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The Strategic CFO - Big Picture Skills


Your financial accounting credentials do not automatically qualify you for a CFO role. Today's CFOs have skills that go far beyond financial accounting. Come share ideas with veteran CFOs and learn new techniques that will make you more effective now and long into the future.


CFO's role in Strategy Development
Identify a source of competitive advantage
Map your strategy
Tie your strategy to performance metrics
Execute your strategy

CFO's role in Strategic Cash Management
Know where and how to get money
Set cash management policy
Prevent cash management surprises

CFO's role in Strategic Risk Management
Identify possible exposure
Evaluate consequences
Prepare for the unexpected

CFO's role in Strategic Financial Communications
Why your board's "knowing nods" may be a bad sign
Provide financial education to your stakeholders
Tell your organization's story


This seminar includes group discussion of five cases.


Participants should have at least six months of industry or public experience and a thorough knowledge of financial accounting principles and practices. Management experience will be helpful.

Designed For:

This seminar is for people who are, or aspire to be, chief financial officers. We will focus
discussions on medium-sized organizations.

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