Many accountants spend their early career trying to develop technical skills, yet a surprising proportion of public company Chief Financial Officers don't even have an accounting degree. What does it take to become a CFO and be successful once you get there? Whether you are early or late in your career, this session will provide valuable insights. Come hear stories of a real world CFO’s successes and failures.
- Understand how effective leaders build trust
- Know how to best prepare yourself to become a CFO
- Learn tips that will help you project cash flow weeks, months or years into the future.
- Hear three financial veterans discuss the skills that will be necessary for the next 10 years.
Designed for: All Financial Leaders
- Why building trust is essential
- How trusting relationships makes us more effective
- Steps to build trust
- The surprising backgrounds of CFOs
- Non-technical skills you need to be a CFO
- How to improve your skills every day
- How to gain better control over cash flow
- Techniques to project sort terms cash flows
- Techniques for projecting cash beyond the next quarter
- Recent trends in financial management
- Insights from the COVID crisis
- Skills you’ll need for tomorrow
Instructor: John Daly
Developer: Don Minges, John L. Daly, Richard Karwic
CPE Credits: 1
Area(s) of Study: Business Management & Organization - Non-technical