To the maiden Summer School in finance!
Davids Graduate School of Finance2013 Executive Summer School for Lawyers and Asset, Fund and Investment managers is a maiden annual event that is strategically put in place to build a hub of knowledge for local and global financial markets development. The course will focus on the following seven sigma core competencies required for developing the emerging economies financial market that will open the gateway for sustainable infrastructural financing. Extensive and authoritative attention will be on the emerging market capacity and management of financial crises as well as handling of the complex relationship between international crises and the wider business world. We are presently expecting participants from emerging market within the region’s (Africa) investment and financial industry in this inaugural year and we are optimistic of a success. The course structures are robust and strategically developed and customized to handle the key basic finance and investment needs of the emerging market professionals, coupled with an opportunity to network and create sustainable business contacts and relationship among the participants, leading faculty, contributing institutions, and the school.
The 2013 Executive Summer School will build a very firm foundation for the future of the school and also create a major legacy in the continent as a frontier and a model for solving virile regional financial and investment issues bothering on market development and growth, transparency, strategic skills, and regulations. We have developed the programme to offer a broader range of courses, with a direct appeal to professionals in both the private and public sectors, suitable to those from small to large enterprises. Courses are taught by our international faculty, you can expect to discuss new ideas with your fellow participants from across the continent, and be given an intellectual resource to build on in your current workplace and into the future, whatever direction your career takes.
The participants will get a broader and new thinking on the post crisis in the financial market, with international and local experience faculty on how to ‘Globalize and consolidate’ their business careers to attract maximum global opportunity; especially by consolidating and by Exploiting fast-growing overseas markets such as China and India. The regulatory burden in the market is growing, so participants will enjoy basic and advanced compliance knowledge, especially the in-depth study towards handling the reputational consequences of infractions in the industry. The appetite among institutional and individual investors for diversification and uncorrelated returns will continue to propel growth in alternative investments; so participants will enjoy the discourse with international financial product experts on the new informed ABC of product innovation and more importantly differentiating the products, which will include the fast-growing product segments range from exchange traded funds (ETFs) to portable alpha.
One of the core focus and attention will be on how to better manage risk; practical focus will be on better management of operational and reputational risk as a key to profitability. The school will cover extensively the knowledge of leading the frontier in corporate and infrastructural financing and special session on international trade financing and packaging. Current innovative and significant finance areas will be covered for the benefits of participants that want to transform their career and entrepreneurship skills to the developmental areas in finance and advisory, such as family offices, Islamic finance, corporate restructuring, sovereign wealth fund management etc.
The course will be for a duration of three weeks and the curriculum will be taught by handle the key industry experts using 75% practical teachings using various industry applicable Case basic finance and Studies, Documentation, Processes and Procedures, and Scenario- Based market intuitive learning. These combine the current academics and practical financial markets performance and structures with the global and dynamic processes needed by the future financial managers in excelling in their chosen fields.
The School will be an opportunity to network all through the period of the programme with other professionals across the emerging economies. Due to the residency of the course various activities, group assignments, simulations and social presentations will “Special attention create a home away from home opportunity to open new frontiers in careers and businesses.
I wish you a pleasant stay and hope you will participate in all the academic, plenary, workshop, syndicate classes and project presentation during this course and also enjoy the ambience of the environment with strategic fit networking.
Thank you for being part of a memorial occasion that will transform your thinking and career path now and in future.
The School President
Lawyers & Financial Managers
September 2nd, 2013- September 20th, 2013