Spring School of Finance, 2017 in Baku

Deadline:  29 March 2017 at 23:59, (Baku City local time)
Open to: participants from Azerbaijan
Venue: 1-23 April 2017 (Length: 4 weeks, (Only weekends) ), in Baku, Azerbaijan


Between the dates of 1 April 2017 and 23 April 2017 in Baku, Azerbaijan is planning to hold "Spring School of Finance, 2017" for citizens of Azerbaijan who study in Azerbaijan and different parts of the world in the field of finance, economy,  entrepreneurship, business strategy. This program is also for finance professionals who wish to update their knowledge of finance in order to grow their career.The courses will be delivered in English and Azerbaijani.

Program Structure

Spring School of Finance consists of 24 to 32 hours of material delivered over 8 lessons period with a standard program structure. You will complete one module per two weeks, and each module concludes with a quiz. A capstone assignment is due with completion of the final module.

Topics covered in the program include:

Module 1 - Finance and Accounting

  • Financial accounting
  • Financial Statements
  • Consolidated financial statements

Module 2 - Financial Statements Analysis

  • Financial Analysis of companies
  • Interpretation of financial ratios
  • Interpretation of financial statements

Module 3 - Financial Management

  • Working capital management
  • Investment appraisal (Payback period, ROI, NPV, IRR, NPV allowing for inflation and taxation, Adjusting for risk and uncertainty)

Module 4 - Business Valuations

  • Assets-based approach
  • Income-based approach
  • Cash flow-based approach

Module 5 - Business finance

  • Sources of and raising business finance
  • Cost of Capital (WACC, CAPM and etc.) 

Module 6 - Islamic finance

  • Islamic  finance frinciples
  • Islamic finance  industry
  • Islamic equity funds



Early bird (Until  Mar 4) 220 AZN
Advance (Mar 5 - Mar 15) 260 AZN
Normal (Mar 16 - Mar 29) 340 AZN



It is free to apply and applications are reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis, so early application is encouraged. Successful applicants will have an undergraduate degree or be currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program. A basic understanding of accounting and business practices is recommended prior to taking this program, but no prior knowledge of finance is required.

In order to apply, register HERE.


If you have any questions, please contact us HERE

It is our great pleasure to announce that organizational committee will award certificates to all participants of School of Finance 2017.

Two types of certificates will be awarded:

  1. School of Finance 2017 Certificate of Participation
  2. School of Finance 2017 Certificate of Achievement