A series of live, virtual financial training courses. Continue to learn with the same interactivity that you’ll find with our in-person courses – quizzes, breakout groups and more. Choose which course or courses best suit your learning objectives, or take them all sequentially!

Cost per course:
  • $395 members
  • $445 nonmembers

Contact us for a 15% discount if you register for all 6 courses

Introductory Skills (no prerequisites)

For newcomers to financial communications or experienced corporate communications, investor relations and financial PR practitioners with limited financial expertise.
  • Capital Markets Essentials - November 10

  • Financial Information Essentials - November 17

  • Shareholder Value Essentials

Developing/Leadership Skills

For corporate communications, investor relations and financial PR practitioners who would like to develop their financial skills.
  • Balance Sheets & Funding

  • Profitability & Cash Generation

  • Understanding Company Valuation

Why You Should Take These Courses


Practical, Interesting & Engaging

Developed specifically for IR and corporate communications by FinanceTalking, NIRI's financial training courses are designed to help you understand the specific financial concepts you need to communicate your company's financial story effectively. Courses are available on a variety of topics and learning levels.

Courses are 4 hours long with two 15-minute breaks and are offered at times convenient for both east and west coast participants.


Materials & Post-Course Support

In addition to the live four-hour training, you will take away:
  • Access to a virtual classroom with an additional series of online courses to help you consolidate your learning (including briefing papers & jargon summaries)
  • Color-coded course materials
  • A copy of the FinanceTalking Financial Glossary (pdf)
  • Email or phone your tutor if you have questions or you’d like to discuss further any concepts covered on the course


An Engaging Experience Using Simple Technology

We use Zoom to deliver our virtual events:
  • Access the event on your laptop or tablet (or even your phone)
  • Discussions and case studies via breakout groups
  • Quizzes and polls

Questions? Contact us at prodev@niri.org.
IRC credential holders can claim 2 professional development units (PDUs) for completing a single course.