Financial Management Program

Stanford Graduate School of Business

Program Description

Financial Management Program

Stanford Graduate School of Business

In the arena of global corporate finance, the rules of the game are constantly changing, requiring today’s financial managers to explore the latest ideas and concepts, gain new perspectives on traditional business practices, and obtain hands-on experience with the most current tools to help their organizations gain an advantage. This program delves beneath the surface into the most complex levels of finance by examining topics such as valuation, capital structure, forecasting, risk management, and governance. You will walk away with powerful insights and frameworks that you can apply immediately to achieve your business objectives.

Content Overview ( Based on the 2007 program)

The Financial Management Program supplements discussion of corporate finance principles with sessions on timely trends, including corporate governance, stock options, international interest rate risk, and global financial management. In addition to strategic insights, the program presents participants with valuation modeling tools to practice with peer study groups and to implement within their organizations. The diverse faculty team enables participants to network with academic leaders in a wide range of financial areas, such as dividend policy, derivatives, valuation and recapitalization, portfolio management, risk management, and mergers and acquisitions.


- New approaches to traditional applications of corporate finance, including the exploration of a wide variety of recent financial topics and trends
- Practical, hands-on tools enabling participants to put their learning into practice immediately upon returning to their organizations
- Variety of perspectives — from both faculty and participants — combined with engaging, multi-view dialogue and diversity of thought that surround modern issues


Classes are held in the Stanford University campus Business School classrooms especially designed to facilitate discussion among participants.

Target audience

The program is targeted to CFOs and other senior-level executives in finance and accounting, but may also be appropriate for general managers and corporate planning leaders who are highly experienced in finance. Appropriate for organizations of any size and industry.

Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Jan. 2017
Part time
Start date Jan. 2017
USA Stanford, California
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