Value Creation through Strategy & Finance

Improving business results by recognizing potential for profitable growth and increasing profit. 4 + 4 days.

Overview

CONCEPT

You have budget targets and determine that objectiveachievement will be more of a challenge than originally thought. You have profit and return on investment objectives and are considering how to achieve these in a hard-fought competitive environment. You want to get costs better under control. You want profitable growth. In this seminar, we demonstrate the management knowhow you‘ll need for all these tasks. Its goal is to support executives like you in successful controlling and improving business results in your area of responsibility. We show you how to determine the options open to you for improving company‘s results, for recognizing potential for increasing profit, for developing a process for optimizing success, cash-flow and return on investment.

WHO SHOULD TAKE PART

  • Executives responsible for budgeting, for achieving results, sales and cost objectives
  • Executives who require a system they can use every day for financial management, for planning and successful controlling.

WHAT TOPICS WILL BE COVERED

Strategic Topics at a Glance

  • Strategic analysis – recognizing opportunities, identifying where action is needed
  • Strategic status quo – determining your company's position in the marketplace
  • Strategic options – possible ways to a successful future
  • Strategic design – the art of precise strategy formulation
  • Strategy alignment – integrating strategy, corporate culture, processes, talent and resources
  • Implementation – from concept to fact

Optimistic Planning

  • Development and internal logic of planning
  • Premises for best-case and worst-case scenarios
  • Ambition planning, then do a plausibility check

Realistic Budgeting

  • Understanding the budgetary process
  • Business models as basis for a budget
  • Creating a realistic, but demanding budget

Maintaining Flexibility

  • Effects of possible negative changes to earnings performance
  • Contingency plans for reacting quickly to a collapse in sales or margins
  • Recognizing potential profit
  • Recognizing and limiting the risk of losses

Stipulating Financial Objectives

  • Financial objectives as a necessary guideline
  • Setting high, but realistic objectives

Determining Participation in the Value-Added Chain

  • Alternative value-added chain strategies
  • Vertical integration or low presence in the value-added chain?
  • Occupying the profitable segments of the value-added chain
  • Outsourcing and cost variability

Improving Business Results through Expansion

  • Improving business results with a sensible company size
  • Using the potential of existing customers better
  • Increasing customer satisfaction, keeping and recovering customers
  • Market cultivation and new-customer acquisition

Managing Capital Intensity

  • How too much capital expenditure endangers profit objectives
  • Using capital expenditures in a controlled way

Controlling

  • Controlling as an executive task
  • How to use instruments of controlling
Key details

ZN5210

Language
English
Date
Part 1: 17.02.2020 - 20.02.2020, Köln
Part 2: 23.03.2020 - 26.03.2020, Hamburg
Fees
CHF 8'300.- / EUR 7'900.- Excl. VAT, invoicing in Euro possible (depending on current exchange rate)

ZN5220

Language
English
Date
Part 1: 16.03.2020 - 19.03.2020, Davos
Part 2: 04.05.2020 - 07.05.2020, Steckborn
Fees
CHF 8'300.- / EUR 7'900.- Excl. VAT, invoicing in Euro possible (depending on current exchange rate)

ZN5230

Language
English
Date
Part 1: 24.08.2020 - 27.08.2020, St.Gallen
Part 2: 28.09.2020 - 01.10.2020, Davos
Fees
CHF 8'300.- / EUR 7'900.- Excl. VAT, invoicing in Euro possible (depending on current exchange rate)

ZN5240

Language
English
Date
Part 1: 05.10.2020 - 08.10.2020, Boston, MA
Part 2: 23.11.2020 - 26.11.2020, Berlin
Fees
CHF 8'300.- / EUR 7'900.- Excl. VAT, invoicing in Euro possible (depending on current exchange rate)
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