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.

Foundations of 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 2 day course.

 

Course Content

Foundations of Finance
Financial Markets and Digitalization
Valuation of Stocks and Bonds
Asset Management and Robo Advising
Cost of Capital
Capital Budgeting

Subject Area Coordinators

SAC

Prof. Dr. Christoph Kaserer

SAC

Prof. Dr. Alfred Mettler

Current Topics in 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 2 day course.

Course Content

Current Topics in Finance
Financial Planning
Issuing Debt and Equity
Corporate Valuation (including Valuation of Tech Companies)
Capital Structure
Multinational Financial Management

Subject Area Coordinators

SAC

Prof. Dr. Christoph Kaserer

SAC

Prof. Dr. Alfred Mettler

 

Fin Tech & Risk Management

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 & Risk Management
Fintech Overview
Crowdfunding and Crowdlending
Payment Systems
Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain
Risk Management

Subject Area Coordinator

SAC

Prof. Dr. Alfred Mettler

Basics of 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 2 day course.

Course Content

Basics of Accounting
Introduction to Financial Accounting
Understanding and Creating Financial Statements
Relevance of Financial Statements in Managerial Decision-Making
Managerial Accounting, CVP Analysis and Cost Assignment
Common Pitfalls in Cost-Based Decision-Making
Beyond Cost-Plus: Value-Based Pricing of Products and Services

Module Coordinator

Prof. Dr. Michael Burkert

Management Control Systems

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

Management Control Systems
Planning, budgeting, and variance analysis
Financial performance and value creation
Performance measurement systems
Target setting and relative performance evaluation

Module Coordinator

Prof. Dr. Martin Messner

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
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
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

ST web

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
Information security governance
Policies, standards and best practice
Risk analysis and management
Information security culture & Privacy
Economics of information security
Ubiquitous, natural and conversational user interfaces
Persuasive interfaces and gamification

Subject Area Coordinator

ST web

Prof. Dr. Stephanie Teufel

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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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