Strategic Finance Programme at LIBA

About LIBA

Within the premises of Loyola College, Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA) is a premier B-school which is established in 1979, to form competent and committed leaders who are ethical, principle-centred and socially responsible with a global perspective and entrepreneurial spirit. LIBA is managed by Jesuits of the Loyola College Society well-known for their outstanding contribution to higher education. The foremost quality of LIBA is excellence and ethics which are the hallmarks of Jesuit business education and all its programmes and activities embody these two elements. LIBA earnestly strives to inculcate in the students the values of excellence, justice, honesty and service to the society.

Approved by AICTE and recognized by AIU LIBA primarily offers a two-year Full-time PGDM course,. It also offers other programmes: Part-time PGDM (AICTE approved), Ph.D. (affiliated to the University of Madras) and one-year executive diploma programmes. The Management Development Centre offers various customized programmes (short-term and long-term) with a focus on skill development. LIBA concentrates on the holistic formation of students in all aspects viz., intellectual, social, emotional and spiritual. The Institution works with an undeterred zeal to offer its students the best education, blending classroom and experiential learning

Business and Financial Environment challenges

  • Changing macroeconomic fundamentals primarily due to the decline in oil prices.
  • Rapidly increasing scale and geographic scope of business operations.
  • Emergence of vibrant financial markets with opportunities to access a wider set of innovative financing choices.
  • The greater demand for information sharing and transparency with financial markets and other key stakeholders.
  • Increasing globalization and greater exposure to risks and uncertainties, and
  • The increased merger and buyout activities driven by private equity and the need to enhance corporate valuations.

Programme Outline

The Strategic Finance Programme will help you to think beyond finance and appreciate the big picture of organization-wide concerns. You will learn how to make better strategic financial decisions, build strategic partnerships with shareholders, bankers and other key stakeholders. You will learn about the emerging trends and challenges in finance such as currency risk, mergers and acquisitions, and behavioural biases of investors and managers. You will gain an in-depth understanding of the importance of aligning finance with leadership, strategy, and execution.

Programme Analysis

Keeping in view the requirements of the target audience and given the objectives of providing quality education and delivering the same in a cost-effective and convenient manner, the programme design comprises learning through both classroom contacts and work-place based assignments. The programme consists of modules that cover the strategic as well as an operational aspect of the management of finance function. Each module would be supported by readings, cases and exercises relevant to the participants. During the intervening period between the classroom sessions, the participants will able to seek the guidance of the Programme faculty.

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