Treasury's world is growing increasingly more complex. Never has it been more important for companies to control cash, working capital and risk on a global basis. Over and above the mandate to excel in these traditional roles, treasury is called upon to be more strategic in its activities and to develop a solid business partner relationship across the complex.

This course is designed to provide finance professionals with up-to-the-date knowledge of the essential elements of corporate cash and treasury management. This course will cover the role of the corporate treasurer and the structure of treasury, cash and liquidity management, interest rate and foreign exchange management.

Results

The aim of this International Treasury Management course is to deliver comprehensive knowledge and skills that participants can put to immediate use in their current position. You will acquire a practical understanding of international treasury, its language, principles and assimilated techniques.

Target audience

Designed for experienced finance professionals who have a first understanding of treasury concepts, but are seeking more sophisticated and in-depth knowledge of structures, strategies and latest challenges and trends.

Programme

Day 1

A. Overview and structure of an International Treasury Department

  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Mission and activities: Defining Treasury as a centre of compentence, center of excellence or profit center?
  • Determining the cost of equity, WACC, Net Working Capital
  • Essentials and organisation of liquidity and cash management (national and international)
  • Exercise on Liquidity Management
  • Netting: set-up, rules and inter-company transactions

Day 2

  • Setup of an efficient Treasury department
  • Balance scorecard and KPI's set for treasury
  • Reporting
  • Off-shoring and outsourcing
  • Bank partnerships, selection criteria (RFP)
  • Corporate case study
  • Automation and new technologies set for treasury management
  • Regulators agenda, Basel III, MiFID2, SEPA, EMIR, BEPs, … what else?
  • Funding alternatives (public signature, securitisation)
  • Cash forecasting
  • Factoring and reverse factoring, approach and implementation
  • ALM corollaries on the bank side
  • IAS 7 cash flow statement
  • From the IAS39 to the IFRS9: an overhaul of accounting for financial instruments

Day 3

A. Financial Risk Management

  • Introduction to Financial Risk Management (FRM)
  • Evaluating different types of risk
  • Financial markets and hedging strategies
  • Foreign Exchange (FX) and Money Market (MM) structured products
  • Commodity hedging
  • Case studies

Trainer(s)

Jean-Claude Jossart

Jean-Claude Jossart, Consultant, Transition Manager and Independent Board Director, Finbrain-ICT

Practical information

Price: 1 775 EUR (excl VAT)

Kluwer trainings qualify for several grants. A practical instrument enabling you to pay only part of the registration fee

  • Training subsidised by kmo-portefeuille. Read more information.

In-company: If you have a number of people in your company who need this type of training, Kluwer will be happy to develop an in-house training course for you, customised to suit your particular situation. Our experienced trainers will tailor the course to fulfill the needs and abilities of your staff. Request your in company training.

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