The Business of Treasury: Corporate Perspective
February 27, 2020 - February 29, 2020
Thursday - Saturday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Php 19, 200
Early Eagle Rate:
February 14, 2020
This three-day course provides a fundamental understanding of the business of treasury in the corporate setting. It is specifically designed for upper to middle level officers directly responsible for the supervision of the Treasury activities, from funds sourcing and management, to risk trading and risk mitigation naming others. Functional responsibilities and procedures are learned through lectures, discussions, and exercises.
Who should attend
This module is designed for middle management level to senior executive, who is active in or in charge of treasury activities such as: chief financial officers, finance, treasurers, corporate treasury managers.
After the course, you will:
- Gain comprehensive understanding of the latest strategies, techniques and tools for an efficient treasury function;
- Be able to examine in detail the complexities of all treasury management issues while expanding the essential concepts and the inherent risks;
- Learn to analyze the intricacies of the modern financial markets, enabling organizations to maintain control over increasingly complex interest rate and currency exposures;
- Discover the latest strategies for measuring and managing risks, while effectively controlling funds held by your organizations;
- Understand how macroeconomic policies affect key variables like interest rates and exchange rates and assess current and future outlook in respect of these, locally and globally;
- Be able to grasp basic concepts of treasury products that are available to the organization to manage the cash flow, their investments, their balance sheet; and
- Gain insight and appreciation of the crucial role treasury operations play as support function.
I. Introduction to Corporate Treasury
A. Evolution of Treasury Function
B. Treasury Structure
C. Timeless Treasury Tasks
D. Emerging Treasury Tasks
II. Treasury Best Practices
III. Treasury Metrics
IV. Cash Management
A. Objectives of Cash Management
B. Cash Forecasting
1. International Account Structure
2. Cross-Border Liquidity and Risk
3. nternational Payments
V. Foreign Exchange
A. Basics of Foreign Exchange
B. FX Exposure Management
VI. Corporate Finance
A. Cost of Capital
B. Equity/Debt Capital Market
C. Mergers and Acquisitions
D. Rating Agency
VII. Treasury Operations
A. Process and Internal Control
B. Debt Compliance
C. Treasury Management System (TMS) Selection
VIII. Case Studies
IX. Recent Developments
X. Treasury Management Trends Building a World Class Treasury
MR. REYNALDO J. SERMONIA is a Treasury Advisor working with client companies on treasury issues and corporate development. He is also a member of GT News Editorial Board, a resource person at Treasury Today UK, and an adjunct faculty member in the MBA Program at Alaska Pacific University.
Previously, he was Treasurer at Qatargas in Doha (Qatar), Director of Treasury at Amazon.com in Seattle, Director of Treasury at Bausch & Lomb in Rochester (NY), Director of Treasury at Medtronic in Minneapolis, internal consultant at POSCO in Seoul (Korea), and held senior finance roles in other global companies. He also worked in Hong Kong as Executive Director at Sumitomo Bank Capital Markets (SBCM).
He received his AB Economics from the University of Santo Tomas, MA in Development Economics from Williams College, and MBA in Finance (with honors) from the University of Chicago. He was also a Fellow, Advanced Study Program at MIT and received a CFAME (Certificate in Financial Asset Management and Engineering) with honors from the Swiss Finance Institute and a CertICM (Certificate in International Cash Management) from ACT(UK). In addition, he completed the Oxford Private Equity Program and attended other finance programmes at Oxford, Cambridge, University of Loughborough, and Carnegie-Mellon.