The structure and content of courses for finance professionals are changing, thanks to the corona crisis which is accelerating a dormant trend. The corona crisis has left a significant mark on training finance professionals. While courses were sometimes still given in physical classrooms last year, they are banned to the screen in 2021. This has…

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A safe learning environment

08 February, 2021 15:12

Read here about our measures to control the spreading of the Covid-19 virus during our face-to-face programs. We hope it will be possible to get together for in-class programs again in 2021. The training location (Room Mate Aitana Hotel) is prepared to comply with all national standards regarding health and safety. Hygiene measures, distance to others and catering service…

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Discover more about Professor Luisa Alemany in this interesting interview, published by London Business School. Read here about the fascinating journey Luisa has made to get where she is now.  At AIF, Luisa teaches the Mergers and Acquisitions and Entrepreneurial Finance programs. 

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You cannot create value for shareholders if you don’t know what affects or is driving value, says the AIF lecturer.  Matti Suominen’s career in equity trading began when he became an equity investor, quite unexpectedly, at just 16 years old. “I inherited some stocks, not a lot, just a small amount. I knew nothing about…

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Is there a glimmer of hope in the greatest economic crisis since the Great Depression? We are in the middle of the biggest economic crisis since the Great Depression – but does Covid-19 bring us only misery or is there a glimmer of hope? We asked a true optimist Peter De Keyzer. In 2013 you…

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Operational risk is a growing concern for many firms, says risk management expert Russell Walker. There are simply more areas where things can go awry, often with potentially devastating consequences for institutions, than ever before.  Operational risk refers to risk of losses that are not related to investment decisions, but rather to problems or failures…

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We are sad to announce the death of AIF Supervisory Board Member Alex van Groningen. Alex was the Founder and Director of Alex van Groningen BV and served on our Board since 2019.  Alex started the training company that carries his name in 1994 and built a large network of (finance) professionals over the years. Besides…

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As the national guidelines and measures in regard to the COVID-19 outbreak have gradually been eased in the EU, we are excited to kick off a new season of face-to-face programs! For our in-class programs as of September 2020 and beyond, the training location (Room Mate Aitana Hotel) has been prepared to comply with all national standards…

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Private equity specialist Cyril Demaria will share knowledge and insights on the full value chain of this sector. “If you decide to put money into your niece’s start-up, what you are doing is investing venture capital. That’s private equity,” says private equity specialist Cyril Demaria. “It’s as old as Babylonian times, but until about 20…

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For our in-class programs in fall 2020 and beyond, the training location (Room Mate Aitana Hotel) will be prepared to comply with the national standards in regard to health and safety. Hygiene measures, distance to others and catering service will be adjusted accordingly. We will see to it that these rules are adhered strictly. Moving forward,…

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