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Finance and Innovation

Description:

Innovation drives economic growth. The key to reigniting the American economy is reigniting innovation. Innovation can be fostered, nurtured, encouraged and sustained by our companies and organizations. Innovation is not solely the purview of marketing, sales, service or production. Financial managers can create organizations that thrive on innovation or kill new ideas. They may choose to help develop and maintain practices that nurture innovation, or they can just maintain the status quo. Truly innovative finance professionals provide new, more meaningful and actionable information to all employees.

Highlights:

How innovation happens
Innovation metrics and how to report on innovation efforts
How the use of technology and other simple techniques can foster and sustain innovation
The difference between disruptive and sustaining innovation
How to become more innovative on a personal level
How to communicate and encourage innovation within your company

Prerequisites:

Participants should have at least six months of industry experience and thorough knowledge of financial accounting principles and practices.

Designed For:

Finance and accounting professionals who seek to learn more about creating, fostering, nurturing, encouraging and sustaining innovation in their organizations and departments.

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