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CFO Series - Creating Competitive Advantage


This course will cover how organizations can leverage profitability and strategy to dramatically improve financial performance. Learn practices that will give your organization a competitive advantage.


Develop an understanding of the following areas:
1. Identifying a strategy that will give your organization a competitive advantage
2. Improving profit through involvement with your organization’s pricing process
3. Having superior cost knowledge to provide your company a with competitive advantage
4. Creating models that will assure your organization is selling its products at a profitable price


Participants should have at least six months of industry experience and a thorough knowledge of financial accounting principles and practices. Additionally, participants with experience in pricing, cost accounting and strategy will find this seminar very useful.


John L. Daly, M.B.A., CPA, CMA, CPIM, is a Chelsea, Michigan-based management consultant specializing in costing, pricing strategy and pricing model development. He has taught contin professional education courses since 1995. John has been CFO for a Tier 1 automotive parts supplier and a large restaurant chain and COO for a window treatments manufacturer and retailer. He authored, Pricing for Profitability published by Wiley and Sons.

Designed For:

People who are, or aspire to be, CFOs in midsize organizations, as well as business leaders, CFOs, accountants, corporate financial managers, business owners, risk managers, controllers, entrepreneurs, consultants and the professionals who advise them.

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