Diploma in Corporate Finance
The next cohort of the Diploma in Corporate Finance commences from Spring 2024. To book please email CAI.
In Corporate Finance, what separates success and failure is sharp judgment, the ability to see an opportunity, to minimise risk and make timely and decisive decisions.
Taking this diploma offered through our partnership with Chartered Accountants Ireland, will help you develop technical skills, knowledge and best practice technique in financial analysis, investment appraisal, financing decisions, corporate valuation, M&A transactions and maximising shareholder value.
The Diploma in Corporate Finance will give you:
- a well-grounded foundation in the theory of corporate finance
- tools, checklists and spreadsheet models that can be used in practice
- case studies
During the course, you will build a powerful set of skills which will enable you to assess and advise on investment decisions, project financing, corporate valuation and acquisition/divestment decisions. It will sharpen your critical commercial acumen, shifting value and influence to the top of the business. The course takes an applied approach, drawing on real life case studies.
This diploma is offered to ICAS Members via distance learning at a special discounted rate and provides the same study materials to those who study in the classroom. For more information, watch the short video above and download the Syllabus and Overview brochures.
Who should take the Diploma in Coporate Finance?
The course is designed for business and finance professionals either working in or aspiring to work in corporate finance. It is ideal for those involved in business financing, valuation and analysis.The programme also enables experienced corporate financiers to gain formal recognition for their existing skills and expertise in the field.
How you study
The Diploma in Corporate Finance is delivered through a blend of distance learning, self-study and online webinars. Online sessions and programme assessments are all conducted through a virtual learning environment.
The programme is assessed through three practically-focussed home assignments: Assignment 1 (25%) after Module 2, Assignment 2 (25%) after Module 4, and Assignment 3 (50%) after Module 6.
Start date: Spring 2024
End date: Summer 2024
Duration: 6 months
Overview and booking form
Fees are fully-inclusive and will cover: registration, course materials, tuition fees and exam fees.
|Chartered Accountants Ireland or ICAS Member||€2,995 / £2,595|
|Other professionals||€3,295 / £2,765|
This programme has been designed to meet the needs of finance and business professionals including accountants.
Applications are welcomed from:
- Members of Chartered Accountants Ireland and ICAS or another recognised professional body e.g. ACCA, CIMA, CPA, and ICAEW
- Holders of a degree at Level 8 (on the NFQ) or equivalent qualification
- Those with relevant experience in finance, business or another field
Ricardo Laverty, Finance Director, Grace Cole Ltd:
I found the Diploma in Corporate Finance programme excellent in all aspects, the course and content were extremely well considered and structured, and offered an excellent insight into the world of Corporate Finance for accountants from all backgrounds. The individual lecturers were highly engaging and used real world experience to illustrate all learning areas to excellent effect.
David Codd, Finance Director, Booker Plc comments:
I found this course very stimulating – it didn’t feel like hard work at all! The material provided combined theory and practice well and the assignments were very interesting. I completed it by distanced learning and did not feel disadvantaged at all.
Enquiries and bookings
For enquiries on any of the qualifications please contact:
Linda McGee, Learning & Development, Chartered Accountants Ireland
+353 (1) 6377213, firstname.lastname@example.org
To book any of these diplomas please download and fill out the relevant qualification 'overview and booking form' above and then email your application to the above email address.
Delegates should quote 'ICAS' as their referral source and members should quote their ICAS membership number to take advantage of the discounted member price.
By booking this programme you are agreeing to Chartered Accountants Ireland's terms and conditions. Please see their booking Terms and Conditions to find out more.