortages / Short Term Finance
  • Working Capital Management – Determining the Optimum Level
  • Multi-national & Group Cash Management
  • Cash Budgets: Process & Control
DAY 3:
Financing and Capital Management
  • Strategic Objectives: Consolidation, Growth, M & A; Joint Ventures, Diversification, etc.
  • Financing Strategic Objectives / Long Term Finance (Public & Private Equity v Buyer & Supplier Debt)
  • Optimizing the Capital Structure to Minimize the Cost of Capital (WACC)
  • The Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM)
  • Capital Investment Appraisal – NPV; IRR, Payback
  • Capital Rationing: Internal & External
DAY 4:
Risk Management
  • Identifying Risks and Uncertainties – Internal & External; Financial & Non-Financial
  • Measuring Risk – Volatility; Variance; Standard Deviation; Probability; Value at Risk
  • Determining the Risk Management Strategy – Assessing Impact and Probability
  • The 4 T’s – Tolerate; Terminate; Transfer; Treat
  • Internal Controls & Internal Auditing
  • Credit & Counterparty Risk Management
DAY 5:
Currency, Interest Rate & Commodity (Oil Price) Risk Management
  • Forward Contracts and Forward Rate Agreements
  • Options – Calls & Puts; European & American
  • Futures – Market Correlation; Margin Payments, etc.
  • Swaps – Currency & Interest Rate Risk and Benefits
  • Foreign Currency Accounts other Internal Methods / Tactics
  • Foreign Currency Borrowing

Frequently Asked Questions

There are no prerequisites. Our courses are open to students of all backgrounds who are 18 years of age and older. All courses are conducted in English. Video lectures include English subtitles and the option to slow-down, pause, or replay lectures for better retention. Discussion boards are a critical component of each of our courses; therefore, we suggest students have a conversational knowledge of English when pursuing a Certificate of Completion. For any of the art writing courses, students need to be 100% proficient in written English.

You should have an up-to-date web browser such as: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. For more detailed information, please see the guides for supported browsers and basic computer specifications. Our Online Courses can be accessed on a mobile or tablet device, although we strongly encourage you to have access to a desktop or laptop computer and reliable internet connection for certain course components. Former students have told us it is easiest to read discussion threads and complete written assignments on a laptop or desktop computer.

Registration is available on our website. Just follow these simple steps: Click the “Apply Now” button in the top right corner of your screen. Select “Online Courses.” Choose your course(s). You will be asked for basic contact information and your credit card payment. We require full payment at the time of registration and all tuition is billed in US dollars. Be sure to check with your bank or credit card company, as your financial institution may charge a foreign transaction fee.

Our classes are kept small, at no more than 30 students, to better facilitate and encourage personalized interaction with the instructor and fellow participants. Your classmates come from all over the globe and contribute their global perspectives and experience. Some are currently working within the arts while others are just beginning. All classmates share in their passion for the art world.

It is recommended that you begin your course promptly. If you do need to start the course a few days late, contact your instructor as soon as possible after the course has opened to discuss your options. Registration closes on the Friday after the course begins.

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15-19 Jul 2024
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26-30 Aug 2024
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28 Oct-01 Nov 2024
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Amsterdam
23-27 Dec 2024
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24-28 Feb 2025
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14-18 Apr 2025
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01-05 Sep 2025
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03-07 Nov 2025
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29 Dec 2025-02 Jan 2026
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