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Corporate Finance and Strategy

Corporate Finance and Strategy - 5-day executive course at LSE

This Corporate Finance and Strategy executive course provides an applied approach to finance that will enable delegates to successfully tackle the topical financial issues affecting modern corporations across the globe.

The 5-day programme focuses on delivering the practical skills necessary to apply basic capital structure and valuation techniques in the evaluation of strategic decisions regarding including reorganisations, mergers and acquisitions and raising capital. Building on this, the course then goes on to examine the inter-relationship between corporate financial and strategic decision-making, adding to the practical approach with elements of theory and case study analysis.

Delegates will thus leave the course with a good understanding of how modern theoretical developments in strategy and finance are applied in real scenarios, benefiting from interaction with other professionals and the opportunity to work in teams to improve their problem-solving skills.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This Corporate Finance and Strategy short course is suitable for executives, managers and other professionals without a substantial academic background in finance who are looking to study corporate finance in order to improve their strategic decision-making.


Students are expected to have:

  • fluency in English
  • an undergraduate degree
  • an absolute minimum of 2 years’ professional experience

In addition, delegates should have a grasp of introductory economics and finance and familiarity with topics including discounted cash-flow analysis, WACC, CAPM and Miller-Modigliani theorems.

Course Content

The course covers the following key topics:

  • Financial markets and project valuation
  • Corporate and competitive strategy; mergers & acquisitions
  • Financial distress and the interactions between financing and investment decisions; leveraged buyouts
  • Strategy for new businesses; going public and private

About LSE's Short Executive Courses

The LSE Executive Education Courses has developed the skills of executives from over 60 different countries, and will be offering 14 world-class courses as part of its exclusive 2018 programme.

Participating will enable you to:

  • take time to think about how cutting-edge theories and best-practice can be applied to your business
  • engage with world-class LSE teaching faculty
  • study at the world-renowned LSE campus, right in the heart of London
  • take advantage of global networking opportunities


Fees for this course are £5,795.

LSE Alumni – graduates of the LSE and previous attendees of the LSE Executive Education Courses are entitled to a 15 per cent discount.

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Superb teaching. This is the best executive course I have been on for knowledge, practical application and networking.
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