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Postgraduate Certificate

Programme for Emerging CFOs

Master new-age financial skills with IIM Indore

Application Deadline:

Start Date
1st October 2022

Mode of Training
Live Online + Campus Immersion

Class Schedule
Saturday and Sunday

Duration
12 months

Postgraduate Certificate Programme for Emerging CFOs

Master new-age financial skills with IIM Indore

Application Deadline: 28th June 2022

Start Date
1st October 2022

Mode of Training
Live Online + Campus Immersion

Class Schedule
Saturday and
Sunday

Duration
12 months

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About The Postgraduate Certificate Programme for Emerging CFOs

The Postgraduate Certificate Programme for Emerging CFOs is a specialised finance program created with IIM Indore. Designed for professionals with over five years of experience, this 12-month program offers a comprehensive understanding of financial services and management. Delivered by the IIM Indore faculty, this robust program will prepare you for the CFO role by equipping you with strategic, analytical, and tech-focused skills. It takes a progressive approach by focusing on financial technology, strategic thinking, Fintech, business valuation, and risk management to enable a new generation CFOs.

About IIM Indore - Imarticus Collaboration

About IIM Indore

Established in 1996, the Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIM Indore) has been a leader in the field of management education, interfacing with the industry, government and PSUs. It is promoted and nurtured by the Ministry of Education, Government of India and is an institute of national importance under the Indian Institutes of Management Act 2017. They are at the forefront of providing carefully curated programs that cater to the needs of executives. IIM Indore is renowned for its focus on academic excellence, reinforced by the Triple Crown accreditation that IIM Indore has achieved. Being the second IIM to receive this achievement and being among the top 1% of business schools globally to have the Triple Crown accreditation, their executive education programs are contextually relevant to meet the demands of contemporary business challenges.

Established in 1996, the Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIM Indore) has been a leader in the field of management education, interfacing with the industry, government and PSUs. It is promoted and nurtured by the Ministry of Education, Government of India and is an institute of national importance under the Indian Institutes of Management Act 2017. They are at the forefront of providing carefully curated programs that cater to the needs of executives...See More

Established in 1996, the Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIM Indore) has been a leader in the field of management education, interfacing with the industry, government and PSUs. It is promoted and nurtured by the Ministry of Education, Government of Indi...See More

About IIM Indore

Established in 1996, the Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIM Indore) has been a leader in the field of management education, interfacing with the industry, government and PSUs. It is promoted and nurtured by the Ministry of Education, Government of India and is an institute of national importance under the Indian Institutes of Management Act 2017. They are at the forefront of providing carefully curated programs that cater to the needs of executives. IIM Indore is renowned for its focus on academic excellence, reinforced by the Triple Crown accreditation that IIM Indore has achieved. Being the second IIM to receive this achievement and...See More

Nikhil Barshikar

Founder and Managing Director, Imarticus Learning

We're pleased to announce our collaboration with IIM Indore, one of India's finest institutes in management education. We have combined IIM Indore's expertise with Imarticus' excellence in delivering outstanding executive education to deliver this program. With this program, we want to provide top-of-the-line finance education to aspiring CFOs. We look forward to a long-term and mutually beneficial association with IIM Indore.

We're pleased to announce our collaboration with IIM Indore, one of India's finest institutes in management education. We have combined IIM Indore's e...See More

We're pleased to announce our collaboration with IIM Indore, one of India's finest institutes in man...See More

Curriculum Highlights

Module 1

  • Changing CFO Responsibilities
  • Business: Digitally Enabled and the Tech Landscape
  • Corporate Finance Strategy
  • Economy and Financial Markets
  • Cost of Capital
  • Masterclass 1: CFO Role - Then, and Now

Module 2

  • Technology and Data Assets
  • Data Driven Financial Decision Making
  • Investment Criteria for Capital Budgeting
  • Optionality in Investment Decisions
  • Masterclass 2: Role of Data for Emerging CFOs

Module 3

  • Business and Product Model Innovation
  • Financial Markets and Regulatory Landscape
  • Customer Orientation and Lifetime Value Platform Models
  • Principles of Business Valuation
  • Valuation of Start-ups
  • Accounting Policies, Financial Statements and Valuation
  • Valuing Digital Business Models
  • Masterclass 3: Exercise in valuing a non-listed private company
  • Masterclass 4: Exercise in valuing a public company

Module 4

  • Introduction to Strategy
  • Strategic Choices and Value Creation
  • Leading Legacy Organizations with New Business Models
  • Strategy Audit
  • Value Creation and Corporate Strategy
  • Leading Growth and Innovation through Uncertainty
  • Leading Start-ups in the Growth Phase
  • Principles of Mergers and Acquisition
  • Role of CFO in Deal Structuring
  • Managing Post Integration Challenges
  • Masterclass 5: Walk-through of a M&A structure - Pre & Post deal

Module 5

  • Theory of Capital Structure
  • Taking Company Public via IPO
  • Debt Recapitalisation
  • Distribution of Dividends
  • Earnings Management and Investor Interfacing
  • Masterclass 6: How do you prepare for an earning’s call?

Module 6

  • Fixed Income Securities
  • Cross Currency Exposure
  • Derivatives Securities
  • Asset and Liability Management (ALM)
  • Credit Market and Operational Risk Management
  • Information Security
  • Portfolio Management - Real and Financial Assets
  • Masterclass 7: Innovative Strategies to Manage Firm Liquidity
  • Masterclass 8: How do you prepare and implement a Risk Profile?

Module 7

  • Cost - Volume - Profit (CVP) Analysis
  • Competing on Price in Oligopolistic and Competitive Markets
  • Strategies to Fight Low-Cost Rivals
  • Dynamic Economic and Business Environment
  • Fintech Landscape and Fintech for Investments
  • Emerging Technologies: AI and Blockchain
  • Digital Payments and Remittances
  • Strategic Management of Digital Financial Services
  • Masterclass 9: Staying abreast with the ever-evolving Fintech landscape

Module 8

  • Using Design Thinking Principles for Problem Solving and Driving Innovation
  • Leading Remote Organizations and High-Performance Teams
  • Focused Execution and Challenging Mindsets
  • Leading Future of Work and Second Level of Leadership
  • Masterclass 10: The Finance Org and role of second-level leaders

Module 9

  • Role of Board and Audit Committee
  • Engaging the Board
  • Regulations and Supervisions in Digital Businesses
  • Managing Investor Relations
  • Crisis Management and Communicating During Disruptions
  • Ethical Dilemmas, Anti-Bribery, and Anti-Corruption Regulations
  • Data Privacy & Sustainable Investing
  • Masterclass 11: Corporate Governance & Communications
  • Masterclass 12: The Responsible CFO: Peep into Data, Ethics and ESG

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Will i get certified?

Upon completing this program, you'll earn a Certificate of Successful Completion in the Postgraduate Certificate Programme for Emerging CFOs by IIM Indore. This will add considerable value to your professional credentials. Candidates will not qualify for successful completion if they have an 'F' grade in 50% of the courses or/and overall attendance for the program is less than 75%.

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Program Directors



Prof. Mehul Raithatha

Dr Mehul Raithatha is a faculty in finance and accounting. He has done his doctorate from S J Mehta School of Management, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay. His doctoral dissertation was in the area of Financial Reporting and Compliance. He holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) degree from ICFAI University and M.Com.(Accounting) from Mumbai University. Before joining IIM Indore, ...See More

Prof. Debasish Maitra

Prof. Debasish Maitra is a faculty in finance and accounting. He is a fellow from the Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA), India. Before joining IIM Indore, he was with IMT Ghaziabad. His research interests include the interplay between risk and bank performance during post-financial crisis, commodity markets (development,co-movements with other markets, and regulatory issues), vo...See More

Program Fee

₹3,73,000 + GST

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About Program

As IIM Indore Executive alumni, participants can avail of the following benefits:

  • Receipt of all program brochures and newsletters from IIM Indore (MDP Office).
  • Lifelong access to a network of distinguished IIM Indore Executive Alumni.
  • Access to the IIM Indore Campus Library (onsite access).
  • Official IIM Indore email address

Successful candidates will receive a Certificate of Successful Completion from IIM Indore. Candidates will not qualify for successful completion if they have an 'F' grade in 50% of the courses or/and overall attendance for the program is less than 75%. The program and courses will follow a relative grading schema for evaluation.

Admission is on profile-based selection. Resumes will be reviewed by the Admissions team and IIM Indore Executive Education team.

Corporate nominations will be encouraged, and a special offer of a minimum of five nominations exists. In addition, a discount of up to 10% on the program fee may be offered for bulk nominations of 5 participants or more from a single corporate. However, the extent of the discount will be determined on a case-to-case basis.

You will be evaluated through quizzes, assignments, online exams, presentations, and projects.

Classes will be tentatively scheduled on Sat/Sun between 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Eligibility

The candidate must have either of the following UG Qualification:

  1. Diploma (10+2+3)
  2. Bachelor's Degree or equivalent (10+2+3) or (10+2+4)

It's also open for candidates with two years of Master's Degree or equivalent from a recognized University (such as UGC, AICTE, DEC, AIU, State Government, etc.) in any discipline with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks.

Candidates require a minimum of 5 years of work experience post-completion of the qualifying education mentioned above.

Freshers with professional qualifications like CA/ICWA/CS/CFA/CFP will also be considered.

Program Fees

Due Date
Registration fee
(including Rs. 3,000 + GST non-refundable application fee)
Rs. 43,000 + GST At the time of Registration
1st Instalment
Rs. 85,000 + GST Within 2 weeks of Admission Offer Release or Application Round Closure Date, whichever is earlier
2nd Instalment
Rs. 1,00,000 + GST November 10th, 2022
3rd Instalment
Rs. 1,00,000 + GST January 10th, 2022
4th Instalment
Rs. 55,000 + GST March 10th, 2023
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