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.

We break down each course into bite-sized chunks so that you can do 5 or 10 minutes at a time on your smartphone, tablet or laptop anywhere you like so long as you have an internet connection and headphones.

Our personalised approach means that you can email or phone your tutor if you have questions.

Online Courses Demo

Financial Markets

Capital Markets

Understand stock markets and capital raising, the role of investment banks, sell-side and buy-side; and the impact on financial communications with the following online courses for financial PR and investor relations practitioners:
Introduction to Companies, Funding & the Capital Markets - Essentials Online Course

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

2-3 Hours Introductory Skills  

This course covers the basics of financial markets and instruments; how the capital markets work and the role of key participants; how companies access the capital markets and what it means to be a listed company.

 
OUTCOMES
  • Understand capital markets, how companies issue shares and bonds and how they are traded
  • Appreciate the role of investment banks
  • See the perspectives of key participants such as sell-side analysts, ratings agencies and investors
  • Learn lots of financial jargon and concepts
Initial Public Offers - Specialist Short Online Course

Initial Public Offers – Specialist Short Online Course

Specialist Short Online Course  

This course will help you understand initial public offers (IPOs), the implications, the process, how the shares are priced and the role of advisers.

Approximately 40 minutes.

 

 
Rights Issues - Specialist Short Online Course

Rights Issues – Specialist Short Online Course

Specialist Short Online Course  

This course will give you a good understanding of rights issues, what they mean for the company and what they mean for shareholders, including common calculations.

Approximately 40 minutes.

 

Get all three courses with 10% discount for buying the bundle:

Capital Markets Bundle
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 following online courses:

The Basics of Business Finance - Essentials Online Course

The Basics of Business Finance – Essentials Online Course

2-3 Hours Introductory Skills  

This course is designed to give you a good understanding of the basics of business finance. You will learn how businesses are funded and what the money’s used for; how they make profits and generate cash; how to measure business performance; where to find the information you’ll need.  You’ll see how income statements and balance sheets work and you’ll also understand key financial jargon, concepts and commonly used financial metrics. 

 
OUTCOMES
  • Develop a good understanding of the basics of business finance
  • Learn lots of key concepts and financial language
  • See how financial statements work and how they are used
  • See how to calculate commonly used financial metrics
Adjusted Profits - Specialist Short Online Course

Adjusted Profits – Specialist Short Online Course

Specialist Short Online Course  

This course will give you a good understanding of what companies mean by “adjusted” or “underlying” profits and the advantages and pitfalls of using these numbers.

Approximately 40 minutes.

 
Understanding Cash Flows - Specialist Short Online Course

Understanding Cash Flows – Specialist Short Online Course

Specialist Short Online Course  

In this course we cover the difference between profits and cash flows, we look at cash flow statements and we consider the impact of working capital management on cash generation.

Approximately 40 minutes.

 
Leverage & How Much is Too Much? - Specialist Short Online Course

Leverage & How Much is Too Much? – Specialist Short Online Course

Specialist Short Online Course  

This course looks at leverage (gearing). We cover what makes a company suitable for high leverage, how to measure it and we consider how much is too much, using real examples.

Approximately 50 minutes.

 
How to Analyse a Company - Coffee Break Course

How to Analyse a Company – Coffee Break

Coffee Break  

Learn how to analyse a company in just 20 minutes with a series of 6 steps that will give you a quick and easy view of how a company’s doing.

Whether you’re looking from the point of view of a supplier, a lender, an investor or a potential employee, by the end of the course you’ll be in a good position to make an assessment of how the business is performing, whether it is financially sound and what the future is likely to hold. 

 

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

Understanding Financial Statements Bundle

Grad-Money

Corporate Finance

Understand board level language and concepts, including shareholder value, cost of capital and company valuation with our corporate finance online courses:

Understanding Shareholder Value - Essentials Online Course

Understanding Shareholder Value – Essentials Online Course

2 Hours Introductory Skills  

By the end of the course, you will have a good understanding of shareholder value, including what it means from a shareholder’s point of view; what it means from a company’s point of view; the levers a company can pull to create more value; making the link with strategic actions that drive value creation and communicating shareholder value.

 
OUTCOMES
  • Understand what shareholder value really means
  • See how companies drive value internally and externally
  • Understand the cost of capital and efficient balance sheets
  • Make the link with strategic actions that drive value creation
Initial Public Offers - Specialist Short Online Course

Initial Public Offers – Specialist Short Online Course

Specialist Short Online Course  

This course will help you understand initial public offers (IPOs), the implications, the process, how the shares are priced and the role of advisers.

Approximately 40 minutes.

 

 
Rights Issues - Specialist Short Online Course

Rights Issues – Specialist Short Online Course

Specialist Short Online Course  

This course will give you a good understanding of rights issues, what they mean for the company and what they mean for shareholders, including common calculations.

Approximately 40 minutes.

 
Understanding DCF Valuation - Specialist Short Online Course

Understanding DCF Valuation – Specialist Short Online Course

Specialist Short Online Course  

Learn how companies are valued using discounted cash flow techniques. We look at the principles, the maths and a real company example.

Approximately 60 minutes.

 
Understanding Valuation Using Multiples - Specialist Short Online Course

Understanding Valuation Using Multiples – Specialist Short Online Course

Specialist Short Online Course  

Learn how companies are valued using multiples. We cover P/E ratios, P/B, dividend yield and ratios using enterprise value. 

Approximately 60 minutes.

 
Evaluating M&A from a Financial Point of View - Specialist Short Online Course

Evaluating M&A from a Financial Point of View – Specialist Short Online Course

Specialist Short Online Course  

This course will explain how deals are evaluated from a financial point of view.

Approximately 60 minutes.

 

Or get all six courses above 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 courses above in one package:

Financial Communications Toolkit

Gain a good understanding of accounting, corporate finance and valuation - everything you need for effective financial PR or investor relations - with our Financial Skills for IR & Financial PR bundle:

Financial Skills for IR & Financial PR

 

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

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.