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 40 students. This enhances participation by all students and allows for networking between each institution representative.

Day One: Asset Management

8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.    Registration

8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.    Introduction of Participants and Program Overview

9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.  

A.    Introduction to Treasury Management (part one)

  • Concepts of Treasury Management
  • Cash Management and Banking
  • The Evolving Global Payment System
  • Collections
  • Disbursements
  • Concentration

10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.    BREAK

10:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.   

Introduction to Treasury Management (part two)

  • Treasury IT, Data Protection, and PCI
  • Fraud Prevention
  • Cards on Campus
  • Cash Forecasting
  • Trends in Treasury Management

12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.    LUNCH

1:45 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.    

B.    Treasury Investments

  • Overview of Treasury Investments
  • Short Term Investment Programs
  • Investing in Changing Rate Environments
  • Allocation Strategies
  • Internal vs. External Investment Management
  • Investment Policies for Working Capital

3:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.   BREAK

3:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.  

C.   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 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.    Reception: a casual reception to network and enjoy a Savannah evening

Day Two: Debt Management and Capital Structure

8:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. 

A. 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 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.    BREAK

10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  

B.  Capital Structure Overview

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

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.     Lunch

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.     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.

Note: Program is subject to change.