Enhance your Financial and Strategic Competence
The Aalto Financial Executive Program is designed for finance executives who want to advance their skills in leading financial functions, increase their weight as a strategic business partner, and gain the confidence to influence. The program will focus on linking strategy to performance measures and financial indicators.
You will gain insights and tools for business performance analysis and business valuation, learn to approach decision-making from different perspectives, and discover how to improve your personal influencing skills.
By joining the program you will have an opportunity to strengthen your role as a financial leader and gain a strong toolkit for creating more value for your company.
– Learn ways to link strategy and measures – translate strategy into action
– Refresh your knowledge of the latest financial concepts and practices
– Strengthen your competence in interpreting and analyzing the financial performance of a company
– Expand your leadership skills and learn new ways to influence and communicate
– Gain tools for managing financial risks in your company
– Be better prepared to tackle your business challenges in corporate finance, governance, valuation, taxation, and pricing
The Aalto Financial Executive program is for CFOs, controllers, and other financial executives who want to expand their strategic view of leading a financial function and grow their business financially.
Teemu Malmi is Professor of Accounting at Aalto University School of Business. He specializes in managerial control systems, strategy implementation and cost, and profitability accounting.
Professor Malmi has served as a consultant to a large number of companies from different industries, e.g. Computers, Electrical, Energy, Finance, Food processing, Furniture, Health Care, Media, Metal and Engineering, Paper and Pulp, Pharmaceuticals, Rental Services, Retail, telecom and Transportation/logistics. He has also served ministries, municipalities and hospitals.
Jari Melgin serves a Professor of Practice at Aalto University School of Business. He specializes in accounting, finance, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, investor relations and corporate governance.
Professor Melgin has broad consulting experience in Financial Management, Corporate Finance, and Investments. He has also a long professional experience as a CFO in several international corporations.
Vesa Puttonen is Professor of Finance and Head of Finance Department at Aalto University School of Business. He specializes in strategic finance, risk management, portfolio management and marketing financial services.
Since 2001 Puttonen has been serving as a professor in the Department of Finance at Aalto University School of Business. He’s earlier positions include Visiting Scholar at New York University, Stern Business School; Managing Director at Conventum Fund Management Ltd; Senior Vice President, Equity Products and markets, HEX Helsinki Exchanges and Assistant Professor at Helsinki School of Economics.
Professor Puttonen has published several books and articles on different fields of strategic finance, risk management and behavioral finance. Puttonen has published in e.g. Financial Analysts Journal, Financial Management, Journal of Banking and Finance, Management Sci-ence, Journal of Asset Management and Journal of Financial Services Marketing.
Seppo Ikäheimo, Professor, Aalto University School of Business
This module focuses on strategy and strategic decision-making. Participants will first discuss different perspectives on corporate and business strategy as well as strategy implementation. They will learn how measures can be derived from strategy, how to apply contemporary corporate governance concepts, and how to assess and control financial risks in their company.
– Accounting and control in translating strategy into action
– Corporate governance
– Corporate finance
– Financial risk management
– Leading a financial function
Aalto EE premises in Helsinki
3 590 eur (+ VAT)
Please note that the program fee does not include travel expenses or accommodation. VAT is applicable to private persons and Finnish companies.
Terms of cancellation:
If the program participation has not been paid online upon registration, and/or unless another payment schedule is stated in the program description, the program is invoiced in one installment before the start. The cancellation fee is 20 % of the program fee for cancellations made 15-21 days before the start of the program, and 50 % of the program fee for cancellations made 8-14 days before the start of the program. There is no refund for cancellations made within 7 days of the start of the program or not made at all.