Finance for Non-Finance Professional

A uniquely designed residential programme offered to the working executives across India.

Session starts from 18 Nov 2024

Session ends on 20 Nov 2024


    Finance for Non-Finance Professional

    Finance always seems a mystery for the non-finance executives. In corporate life all of us face interaction with the finance domain and many a times we become perplexed and lost in the maze of financial jargons and terms. However, to the stakeholders of the firm the results of business operations are reported in numbers only and at the end of the period the financial ratios and parameters are the last words. The objective of the programme is to demystify the finance function and offer the participants a sneak peek to the various financial activities of the firm. The programme aims to enable the participants to understand and participate in various financial calculations and prepare him/her for a better interface with the finance domain in future.


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    The pedagogy will comprise of lectures from eminent experts, case discussions and analysis, experiential learning, short-videos, experience sharing sessions and hands-on finance exercises. The participants should be able to relate the discussions to their respective roles in an organization.


    This program is meant for junior, middle and senior level executives from the corporate sector, particularly those working in the nonfinancial domain.

    1. Understanding and Interpreting Financial Statements (Balance
      Sheet, Profit and Loss and Cash Flow Statement)
    2. Basics of Corporate Finance (Time Value of Money, Valuation of
      Stock and Bond)
    3. Capital Investment Decisions (NPV, IRR, Payback Period)
    4. Working Capital Decisions (Managing Operating and Cash Cycle,
      Managing Inventories, Receivables, and cash)
    5. Understanding Risk Management
    6. Financial Forecasting
    7. Contemporary topics in Finance.

    18 Nov – 20 Nov 2024.      XLRI , Jamshedpur


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    Dr. Prantik Ray

    MBA (Finance), MA (Eco.), DBF (ICFAI)

    Finance for Non-Finance Professional

    Prof. Prantik Ray studied Economics at Jadavpur University and Finance in Calcutta University. Prof. Ray started his career with The Economic Times, India as a Business Journalist. After a short stint with the media, he soon switched over to academics and has been teaching at various prominent business schools for the last two have half decades. Some of the institutions where he has taught include Institute of Rural Management, Anand, and FORE School of Management, New Delhi, ICFAI, and Hyderabad. Currently he is a fulltime faculty with XLRI, Jamshedpur. Prof. Ray has consulted and conducted training prgrammes for a wide variety of corporates and is associated with CII and ICAI for their professional Management programmes. He has been consulted by the ADB, DFID, Ford Foundation, and Government of India on several occasions. His areas of expertise are Corporate Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Investment Management, Derivatives and Structured Finance. He has also authored several research papers published in referred journals and presented papers in several international conferences in India and abroad. In the last few years Prof. Ray has conducted training programmes in India and abroad for some big MNCs in India on various areas of Finance including Investments, Valuation, Corporate Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions and Structured Finance. He is currently involved heavily in conducting research and training programmes in Sustainable Finance.


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