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Foundations of Treasury Management

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Learn how businesses manage the various aspects of finances through treasury accounting.


  • Welcome to the course: Treasury management
1. Treasury Management and Financial Institutions
  • CEO, CFO, and treasurer
  • Traditional banks: Bank of America and BNP Paribas
  • Investment banks: Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse
  • Investment funds: Vanguard and Berkshire Hathaway
2. Short-Term Capital Management
  • Operating cycle
  • Cash budget: Managing collections and disbursements
  • Managing receivables and inventory
  • Obtaining short-term financing
3. Debt and Equity Markets
  • Introducing securities markets
  • The difference between a stock and a bond
  • Stock markets
  • Bond markets
4. Cash Flow Forecasting
  • Starting with a sales forecast
  • Forecasting operating cash flows directly related to sales
  • Forecasting capital expenditures
  • Prediction and simulation
5. Risk Management
  • Different types of risk
  • Measuring risk: Value at risk
  • Hedging
  • Derivatives
6. Capital Structure
  • Factors influencing optimal capital structure
  • Raising long-term capital
  • Weighted average cost of capital (WACC)
  • Alternative financing: Leasing
  • Impact of technology

Taught by

Jim Stice and Earl Stice


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