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ISB Executive Education | Chief Financial Officer Programme

Attain the Pinnacle of Financial Leadership

Course Snapshot

  • FeeINR 5,00,000/- + GST
  • Work Experience10 - 30 Years
  • Duration8 Months
  • Delivery MethodBlended- Online

Course Detail

Programme Overview:

The Chief Financial Officer Programme from the Indian School of Business, is the perfect path to take your financial leadership skills to the next level. This 8-month unified programme will teach you to think prudently, shape a high-performing team, and lead growth effectively. In today's composite and dynamic business framework, you will also learn to lead with integrity and purpose.

Programme Outcomes:

  • Formulated for C-Suite Transition
  • Gain Expertise from Excellent Faculty
  • Build Your Social Net Worth
  • Blended Learning
  • Avail Leadership Coaching
  • Campus Immersion

Desired Candidate Profile

  • The minimum education qualification for candidates to apply for this programme is a UG Qualification-either Diploma (10+2+3) or Bachelor's Degree or equivalent (10+2+3) or (10+2+4).
  • Candidates with two years of Master's Degree or equivalent from a recognised University (such as UGC, AICTE, DEC, AIU, State Government, etc.) in any discipline with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks are preferred.
  • Candidates require a minimum of 10 years of work experience post-completion of the qualifying education mentioned above.

Course Modules

Changing Role of the CFO: Adapt to evolving CFO responsibilities, lead teams, quantify business objectives, and excel in negotiations.

  • Historical and current trends in the CFO role
  • Future trends and challenges in the CFO's Office
  • Effective communication with stakeholders
  • Building and leading high-performing teams
  • Quantifying the business objective - metrics - ROE / PE / EVA etc
  • Negotiation Theories: Useful while dealing with banks, auditors, and various stakeholder
  • Balanced Scorecard for Decision Making

Masterclass 1 : The CFO Role - Then, and Now

Global Economics for a CFO: Navigate global economic challenges, assess risks, and make informed financial decisions internationally.

  • Global Economic Imbalances
  • Challenges of international business and finance
  • International monetary system & impact on interest rates & exchange rates
  • Macroeconomic trends & corporate finance decisions
  • Macro Economic Indicators that impact Corporate Financial Affairs
  • Recurring Global & Domestic Economic events a CFO should watch
  • International Financial Markets and Financing Choices

Financial Planning and Analysis: Master financial statement analysis, ratio interpretation, forecasting, and budgeting for effective decision-making.

  • Financial Statement Analysis for CFOs
  • Accounting red flags that analysts or rating agencies watch out for
  • Forecasting and Variance Analysis for tracking KPI
  • Budgeting process and best practices
  • Forecasting methodologies and techniques
  • Developing accurate financial projections

Strategic Corporate Finance: Optimize capital structures, cost of capital, investment decisions, working capital, and dividend strategies.

  • Capital Structure
  • Financing Growth
  • Cost of Capital
  • Capital Budgeting, Project Valuation, Investment Decision rules
  • Working Capital Management
  • Dividend Decision

Masterclass 2 : Exercise in valuing a non-listed private company

M&A and Business Valuation: Drive inorganic growth, negotiate M&A deals, conduct due diligence, and manage post-integration challenges

  • Inorganic growth levers for the CFO
  • Role in M&A and other corporate actions
  • Exchange Ratio
  • Takeover Defences
  • Negotiation
  • Comprehensive due diligence process
  • Deal Structuring & Pricing
  • Financing M&A Transactions
  • Pre-deal and Post-integration challenges
  • Risk Management in M&A- Hedging Strategies

Masterclass 3 : CFOs role in IPO Management

Corporate Governance and Regulatory Requirements: Explore the dynamic world of corporate governance, risk management, and financial markets through our tailored programme agenda.

  • Role of Board and Audit Committee
  • Building effective frameworks for how risk is perceived & managed by firm
  • Risk Governance: Set of policies, Procedures, Roles, and Responsibilities
  • Managing Investor Relations
  • Financial Market & Regulatory Landscape
  • Crisis Management for Effective Response and Resolution
  • Data privacy, Sustainability and impact of ESG

Masterclass 4 : Investor Reporting & Relations

Corporate Risk Management: Manage financial risk, treasury, regulations, and cybersecurity effectively.

  • Financial Risk Management - Market, Credit, Liquidity, Operational
  • Treasury Management for Multinationals
  • Regulations and their impact on treasury management
  • Tools to Measure and Manage Risk
  • Asset Liability Management and Liquidity Management
  • Information Security and Threat Assessment

Fintech: Understand Fintech trends, business models, and innovations transforming finance.

  • Introduction to Fintech
  • Fintech Business Models and Ecosystem
  • Trade Finance using Blockchain
  • Lending Tech
  • Cross Border Payments
  • Supply Chain Finance

Masterclass 5 : Staying abreast with the ever-evolving Fintech landscape

Leadership Development and Talent Management: Apply change management, and agile leadership for effective stakeholder management.

  • Change Management in Leadership and new initiatives
  • Managing Stakeholders across C-Suite positions in multi-jurisdictional organizations
  • Leading Future of Work and Second Level of Leadership
  • Agile Leadership

Capstone Project