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Identify the warning signs of corporate distress and find the best solutions

A two day practical training course


We can customise it to meet your specific training requirements and deliver it face-to-face or digitally. Contact Leigh Kendall for more information.

Learn how to:
Learn how to:
  • Appreciate the basic parameters of credit risk principles 
  • Develop a general framework for assessing business risks over a wide range of company types and business sectors 
  • Show an advanced understanding of historic cashflow analysis and forecast cashflows 
  • Realise the importance of financial risk evaluation 
  • Identify the possible warning signs of corporate distress and understand the possible solutions 
  • Understand the corporate objectives in terms of alternative financing structures, acquisition financing and appreciate the equity viewpoint when assessing credit risk
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Case studies and practical sessions
Case studies and practical sessions
  • Understanding the principles of credit risk analysing a typical credit application
  • Identifying the credit problems of a UK Corporate
  • Identifying the business risk issues for a corporate looking to raise funding
  • Analysing corporate cashflow of a corporate credit case and modelling projections using Excel
  • Calculating the optimum leverage and debt capacity of a company
  • Identifying what went wrong in a recent corporate distress
  • Analysing the credit risk of a proposed acquisition

Find out more about the expert trainer

Key information
Key information

Venue: Virtual Classroom

Trainer: John Richardson, corporate finance professional; Visiting Faculty, Sir John Cass, City University Business School, London 

London course fee: £2199 plus VAT = £2638.80
Online course fee: £1799 plus VAT if applicable = £2158.80

Why choose IFF
Why choose IFF
  • TRACK RECORD – TRACK RECORD – we have been delivering expert training to the banking, finance and energy sectors since 1991
  • INNOVATION – our courses are continually reviewed so you can be sure they are focusing on the most current issues
  • KNOWLEDGE – all of our trainers are highly experienced practitioners and leading subject matter experts so you can be confident you are learning from the very best
  • SMALL CLASS SIZES – to aid learning and increase your personal interaction with the trainer
  • VALUE – we provide a practical training experience with skills that can be used immediately to gain a tangible return on your investment
  • ACCREDITATION – we are accredited by the British Accreditation Council (BAC)
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Is this the course for you?

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Inderjit Kundi


Societe Generale

Excellent presentation and real life examples… Kept at the right technical level and interest

CPD Certified

Engaging in Continuing Professional Development ensures that both academic and practical qualifications do not become out-dated or obsolete; allowing individuals to continually ‘up skill’ or ‘re-skill’, regardless of occupation, age or educational level. This course has been assessed and is CPD certified.