As an optimum content-based complement to the management simulation, three ESMT Online Courses are available to the participants:
- Strategic and Operational Controlling
- Value-based Investment Planning
- Reading and Understanding Financial Statements
All three Online Courses are available in English and German.
Early bird bonus
All teams registered for the Online Competition by September 30, 2017 will get free access to the Online Course `Value-based Investment Planning´of ESMT Berlin during November. This gives your team a better start position for the Online Competition!
Online Course - Strategic and Operational Controlling
Every entrepreneurial activity requires sufficient financial means in order to be able to invest in sustainable potential successes. Securing long term success from these potentials provides the necessary liquidity for the development of additional and new success potentials with investments.
The learning programme provides a practically-oriented overview of the requirements in this cycle that consists of financial, operational and strategic management, and therefore provides a comprehensive presentation of the company management instruments. In addition to numerous other control instruments, as a target indicator of modern controlling systems, the concept of shareholder value, the sustained increase of the value of the company, is also explained. Numerous practical examples, tasks and self tests assist the user in consolidating the knowledge with which they are presented.
Online Course: "Strategic and Operational Controlling"Download (pdf)
Online Course - Value-based Investment Planning
The focal point of this Online Course is on value-oriented planning, the way in which a product idea or a project can be examined as to whether it contributes to increasing the value of the company. Differing instruments for the evaluation of the planned investments are presented in a practically-oriented context and are implemented on the basis of a wide range of examples and/or tasks.
Online Course: "Value-based Investment Planning"Download (pdf)
Online Course - Reading and Understanding financial statements
Everyone in an executive position should know and understand the structure and function of an annual financial statement. This is important for knowing how decisions relate to the financial sector of their company. This Online Course explains how an annual financial report works and which economic and financial information it contains. Participants also learn how to structure the different financial statements like balance sheet, profit-and-loss statement and cash-flow statement and in which content they are used. Additionally, methods for analyzing and understanding these financial statements will be given.
Various real-life examples and interactive exercises will help the participants to make their learning sustainable. With the available analyzing tools participants will be able to apply their knowledge to their own company.
Currently there is only the English text version available. The full English version will follow soon.
Online Course: "Reading financial statements"Download (pdf, German)