The CFO’s role in Maximising Shareholder Value


Understanding the factors that drive shareholder value is of central importance for today's CFOs. CFOs are increasingly tasked to maximise shareholder value with valuation thereby driving the sale and purchase of businesses. Shareholder value, as reflected by share price movements, also determines the value of options and corporate bonuses.

Venue details:  
Virtual Classroom, Online, Online
Start date & time:  
24 November 2020 09:30
End date & time:  
24 November 2020 12:30
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Training ticket cost:  
9.00 Training Tickets accepted
CPD hours:  
Speaker details
First nameLast name
Cormac Lucey


Product type:  
CPD course
Strategic finance and management reporting

This course will be delivered via Zoom on Tuesday 24 November 2020 and Wednesday 25 November 2020 from 9.30am to 12.30pm. The Zoom link will be emailed to participants the day before the course is due to take place.

Who should attend

This course is suitable for accountants, senior company executives, business advisors and other business professionals, who need to understand and manage the factors that drive shareholder value and who require a framework to comment on proposals to increase shareholder value.

Course overview

  • Introduction - Defects of traditional measures of corporate performance; definition, measurement and importance of shareholder value (SHV)
  • Corporate Strategy and SHV - Methods for understanding company strategic position; industry structure and attractiveness and company cost structure and strategic position
  • Financial Strategy and SHV - Applying SHV analysis to financial strategy; the seven value-drivers of SHV; developing corporate strategies based on the seven value drivers; applying SHV analysis to mergers and acquisition and to the cost of capital
  • Applying SHV within Organisations - Business re-engineering; structuring executive compensation and ten ways that a CFO can offer useful strategic insights to their CEO

Key learning outcomes

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the factors which drive shareholder value and be able to apply those factors in their own organisation

Speaker bio

Cormac teaches finance, at post-graduate level, at the Irish Management Institute, University College Dublin, Trinity College Dublin and Chartered Accountants Ireland. He is also a commentator on economic and current affairs on broadcast media and through his weekly columns with The Sunday Times (Irish Edition) and The Times (Ireland).