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Webinar Recording

Learn Finance Principles in 1 Hour

Date: Thursday, June 23, 2016
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
This webinar takes a practical approach to considering how finance theory is applied in the business world. Blair Cook covers many of the key principles that embody corporate finance and gives participants a comprehensive appreciation of the finance discipline.

Whether you are aspiring to a career in finance or simply looking to round out your understanding of core financial concepts, this webinar is designed to cover such topics as financial analysis, forecasting, present value, future value, rate of return, use of debt leverage, and risk management, including derivative instruments.
After attending this event you will be able to:
Discover what financial analysis is and how it used.
Understand how to calculate present value of future streams of cash flow with various profiles.
Discover how to calculate future value of future streams of cash flow with various profiles.
Understand the concept of financial leverage and optimal capital structure.
Identify where finance theory is applied in the workplace.

Speakers

Blair Cook, CA, CPA, MBA, Partner, Executive Finance
Blair Cook, CA, CPA, MBA
Partner, Executive Finance
Blair Cook is a many-time CFO, corporate director, and educator working with dozens of public and private companies; and professional bodies and post-secondary institutions across Canada.

His career is divided between academic endeavors, such as developing the new certification program for CPA Canada, and working in the corporate world at the highest levels. As an academic-practitioner, he’s a life-long learner who observes and experiments with various financial and management theories in real world context. He shares stories of success and lessons learned to others who share a passion for developing financial leadership competency. Blair’s focus in recent years has been to define and develop a career path for financial professionals aspiring to the Office of the CFO.
Moderated by: Khoa Tran, Operations Manager, Proformative
Moderated by: Khoa Tran
Operations Manager, Proformative
Khoa is in charge of live event operations at Proformative and has led the preparation and execution of hundreds of live events on various finance, accounting and related topics across the Office of the CFO. You could say his job is a lot like learning finance and accounting for a living. Khoa is primarily responsible for ensuring great content, delivery, and learning for each of Proformative’s webinars and in-person events.

Sponsor

Event Sponsor Proformative
Proformative - Proformative - Proformative transforms professional development for the office of the CFO through a centralized platform of collaborative learning tools, continuing professional education credits, and hundreds of courses in a range of critical categories, including technical finance, treasury, accounting, compliance, risk management, leadership, career development, technology and more.

All Proformative courses, resources and tools are accessible on-demand via smartphone, tablet, laptop or PC. Each course, taught by top industry practitioners with decades of experience, is subject to peer-based reviews and ratings to ensure the highest quality curriculum possible. Whether for you or your team, Proformative's highly focused functional training and tools help you address important skills gaps, deepen your knowledge, broaden capabilities and increase your productivity.

Certification is not required to get started, but please let us know which certifications you have.

By filling out this form you will become a member of Proformative, and are subject to Proformative's User Agreement. This webinar is provided to you for free by the sponsor, who may contact you later.

Continuing Education Information

Certified Public Accountant

  • Continuing Education Credit
    1 CPE Credit
  • Field of Study
    Finance
  • CPE Delivery Method
    Group-Internet
  • Program Location
    Online
  • Program Level
    Basic
  • Prerequisites
    No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.
More information about CPE Credits

Continuing Professional Development

  • Continuing Education Credit
    1 Hour
  • Field of Study
    Finance
  • CPE Delivery Method
    Group-Internet
  • Program Location
    Online
More information about Hours

Certified Management Accountant

  • Continuing Education Credit
    1 CE Credit
  • Field of Study
    Finance
  • CE Delivery Method
    Group-Internet
  • Program Location
    Online
  • Program Level
    Basic
  • Prerequisites
    No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.
More information about CE Credits