Corporate Finance Training

FIF’s corporate finance training covers basic finance concepts to more advanced topics in finance. Our training programs have been delivered from the VP level down to the most junior level of organizations. We work with our clients to provide customized training programs that fit their needs and accomplish their objectives.

VALUE THROUGH KNOWLEDGE AND INNOVATIVE THINKING

The market for high–value employees is extremely competitive. Additionally, hiring new employees is expensive. According to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the average cost for a new hire is $4,129 and filling a position takes 42 days.


Training is a value-added resource that can help mitigate the cost of new hires while improving decision making, job satisfaction, and employee morale. At FIF, we offer corporate training that is customized to ensure a positive return on training dollars.

Finance For Financial Managers

This training program is designed to fine-tune the financial skill set of analysts and managers, and it covers advanced topics in corporate finance.

The topics may include:

  • Analyzing and validating the key performance indicators (KPIs) across the functional areas of a business. We assess KPI: measurement, benchmarking, data source, and reporting frequency.

  • Gross margin, operating margin analysis, and the impact of a firm’s product mix on sales growth

  • Customer lifetime value (CLV), customer acquisition cost (CAC) and customer retention cost analysis (CRC)

  • Working capital analysis and the firm’s sales to cash cycle

  • Analysis of the firm’s return on invested capital (ROIC) versus the WACC

  • Financial statement analysis, cash flow forecasting, and ratio analysis

  • GAAP versus non-GAAP measures and their impact on financial performance

Finance For Non-Finance Managers 

This training program provides the non-financial manager with a working knowledge of financial principles and their basic application. This course will transform finance and accounting terms and concepts into decision-making tools the non-financial manager will use every day. 

The topics may include:

  • Basic introduction to the time value of money: Present values and futures values, what is an interest rate and what is inflation. Why these concepts matter.

  • Understanding financial statements: Balance sheet, income statement, and the statement of cash flow

  • The importance of cash flow to any business

  • Role of financial statements in assessing a firm’s decision making

  • The difference between net income and cash flow and the role GAAP plays in the difference.

  • Capital project analysis using the net present value (NPV) and internal rate of return method (IRR) and payback method.

  • Explain EBITDA and EBIT as well as ratios such as gross margin, net profit margin, EBIT margin. Enterprise value/EBITDA, etc.

  • Introduction to budgeting and forecasting: Dos and Don’ts.

Other Programs For Corporations

Customized Corporate Training

Strategic Finance

FIF’s strategic finance training program is designed to provide insight into the importance of finance in the development, execution, and effectiveness of corporate strategy. 

Customized Corporate Training

Corporate Communications

FIF provides situation-specific training in strategic corporate communication, ranging from boardroom presentations and proposal preparation to conflict resolution and interoffice communication. 

Financial Consulting

FIF’s multi-disciplinary team of PhDs has experience advising public firms and private firms across a variety of industry verticals: technology, retail, asset management, family offices, and private equity.

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We invite you to contact us for more information.

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