Next courses

Basics of Accounting: 2nd – 3rd June 2020

What to expect

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

Top speaker in this course
Prof. Dr. Michael Burkert, University of Fribourg, Subject Area Coordinator

Short course description
The focus of the course is to provide participants with an introduction to accounting basics. It highlights the role of financial and managerial accounting for effective decision-making and control. It also addresses some common pitfalls when making important decisions and ways to overcome them.

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Our courses are taking place online or as a presence course at the iimt at the University of Fribourg depending on the current COVID-19 Situation in June.

AI for Managers

Foundations of Finance: 4th – 5th June 2020

What to expect
Financial Markets and Digitalization
Valuation of Stocks and Bonds
Asset Management and Robo Advising
Cost of Capital
Capital Budgeting

Top speaker in this course
Prof. Dr. Alfred Mettler, University of Miami (USA), Subject Area Coordinator

Short course description
This course covers the fundamental building blocks of financial decision-making. It focuses on financial markets and how they are shaped by digitalization. Afterwards it deals with strategic issues typically faced by managers, such as determining the cost of capital, capital budgeting, and valuation.

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Our courses are taking place online or as a presence course at the iimt at the University of Fribourg depending on the current COVID-19 Situation in June.

Selected Legal Issues

Current Topics in Finance: 9th – 10th June 2020

What to expect
Financial Planning
Issuing Debt and Equity
Corporate Valuation (including Valuation of Tech Companies)
Capital Structure
Multinational Financial Management

Top speaker in this course
Prof. Dr. Alfred Mettler, University of Miami (USA), Subject Area Coordinator

Short course description
This course covers relevant and current financial topics from a corporate perspective. A mix of case studies, class discussions and topical lectures will provide participants with a solid understanding of how companies deal on a managerial level with financial issues in a complex business environment.

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Our courses are taking place online or as a presence course at the iimt at the University of Fribourg depending on the current COVID-19 Situation in June.

Competition Competitiveness

Fintech & Risk Management: 16th – 17th June 2020

What to expect
Fintech Overview
Crowdfunding and Crowdlending
Payment Systems
Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain
Risk Managements

Top speaker in this course
Prof. Dr. Alfred Mettler, University of Miami (USA), Subject Area Coordinator


Short course description
This course introduces participants to Fintech, the emerging world of applications, concepts, developments, business models and companies at the interface of Finance and Technology. It covers the main Fintech areas, and it is based on case discussions and lectures. Additionally the course emphasizes the role of risk management in a modern corporate setting.

 

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Our courses are taking place online or as a presence course at the iimt at the University of Fribourg depending on the current COVID-19 Situation in June.

Competition Competitiveness

Monte Carlo Simulation: 23rd - 24th June 2020

What to expect
Using Monte Carlo Simulations for enhanced:
Cost-based decision-making
Cost Control
Capital budgeting related decisions

Top speaker in this course
Prof. Dr. Michael Burkert, University of Fribourg, Subject Area Coordinator

Short course description
This course introduces participants to a powerful tool that enables decision-makers to address uncertainty explicitly overcoming the weaknesses of the more traditional scenario analysis approach.

 

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Our courses are taking place online or as a presence course at the iimt at the University of Fribourg depending on the current COVID-19 Situation in June.

Project Management

Mangement Control Systems: 25th – 26th June 2020

What to expect
Planning, budgeting, and variance analysis
Financial performance and value creation
Performance measurement systems
Target setting and relative performance evaluation

Top speaker in this course
Prof. Dr. Martin Messner, University of Innsbruck

Short course description
The aim of this course is to provide participants with a hands-on understanding of the design and use of common management control systems. This includes discussion of the planning and budgeting process, financial and non-financial performance measurement, and questions of target setting and performance evaluation. Participants learn about the usefulness of management control systems, but also about potential challenges and pitfalls.

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Our courses are taking place online or as a presence course at the iimt at the University of Fribourg depending on the current COVID-19 Situation in June.

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