Class Outline Treasury Management Training Course

PART ONE: Cash Management

Module 1: Treasury Department

  • Role of the Treasury Department
  • Treasury Controls
  • Treasurer Job Description
  • Position of Treasury within the Corporate Structure
  • Treasury Centralization¬†
  • Treasury Compensation¬†
  • Bank Relations¬†
  • Treasury Outsourcing

Module 2: Cash Transfer Methods     

  • Check Payments
  • Wire Transfers
  • ACH Payments
  • Procurement Cards
  • Cash Payments
  • Fees for Cash Transfers
  • Summary of Cash Transfer Methods
  • Cash Transfer Controls
  • Cash Transfer Procedures

Module 3: Cash Forecasting            

  • Cash Forecasting Model
  • Information Sources for the Cash Forecast
  • Measuring Cash Forecast Accuracy
  • Cash Forecasting Automation
  • Bullwhip Effect
  • Business Cycle Forecasting
  • Cash Forecasting Controls
  • Cash Forecasting Policies
  • Cash Forecasting Procedures

Module 4: Cash Concentration   

  • Benefits of Cash Concentration
  • Cash Concentration Strategies
  • Pooling Concepts
  • Physical Sweeping
  • Notional Pooling
  • Comparison of Account Sweeping and Notional Pooling¬†
  • Nonpooling Situations
  • Bank Overlay Structure
  • Cash Concentration Controls
  • Cash Concentration Policies
  • Cash Concentration Procedures

Module 5: Working Capital Management   

  • Working Capital Variability¬†
  • Cash Management¬† ¬† ¬†
  • Credit Management
  • Receivables Management¬†
  • Inventory Management
  • Working Capital Metrics¬† ¬† ¬†¬†

PART TWO: Financing 

Module 6: Debt Management     

  • Types of Debt
  • Credit-Rating Agencies
  • Accounting for Debt
  • Debt-Related Controls
  • Debt-Related Policies¬†
  • Debt-Related Procedure

Module 7: Equity Management

  • Stock Registration
  • Exemptions from Stock Registration
  • Accounting for Stock Sales
  • Equity-Related Controls
  • Equity-Related Policies
  • Equity-Related Procedures¬†

Module 8: Investment Management     

  • Investment Criteria¬†
  • Investment Options¬†
  • Investment Strategies
  • Outsourced Investment Management¬†
  • Risk-Reduction Strategies¬†
  • Accounting for Investments¬†
  • Investment Journal Entries¬†¬†
  • Investment Reporting
  • Investment Management Controls
  • Investment Management Policies
  • Investment Management Procedures¬†¬†¬†

PART THREE: Risk Management     

Module 9: Foreign Exchange Risk Management

  • Foreign Exchange Quote Terminology
  • The Nature of Foreign Exchange Risk
  • Data Collection for Foreign Exchange¬†Risk Management¬†
  • Foreign Exchange Hedging Strategies
  • Hedge Accounting
  • Foreign Exchange Hedge Controls
  • Foreign Exchange Hedge Policies¬†¬†
  • Record Keeping for Foreign Exchange Hedging Activities¬†
  • Foreign Exchange Hedge Procedures¬†¬†

Module 10: Interest Risk Management   

  • Interest Risk Management Objectives
  • Interest Risk Management Strategies
  • Accounting for Interest Risk Management Activities
  • Interest Risk Management Policies
  • Record Keeping for Interest Rate Risk Management¬†
  • Interest Risk Management Procedures¬†¬†¬†

PART FOUR: Treasury Systems

Module 11: Clearing and Settlement Systems      

  • Characteristics of Clearing and Settlement Systems¬†¬†
  • Overview of the Clearing and Settlement Process
  • Fedwire¬† ¬† ¬†
  • Automated Clearing House (ACH) System
  • Clearing House Interbank Payments System (CHIPS)
  • Check Clearing¬† ¬†
  • The Continuous Link Settlement (CLS) System¬†¬†¬†¬†

Module 12: Treasury Systems       

  • Treasurer‚Äôs Technology Needs¬† ¬†
  • Treasury Management System¬† ¬†
  • SWIFT Connectivity