Corporate Finance Masterclass Recorded


CFOs and finance directors are assumed to automatically understand and be able to boost corporate value. But many businesses fail to cover their cost of capital and fail to deliver adequate shareholder returns to their owners. The implication is that many CFOs and finance directors do not fully understand the most important part of their job.

Venue details:  
Online, ,
Start date & time:  
01 January 2017 00:00
End date & time:  
01 January 2020 00:00
Price: €150.00  (€150.00 Member price)
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Speaker details
First nameLast name
Cormac Lucey


Product type:  
CPD online course
Finance, management reporting and analysis

This course was recorded in late 2018

Who should attend?

This course will benefit finance directors and CFOs who wish to transform themselves from being mere scorekeepers to being team players who can play a key role in their organisations as strategist and coach in directing the corporate team to strategic and financial success.

Course Overview

The Factors that Drive Corporate Returns

  • Measuring ROCE in your business
  • Benchmarking corporate performance
  • Business strategy

The Factors that Drive Corporate Riskiness and Cost of Capital

  • Understanding financial risk
  • Risk factor 1 – operational leverage
  • Risk factor 2 – variability of sales to economic cycle
  • Risk factor 3 – financial leverage
  • Putting it all together: corporate risk measures in practice

Promoting Growth in Shareholder Value

  • Strategy
  • Finance and driving the components of ROCE
  • Economics and timing the business cycle
  • Management incentives

Key Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, participants will have a sound grasp of the key elements and techniques of strategic corporate finance that they will be able to apply in practice.