Corporate Governance and Control Systems on the Financial and Administrative Performance

Course Code: MN11

Course Objective

  • Use the financial tools and techniques necessary to create corporate value and shareholder value to achieve the primary corporate objective of maximization of shareholder wealth
  • Identify the various types and appropriate uses of corporate financing and Islamic financing
  • Evaluate the impact of alternative capital structures on your organization’s WACC
  • Develop long-term financial planning models to provide the necessary framework for the choice and implementation of appropriate financial strategies
  • Manage financial risk exposures to interest rates and foreign currency exchange rates volatility using hedging and derivatives, and an appreciation of behavioural finance
  • Consider how corporate behavior impacts on achievement of corporate objectives, and the importance of corporate governance in influencing that behavior


Target Audience

This course will mainly benefit to purchasing managers, senior buyers, project managers, civil engineers, construction managers, contractors, sub-contractors, site engineers, senior management, and government agencies, architects, construction professionals, and anyone responsible for purchasing at a senior level who seeks to enhance their skills further.


Course Outline


The Framework of Corporate Finance and Islamic Finance

  • What are corporate finance and corporate financial objectives?
  • Maximisation of shareholder wealth
  • Long-term financing – equity and debt
  • Short-term financing – internal and external to the organization
  • Shari’a law and the foundations of Islamic finance
  • The growth of the Islamic finance industry
  • The bases of Islamic finance, corporate value and shareholder value


Sources of Corporate and Islamic Finance

  • The financial statements – what do they tell us about financing?
  • Sources of long-term financing
  • The capital markets
  • Financial institutions
  • Islamic finance and riba (interest)
  • The two pillars of Islamic banking: Mudaraba (trust financing) and Musharaka (partnership financing)
  • Islamic banking financial instruments
  • The 2008 global financial crisis


Domestic and International Capital Investment and Financing

  • Long-term financing and financial risk
  • Cost of equity, cost of debt, and the weighted average cost of capital (WACC)
  • Capital structure models to minimize WACC
  • Future values, present values and discounted cash flow (DCF)
  • Capital investment appraisal using NPV, IRR, MIRR, and EAC
  • Evaluating international capital investment, its financing and cost of capital
  • Capital budgeting, capital rationing and the profitability index (PI)
  • Further factors to consider in investment appraisal


Financial Planning and Financial Risk

  • Long-term financial plans to determine funding requirements
  • Assumptions that support financial plans
  • Financial planning models
  • The choice of financial strategies
  • The impact of financial risk on corporate financial objectives
  • Interest rate risk
  • Foreign currency exchange rate risk
  • Financial risk management and behavioral finance


Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility

  • Insolvency, wrongful trading and fraudulent trading
  • Shareholders, the responsibilities of directors, and the agency problem as an obstacle to achieving corporate objectives
  • The roles of auditors and directors
  • The need for corporate governance and corporate social responsibility (CSR)
  • The UK Corporate Governance Code 2010, USA Sarbanes-Oxley Act 2002, and GCC and other countries corporate governance
  • The board of directors and the role of non-executive directors
  • Nomination, remuneration, and internal audit committees
  • Corporate governance reporting in the annual report and account

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Date & Location

Date : 16 February 2020

Duration : 5 days

Place : Istanbul

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Date : 06 September 2020

Duration : 5 days

Place : Kuala Lumpur

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