Business and Hotel Management School - Luzern Switzerland

Höhere Fachschule
Strategic Finance & Controlling

Strategic Finance & Controlling

This intensive 10-week program introduces participants to the world of finance, investment strategies and financial controlling which is crucial to all business sectors today. The modules examine the global financial market and the cause and effect of changes in the external environment before moving to the concepts behind investment decisions, developing portfolios and managing risk. The program is focused on developing the knowledge and skills needed to make informed financial management decisions applicable to a variety of sectors.

Participant Profile

Financial professionals or business executives seeking to refresh and broaden their understanding of the newest financial concepts and tools.

Program Structure

Financial Statements & Business Decisions
Core financial statements, types of audits, statements analysis framework and accounting cycle.


Strategic Corporate Finance
Analyze a company’s financial health and calculate relevant cash flows, evaluate project investments, manage an M&A deal and define a proper dividend policy.


Investment Strategies
Explore the various strategies of investments, professional money managers, portfolio diversification, and effect of taxes on investements.


Enterprise Risk Management
Explore enterprise risk strategies, risk appetite, risk profile, risk governance and define risk monitoring and reporting framework.


Case Studies & Company Visits
Various case studies and field trips on corporate finance, risk management and Swiss financial market best practice.