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Customized Corporate Solutions


The UHD College of Business’ customized non-credit programs aim at mid-size and small companies looking to enhance job performance across several levels of their organization. Finance training programs will cover relevant knowledge and skills in the following areas:


Advanced corporate finance
  • Capital budgeting concepts and analysis
  • Capital structure issues, cost of capital, dividend policy considerations, and the market for corporate control
  • Corporate finance concepts such as cash flow, liquidity, leverage, cost of capital, and dividends, and its use in the valuation process
  • Review of the investment and financing policies of the firm


Financial forecasting
  • Human factor in business forecasting techniques
  • Behavioral finance vs. the traditional finance paradigm: the impact of behavioral biases in financial decision-making
  • Role of uncertainty in financial decision


Capital markets and investment planning
  • Analytical tools and skills needed for investments portfolio management
  • Basic concepts, tools, and techniques of making informed decisions in the highly dynamic investment environment
  • Use of computer simulations, internet tools, and specialized software and databases in professional investment


Communication for financial professionals
  • Oral and written formats to communicate financial results and promote investment products
  • Development and presentation of an investment portfolio
  • Tailor communications based upon contextual factors (e.g., audience, situation, etc.)


Ethics and professional standards
  • Distinction between ethical and professional standards
  • The CFA® Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct
  • Case-study analysis to recognize and avoid unprofessional practices and unethical behavior



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Last updated or reviewed on 11/5/14

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