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IED CPD Event: Financial insights for inward investor conversations


Our latest CPD event takes place on the 18th September, in Bristol. Please read on for more details and information on how to book. Please feel free to send on to any colleagues who might be interested, even if they are not an IED member.

Venue and Timing:

Engine Shed, Station Approach, Bristol, BS1 6QH

1-4pm 18th September


£65 IED member; £140 non member

Please note, if you are not yet an IED member, why not consider joining to take advantage of the member rate for this and future CPD events? Get in touch with us at admin@ied.co.uk for further info!

Course Overview:

This course introduces you to common financial concepts and language used by investors when making investment decisions. It develops your confidence to ask great financial questions, enabling you to better support your region to match solutions and incentives to attract and retain businesses to your region.

Aim of the course:

By the end of this course you will have an improved understanding of corporate finance terminology and methodologies, including:

  • How finance influences investment decisions;
  • Understand financial jargon and principles of corporate finance; and
  • How to demonstrate the financial competitiveness your region to a potential business/investor.

Learning objectives:

  • Develop your awareness and knowledge of finance methods used by investors to select projects; and
  • Develop your ability to promote your region as a financially attractive investment location.

Pre-course work or entry requirements?

Participants should have a basic understanding of how their economic development team supports inwards investment and local businesses whether directly or working with a LEP. Some understanding of how businesses raise finance is beneficial.

The Trainer will distribute reading prior to the course.

How to book:

At Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/financial-insights-for-inward-investor-conversations-tickets-46974396685

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