Online Finance Courses/Training for Corporate Communications & Investor Relations

Our practical, engaging financial training courses are designed specifically for corporate communications, investor relations and financial media relations.

We use visuals, audio & plenty of interactivity to keep you interested & alert. You control the pace & can recap at any point.

Each course has a final quiz which consists of 15-20 questions to reinforce the learning and test your understanding.

You will find a financial glossary tab to help with the jargon you can click on the tutor at any point for further explanations.

Email or phone your tutor if you have questions or you’d like to discuss any aspect of the course.

All courses come with a briefing paper to download and keep.

We will monitor your progress & send reminders when necessary.

Our practical, engaging financial training courses are designed specifically for corporate communications, investor relations and financial media relations.
Choose from online courses, open courses or in-company training – all designed to make a real difference to your day-to-day work.

We use visuals, audio & plenty of interactivity to keep you interested & alert. You control the pace & can recap at any point.

Each course has a final quiz which consists of 15-20 questions to reinforce the learning and test your understanding.

You will find a financial glossary tab to help with the jargon you can click on the tutor at any point for further explanations.

Email or phone your tutor if you have questions or you’d like to discuss any aspect of the course.

All courses come with a briefing paper to download and keep.

We will monitor your progress & send reminders when necessary.

 

Our practical, engaging financial training courses are designed specifically for corporate communications, investor relations and financial media relations.
Choose from online courses, open courses or in-company training – all designed to make a real difference to your day-to-day work.

We use visuals, audio & plenty of interactivity to keep you interested & alert. You control the pace & can recap at any point.

Each course has a final quiz which consists of 15-20 questions to reinforce the learning and test your understanding.

You will find a financial glossary tab to help with the jargon you can click on the tutor at any point for further explanations.

Email or phone your tutor if you have questions or you’d like to discuss any aspect of the course.

All courses come with a briefing paper to download and keep.

We will monitor your progress & send reminders when necessary.

Our practical, engaging financial training courses are designed specifically for corporate communications, investor relations and financial media relations.

We use visuals, audio & plenty of interactivity to keep you interested & alert. You control the pace & can recap at any point.

Each course has a final quiz which consists of 15-20 questions to reinforce the learning and test your understanding.

You will find a financial glossary tab to help with the jargon you can click on the tutor at any point for further explanations.

Email or phone your tutor if you have questions or you’d like to discuss any aspect of the course.

All courses come with a briefing paper to download and keep.

We will monitor your progress & send reminders when necessary.

Our practical, engaging financial training courses are designed specifically for corporate communications, investor relations and financial media relations.
Choose from online courses, open courses or in-company training – all designed to make a real difference to your day-to-day work.

We use visuals, audio & plenty of interactivity to keep you interested & alert. You control the pace & can recap at any point.

Each course has a final quiz which consists of 15-20 questions to reinforce the learning and test your understanding.

You will find a financial glossary tab to help with the jargon you can click on the tutor at any point for further explanations.

Email or phone your tutor if you have questions or you’d like to discuss any aspect of the course.

All courses come with a briefing paper to download and keep.

We will monitor your progress & send reminders when necessary.

 

Our practical, engaging financial training courses are designed specifically for corporate communications, investor relations and financial media relations.
Choose from online courses, open courses or in-company training – all designed to make a real difference to your day-to-day work.

We use visuals, audio & plenty of interactivity to keep you interested & alert. You control the pace & can recap at any point.

Each course has a final quiz which consists of 15-20 questions to reinforce the learning and test your understanding.

You will find a financial glossary tab to help with the jargon you can click on the tutor at any point for further explanations.

Email or phone your tutor if you have questions or you’d like to discuss any aspect of the course.

All courses come with a briefing paper to download and keep.

We will monitor your progress & send reminders when necessary.

Online Courses for Corporate Communications, Investor Relations & Financial Media Relations

Our online financial training courses are written and designed in-house to be practical, concise and engaging.  They are great as a stand-alone learning tool, as a pre-course requirement or to consolidate your previous learning.

Our elearning is broken down into concise, online courses so that you can learn in bite-sized chunks and choose the courses that meet your requirements. 

With our personalised approach you can email or phone your tutor if you have questions and we will monitor your progress &  send reminders when necessary.

Try our demo, to  experience the look and feel of our online courses.

 

Online-Courses

Essentials Courses

Our essentials courses are designed to take 2-3 hours each (a little longer if you are completely unfamiliar with the subject and for people for whom English is a second language) including a final quiz, which comprises 15-20 short questions.  Each course is accompanied by a briefing paper to download and keep.

 

Financial Markets

Financial Markets

Understand stock markets and capital raising, the role of investment banks, sell-side and buy-side and the impact on financial communications with our Capital Markets, Investor Relations & Financial PR online courses:
Introduction to Companies, Funding & the Capital Markets - Online Course

Introduction to Companies, Funding & the Capital Markets – Essentials Online Course

Introductory Skills  
 
Introduction to Investor Relations & Financial PR - Online Course

Get both courses with 10% discount for buying the bundle:

 

Introduction to Capital Markets, Investor Relations & Financial PR

Money-Puzzle

Financial Reporting

Understand income statements, balance sheets and key performance indicators – everything you need to tell your company’s financial story with The Basics of Business Finance and Understanding Financial Results and Annual Reports online courses:

The Basics of Business Finance - Online Course

The Basics of Business Finance – Essentials Online Course

Introductory Skills  
 

Understanding Financial Results and Annual Reports - Online Course

Or get both courses with 10% discount for buying the bundle:

 

The Basics of Business Finance, Financial Results & Annual Reports Bundle

Grad-Money

Corporate Finance

Understand board level language and concepts, including shareholder value, cost of capital and company valuation with our Understanding Shareholder Value and Understanding Company Valuation online courses:

Understanding Shareholder Value - Online Course

Understanding Shareholder Value – Essentials Online Course

Introductory Skills  
 

Understanding Company Valuation - Online Course

Or get both courses plus Investment Appraisal with 10% discount for buying the bundle:

 

Corporate Finance & Valuation Bundle

 

Additional
Course Bundles

From capital markets through to accounting, analysis, shareholder value and company valuation the Financial Communications Toolkit comprises all six courses above in one package:

 

Financial Communications Toolkit

 

Learn how to analyse financial information, starting with the basics of business finance and moving on to analysing a real company’s financial results. Understand board level language and concepts, including shareholder value, cost of capital and company valuation with our Financial Skills for IR & Financial PR bundle:

 

Financial Skills for IR & Financial PR

 

Learn how to analyse financial information, starting with the basics of business finance and moving on to analysing a real company’s financial results. Understand board level language and concepts, including shareholder value with our Understand & Analyse Financial Results bundle:

 

Understand & Analyse Financial Results

 

If you would like a different combination of courses with 10% discount, please contact us.

 

Coffee Break Finance Courses

Learn key aspects of finance with our short concise online courses lasting approximately 30-60 minutes each. 

Coffee Break Finance

 

Learn the language of finance in your coffee breaks with our bite-sized courses.

 

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Specialist Short Courses

 

Learn key aspects of finance quickly with our short courses.

 

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We offer certificates for all our courses, including the online courses that we include to enable you to consolidate your learning. 

Most CPD is now self-certified (e.g. accountancy, law etc) so we don’t offer CPD “points” for particular organisations. However, our courses would certainly meet most organisations’ CPD requirements.

Interesting & Engaging Training Courses

All our public courses are run in small groups with experienced tutors who are adept at adjusting the course material to suit the delegates on the day.

Your tutor will be enthusiastic and knowledgeable with a talent for making complex concepts simple.

Most importantly, you will return to work with the tools in place to implement your learning and really make a difference.

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  • Very good, engaging, informative & delivered in easy digestible pieces
  • Considering I knew NOTHING about finance, everything made perfect sense - thank you!

Open Courses for Corporate Communications, Investor Relations & Financial Media Relations

Introductory Skills

For newcomers to financial communications or experienced corporate communications, investor relations and financial PR practitioners with limited financial expertise.

Introduction to Capital Markets, Financial PR & IR - UK

Introduction to Capital Markets, Financial PR & IR

Introductory Skills  
 


Finance Essentials for Communicators - UK

Finance Essentials for Communicators

Introductory Skills  
 

Understanding Capital Markets - US

Understanding Capital Markets

Introductory Skills  
 


Developing/Leadership Skills

For corporate communications, investor relations and financial PR practitioners who would like to develop their financial skills.

Financial Communications – A Deeper Dive: Accounting, Analysis & Best Practice Reporting - UK

Financial Communications – A Deeper Dive: Accounting, Analysis & Best Practice Reporting

Developing Skills  
 

Financial Communications – A Deeper Dive: IR, Activism, M&A and Communicating for Value - UK

Financial Communications – A Deeper Dive: IR, Activism, M&A and Communicating for Value

Developing Skills  
 

Finance Essentials for Banks - UK

Finance Essentials for Banks

Developing Skills  
 

Finance Essentials for Communicators - US

Finance Essentials for Communicators

Developing Skills  
 

 

 

Think Like an Analyst - Pre-conference Short Day - US

Think Like an Analyst – Pre-conference Short Day

Developing Skills  
 

Excellent Venues

 

Our UK courses are held at wallacespace in central London.

They believe, like us, that learning needs a stimulating environment that shrugs off the constraints of the typical office.

 

 

Our UK courses are held in central London
within walking distance from mainline stations.

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wallacespace have airy spaces flooded with
natural daylight designed to energise and inspire.

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Expect a wonderful selection of delicious food.
Enjoy breakfast, lunch and snacks during the day.

We offer certificates for all our courses, including the online courses that we include to enable you to consolidate your learning. 

Most CPD is now self-certified (e.g. accountancy, law etc) so we don’t offer CPD “points” for particular organisations. However, our courses would certainly meet most organisations’ CPD requirements.


Why FinanceTalking

Our financial training courses are designed by our experienced tutors and the way we do it really works.

 

Your tutor will be enthusiastic and knowledgeable with a talent for making complex concepts simple. Most importantly, we send you away with practical skills that you can put into practice back at work, ensuring long-lasting learning.

 

You will have access to a virtual classroom with further eLearning and/or briefing papers that will help you consolidate your learning.

 

  • I thoroughly enjoyed the course and now feel far more confident about financials. It was a particularly engaging day
  • Excellent delivery, this was a hugely interesting day and could so easily have been dry & impenetrable
  • Great content, well explained, right level of detail. I feel much more knowledgeable on discussing financial issues

Corporate Communications, Investor Relations and Financial Media Relations Training

 

We usually start the course design process with an analysis of your team’s needs. Download our learning needs analysis form here: LNA.

 

Below you can see a list of the subjects that we cover regularly and some examples of typical assignments.

 

If you would like to discuss your team's requirements,
please call Miranda Lane on +44 (0)1572 717000
or email miranda@financetalking.com.

 

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SUBJECTS

  • Financial Markets
  • Financial Communications around Initial Public Offers
  • Rules and Regulations for Listed Companies
  • Understanding Financial Results and Annual Reports
  • Corporate Finance and Shareholder Value Concepts
  • Investor Relations and Financial PR
  • Financial Analysis
  • Company Valuation and M&A

TYPICAL ASSIGNMENTS

Financial Markets

"We need to be sure that all our corporate communicators understand the demands of the financial markets on us as a listed company"

Regulation and Disclosure

"We have a new CFO and we'd like to give him a day's training on rules and regulations and the expectations of institutional investors"

Understanding Results

"We want to ensure that everyone in corporate comms is conversant with our KPIs and can communicate key messages around results with conviction"

Valuation and Strategy

"We want to explore how the markets value our shares and how we can enhance value through better communication of our investment story"

Financial Communications

"We would like to ensure that the whole team, from CFO to media relations, understands how best to communicate with financial audiences before, during and after our IPO"

Some of our Clients

 

Antofagasta | Aviva | AstraZeneca | Barclays | Brunswick | Diageo | Edelman | Enel | Emirates REIT | GSK | HSBC | ING | Lansons | Lloyds Banking Group | M&S | MHP Communications | National Grid | Novo Nordisk | Pearson | Portland | Prudential | Rexam | RBS | Shell | TalkTalk | TSB Bank | Unilever | Unite | Vectura | Zurich