Finance Master Class for Business Leadership

Venue/Deadlines Program Dates Program Fees
Venue : IIMB Campus
Early Bird Discount Date : 28 Oct, 2024
Last date for registration: 08 Nov, 2024
Start Date : 18 Nov, 2024
End Date : 21 Nov, 2024
Residential Fee(excluding GST) :  Rs. 1,20,000
Residential Early Bird Fee(excluding GST) :  Rs. 1,08,000
Non-Residential Fee(excluding GST) :  Rs. 1,00,000
Non-residential Early Bird Fee(excluding GST) :   Rs. 90,000

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Important Deadlines

Venue : IIMB Campus
Early Bird Discount Date : 28 Oct, 2024
Last date for registration: 08 Nov, 2024

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Ms. Preethi
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Email: preethi.s@iimb.ac.in

Starting In
Senior Leaders
Short Duration
International Travel
Alumni Status

Programme Overview
This is a capstone programme designed to deliver critical insights on strategic finance aimed at shaping the thought process of entrepreneurs, business leaders and strategic decision-makers in business. It enables understanding and inter-connecting the key variables that shape financial risk-taking and decision-making in strategic business decisions, such as corporate structure, value creation, ownership and control, business financing and fund raising and prudent financial practices.

In an era of increasing entrepreneurism and business risk-taking, it is imperative for entrepreneurs and business leaders to understand finance as a strategic function in business, comprehend the strategic interpretation of financial statements and analysis, understand the pros and cons of using leverage for growth and the financial implications of value creation and its measurement. At the same time, effective business leaders should engage well with financial stakeholders and markets, provide effective board-level oversight and be able to connect the external financial environment to their own business. This master class intends to provide a definitive approach to all the aforesaid aspects of strategic finance.

Programme Content

  • Macroeconomics and Business Context – Economic Policy, Key economic variables impacting business outcomes, Moderating economic risk in business performance.
  • Financial Landscape and Business Environment – Financial Systems and Markets, Generation and impact of capital flows, de-regulation.
  • Financial Framework for Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders – Risk – return tradeoff, Equity, Debt and WACC perspective for business.
  • Value Creation and Measurement – Value creation and its benefits, need for value measurement, valuation approaches, drivers to business value.
  • Understanding Corporate Structure – Corporate constitution, diversification vis-a-vis conglomerisation, WOS and Joint Venture, principles, and tax structuring for domestic and cross-border business.
  • Structuring Long term Investments – Project Financing Structures, Infrastructure and PPP Projects, other long-term strategic investments.
  • Contractual Aspects and Risk Mitigation in Projects and Strategic Investments.
  • Ownership and Control – Majority control, minority rights, equity dilution, stake sale and divestiture, managing external shareholders.
  • Equity Fund Raising – Business lans and Start-up financing, Venture Capital and institutional fund raise.
  • Debt Fund Raising – Startup debt financing, Planning and Structuring large investments, project financing.
  • Business Financing – Growth Capital Financing – Private Equity, Capital Market Financing and Listing Decision.
  • Key Aspects of Fund Raising – Process Overview, Preparedness, Due Diligence, Term Sheets.
  • Financial Prudence – Connecting the Dots, Capital Structuring and leveraging, Strategic view of Financial Statements, Free cash Flow and Reinvestment decision.
  • Good Financial Practices – Corporate Excellence – Board governance and institutionalisation, enhancing value, engagement with financial stakeholders and financial markets.
  • Group Discussions/Presentations by Groups

Who Should Attend

  • Start-up entrepreneurs, heads of family-managed enterprises, Business Heads, CXOs, Directors and Strategic Decision-makers in business.
  • Mid-to Senior-level corporate executives in Business Finance dealing with strategic finance.
  • Finance practitioners, consulting firms, investment banks, advisors providing corporate financial strategy and financial consulting services.
  • Independent directors and corporate advisors dealing with strategic finance aspects of business or as functional experts.
  • Academics and students who are seeking strategic insights into the practical aspects of business finance and decision-making.

Programme Directors

Prof. AshokDr. Ashok Thampy is Associate Professor in Finance at IIMB. His areas of interest are Corporate Finance, Financial Risk Management, Industrial Economics, Banking, and Regulation. He teaches corporate finance and banking in the MBA and executive education programmes at IIMB. Prior to joining IIMB, he was at the Department of Finance, Bilkent University, Turkey. He has also held visiting positions at the Department of Economics at Santa Clara University, USA, and the School of Business, Economics and Law, at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

Mr. Pratap Giri S, B.Com, FCA, FCS, MIOD is an independent corporate advisor and Adjunct Faculty at IIM Bangalore and other IIM campuses. He is also presently associated with ICAI, National Institute of Securities Markets, SPJIMR and Great Lakes Institute of Management. He has had extensive hands-on experience in Project and Infrastructure Finance, Private Equity, Capital Markets Financing, Restructuring, M&A, Strategic Finance and mentoring Family Managed Businesses. He has also been a corporate trainer for several leading banks and financial institutions such as BOI, UBI, PNB, Canara Bank, IL&FS, NABARD, LIC and GIC. He has written three books in the corporate finance area. He is also a speaker at various seminars and training programmes and is on the expert panel of ICAI and others.

Participant Benefits

Participant Benefits
As a participant of this Short Duration Programme, you will be able to enjoy some exclusive benefits other than the outcomes such as skills and knowledge enhancement and building specific competencies that can help shape your career growth.

Some of the exclusive benefits of attending this programme are listed below –

  • Receive Executive Education eNewsletters.
  • Invitation to share articles to the EEP blog (subject to a shortlisting process)
  • Participate in EEP webinars on various topics
  • Invitation to curated events and programs by the EEP office

Programme Charges

Programme Fee
INR 1,20,000/- Residential and INR 1,00,000/- Non -Residential (+ Applicable GST) per person for participants from India and its equivalent in US Dollars for participants from other countries.

Early Bird Discount
Nominations received with payments on or before 28-Sept-24 will be entitled to an early bird Discount of 10%.
Early Bird Fee (Residential INR 1,08,000/-(+ Applicable GST)
Early Bird Fee (Non-Residential) INR 90,000/- (+ Applicable GST)

Group Discount
Group Discount of 5% percentage can be availed for a group of 3 or more participants when nominations received from the same organization.

Please Note

  • The programme fee should be received by the Executive Education Office before the programme commencement date. In case of cancellations, the fee will be refunded only if a request is received at least 15 days prior to the start of the programme. If a nomination is not accepted, the fee will be refunded to the person/ organisation concerned.
  • All enrolments are subject to review and approval by the programme All enrollments are subject to review and approval by the programme director. Joining Instructions will be shared with the organisation if sponsored or to the participants on selection. Kindly do not make your travel plans unless you receive the offer letter from IIMB.
  • A certificate of participation will be awarded to the participants by IIMB.

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How To Apply for the Programme

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