Upcoming Course Dates

4 Hours
Tue 17 Jan 2023
Zoom Virtual Classroom
£360.00 + VAT


Prerequisite Courses

If you are unsure whether this course is right for you, please contact Miranda Lane (info@financetalking.com)

Related Courses
The following courses are closely related to this course.

The Big Picture & Shareholder Value – Virtual

4 Hours

Do you want get to grips with the language of the boardroom? This workshop will help improve your credibility by being able to discuss economics and corporate finance. You will learn where company funding comes from and how strategy links to value creation – all essential subjects for emerging leaders.


  • Understand the macro-economic environment and the impact on your company
  • See what it means to be a listed company
  • Appreciate the concept of shareholder value and the link with strategy

What's Included

  • Access to a virtual classroom with a series of online courses to help you consolidate your learning
  • Colour-coded course materials
  • A copy of The FinanceTalking Financial Glossary (pdf)
  • Email or phone your tutor if you have questions

After the course, you will have access for 4 months to the following eLearning course which will help you consolidate your knowledge:

What you will learn

Macro Overview

  • Key drivers of the changing economic backdrop
  • Influence of macro-economics on your company
  • Impact on strategy

Funding & the Capital Markets

  • Equity and debt funding
  • Capital markets overview
  • Bonds and credit ratings
  • Capital structure and gearing/leverage 

Shareholder Value

  • Shareholder value – what it really means 
  • Cost of capital, ROI and the link with other key performance indicators
  • Cost of capital and ROI
  • How value creation breaks down in terms of profitability and efficiency
  • Linking to strategy and KPIs

How you will learn

We use Zoom to deliver our virtual events

  • Very simple to use
  • Access the event on your laptop or tablet (or even your phone)
  • Discussions and case studies via breakout groups
  • Quizzes and polls