Corona update | impact on programs

16 April, 2020 12:08

The global Coronavirus has an impact on our training programs. We are making efforts to continue the stimulation of knowledge sharing in times where physical meetings cannot be held. Therefore, we will be hosting events online during the Corona crisis. A number of webinars will be available for our alumni and other interested parties. We…

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We might be glued to our devices for the latest developments on Brexit, or the news on the Trump impeachment hearings, or an update on the ongoing trade disputes between China and the US. But in our interest in the daily minutiae, we often fail to see the full picture, with its complexities, connections and…

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The company or investor that can use data to evaluate and manage risk effectively is at an advantage. Risk management expert professor Russell Walker will teach the major points, working with applied examples, at the Amsterdam Institute of Finance.  Growing up in Florida, USA, Russell Walker was struck by an observation – there were no…

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No matter what their area of interest and expertise, anyone who is progressing into a more senior management position in a corporation needs a level of financial acumen and skill, says Professor Paolo Fulghieri.  “In large companies, managers often come from non-finance disciplines, like operations or marketing or engineering. As they reach higher levels within…

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“Start-ups play a key role in the economy, generating disruptive innovations and creating employment”, says Professor Luisa Alemany (London Business School) who will be leading a program on Entrepreneurial Finance at Amsterdam Institute of Finance in March. Main advantages of investing in start-ups are their great potential for growth, profits and that there is relatively…

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Matti Suominen’s career in equity trading began when he became an equity investor, quite unexpectedly, at just 16 years old. “I inherited some stocks, not a lot, just a small amount. I knew nothing about business or equities, but I started trading and I became intrigued by it. I was so into this stock trading…

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How can Finance demonstrate its added value? Five tips from Sean Boyle, CFO of AWS. Directors don’t always see the financial team as a strategic partner. They might be great as a supplier of figures, necessary as the holders of the purse strings, and sometimes a nice excuse to nip ambitious plans in the bud….

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Five action points for growth

16 December, 2019 11:09

Research at Europe’s largest companies on how to solve current challenges shows that the solution is not so much in resources, but in leadership and a desire for change. Because the political landscape is nowadays increasingly fragmented, and 69 of the world’s 100 largest economic entities are not countries but companies, there is a need…

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Asset-liability management is very topical right now, because of the competitive banking market and prescriptive regulatory environment. Professor Moorad Choudhry will present a practitioner-led and practitioner-focused program to identify and apply best-practice. “Banking is too important in the world for best practice to be kept in a narrow field of knowledge,” says Professor Choudhry. “Knowledge…

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Navigating from strategy development to execution is one of the biggest challenges for today’s leaders – few are successful. A recent survey by The Economist found that a discouraging 57 percent of firms failed to efficiently execute strategic initiatives over the past three years.  “There is a serious need for realism when it comes to…

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