Open Programs

Strategic Financial Management for Non-financial Managers

(7-9 September 2017)

Creating value through investment and financing decisions

Strategic Financial Management for Non-Financial Managers program covers tools and concepts for analyzing financial and investment decisions. This program provides a comprehensive understanding of valuation and the value-creation process. You will learn methods that will help you assess the financial health of your firm, measure your financing needs, determine what investments you should make, and how you should finance them. You will develop a deeper understanding of how your investment and financing decisions affect your firm value.

Program Objectives

  • Gain confidence in dealing with financial data and decisions
  • Learn to assess the financial health of your company
  • Forecast financial performance and estimate funding needs
  • Learn to evaluate investment opportunities
  • Understand the financial effects of your managerial decisions
  • Learn how to create value in your organization>

Upon completion of the program, participants will receive a certificate of participation issued by the HKUST Business School.

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for executives with little or no finance background and whose responsibilities require them to make strategic, operating, or investment decisions with significant financial implications.

Program Content

Assessing the Financial Health of your Company

  • Reading and understanding financial statements
  • Analyzing a company's operating, financing and investing performance
  • Understanding how the information provided in financial statements is related to firm value

Financial Planning

  • Forecasting a company's future financial performance
  • Estimating financial needs
  • Understanding how firms create value through better working capital management

Evaluating Investments

  • Evaluating investment projects, marketing, and R&D expenditures
  • Estimating project cash flows including the consequences of previous project expenditures, shared production facilities, and product cannibalization
  • Determining cost of capital
  • Determining the value created by investment decisions
Program Schedule Program Fee  
7-9 September 2017 (Thu-Sat)
Morning Session: 9:30am - 12:45pm
Lunch: 12:45pm - 1:45pm
Afternoon Session: 1:45pm - 5:00pm

Daily schedule is subject to change
Regular Rate*: HK$22,500
Special rate for
HKUST Alumni#
Early Bird:(by 28 July 2017)
HK$18,500
Corporate rate or Group participation:(3 or more concurrent registrations) HK$16,500


* The fee includes tuition, all teaching materials, refreshment and lunch
# including participants of our open programs

Registration Deadline 18 August 2017

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Venue & Transportation

3/F, LSK Business Building
HKUST, Clear Water Bay
Kowloon, Hong Kong

Venue & Transportation Info

Program Administration

For enquiries on company and organization participation, please contact:

HKUST Business School Executive Education Office
(852) 2358 7541 / (852) 2358 8013
(852) 2335 5836