Academy – Euronext

We have partnered with the Academy – Euronext Group to offer executive virtual classroom courses with discount for NEVIR members. As part of a leading pan-European market infrastructure at the centre of European capital markets, Academy’s main objective and activity is turning capital markets expertise into world-class training courses and programmes and making them relevant to the wider financial community of today and of tomorrow.

Investor Relations can be a complex and ever-changing topic, and one which is important to stay informed on in order to develop an impactful IR strategy. Conscious of this challenging complexity, Academy – Euronext Group, have designed an IR  / ESG series of virtual courses and an Investor Relations Certification programme.

Academy trainings: benefits and values

As part of a leading pan-European market infrastructure, a “privileged observatory” of capital markets dynamics, Academy drives value in all its programmes and projects by:

  • Designing practical and hands-on lectures and groupworks held by IR and ESG experts from all over Europe
  • Conveying the specific EU regulatory framework focus
  • Providing an enhanced opportunity of peer-to-peer learning thanks to their engaging and interactive training approach
  • Offering diversity and richness of best practices gathered from market players internationally.

For any further information and registration to our Academy public courses and Certificates, or to tailor a programme to your corporate training needs, please contact the Academy team at academy@euronext.com and get 20% off for NEVIR members or visit Academy website: Academy – Euronext Group.

Academy – Euronext Group upcoming IR courses:

Benchmarking effective IR practices

The programme focuses on the critical and most impactful aspects of the day-to-day role of IR as well as the latest developments in the use of technology and social media. The training offers a wealth of real-life case studies dealt with by well-known industry experts. The programme offers an opportunity to benchmark IR practices against the highest industry standards and to know about the most effective ways to engage with investors, including responsible investors.

The course is addressed to:

  • IR professionals
  • Communication and PR Managers of listed and listing companies and of listed companies
  • Financial analysts

Virtual Classroom, 19 and 20 January 2023

Course fee: € 900

NEVIR Members course fee: € 720

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Managing effective Investor Relations in Private Equity firms
The main objective of IROs in Private Equity investment firms is to keep the investors and LPs informed – about market developments and key events that may eventually affect the Private Equity Fund structure – in a transparent, reliable and consistent manner.
In this respect, the virtual course aims to equip delegates with :

  • a benchmark of the best Private Equity Investor Relations practices
  • an in-depth analysis of the main activities of an IR during a fundraising process
  • a focus on the development and effective management of strong relationships with existing investors and Limited Partners (LP)
  • an overview of the ESG disclosure frameworks and best reporting practices

The course has been designed for IRs new in Private Equity firms, new joiners in the IR teams, junior IR, Communication and PR managers and financial analysts

Virtual Classroom, 25 and 26 January 2023

Course fee: € 800

NEVIR Members course fee: € 640

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Managing effective debt IR

The course, held by seasoned debt IROs, provides IR managers with a solid understanding on the best practices in debt management, debt reporting, and investor relations, with the aim to support debt management operations and improve private debt transparency.

This training programme is addressed to junior IROs with responsibility on debt IR, CFOs and Treasury officers.

Virtual Classroom,2, 3 and 9 February 2023

Course fee: € 1,200

NEVIR members course fee: 960€

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Investor Relations Certification Programme

The Mastercourse covers the breadth of regulation compliance and disclosure practices, the latest developments in the use of technology and social media to build closer relationships with investors, changes in critical aspects of the day-to-day role of IR. The programme offers a wealth of real life case studies with speakers that are well-known industry experts.

COURSE STRUCTURE

Assessment: an online checkpoint to verify the participants’ level of knowledge on some fundamental topics

Foundation Course: three online courses to get ready for the core curriculum. These courses will be mandatory for participants with identified knowledge gaps during the assessment phase

Core Courses: 4 modules on the most relevant topics for an IR expert

Final Examination: an online examination and in person delivery of a project work in Milan – Euronext offices.

This interactive programme is designed for:

  • Post-graduates
  • IR professionals
  • Sustainability and ESG managers
  • Board directors
  • Communication and PR Managers of listed and listing companies
  • Financial analysts of listed companies

Blended mastercourse, 5 May – 11 July 2023

Mastercourse fee: € 4,500

NEVIR member mastercourse fee: € 3,600

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Experienced IR officers who would like to enhance the development of their career and be awarded the Academy IR Certificate without attending the full course, can register to the Examination only.

Financial Statement Analysis – Fundamentals Course

Designed to explain how financial measures of corporate performance are calculated, the course covers the basics of financial statement analysis and enables participants to confidently use financial ratios and the financial terminology.

This is an introductory level course designed for users of financial reports and accounts who have no prior or limited knowledge of corporate financial information. Participants will also learn how to use a company financial statement to distil the relevant information and how much cash is generated by the business.

This is an essential course for:

  • Junior professionals in the Financial sector
  • Junior and Senior profiles in the Non-Financial sectors
  • Investor Relations Managers
  • Lawyers and Consultants interested in an in-depth session on Financial Statements

Virtual Classroom, 20, 22 and 27 and 29 September 2023

Course fee: € 1,500

NEVIR member course fee: € 1,200

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Academy – Euronext Group upcoming ESG courses:

Understanding and comparing ESG rating methodologies from industry leaders

By reviewing their current ESG rating methodologies, leaders in the ESG rating industry will provide a thorough understanding of what “materiality” would look like in the assessment of ESG risks and opportunities and will help corporate identify:

  • financially material ESG risks and opportunities
  • valid sources of information to help internal advocates promote change, as well as highlighting areas of particular weakness and strength
  • focus on the most relevant changes to their ESG strategy and disclosures approach.

This course addresses a diverse audience with professionals working in asset management firms and listed companies:

  • Asset and portfolio managers
  • Responsible investors
  • Fund managers
  • Asset owners
  • IR and ESG managers
  • Risk managers
  • Board members

Virtual classroom, 26 January 2023 and 16 June 2023

Course fee: € 600

NEVIR members course fee: € 480

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Assessing and managing ESG strategy at board level

Environmental, Social, and Governance ‘ESG’ concerns are increasingly positioned at the top of board agendas, especially in the most progressive companies. Directors need therefore to act now to recognise sustainability as a fundamental element of their stewardship and fiduciary role within a company.

The programme has been designed to appeal to the following professionals:

  • Board members and Non- Executive Directors (‘NEDs)
  • Aspiring and new NEDs
  • Company Secretaries and all those roles supporting NEDs
  • CEOs and members of Executive committees

Virtual classroom, 31 January 2023

Course fee: € 600

NEVIR members course fee: € 480

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ESG reporting in action

The programme is designed to finally enable the implementation of “Effective ESG disclosure frameworks” in order to open access to international capital flows from different types of investments, including SRIs.

Within this context, this hands-on learning programme, not only can provide an in-depth analysis of the current ESG regulatory frameworks, but it particularly encourages group works and knowledge and experience sharing among course participants, starting from a benchmarking analysis of effective ESG disclosures and reporting.

This training programme is addressed to:

  • IR professionals
  • Sustainability and ESG managers
  • Board directors
  • Communication and PR Managers of listed and listing companies
  • ESG advisers
  • Financial analysts

Virtual classroom, 22 and 23 February 2023

Course fee: € 900

NEVIR members course fee: € 720

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Financing the sustainability transition

A training for public and private companies and municipalities. While sustainable finance solutions have been largely exploited by local governments and public enterprises, private companies have already started looking for alternative ways to fund their sustainability transition.

Beyond Green bonds, a number of different funding opportunities are made available on capital markets and the banking system, and this programme deep dive into the most relevant ones.

The programme is addressed to:

  • CFOs
  • ESG Officers
  • Sustainability Officers of private and public companies

Virtual classroom, 8 and 9 March 2023

Course fee: € 900

NEVIR members course fee: € 720

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Driving Corporate Sustainability Transformation Certification Programme

An upskilling certification programme to unlock pathways to generate financial performance and socio-environmental impact.

Powered by the training centre of a leading financial market infrastructure and the Research Centre of a globally leading Business School, Leonardo – Imperial College, this certification programme is designed to equip delegates with the necessary knowledge base to navigate the complexity of the “sustainability” paradigm, eco-system and regulatory frameworks and to drive the implementation of sustainable strategies in their organisations.

For CSR and Business Sustainability managers who are already working in the field, the certificate may constitute a means to further develop competencies and take their career to the next level.

STRUCTURE OF THE COURSE

Foundation Module: Delegates will have the option to attend the introductory online courses on: Environmental and social challenges within a business

Core Module: The core curriculum contains four modules:

Module 1: Towards a Sustainable Enterprise – Corporate sustainability strategy and leadership

Module 2: Circularity and Sustainable Business Model Innovation

Module 3: Sustainability Reporting

Module 4: Funding the Sustainability Transition and Transition

Final Project presentation: At the end of the Masterclass, participants will present their final project to a selected jury of experts. After successful completion and presentation of the project, delegates will be awarded the ‘Certificate in Business sustainability” by Academy – Euronext Group.

Virtual mastercourse, 13 April – 6 July 2023

Mastercourse fee: 4,300 (early bird by 13.2.2023 – € 3,870)

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For any  further information and registration to our Academy public courses and Certificates, or to tailor a programme to your corporate training needs, please contact the Academy team at academy@euronext.com and get 20% off for NEVIR members or visit Academy website: Academy – Euronext Group.