Executive Finance & Strategy (EFS)

Strategic management without a solid foundation in corporate finance and a focus on result-achievement is unprofitable. We will show you how finance and strategy enhance and influence each other, and how you can develop robust strategies for a successful future. 2 x 4 days.


The business environment has been dominated for years now by global competition and increasing pressure on profitability. In this situation, demands on companies for long-term profitability and assured stability and liquidity have grown enormously. Companies today, more than ever before, want to ensure that their business activities are focused on the right strategic initiatives and that they yield a profit. This is where corporate finance and strategic management play an especially important role. If both are understood as being integrated and interdependent, then sustainable results are possible. In this program, we will show you how to apply the concepts of financial management and the latest in strategic insights, within the parameters of a value-oriented corporate management, so you can create even more added value for your company.

Who should attend

  • Executives and experenced managers who are seeking to examine their knowledge-base of strategy and finance, and to update and deepen it
  • Executives who will have responsibility for result-achievement in the future, and who want to scrutinize strategy proposals and analyze them for their plausibility and value focus
  • Executives responsible for companies, important business activities and projects or business units, who are poised to set the course here, and want new impetus for finding the right ways to develop a profitable future


The program starts with 4 days about modern financial management. Here you will learn to use the tools of financial management so that profit margins and results can be improved even further. We will demonstrate how to make strategies fundable and how you can achieve expected financial results with a new strategic realignment. Then there are 4 days about how the latest in strategic knowledge is actually used in practice and the strategy tools that go along with this. So that you can actively shape the future of your company.


Areas of Focus

Financial Management

  • Managing with key-performance indicators
  • The foundation of financial decision-making like balance sheets, income statements, cash flow etc.
  • Return on investments and value management
  • Company valuation
  • Planning and budgeting
  • Profit targets and planning profit
  • The design of cost structures, capital investments
  • Capital costs, modern methods of financing
  • Liquidity management and working-capital management
  • Financing, equity markets and strategy
  • Financial incentives
  • Cooperative strategies – alliances, mergers & acquisitions
  • Controlling

Strategic Management

  • Having a strategic mindset
  • Knowing your current business model
  • The influencing factors of digitalization and internationalization
  • Strategic analyses, where action is required strategically
  • Interpreting strategic changes correctly
  • The art of developing the best strategies
  • Competitive structures and achievable profitability
  • The strategically relevant environment
  • Determining your own strategic position
  • Escaping the dangers of stagnation, creating growth
  • Identifying strategic potential outside your market
  • Developing market-oriented structures and processes
  • Successful implementation, change management

Key details

Part 1: 17.06.2024 - 20.06.2024, Davos
Part 2: 09.09.2024 - 12.09.2024, Boston, MA
EUR 11'400.- / CHF 10'900.- (plus VAT)

Part 1: 17.06.2024 - 20.06.2024, Davos
Part 2: 09.09.2024 - 12.09.2024, Davos
EUR 11'400.- / CHF 10'900.- (plus VAT)


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