This spring, members in business and industry have more access than ever to new CPE options and other core learning events. We want you to take full advantage of what’s available and possibly even try new topics as well.
This suite of courses has been put together for you to be able to SAVE on CPE while you expand the breadth and depth of your learning.
While ethics training is required by many states, the true value of the CPA license is in understanding how critically important ethical behavior is to one another, our customers, our firms, and the public. This course will explore the basic tenets of ethical behavior and use case studies to explore ethical dilemmas in various companies and organizations with a focus on dilemmas that may face CPAs in industry.
Be prepared before the tax season starts! Find out about the latest federal tax law changes, court decisions, and IRS pronouncements related to partnerships, LLCs, and C and S Corporations. Our discussion leaders will identify ways to integrate the latest tax law changes into planning and compliance engagements and help you provide more value added services to your clients. With the ever-changing tax laws and their increased complexity, you can’t afford to miss this course.
The world has changed, but has your finance department changed with it or are they doing the same things the same way they always have? Being technically competent is no longer enough; you have to be able to connect with people throughout your organization. In this session, we will cover definition and characteristics of strategic leadership. We will review 15 roles to enhance: your position in the organization, your interactions with other departments, and your strategic role in your organization. These strategic roles will help move you and your department into the future; go from being a disliked cost center to an appreciated, value-adding resource within your organization. This course is designed to build on what you are already doing right and add specific steps you can implement immediately to have a positive impact on your organization’s future.
Financial leader participants will have the opportunity to share their experiences and discuss best practices in the business areas such as: strategy / planning, financial planning / analysis, KPI’s / performance measurement, organizational development / team building, enterprise risk management, communications, etc.
“Innovate or die,” you’ve been told, so you’ve burned the midnight oil coming up with some great ideas for how your organization can beat your competition to the punch. You present them to your boss, who answers with the dreaded, “No.” You know your organization’s future depends on its ability to do things differently, but how do you do that when leadership blocks your path? This session offers some creative ideas for getting around roadblocks and doing important work.
Most individuals who move into leadership positions experience the modern day version of trial by ordeal -it’s sink or swim. To reduce the learning curve and create a more effective process, this course will offer a pragmatic approach for self-motivated individuals to take control of their professional development by giving them the concepts, tools, techniques, and assignments to develop their leadership effectiveness where it counts the most -on the job.
Are you responsible for presenting financial information to your organization? If you’re a CEO, CFO, financial analyst or a manager needing to communicate financial information in an impactful way, this workshop will give you the necessary tools to tell more effective stories with your financial data.
Attending the 4/17/20 Course: Quarterly Financial Leaders Series: Financial Storytelling – Application (Part 2) course is recommended to gain the maximum benefit from this program. You can purchase both programs (or the entire series) at the page located here -> Quarterly Financial Leader Series. (volume discounts apply)
Strategic plans represent one out of three components of integrated business plans. This course will provide a comprehensive overview of contemporary trends and techniques that are employed by business managers to define, manage, and control the strategic functions of the firm within the macro-economic environment.
Bring financial information to life and use it to communicate a story to an audience, with a focus on simplicity and ease of interpretation. This is accomplished through a mix of financial data, visualization, storytelling theory, best practices, and practical application.
Attending the 3/20/20 Course: Quarterly Financial Leaders Series: Financial Storytelling – How to Report Financial Information (Part 1) is recommended to gain the maximum benefit from this program. You can purchase both programs (or the entire series) at the page located here -> Quarterly Financial Leader Series.
Financial and operational plans represent two out of three components of integrated business plans. This course will provide a comprehensive overview of contemporary trends and techniques that are employed by business managers to define, manage, and control the fiscal and operational functions of the firm within the micro-economic environment.
Every year, MACPA hosts the Business & Industry Conference to bring CPAs in the B&I sectors relevant learning & training. Join us for speakers and topics that will help you grow every facet of your business – not just accounting.
Would you like to bring a colleague to this event? Bring 1 additional person for just $225. Simply contact us via phone or live chat to register them at the lower price! Larger groups may qualify for a group discount – contact us for more information.
*If you choose to attend the simulcast, please note that only certain sessions will be offered in this format.*
Stepping out of the finance department and working with others can drive you crazy. It would be so much easier if everyone else was just like us! The issue is that there are different personality styles. There are four basic, but very different, personality styles – each with their own strengths and weaknesses. Increase the effectiveness of your relationships and teams by understanding the dynamics and interactions between the various personality styles.
Effective leadership requires more than technical prowess. Today’s controllers and managers need to be adept at understanding and leading a team.
This course, part of the Business Learning Institute’s CFO/Controller Series, shows you how to master the “soft skills” of business management. Join fellow business managers for sessions taught by experts in negotiation, leadership, and team building trends and techniques, and learn to achieve organizational goals and oversee the integrated functions of the firm.
Featured Speaker: Michael Kraten
Michael Kraten, PhD, CPA specializes in the development of business strategies that stimulate the generation of long term sustainable value. He is renowned for his work on making managers more effective.
Don’t miss this unique opportunity to hear directly from one of the leading experts on business management!