Executive CAS

Financial Decision Making in a changing business

The know-how of financial information and the understanding of finance are crucial for successful decision making in a changing business. The Executive CAS Financial Decision Making provides you with all financial tools for management decisions, performance measurement and risk management in a fast changing environment.

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Your Executive CAS programme

All courses have an integrated view and are organised around central subject areas, the development of which has been identified by employers and economic experts as the basis for a successful management.

Managerial Finance

Through the composition of theoretical knowledge, industrial and consulting applications, as well as topical case studies, a real-world experience is provided in this 4 day course.

 

Course Content

Managerial Finance 1 (07.03.2018 – 08.06.2018)
Risk and return
Valuation of financial assets
Cost of capital
Capital budgeting

 

Managerial Finance 2 (12.06.2018 - 13.06.2018)
Financial statement and cash flows
Capital structure and value creation
Corporate valuation

Subject Area Coordinators

SAC

Prof. Dr. Christoph Kaserer

SAC

Prof. Dr. Alfred Mettler

 

Fin Tech

Through the composition of theoretical knowledge, industrial and consulting applications, as well as topical case studies, a real-world experience is provided in this 2 day course.

Course Content

Fin Tech (19.06.2018 - 20.06.2018)
Evaluating financing alternatives
Derivatives and their applications
Risk management concepts

Subject Area Coordinator

SAC

Prof. Dr. Alfred Mettler

Managerial Accounting

Through the composition of theoretical knowledge, industrial and consulting applications, as well as topical case studies, a real-world experience is provided in this 4 day course.

Course Content

Managerial Accounting 1 (05.06.2018 - 06.06.2018)
Introduction to management accounting and CVP-analysis
Measuring relevant costs and revenues for decision making/pricing decision
Cost assignment and ABC


Managerial Accounting 2 (14.06.2018 - 15.06.2018)
Divisional financial performance measures
Budgeting and management control centers
Standard costing and variance analysis

 

Subject Area Coordinator

SAC

Prof. Dr. Thomas Rautenstrauch

Monte Carlo Simulation

Through the composition of theoretical knowledge, industrial and consulting applications, as well as topical case studies, a real-world experience is provided in this 2 day course.

Course Content

Monte Carlo Simulation (21.06.2018 - 22.06.2018)
Using Monte Carlo Simulations for improving:

  • Cost-based decision-making
  • Cost control
  • Capital budgeting decision-making

Digital (R)evolution

Through the composition of theoretical knowledge, industrial and consulting applications, as well as topical case studies, a real-world experience is provided in this 2 day course.

Course Content

Digital (R)evolution (04.09.2018 - 05.09.2018)
Definition Reasons and impacts
Digital Megatrends from digitalisation 1.0 to 2.0 / Connection: from social media up to IoT and services
Intelligence: Big Data and artificial intelligence
New Technologies: Blockchain, 3D, Printing, Virtual reality etc.

Subject Area Coordinator

SAC

Prof. Dr. Stephanie Teufel

Cyber Security

Through the composition of theoretical knowledge, industrial and consulting applications, as well as topical case studies, a real-world experience is provided in this 2 day course.

Course Content

Cyber Security (06.09.2018 - 07.09.2018)
Information security governance
Policies, standards and best practice
Risk analysis and management
Information security culture
Economics of information security
Privacy

Subject Area Coordinator

SAC

Prof. Dr. Stephanie Teufel

The Executive CAS Project Excellence programme consists of 7 different modules.
*These modules are elective modules. You can choose which module to attend.

Assemble your Executive CAS Programme to your personal needs and requests. Should you wish to change some modules, or should you have any other questions, do not hesitate to get in touch with us.

  • Flexibility & Advantages

    Flexibility
    Participants can choose the length, the starting date, and the type of their studies. The flexible design of the courses allow participants to have a full-time (7 modules in 1 year) or part time (7 modules in 1 up to 3 years) study programme.

    University Degree
    The iimt’s Executive CAS programme of the University of Fribourg is recognised all over the world.

    International Environment & Networking
    Leading experts offer the possibility to enhance the participants networks on 3 levels: students, lecturers, and the institute with the iimt alumni network.

    A unique learning experience
    Interactive teaching methods combine theoretical know-how and practical approaches.

  • Practical Information & Admission

    Course location
    iimt University of Fribourg

    Language of instruction
    English

    Examinations
    7 written/oral examinations and 1 final project

    Admission Requirements
    2 years professional experience, management position, licence (Bachelor/Master) recognised from a University or University of Applied Sciences or other diploma recognised as equivalent (candidates may be admitted “sur dossier”).

  • Teaching Team

    Leading Professors and lecturers with a strong academic and teaching record are acting as lecturers and offer participants the most advanced training available.

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