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Finance for Strategic Decision Making

July 18 - 20, 2016


Successful business leaders always assess the impact of their decisions in the long term. In fact, they begin formulating their strategy with a long term vision in mind. In order to ensure the successful fulfillment of their vision and strategic plans, effective business leaders carefully plan for acquisition of resources and their allocation over time. Strategic Financial Management skills and insights help visionary leaders in turning their inspiring dreams into action plans and attainable milestones and eventually ensuring smooth realization of their vision.

What does this course offer?

This course in Finance for Strategic Decision Making imparts necessary tools, techniques and skills that enable the future leaders to understand the financial side of their operational strategy, carefully assess the long term financial impact of their decisions and, above all use the financial strategy as a competitive weapon rather than a limiting constraint.

Key Takeaways

  Sharpening financial decision making skills
  Developing an understanding of long-term financial implications of managerial decisions
  Learning tools and techniques for financial analysis
  Identifying value-creating opportunities in business
  Forecasting and analyzing financial statements
  Evaluating long-term profitability of projects and product lines

Topics Covered

  Fundamental financial metrics: ‘Profitability’ and ‘Financial Position’ in the long-term
  Projects, plans and the cash flows
  Future financial health of the firm
  Strategic impact of operational decisions and long-term value creation
  Financial strategy and long-term value creation
  Capital budgeting and long-term resource allocation
  Measuring future uncertainties and risks


Emerging and high potential leaders in the business world who wish to sharpen their analytical skills.

Faculty Profiles

Dr. Zeeshan Ahmed

Associate Professor of Finance, KSBL
Ph.D., Mississippi State University, USA
MBA, IBA Karachi

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PKR 65,000/- per participant

This fee includes:

  Programme Certificate
  Lunch with 2 teas and snacks for the duration of the programme
  Facilities and equipment

Discount Options:

  10% discount for each additional participant (after the first) from the same organisation.
  10% discount for any individual enrolling in more than two programmes during the applicable year. This is regardless of whether the person applies in an individual capacity or is nominated by an organisation.

Other Information

  Since pre-programme reading may be required, it is strongly advised to send registration(s) at least 10 working days prior to the programme.
  Your participation will be confirmed after receipt of full payment.
  Preferred mode of payment is by demand draft, pay order or crossed cheque in favour of Karachi School of Business & Leadership.
  KSBL Executive Education reserves the right to change the programmes, fees and dates.

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