The goal of this course is to help participants decide whether they want to pursue the full Executive Microcertificate, while still teaching core concepts that will be useful for any career in the industry as a stand-alone course. This is the foundation course for the program. We are going to tie together our 4 core themes – sustainability, exploration, mineral processing, and finance, into a common economic thesis.
BRIMM102 is all about the variables that go into mining finance. We are going to talk about modeling; we are going to talk about commodity prices and risk. Cost of capital will get covered, and how we compete for money, lag time, cycle time, and the core issues with building a balance sheet. Finally, we are going to talk about the difference between accounting and actual profits.
The goal of BRIMM103 is to capture the gap between sustainability and financial decision making. Good decisions can be both sustainable and deliver to the economic bottom line, Excellent decision making delivers to all of the triple bottom lines. This course will leave you with the ability to write a sustainable business statement in the mining industry around any decision you make for your company.