Meet Your Classmates | LSE Managerial Finance

EXECUTIVE EDUCATION, FINANCE   |   2 minutes  |   August 6, 2018

Finance has truly become the international language of modern business, and practical financial skills and tools have become indispensable to any manager, across all organisations – from start-ups to multinational corporations.

These working professionals – following career paths in areas ranging from business intelligence and analysis, to consulting and accounting – recognise this, which is why they’ve enrolled in the six-week Managerial Finance online certificate course from LSE.

April 2019 Presentation

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January 2019 Presentation

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August 2018 Presentation

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MatthewBelk LSE
RajaAzlanShah LSE
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JulietGyamfuaa LSE

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April 2019 Presentation

Angelos Garofallou linkedin logo image

Financial Controller, Webhelp Hellas

What would you say are your most interesting or noteworthy achievements, professionally?

Being the Budget and Planning Manager for one of the Biggest Greek start-up companies and being responsible for monitoring and improving the company’s performance. During my time there I built the company’s databook including all the financial metrics required which was then presented to the company’s board.

Why did you choose to take this course?

I chose this course in order to enhance my financial knowledge and validate it from one of the most recognised institutions on the topic.

What are you looking forward to most about the course?

I am looking forward to enhancing my knowledge of the managerial aspect of finance. Strategic decisions must be based on figures only if you can understand and translate the figures into incentives or actions.

What message would you like to give to your future classmates and support network?

I am honestly looking forward to e-meeting you and discussing topics that consume much of our daily time.


January 2019 Presentation

Patrick George Brejza

Junior Software Developer, Aqubix

What would you say are your most interesting or noteworthy achievements, professionally?

My biggest academic achievement was that I was chosen to be the team captain and team spokesman for Malta in the International Robotics Olympiad 2017 (First Global). Professionally, I was always the youngest employee in my 2 years+ full-time career.

Why did you choose to take this course?

I am in the process of starting my own IT company and I believe that this course will aid me greatly.

What’s at the top of your bucket list? (Can be professional or personal)?

My dream is that after my BSC, which is set to finish in 2020, to enrol at LSE to do a Masters in Finance.

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Director, Alvarez & Marsal

What would you say are your most interesting or noteworthy achievements, professionally?

Working in different sectors of Corporate Finance Consultancy.

Why did you choose to take this course?

The prestige of LSE; the course’s compatibility with working life.

What are you looking forward to most about the course?

The way the course will be of help; the content itself; the LSE certificate.

What message would you like to give your future classmates and support network?

I am very much looking forward to getting to know you!

What’s at the top of your bucket list? (Can be professional or personal)?

Self-fulfilment.

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Business and Strategy Analyst, City & Guilds Group

What would you say are your most interesting or noteworthy achievements, professionally?

Becoming a Business and Strategy Analyst for a global company, being a digital badges assessor and becoming a school governor.

Why did you choose to take this course?

To improve my financial knowledge.

What’s at the top of your bucket list? (Can be professional or personal)?

To become a CEO.


October 2018 Presentation

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Consultant, International Development Ireland

What would you say are your most interesting or noteworthy achievements, professionally?

I manage a portfolio of clients that have invested over $1 billion into the Bahrain economy.

Why did you choose to take this course?

I chose this course as it will help me to better understand the financial rationale behind the decision-making process of our clients.

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Virtual Partner Account Manager, Cisco Systems

What would you say are your most interesting or noteworthy achievements, professionally?

I have graduated from LSE with a Masters in Management and Strategy, and I have graduated from UCL with a BSc in Information Management for Business. I am currently working at Cisco.

Why did you choose to take this course?

I believe this course would help me advance in my career.

What are you looking forward to most about the course?

The opportunity to gain practical skills and establish a network for sharing ideas and growing.

What message would you like to give your future classmates and support network?

Very excited to be undertaking this course and really looking forward to working together.

What’s at the top of your bucket list? (can be professional or personal)?

Grow both personally and professionally.


August 2018 Presentation

YvesGrauls LSE

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Finance and Administration Director, Tribeca Capital Partners

What would you say are your most interesting or noteworthy achievements, professionally?

After a successful six-year career as an Officer in the Merchant Navy, I decided to redirect my career into Finance, which meant many years of evening university courses. I had to climb the ladder of financial jobs from bottom to top. I have been a Finance & Administration Director for 24 years.

Why did you choose to take this course?

I registered to this course because I would like to freshen up my knowledge in Finance, keep learning in this very interesting field and, obviously, get a certificate from LSE.

What message would you like to give to your future classmates and support network?

My message is: “Never stop learning”.

JorgeGarrido LSE

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Financial Systems and Migration Manager, Wizink Bank, SA

What would you say are your most interesting or noteworthy achievements, professionally?

My most interesting achievement was designing a complete accounting system for Wizink Bank, SA.

Why did you choose to take this course?

I have great experience in financial accounting from an operations point of view, and I want to improve my knowledge from a managing information point of view.

What are you looking forward to most about the course?

Have a better understanding of Managerial Finance in order to improve my decision making.

What message would you like to give to your future classmates and support network?

Understanding Financial information is a key piece to decision making.

MatthewBelk LSE

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CEO, Better Car People

What would you say are your most interesting or noteworthy achievements, professionally?

SME on Automotive online marketing and lead management.

Why did you choose to take this course?

Learn the language to acquire additional companies.

What are you looking forward to most about the course?

Learning from the best in the class institution.

What message would you like to give to your future classmates and support network?

Always keep learning.

What’s at the top of your bucket list (can be professional or personal)?

Professionally, make a large dent in my industry.

RajaAzlanShah LSE

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Managing Director, Gama Duta

Why did you choose to take this course?

Knowledge has to be upgraded or polished in order to strive in the competitive environment.

What are you looking forward to most about the course?

I would like to know the jargon used in the financial world, assess businesses and equip myself for a new venture in financial technology.

What message would you like to give to your future classmates and support network?

Keep renewing knowledge, it’ll be with you forever.

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Why did you choose to take this course?

To develop a good understanding of financial knowledge, which will enable me to scale up, professionally.

What are you looking forward to most about the course?

Getting to meet and collaborate with other participants on the course.

What message would you like to give to your future classmates and support network?

Learning knows no age, it never ends. As we grow, we should keep learning and updating ourselves to keep pace with the real-time world.

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Juliet Gyamfuaa

Finance Administrator, Cootehill Poultry Products LTD

Why did you choose to take this course?

Additional knowledge is always priceless. The completion of this course will definitely expand my professional scope in the field of finance.

What are you looking forward to most about the course?

The course will be more practical and knowledge intensive.

What’s at the top of your bucket list (can be professional or personal)?

To attain a finance managerial position in two years.


June 2018 Presentation

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Student, University of Greenwich, United Kingdom

Why did you choose to take this course?

Having been provided with this opportunity, I aim to maximize my learning from this course about the field of finance.

What message would you like to give to your future classmates and support network?

Message for classmates would be: “Hello Everyone, I hope you enjoy this course and make the most of it. I am an undergraduate student studying BSc Economics with
Banking and aspire to enter the field of finance. I look forward to having interactions with you through this course and elsewhere”.

What’s at the top of your bucket list (can be professional or personal)?

I aspire to become an Investment Banker which is on the top of my professional bucket list.

MuthusamyJeganath LSE

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NHS Consultant, University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust, United Kingdom

What would you say are your most interesting or noteworthy achievements, professionally?

I provide clinical leadership to tertiary services in an NHS University Hospital. I have led schemes to deliver medical productivity, clinical efficiency and cost-effectiveness.

Why did you choose to take this course?

I chose to attend this course to acquire an understanding of financial statement analysis, including forecasting, and to improve my skills on funding strategies and investment decisions.

What are you looking forward to most about the course?

I would like to share and learn through the support network.


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