Overview

Treasury is all about managing risk. To do so Treasuries must deploy Best Practice, tools, techniques and technology in the risk management arena.

In order to succeed is closing business, commercial bankers must understand the corporate Treasury environment and be able to craft Treasury management risk management solutions that are effective and cost efficient.

This 2 day interactive workshop is design to provide Commercial Bankers in Treasury sales, product development, internal operations and marketing with an in-depth understanding of the Treasury customer’s risk management world. They will learn how to walk the Treasury solution talk in order to better close business and support client requirements.

Objectives

  • Develop structures and processes that identify and measure Treasury objectives and value add risk KPI’s
  • Use customer financial statements to have constructive discussions with Multi-national Treasurers on Treasury risk matters
  • Design policies and processes for the management of Enterprise Risk from a Treasury perspective
  • Develop solution sets for the effective management of corporate financial risk

Course Outline

DAY ONE

Corporate View of Risk

  • Corporate risk drivers
    • Working capital
    • Global cash management
  • Corporate risk world
    • Enterprise risk
  • Derivatives
    • Solution seeking a problem

Working Capital Management

  • What is Working Capital
  • Treasury’s role in Working Capital management
    • Balance Sheet management
  • Working Capital Best Practices
    • Rules, tools and techniques to drive improvements
      • Worked examples
  • Working Capital metrics
    • Improve control with effective metrics
  • Integrated with cash management and cash forecast
    • Walk cash to the balance sheet and back

Delegate Exercise: delegates will utilize a case study to identify why corporate working capital is the key driver in the management of financial risk and the use of derivatives.

Enterprise Risk Management

  • Objectives
  • Risk vs. Return
  • Categories of risk
    • Core vs. non-core risks
  • VaR and other models to measure risk
    • Worked examples
  • Putting a holistic process in place
    • Step by step key elements
    • COSO Framework
    • Country of residence selection
  • Governance
    • Segregation of duties
    • SOXA, Internal Audit
    • Regulatory compliance

Delegate Exercise: delegates will develop risk maps to better understand a corporate view of holistic Enterprise Risk Management.

Treasury Organization

  • Treasury Objectives
    • The key factors
    • Corporate Treasury compared to Bank Treasury
  • Change in the Paradigm
    • How the financial meltdown of 2007-2008 changed Treasury
    • Investment lessons learned 2007-2008
    • What to do and what not to do
  • Regulatory Response Bank and Corporate Treasury Impact
    • EMIR
    • Basel III
    • Dodd-Frank
    • FABAR
    • FTRA
    • FATCA
  • Treasury Benchmarking and Metrics
    • Shift from P&L to Value-Add metrics

Delegate Exercise: delegates will utilize a work paper approach to discuss Treasury risk management objectives and how Treasury effectives is measured. How can banks support this process?

Global Liquidity Management

  • Liquidity management structures and techniques
    • Physical Concentration compared to Notional Pooling
  • Restricted cash countries
    • Cash optimization and control despite the barriers
  • In-House Bank
    • Organizational structure
    • Intercompany loan administration
  • Multi-lateral netting
    • How to establish a program that reduces costs and improves efficiency
  • Leading, lagging and other means to optimize cash
  • Re-invoicing
    • How to establish a program that advantages tax and foreign exchange opportunities
  • Multi-bank liquidity management
    • Follow-the-sun & reverse the sun techniques
  • Asia Pacific Regional
    • Issues
    • Tools and techniques

Delegate Exercise: delegates will utilize a case study to evaluate how to design an effective cash management solution set that is better controls currency risk.

DAY TWO

Derivative Instruments

  • Objectives
  • Risk vs. Return
  • The instrument does not matter, it is all in the results

Interest Rate Risk

  • Gap Analysis
    • Types and use
      • Worked examples
  • Interest rate risk
    • Terminology and pricing
    • Interest rate management strategy
    • Interest rate Swaps, futures and CFD’s
      • Worked examples
    • Options

Delegate Exercise: delegates will utilize a case study to develop an effective interest rate exposure solution set.

Commodity Risk

  • Gap Analysis
    • Linkages
    • Types and use
      • Worked examples
  • Commodity risk
    • Terminology and pricing
    • Rate management strategy
    • Swaps, forwards and futures
      • Worked examples

Delegate Exercise: delegates will utilize a case study to develop an effective commodity risk solution set.

Foreign Exchange

  • Foreign exchange risk
    • Terminology and pricing
    • Interpolated and Extrapolated Hedges
      • Worked example
    • Foreign exchange risk management strategy
  • Foreign operations
    • Best practices
    • Process and technology
  • Foreign exchange instruments
    • FRA’s vs. Futures
      • Comparison
    • Spot, Swaps, forwards, NDF’s, Options, FRA’s
      • Worked examples
    • Foreign Exchange Policy key points
  • Tailored Foreign Exchange Solutions
    • Pyramid Hedging
    • Cash Bucket Hedging
    • Asset Swap
      • Worked exampleli>

Delegate Exercise: delegates will utilize a case study to develop an effective foreign exchange risk solution set.

Accounting for Foreign Exchange

  • IFRS hedge accounting requirements
  • Schedule of compliant and non-compliant transactions
  • Convergence with US GAAP accounting treatment
  • IFRS 9
    • Worked examples

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