Advanced Topics in Financial Decisions and Corporate Policy

About the course

Short-term Professional Extension Program Abroad

Program Theme

Transforming strategic financial decisions into shareholder value.

Target

Post-graduate professionals with managerial experience. Attention: this course is exclusive to professionals who have postgraduate degrees.

Objectives

The student will study concepts and advanced cases of financial management, to plan and implement actions in your organization, from a global perspective.

Advanced Topics in Financial Decisions and Corporate Policy

Benefits for scholarship holders participating in this program:

  • Free inperson English course in California
  • Assistance and documents for obtaining the American visa

  • Academic preparation and logistics for the program

Why should I attend this course?

  • Classes with PhDs professors from the university, with great executive experience; 
  • Two meetings with local executives within the activity grid and optional visit to the port of Los Angeles; 
  • Learn how to transform strategic financial decisions into shareholder value; 
  • Plan and implement actions for your organization with an international view of the topics presented.

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Testimonials from IBS Americas students who attended University of La Verne

July - 2022

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January - 2020

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July - 2016

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Advanced Topics in Financial Decisions and Corporate Policy

Content

Capital Markets, Consumption, and Investment; Market Equilibrium: CAPM and APT; Option Pricing Theory and Evidence; Capital Budgeting: NPV, TIR, and Real Option Analysis. Company visits and Business Cases.

Performance Management and Incentive Design; Capital Structure and the Cost of Capital; Acquisitions, Divestitures, Restructuring, and Corporate Governance. Company visits and Business Cases.

The Term Structure of Interest Rate; Forward Contracts, and Futures; Volatility in Exchange Rates; International Financial Systems; Management of Foreign Exchange Risks; The Cost of Capital and Currency Risk.  Business Cases and Graduation Ceremony.

Frequently Asked Questions

Since the programs are 100% in English, to participate in the business-themed programs, the minimum level of English required is intermediate, and for the Business English courses at SUNY and ULV, the elementary level of English is fine.

The Advanced programs are designed for graduate students with a minimum of 3 years of working experience in their field of interest.

Yes, you can request up to 2 changes in the program date without any extra cost. It is important that the request is submitted 60 days prior to the course starts.

PROGRAM COORDINATION IN BRAZIL
Professor Ricardo Britto

PhD in Business Administration from FEA/USP, he is one of the most experienced Brazilian professors in International Business.

  • Location
    La Verne - United States
  • Dates
    2 or 3 weeks (January, July or September)
  • Investment
    U$ 7.860 + Enrollment: U$ 90
    Check opportunities for partial scholarships
  • Program Profile
    Full-time classes and visits to companies
  • Workload
    80 hours
    lessons/activities/visits
  • Additional Activity
    Business English module included in the program with 27h/lesson
  • Students per Classroom
    From 15 to 30
    students
  • Certification
    Certificate in Executive Management (ULV) and Business English (ELS)
  • Language
    English
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