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Certified Financial Manager (CFM)

Certification Outline

[Part 1: Introduction to Financial Management ]

Chapter 1: Getting Started - Principles of Finance
Chapter 2: Firms and the Financial Market
Chapter 3: Understanding Financial Statements, Taxes, and Cash Flows
Chapter 4: Financial Analysis - Sizing Up Firm Performance

[Part 2: Valuation of Financial Assets ]

Chapter 5: Time Value of Money - The Basics
Chapter 6: The Time Value of Money - Annuities and Other Topics
Chapter 7: An Introduction to Risk and Return - History of Financial Market Returns
Chapter 8: Risk and Return - Capital Market Theory
Chapter 9: Debt Valuation and Interest Rates
Chapter 10: Stock Valuation

[Part 3: Capital Budgeting ]

Chapter 11: Investment Decision Criteria
Chapter 12: Analyzing Project Cash Flows
Chapter 13: Risk Analysis and Project Evaluation
Chapter 14: The Cost of Capital

[Part 4: Capital Structure & Dividend Policy]

Chapter 15: Capital Structure Policy
Chapter 16: Dividend Policy
Part 5: Liquidity Management & Special Topics in Finance
Chapter 17: Financial Forecasting and Planning
Chapter 18: Working Capital Management
Chapter 19: International Business Finance
Chapter 20: Corporate Risk Management

[The seminar provides delegates with the knowledge required to find better answers to questions such as:]

• How is business strategies developed?
• How does financial management support strategic development?
• What is the exact nature and scope of the business problems to be analysed?
• Which specific variables, relationships, and trends are likely to be helpful in analysing problems?
• Are there possible ways to obtain quick ‘ballpark’ estimates of likely outcomes of decisions?
• How precise an answer is necessary with regard to problem-solving and decision-making?
• How reliable are available financial data, and how is uncertainty and risk likely to impact on the outcomes of decisions?

[CFM] certificate of completion will be awarded to class members who attend at least 80% of the 100 training hours are granted by the Management Development Institute through the College of Business Administration at Missouri State University. Recognized by the US Department.

[Financial Management:] Principles and Applications Plus NEW MyFinanceLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 12/E
Sheridan J Titman, University of Texas at Austin
John D. Martin, Baylor University
Arthur J. Keown, Virginia Polytechnic Instit. and State University