Accounting & Leadership= Certified Expert in Financial & Managerial Accounting
Every leader needs to know how to correctly interpret, assess and deduce strategic impulses from financial statements. The module in Accounting & Leadership offers, in a nutshell, the essentials of bookkeeping, budgeting and (bank-) controlling. Students are also introduced to behavioural accounting, a concept that builds heavily on latest research findings, which is highly useful for explaining how financial statements are presented and composed both in banks and businesses.
- Development Finance & Growth
This module provides the conceptual basis for the Master of Leadership in Development Finance. Development Finance & Growth offers a detailed assessment of the key factors driving (and hindering) financial sector development. Through the lens of different macroeconomic schools of thought, students assess the relevance of (inclusive) financial sector development for economic prosperity and growth. Semester 2
Today’s leaders, especially in emerging markets, are faced by many strategic challenges: high competition, fragmented markets and rapid technological change. This module focuses on strategy formulation, implementation and assessment. It offers a hands.-on guideline to senior executives on how to bring business forward in a globalized, digital world.
- Risk, Corporate Governance & Compliance
Risk management is about coping with the challenges of growth, complexity and competition in a sustainable manner. This module provides a comprehensive overview about the risks which financial institutions face (including credit, market, liquidity and operational risk) with a special emphasis on the particular requirements of emerging and developing markets. It provides students with tools to measure risks and devise appropriate risk-taking and mitigation strategies that give financial institutions the competitive edge in delivering inclusive financial services in a rapidly evolving environment.
Dr. Joachim Bald is Frankfurt School’s most senior international advisor and a recognised expert in Treasury and Risk Management for banking and microfinance. Within his assignments he has been actively involved in giving trainings on the job as well as in the classroom. Since 2004 he is a lead trainer at one of Frankfurt School’s flagship training programmes for executives, the Summer Academies. He serves as lead consultant and trainer at the Frankfurt School Competence Centre in Risk Management and regularly manages complex implementation assignments in Eastern Europe, Asia and Africa.