Curriculum

The Program covers all relevant areas of this multi-disciplinary role including capital markets, corporate governance, securities law, finance and communications. Content has been evolved to address today’s demands on IR professionals from shareholder activism and engagement to environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure to complex changes in capital markets, to name a few.

Course Syllabus:

Strategy

  • ESG & Ethics
  • Corporate Strategy with Emphasis on Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Investor Relations Strategy
  • Implementing an Effective IR Program

Finance & Accounting

  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Financial Ratio Analysis
  • Corporate Finance, Capital Structure & Capital Raising
  • Business Valuation

Capital Markets/Regulations

  • Analyst Research & Relations
  • Capital Markets
  • Regulation: Disclosure
  • Regulation: Securities Laws

Communications

  • Effective IR Communications
  • Media Relations & Crisis Communications
  • Implementing Best Practices in IR Communications
  • Building Relations with Management & Boards

Key Dates

  • Application deadline: November 29, 2019
  • Program start date: January 8, 2020
  • Information session: October 30, 2019 (more details coming soon)

Questions?

If you have questions that are not answered by our FAQs, please contact: Kaitlin Davis Manager, Professional Development & Website kdavis@ciri.org.

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