Elements of Business Finance

Elements of Business Finance

AED 2,850

Scope of Training

The aim of this training programme is to provide participants with a first-level corporate finance course that looks at the essential aspects of financial decision-making. Participants will examine the different ways in which companies can be structured and the various types of ownership that exist. A discussion of both the role of the Financial Manager within an organisation and the roles of financial markets will take place to provide a unified framework for all the topics covered in this programme.

Target Audience

  • Financial Managers
  • Financial Heads

Course Objectives & Benefits

By the end of the training programme, participants should be able to: 


  • Understand basic financial decision-making and valuation concepts
  • Understand and solve problems involving financial mathematics
  • Evaluate different types of securities
  • Develop critical skills in analysing capital budgeting projects
  • Understand the relationship between risk and return
  • Estimate the cost of capital
  • Understand the relevant theory underlying a firm’s choice of capital structure and its dividend policy

Course Details

  • Duration: 2 weeks 
  • Contact hours: 12 hours 
  • The course consists of 4 sessions of 3 hours each 
  • The sessions will be held twice a week in the afternoon 
  • Successful candidates will be awarded a Certificate of Competence 
  • Content: 4 topics 


Topic 1: Fundamentals of Corporate Finance

Topic 2: Capital Structure – Theory and Evidence

Topic 3: Capital Budgeting

Topic 4: Risk and Return

Skip to content