• training@skillsforafrica.org

Treasury And Risk Management Training Course


The Treasury & Risk Management function is essential to the success and sustainability of all leading corporate organisations. Never has this been more true, given the ever-increasing pace of change in regulation, compliance, technology and financial risk.

Treasury Management ensures sufficient liquidity to meet obligations, whilst managing payments, receipts and financial risks such as Credit Risk, Oil Price, Exchange Rate and Interest Rate Risk effectively. In addition, effective Treasury & Risk Management will enable companies to make informed and better strategic decisions, providing the analysis, finance and risk assessment.

The aim of this Treasury & Risk Management training course is to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to make an effective contribution to the Treasury & Risk Management function.

This training course will highlight:

  • The Role of Scope of Treasury & Risk Management
  • Methods to ensure, liquidity, improved investment returns and smooth cash operations
  • The latest international tools and techniques to enable you to identify, measure and manage risk effectively
  • Capital Investment Techniques and Methods of Finance to support Strategic Objectives
  • The features and benefits of derivative as risk management tools

What are the Goals?

  • Manage Cash, Liquidity & Working Capital to reduce finance costs and improve returns
  • Recommend appropriate Methods of Short-term and Long-term Finance
  • Determine and implement the company’s Risk Management Strategy
  • Evaluate Capital Investment Opportunities
  • Recommend Hedging and Risk Management Decisions

Who is this Training Course for?

  • Professionals working in Treasury & Risk Management
  • Professionals acting upon the financial decisions of others
  • Professionals with an interest in finance and the latest market developments
  • Managers and those with financial responsibilities
  • Financial Decision-makers

Course Outline

Day One: The Role of Treasury Management

  • The Role & Scope of Treasury Management
  • Operation & Location of a Treasury Department
  • Cash & Liquidity Management 
  • Working Capital Management
  • Capital/Finance Management
  • Risk Management 

Day Two: Cash & Liquidity Management – A Detailed Analysis

  • Cash Forecasts: Role & Preparation
  • Investment of Cash Surpluses to Maximize Return
  • Meeting Cash Calls and Short-term Cash Shortages/Short Term Finance
  • Working  Capital Management – Determining the Optimum Level Multi-National & Group Cash Management
  • Cash Budgets: Process & Control

Day Three: Financing and Capital Management 

  • Strategic Objectives: Consolidation, Growth, M & A
  • Financing Strategic Objectives/ Long Term Finance
  • Optimizing the Capital Structure to Minimize the Cost of Capital (WACC)
  • The Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM)
  • Capital Investment Appraisal- NPV; IRR, Payback
  • Capital Rationing: Internal & External

Day Four: Risk Management 

  • Identifying Risks and Uncertainties 
  • Measuring Risk- Volatility; Variance; Standard Deviation; Probability; Value at Risk
  • Determining the Risk Management Strategy
  • The 4 T’s – Tolerate; Terminate; Transfer; Treat
  • Internal Control  & Internal Auditing 
  • Credit & Counterparty Risk Management

Day Five: Currency, Interest Rate & Commodity (Oil Price) Risk Management 

  • Forward Contracts and Forward Rate Agreements
  • Options- Calls & Puts; European & American
  • Futures- Markets Correlation; Margin Payments, etc
  • Swaps- Currency & Interest Rate Risk and Benefits
  • Foreign Currency Accounts; Other Internal Methods/ Tactics
  • Foreign Currency Borrowing 


The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

Key Notes

a. The participant must be conversant with English.

b. Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.

c. The course fee includes facilitation training materials and a certificate upon successful completion of Training.

d. One-year post-training support Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.


Course Schedule
Dates Fees Location Apply
10/06/2024 - 14/06/2024 $1500 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class
08/07/2024 - 12/07/2024 $1500 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class
12/08/2024 - 16/08/2024 $1500 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class
09/09/2024 - 13/09/2024 $1500 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class
14/10/2024 - 18/10/2024 $2950 Kigali Physical Class

Online Class
11/11/2024 - 15/11/2024 $1500 Mombasa Physical Class

Online Class
16/12/2024 - 20/12/2024 $1500 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class