The A-Z of Corporate Treasury Training – Amsterdam 2022
  • 10-12 Oktober, 2022
  • Amsterdam, NL

The A-Z of Corporate Treasury Training – Amsterdam 2022

A complete overview of Corporate Treasury in 2022, Amsterdam

Zanders is partnering with the Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT) to deliver the A-Z of Corporate Treasury training. This is an in-depth introduction to the corporate treasury function in international markets.

This corporate treasury course provides you with a complete overview of the corporate treasury function from strategy and organization, to cash management, risk management and corporate finance over three days. We combine theoretical knowledge and insights into all aspects of the treasury function and activities with ‘real life’ case study examples so that you can really relate the core principles to your own work.

Is the A-Z of Corporate Treasury Training right for you?

Yes, if you are:

  • a treasury manager, treasury dealer, treasury assistant, treasury accountant, or treasury controller working in corporate treasury
  • new to treasury or a specialist who requires an overview of the whole treasury function
  • someone who works with treasury internally such as an accountant, tax manager or an internal auditor
  • a banker, auditor or a software vendor who wants to understand treasury from the customer’s perspective

What will you gain from the A-Z of Corporate Treasury Training?

  • an in-depth introduction to the corporate treasury function in international markets
  • deep insight into the core areas and main treasury activities of corporate finance, cash management and financial risk management
  • an understanding of the role of treasury as a corporate function and how the department can add value in a strategic capacity
  • insight into the setup, structure and interactions of a treasury function and the different operating models
  • the ability to approach financial risk management in a structured way by applying a framework for managing your financial risks
  • a mix of theoretical and practical applications that can be immediately incorporated into your treasury function
  • access to senior practitioners from the corporate world who bring ‘real life’ perspective to the training based on experience from numerous corporate treasury projects

Course structure and program

Day 1: Strategy, organization and cash management

The morning session will provide an introduction to the spectrum of treasury operations including the role of corporate treasury and the best market practices in efficiently organizing a treasury department.

In the afternoon, the session will examine all aspects of daily treasury and cash management operations. What tools are at Treasury’s disposal for managing their department more efficiently.

Day 2: Financial risk management

The whole day is focussed on Financial Risk Management. The first section gives a general introduction to fundamentals of risk management and on building a coherent framework to manage financial risks.

Building on the risk management framework, the focus then shifts to practical application examining foreign exchange risk management, different derivatives used to hedge FX risk, financial hedging instruments, credit risk management and measurement of counterparty credit risk.

The last part of the risk management program will focus on interest rate, including an overview of different financial hedging instruments, and credit risk management.

Day 3 (Morning): Corporate finance

Your last day starts with a look at concepts behind corporate financing and the risk to shareholder value and then looks at the execution of your corporate finance strategy. What means of financing are available and what are the trends in the marketplace?

Day 3 (Afternoon): Treasury processes and systems

The final session focuses on the possibilities of optimizing processes within the treasury department and then takes a deep-dive into the different treasury systems.

Meet some of your trainers

The A-Z course trainers are experienced Zanders consultant who bring a wealth of experience and practical knowledge to the course. They are subject matter experts in their field, with skills obtained and sharpened at multinational companies and non-profit organizations.

Birgita Gjirja

Birgita is a Director at Zanders with over 15 years of treasury consulting experience. In this role, Birgita has supported clients with assessing their treasury function and treasury target operating model, determining how technology could be used to drive efficiencies in Treasury and Finance as well as identified ways to improve the control environment. Before joining Zanders in 2019, she worked at PwC as a Treasury specialist, working with a wide range of companies and providing treasury audit and consulting advices, across areas such as hedging and cash management strategies, policies and controls, system selections and implementations. Birgita holds a MSc in Business Administration and Accounting, and an ACT qualification from the Association of Corporate Treasures in London.

David Moya

David Moya is a Senior Manager at Zanders in London and joined the company in 2018. Having worked previously for ION-Reval, Deloitte Spain and Iberia Airlines, David has a broad experience of 15+ years in Treasury, specializing in financial risk management, hedge accounting, cash management and TMS selections & implementations.

Adela Kozelova

Adela Kozelova has joined Zanders in 2016. Adela has proven experience in financial risk management, treasury technology and treasury transformation projects. She graduated from Nyenrode Business University in Netherlands with the MSc in Financial Management. Adela has also passed all three levels of CFA exams and both levels of FRM exams.

Constantine Tyraskis

Constantine joined Zanders as a Senior Manager in January 2017. Constantine has a broad focus on treasury projects from strategy, risk and organization projects, to system upgrade and implementation work. Prior to joining Zanders, Constantine spent approximately four years within the Corporate Treasury department of Seadrill, an offshore drilling company. He holds an MSc in Finance from Cass Business School in London where he specialized in Corporate Finance. Constantine is also a guest lecturer at UK universities.

Sander de Vries

Sander de Vries joined Zanders in 2012. Sander has relevant hands-on experience in cash management, corporate finance, cash flow forecasting, treasury transformation projects and financial risk management. He graduated with honors for the BSc Business Economics and he holds a MSc Finance degree. Sander also passed the ACT Risk Management certificate and passed the international Cash Management certificate with distinction.

Tobias Westermaier

Tobias is a Director at Zanders Switzerland with diverse Corporate Finance and Treasury experiences in consulting, banking and corporates.
He worked in Front Office Treasury roles at Daimler and BMW and as a Corporate Banker at BNP Paribas in Switzerland.
At Zanders, Tobias delivered various types of projects from Treasury Strategy, Financial Risk Management to Cash Management optimization.
He holds a BSc in International Business Economics, an MSc in Global Finance and is a CFA and CAIA charterholder.

Bart Timmerman

Bart is a Director in the Corporates Advisory team of Zanders located in The Netherlands. Bart has over 15 years of treasury advisory experience, with a focus on process optimization and treasury and payments technology. Prior to Zanders, Bart worked over 15 years in Corporate Treasury of multinational organizations. ranging from front office to treasury control roles. Next to his advisory role within Zanders, Bart is responsible for channel management of a variety of large treasury technology vendors. Bart holds an MSc in Business Administration from the Erasmus University Rotterdam, where he specialized in treasury management.

Pieter Sermeus

Pieter Sermeus joined Zanders in 2013. Pieter has in-depth experience in cash management, cash flow forecasting, treasury transformation projects and financial risk management. He holds a MSc in Business Administration from the University of Antwerp and a Master of Finance from Antwerp Management School. Pieter also completed CFA level 1 and FRM.

Location

The Hilton DoubleTree Hotel in Amsterdam.

Fees and registration

Total fees for the A-Z of Corporate Treasury Training Course are € 2.200 (ex. VAT). The fees include course materials, lunch and refreshments but exclude accommodation.

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In case of questions, feel free to send an email to Hugh Davies or give us a call via +31 88 99 10 200.