Executive Certificate Programme in Corporate & Strategic Finance


10 Months
Blended Mode
(Live Online + Campus Immersion)
Commencement Date
18th May 2024
Application Closure Date
30th April 2024
Session Timings
Saturday from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Programme Overview

In this dynamic landscape of finance, it is imperative for professionals to have an edge over new-age financial concepts, analytics and strategy. Taking this into account, IIM Mumbai has meticulously designed a Executive Certificate Programme in Corporate & Strategic Finance for seasoned finance professionals as well as for aspiring financial leaders. This program aims to provide a profound understanding on key financial concepts and strategies, fundamental financial statements, fintech innovations, etc., by emphasizing experiential learning with hands-on exercises, case studies, interactive sessions and much more. Gear up to transform your career trajectory and lead towards growth!

Programme Highlights


Designed by 2nd Best Institute in India


Certificate of Completion from IIM Mumbai

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Executive Alumni Status - IIM Mumbai


Rigorous Pedagogy

Hand-on workshops through experiential learning

Experiential Learning Program

2.5 Days On-Campus Immersion

2-3 Days of Campus Immersion


Peer-to-Peer Networking Opportunities

Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum 50% Marks Any Graduate or Diploma (10+2+3) with at least two years of work experience in the industry or any other field experience.

Admission Criteria

  • Selections will be based on a detailed profile of the candidate in his own words elaborating his Academic record, Profile, Designation, Salary, Roles, Responsibilities, Job Description, and a write-up on “Expectations from the Program”.
  • A short test might be conducted to test the aptitude of the participants.

Syllabus Breakdown

Understanding Financial Statements and Accounting
  • Introduction to Financial Statements
  • The Balance Sheet
  • The Income Statement
  • The Cash Flow Statement
  • Financial Statement Analysis
Financial Ratios & Analysis
  • Introduction to Financial Ratios
  • Liquidity Ratios
  • Profitability Ratios
  • Efficiency Ratios
  • Solvency Ratios
Cost Concepts & Analysis
  • Classification and Behavior
  • Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis
  • Budgeting and Variance Analysis
  • Activity-Based Costing
  • Cost Allocation
Time Value of Money & Asset Valuation
  • Time Value of Money Concepts
  • Discounted Cash Flow Analysis
  • Bond Valuation
  • Equity Valuation Models
  • Real Options Analysis
Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Cost of Capital and Capital Structure
  • Dividend Policy
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate Governance
  • Financial Strategy
Working Capital Management
  • Working Capital Components
  • Cash Management
  • Receivables and Inventory Management
  • Working Capital Financing
  • Working Capital Optimization
Capital Budgeting
  • Risk Analysis in Capital Budgeting
  • Real Options in Capital Budgeting
  • Capital Rationing
  • Project Post-Mortem Analysis
Capital Structure of Dividend Policy
  • Capital Structure Theories 
  • Cost of Financial Distress 
  • Dividend Policy Theories 
  • Stock Repurchases 
  • Capital Structure Decisions
Business Valuation
  • Valuation Approaches and Methods 
  • Valuation of Publicly Traded Companies 
  • Valuation of Private Companies 
  • Valuation for M&A
  • Valuation for Start-ups
Financial Analytics
  • Data Analytics Fundamentals 
  • Financial Forecasting 
  • Regression Analysis in Finance 
  • Portfolio Analytics 
  • Data Visualization
Financial Markets
  • Introduction to Financial Markets 
  • Market Participants and Instruments 
  • Market Efficiency 
  • Trading and Regulation 
  • Behavioral Finance