The firm’s Balance Sheet and managing its capital are key areas under the Treasurer’s ambit. The efficient management of the Supply Chain and the various components that fund each stage of it, especially Working Capital and Supply-chain financing, has become a critical aspect of managing global corporations. These important and exciting areas are covered in this section, as are emerging areas of opportunity and focus.
This section approaches the aspects of markets and Risk in a unique bottom-up manner. While much literature exists on ‘Markets’ and 'Risk Management' in particular, this area will focus on Risk management purely from the standpoint of a global corporate, and use the approach that the author has taken while advising firms on how to manage their market-related risk.