Treasury management - Workshop 2018

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Treasury Management includes management of an enterprise's holdings, with the ultimate goal of managing the firm's liquidity and mitigating its operational, financial and reputational risk.

The workshop will focus on the key aspect of corporate capital and financial management. It will cover the key considerations and best practice adopted by large companies in this area. Case studies on recent and relevant market transactions will be used to illustrate these concepts.

Key topics covered:

Capital Management strategies

  • Seeking a commonly standard for capital management
  • Understanding the business – key to capital management
  • Critical elements in capital management
  • Case study – Singapore REITs

Corporate Financing Decisions

  • Capital structure decision – funding the growth
  • Pros and cons for equity and debt
  • Maintaining optimal gearing

Managing Equity

  • Equity fund raising
  • Tap on different equity sources
  • Case study : Perpetual Security

Managing Debt

  • Spread debt maturities profile
  • Diversify funding sources
  • Minimise funding costs
  • Manage FX and interest risk
  • Bank Management

Trainer profile:

Dr David S.Y. Cheng, DBA, MBA & BS

A graduate of the University of Oregon with a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree, Dr David Cheng completed his Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree with the University of Western Sydney in 2001. Dr Cheng received his Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree from the University of South Australia in 2008.

Since the early eighties, he worked for a number of global financial institutions where he held senior positions including credit and marketing functions. He joined HSBC in l986 and was with the Group for 15 years, latterly as Special Assets Manager of Corporate & Institutional Banking. His major focuses include credit analysis, commercial lending and credit risk management. Dr Cheng tutors in several recognised institutes in Hong Kong.



Enjoy 10% savings when you register for any three or more workshops in the Finance for the Future Program 2018.

* The fee paid is non-refundable. Transfers must be advised in writing and received by CPA Australia at least five working days prior to the event date. Transfers can only be made once and are subject to workshops within Finance for the Future Program 2018.

Learning objectives

  • Get an overview of capital management approaches
  • Understand theimportance of managing long-term assets with long-term liabilities
  • Identify various financial indicators. E.g. Gearing Ratio, current ratio and acid ratio
  • Understand the importance of understanding the business from a cash flow perspective
  • Identify critical factors to consider in capital management
  • Know the pptimal capital structure of the company
  • Recognise Pro and cons of using debt and equity
  • Maintaining optimal gearing ratio and debt capacity
  • Apply best practice in managing debt
  • Able to manage refinancing risks and liquidity management
  • Understand senior secured and unsecured bank financing, Short term debt financing
  • Identify Key factors to consider in bond issuance
  • Minimise the cost of debt and maintaining a credit rating
  • Recognise bank management and management of interest rate
  • Undestand Management of foreign exchange risk
  • Gain knowledge in equity fund raising. IPO, Private Placement, Preferential Offering, rights issue
  • Apply Quasi - equity instruments
  • Understand corporate treasury management


This workshop is suitable for accounting, finance, and audit professionals as well as anyone who is interested in gaining knowledge in treasury management.



3 hours