Quarterly Financial Leaders Series – Critical Thinking for Finance

Date: May 17, 2017 Time: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm EST Location: Columbia, MD CPE: 4 Format: In-Person
EVENT DESCRIPTION

You know that strategy is important! According to a 2011 Deloitte survey, strategy setting has doubled in importance for CFOs. Yet 75% of CFOs indicate that their staff needs training to perform in a strategic role. So how do you change your focus from historical financial presentation to future strategic planning Get you and your team prepared for the challenges by learning how to analyze data, define decision-making options, present effectively, gain consensus, and develop action plan

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
In this course you will learn about the major components of strategic planning including various methods for data collection & analysis, how to determine what is relevant and learn how to create and communicate a successful implementation plan
MAJOR TOPICS
Identify data collection techniques
Determine the relevant data
Conduct financial analysis
Prepare a strategic action plan
Generate alternative solutions
Make recommendations
EVENT DETAILS
PROFESSIONAL AREAS OF FOCUS
BLI Leadership Business & Industry
ADVANCED PREPARATION
None
CPE FIELD OF STUDY
Finance (4 Credits)
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Members of the finance team
INSTRUCTOR(S)
Frank Ryan
PREREQUISITES
None
COURSE LEVEL
Basic
LOCATION
Loyola University Maryland Graduate Center Columbia Campus 8890 McGaw Rd, Columbia, MD 21045, USA
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