Virtual Financial Training Events for Corporate Communications, Investor Relations & Financial PR

"You did an amazing job at keeping us involved and interested throughout the virtual sessions"

"I've taken many virtual courses, this was easily the best. While there were many positives, the quiz process was really neat and unique"

"I was really surprised by how interactive you managed to make the event"

"Fantastic, made us realise things and showed us how to improve in areas we wouldn't have thought possible"

"All the case studies were excellent teaching aids. The balance sheet game was a real winner"

"The course was tailored extremely well to cover the points I needed help on in a very methodical way"

"You did an amazing job at keeping us involved and interested throughout the virtual sessions"

"I've taken many virtual courses, this was easily the best. While there were many positives, the quiz process was really neat and unique"

"I was really surprised by how interactive you managed to make the event"

"Fantastic, made us realise things and showed us how to improve in areas we wouldn't have thought possible"

"All the case studies were excellent teaching aids. The balance sheet game was a real winner"

"The course was tailored extremely well to cover the points I needed help on in a very methodical way"

 

"You did an amazing job at keeping us involved and interested throughout the virtual sessions"

"I've taken many virtual courses, this was easily the best. While there were many positives, the quiz process was really neat and unique"

"I was really surprised by how interactive you managed to make the event"

"Fantastic, made us realise things and showed us how to improve in areas we wouldn't have thought possible"

"All the case studies were excellent teaching aids. The balance sheet game was a real winner"

"The course was tailored extremely well to cover the points I needed help on in a very methodical way"

"You did an amazing job at keeping us involved and interested throughout the virtual sessions"

"I've taken many virtual courses, this was easily the best. While there were many positives, the quiz process was really neat and unique"

"I was really surprised by how interactive you managed to make the event"

"The course was tailored extremely well to cover the points I needed help on in a very methodical way"

"Fantastic, made us realise things and showed us how to improve in areas we wouldn't have thought possible"

"All the case studies were excellent teaching aids.The balance sheet game was a real winner"

"You did an amazing job at keeping us involved and interested throughout the virtual sessions"

"I've taken many virtual courses, this was easily the best. While there were many positives, the quiz process was really neat and unique"

"I was really surprised by how interactive you managed to make the event"

"The course was tailored extremely well to cover the points I needed help on in a very methodical way"

"Fantastic, made us realise things and showed us how to improve in areas we wouldn't have thought possible"

"All the case studies were excellent teaching aids.The balance sheet game was a real winner"

 

"You did an amazing job at keeping us involved and interested throughout the virtual sessions"

"I've taken many virtual courses, this was easily the best. While there were many positives, the quiz process was really neat and unique"

"I was really surprised by how interactive you managed to make the event"

"The course was tailored extremely well to cover the points I needed help on in a very methodical way"

"Fantastic, made us realise things and showed us how to improve in areas we wouldn't have thought possible"

"All the case studies were excellent teaching aids.The balance sheet game was a real winner"

Live Virtual Financial Training Courses via Zoom

Continue to learn while working from home. We bring the same interactivity that you’ll find with our in-person sessions – quizzes, breakout groups and more.

Introductory Skills

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

Capital Markets Essentials UK/Europe

Capital Markets Essentials – Virtual

4 Hours, 9am - 1pm Introductory Skills  

If you are just getting started in financial PR or IR or if you need to understand capital markets and audiences in order to be effective in a corporate communications role, then this course is a must. We will help you see how the capital markets big picture fits together. You’ll understand how and why companies issue shares and bonds, how they are traded and how listed companies are expected to communicate.

 
OUTCOMES
  • See the big picture – the context for your role
  • Get to grips with financial markets jargon
  • Appreciate how the key capital markets players think and how they operate
  • Understand the regulatory framework and the financial calendar
Capital Markets Essentials US

Capital Markets Essentials – NIRI Virtual

4 Hours Introductory Skills  

If you are just getting started in financial PR or IR or if you need to understand capital markets and audiences in order to be effective in a corporate communications role, then this course is a must. We will help you see how the capital markets big picture fits together. You’ll understand how and why companies issue shares and bonds, how they are traded and how listed companies are expected to communicate.

 
OUTCOMES
  • See the big picture – the context for your role
  • Get to grips with financial markets jargon
  • Appreciate how the key capital markets players think and how they operate
  • Understand the regulatory framework and the financial calendar
Financial Information Essentials UK/Europe

Financial Information Essentials – Virtual

4 Hours, 9am - 1pm Introductory Skills  

If you would like to get to grips with the jargon of financial results and annual reports and understand how a company’s financial statements work, this is a great introductory course. We cover balance sheets, income statements and cash flows – what they mean and how they fit together. We look at key metrics such as revenue, EBIT, EBITDA and net income and financial ratios such as profit margins – everything you need to get started with financial information.

 
OUTCOMES
  • Get to grips with financial jargon of results
  • Understand the financial statements & what they’re telling you
  • Learn about headline numbers, key metrics and financial ratios
Financial Information Essentials US

Financial Information Essentials – NIRI Virtual

4 hours Introductory Skills  

If you would like to get to grips with the jargon of earnings releases and annual reports and understand how a company’s financial statements work, this is a great introductory course. We cover balance sheets, income statements and cash flows – what they mean and how they fit together. We look at key metrics such as revenue, EBIT, EBITDA and net income; and financial ratios such as profit margins – everything you need to get started with financial information.

 
OUTCOMES
  • Get to grips with the financial jargon of earnings
  • Understand the financial statements & what they’re telling you
  • Learn about the headline numbers, key metrics and financial ratios

Developing/Leadership Skills

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

Understanding & Communicating Shareholder Value UK/Europe

Understanding & Communicating Shareholder Value – Virtual

4 Hours, 9am - 1pm Developing Skills  

If you would like to understand what shareholder value really means; how companies go about creating it; and how to tell a compelling investment story, this course is for you.  We cover return on investment and other key performance indicators and we look at cost of capital  and how that impacts investment decision within a company.  We also cover the time value of money and the other key drivers of company valuation. We finish by showing you how to tell a great investment story.

 
OUTCOMES
  • Understand the concept of shareholder value and how value is created
  • Appreciate the cost of capital and its impact on decision-making
  • See how to tell a great investment story
Understanding & Communicating Shareholder Value US

Understanding & Communicating Shareholder Value – NIRI Virtual

4 Hours Developing Skills  

If you would like to understand what shareholder value really means; how companies go about creating it; and how to tell a compelling investment story, this course is for you.  We cover return on investment and other key performance indicators and we look at cost of capital  and how that impacts investment decision within a company.  We also cover the time value of money and the other key drivers of company valuation. We finish by showing you how to tell a great investment story.

 
OUTCOMES
  • Understand the concept of shareholder value and how value is created
  • Appreciate the cost of capital and its impact on decision-making
  • See how to tell a great investment story
Working with Results UK/Europe

Working with Results – Virtual

4 Hours, 9am - 1pm Developing Skills  

Take your understanding and analytical skills to the next level. We start with a reminder of shareholder value before considering what your key target audiences really want from results statements.  We look at analysing the balance sheet in terms of capital structure and capital allocation (including levels of debt and signs of financial distress). We also look at profitability, including how profits convert to cash flows and free cash generation.  Everything you need to help you ask the right questions and add value to the results process.

 
OUTCOMES
  • Be able to understand and evaluate earnings
  • Appreciate why investors, analysts and the media ask the questions they do
  • Contribute effectively to the earnings communication process
Working with Earnings US

Working with Earnings – NIRI Virtual

4 hours Developing Skills  

Take your understanding and analytical skills to the next level. We start with a reminder of shareholder value before considering what your key target audiences really want from earnings releases.  We look at analyzing the balance sheet in terms of capital structure and capital allocation (including levels of debt and signs of financial distress). We also look at profitability, including how profits convert to cash flows and free cash generation.  Everything you need to help you ask the right questions and add value to the earnings process.

 
OUTCOMES
  • Be able to understand and evaluate earnings
  • Appreciate why investors, analysts and the media ask the questions they do
  • Contribute effectively to the earnings communication process
Understanding & Communicating Company Value UK/Europe

Understanding & Communicating Company Value – Virtual

4 Hours, 9am - 1pm Developing Skills  

This course focuses on the valuation of listed companies, covering discounted cash flow valuation and valuation using multiples. We cover the inputs analysts need for their models and the importance of guidance. We use a real company example to show you how the key variables affect valuation and to consider what needs to be communicated in order to achieve a fair value.

 
OUTCOMES
  • Appreciate how companies are valued
  • Be able to identify key valuation drivers
  • Learn how to communicate for value
Understanding & Communicating Company Value US

Understanding & Communicating Company Value – NIRI Virtual

4 hours Developing Skills  

This course focuses on the valuation of listed companies, covering discounted cash flow valuation and valuation using multiples. We cover the inputs analysts need for their models and the importance of guidance. We use a real company example to show you how the key variables affect valuation and to consider what needs to be communicated in order to achieve a fair value.

 
OUTCOMES
  • Appreciate how companies are valued
  • Be able to identify key valuation drivers
  • Learn how to communicate for value
Understanding & Evaluating M&A US

Understanding & Evaluating M&A – NIRI Virtual

4 hours Developing Skills  

If your company or your clients get involved in M&A, then this course is a must. It will show you how investors, analysts and the financial media evaluate deals from a strategic and financial perspective, including deal funding – everything you need to understand whether or not a deal creates value.

 
OUTCOMES
  • Appreciate the rationales for deals and the perspective of investors/analysts
  • Ba able to evaluate the deal from both sides
  • Understand what needs to be communicated

In-House Virtual Financial Training Courses via Zoom

Working from home?  Bring your team together to learn with a virtual financial training workshop.

We bring the same interactivity that you’ll find with our in-person sessions – quizzes, breakout groups and more – all designed to keep people engaged and alert.

  • Sessions ranging from 1 hour to a whole day
  • Easy technology and plenty of interactivity
  • Content fully tailored to your company

If you’d like to discuss how this might work for your company, contact miranda@financetalking.com

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.