International Treasury & Cash Management – Intermediate PDT/EDT timezones

  • 5 half-days, 9-2pm PDT | November 18th-22nd 2024 | From USD $2,599
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  • Course overview

    The treasury function has become a key strategic resource in the midst of today’s business volatility. The challenges are complex, and many companies have been hard at work simplifying, standardizing and automating their treasury processes in order to free up the resources required to reliably deliver operational excellence. This course provides insight into treasury’s global role and its response to the many challenges being faced

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  • Learning objectives

    • Gain insights into the challenges currently facing treasury organizations
    • Understand the processes and tools leveraged by treasury to deliver excellence
    • Review and assess the relevance of current best practices
    Corporate treasury training
  • Who is the course for?

    This course is designed for treasury professionals with at least 3 years of operational experience in corporate settings. It is also relevant for bankers and technology providers in client facing roles.

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  • Key benefits

    • Virtual format that delivers high quality content with no travel required
    • Interactive format that encourages live discussion
    • Deep dives into the details that matter to treasury
    • Case studies that reveal value-adding approaches that address treasury’s common pain points
    • Appreciation for the urgency and skill sets required to address treasury’s new and emerging requirements
    • Learn from a trainer with experience and expertise gleaned from roles as treasurer, consultant and frequent treasury conference chairperson
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Course agenda

  • Day 1 Corporate Treasury Overview down-arrow
    • 9am PDT
      • Welcome and Introduction
        • Expectations for the course
        • Current treasury landscape: globally and individually
    • 10am


    • 10.15
      • Treasury Overview
        • Why is treasury needed?
        • Core deliverables by treasury: Top 4
    • 11.15am


    • 11.30am
      • Organizational approaches
        • Business models & structures in place
          • Treasury function remit; legal structure
          • Options: global/regional/local; centralized/decentralized
          • Role for shared services; outsourcing
        • Focus of centralization: visibility, reliability, speed, STP
        • Culture: mindset embracing urgency and adaptability
    • 1.30pm

      Recap the day

    • 2pm

      End of Day 1

  • Day 2 Liquidity Management down-arrow
    • 9am PDT
      • Revisit Day 1
    • 9.15am
      • Liquidity Management, part 1
        • Money movement and commercial flows
          • Clearing/settlement, central banks
        • Infrastructure: bank accounts/architecture, SWIFT
    • 10.30am


    • 10.45
      • Liquidity Management, part 2
        • Treasury operations: processes to globally manage daily liquidity
          • Cash concentration, pooling and netting
        • Payments and collections
          • Cross border settlement, POBO and ROBO
        • Funding and investing activities
    • 12pm


    • 12.15
      • Liquidity Management, part 3
        • Cash forecasting: focus on cash in bank
        • Overarching challenges and barriers
          • Cyber/fraud threats
          • Tax withholding, trapped cash
    • 1.15pm
      • Case study and discussion
    • 1.45pm
      • Recap the day
    • 2pm

      End of Day 2

  • Day 3 Risk Management and Treasury Technology down-arrow
    • 9am PDT
      • Revisit Day 2
    • 9.15am
      • Risk Management
        • Overall framework, role for financial policies
        • Financial risks: FX, rates, exposures, credit/counterparties, covenants
        • Mitigation actions by Treasury
        • Compliance and regulatory risks
    • 10.45am


    • 11am
      • Treasury Technology
        • Treasury ecosystem: systems and tools in use
        • Drivers of centralization/transformation/digitization
          • TMS, APIs, RPA, AI, ML, DLT, plus other apps
          • IHB: intercompany complexities
    • 12pm
      • Case study and discussion
    • 12.45


    • 1pm
      • Delivering excellence
        • Implementation, project and change management
        • Data access and integration challenges in pursuit of “single source of truth”
    • 1.45pm
      • Recap the day
    • 2pm

      End of Day 3

  • Day 4 It’s a People Business: Relationships and Leadership down-arrow
    • 9am
      • Revisit Day 3
    • 9.15am
      • Relationships and Partnerships: It’s a team game!
        • Internal: businesses and functions, particularly tax, legal, accounting
          • Also including IT, procurement
        • External: banks and vendors/fintechs
        • Other third parties: agencies, regulators, advisors
    • 10.30am


    • 10.45am
      • Selecting partners and managing relationships
        • Successful use of RFI/RFP processes
        • Role for metrics, reports and meetings
    • 11.30am
      • Case study and discussion
    • 12.15pm
      • Break
    • 12.30
      • Treasury culture and leadership opportunities
        • Mindset and capabilities to deliver excellence
        • Focus on talent, skill sets and tools
        • Working styles: office, hybrid, remote options
    • 1.45pm

      Recap the day

  • Day 5 Opportunities to Enhance Capability and Add Value down-arrow
    • 9am
      • Revisit Day 4
    • 9.15am
      • Success stories from various treasury organizations
        • Focus on achievements by recent global award winners
    • 9.45
      • Working capital management
        • Focus on order to cash & purchase to pay cycles
        • Vitality of supply chains/trade practices, role for platforms
    • 10.30pm


    • 10.45am
      • Other target areas
        • Partnering with procurement: bid processes, credit cards
        • Supporting enterprise-wide projects: M&A, ERM, ESG
        • Summary: framework for value creation
    • 11.45


    • 12pm
      • Opportunities to assist in delivering value
        • Knowledge of the business: relationships, mentors
        • Treasury check list: processes, projects, counsels, seats at the table, etc.
    • 1pm
      • Round table discussion
    • 1.30pm
      • Wrap up the course
        • Take-aways and follow-up action plans
    • 2pm

      End of course


Robert J. Novaria

EuroFinance Tutor & Partner Treasury Alliance Group, US

Bob has more than 30 years of corporate treasury experience in the roles of treasurer, credit director, finance manager and controller at BP America and Amoco Corporation. He has successfully managed post-acquisition integrations, technology upgrades and corporate restructurings. Currently, Bob is a partner with the Treasury Alliance Group, leveraging his corporate experience in client engagements dealing with global treasury, risk and crisis management; cash management and cash flow forecasting; working capital management; shared service operations and general management. He also shares his experiences by tutoring others in courses such as international cash and treasury management, corporate risk management and cash flow forecasting, as well as by chairing, moderating and speaking at treasury conferences worldwide.

Robert J. Novaria

Course fees

$3599 $2599 if you book by September 20th 2024
20% UK VAT must be added if the paying customer is based in the EU but not VAT registered, is based in the UK, or is taking the course as an individual, not via their company.

Timing of the course

5 half-days, 9am-2pm PDT/12pm-5pm EDT