Treasury Concepts Agenda

Treasury Concepts
An overview of the financial components with the university

This two-day workshop is designed to provide participants an understanding of the general practice of Cash, Investment and Debt Management within a capital structure strategy. Course material and discussion is targeted at the entry and mid level business officer position. Enrollment is a minimum of 20 students with a maximum of 50 students. This enhances participation by all students and allows for networking between each institution representative.

*This is the tentative agenda for Treasury Concepts 2016

Day One: Asset Management

8:00 to 8:30amRegistration

8:30 to 9am       Introduction of Participants and Program Overview

9 to 10:15am

Introduction to Treasury Management (part one)

  • Concepts of Treasury Management
  • Cash Management and Banking
  • How Money Moves – The Payment System
  • Collections
  • Disbursements
  • Concentration

10:15 to 10:45am BREAK

10:45 to 12:30pm

Introduction to Treasury Management (part two)

  • Cards on Campus
  • Fraud Prevention
  • Cash Forecasting
  • Trends in Treasury Management

12:30 to 1:30pm LUNCH

1:45pm to 3:30pm

Treasury Investments

  • Overview of Treasury Investments
  • Short Term Investment Programs
  • Upcoming Reform and Changes to Money Funds
  • Vehicles Available
  • Allocation Strategies
  • Investing in a Low Rate Environment
  • Internal vs. External
  • Investment Policies for Working Capital

3:30 to 3:45 pm BREAK

3:30 to 5:30pm

Endowment Management Principals

  • Overview of Endowment Management
  • Goals and Purpose of Endowments
  • Spending Policy and its Role in Endowment Management
  • Diversification

Traditional Asset Classes

Non Traditional Asset Classes

  • Portfolio Structure and Characteristics
  • Re-Balancing the Portfolio
  • Benchmarking
  • Investment Policies

5:30 pm to 6:30pm

Reception: a casual reception to network and enjoy a Savannah evening

Day Two – Debt Management and Capital Structure

8:30 to 10:15am

Debt Management Overview and Concepts

  • Goal Setting and General Debt Strategies
  • Overview of Debt Structure
    • Principals of Using Debt
    • Short-Term Debt Instruments
    • Bond Issuance
    • Long-Term Debt Instruments
    • Ratings Agencies
    • Choosing Credit Products Wisely

10:15 to 10:30 BREAK

10:30 to 12noon

Capital Structure Overview

  • Overview of how investment and debt components interact to help meet your strategic plan.
  • Asset Liability Management
  • The Internal Bank

12 noon to 1pm Lunch

1pm to 3pm      Course Overview and Final Questions

At the end of the workshop, participants will have a broad overview of Cash. Endowment and Debt Management, but more importantly how these important components fit into the Institution’s Capital Structure and Strategies.