The Changing Role of the Controller: Advancing from Tactical to Strategic

Date: December 11, 2017 Time: 2:00 pm - 6:30 pm EST Location: Online CPE: 4.0 Format: Webcast
EVENT DESCRIPTION

Are you ready to take your role as controller to the next level while adding significant value to the organization? A successful Controller will go beyond financial statements, internal controls and general accounting to create new value for the organization. We’ll explore new additional roles that controllers are now accepting and outline a roadmap you can use to expand your role as a controller from simply internal process/transaction oriented to externally focused understanding of industry and macro trends.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Upon completion of this webcast, participants will be able to:
Differentiate between the value of the traditional controller and the business oriented controller
Apply the definition of controllership in your company by integrating controllership into the larger financial and organization leadership function
Distinguish the importance of the planning process and the Controllers respective role
Apply lean techniques to the accounting department and the organization. • Determine how Servant Leadership increases the success of the controller
MAJOR TOPICS
Leadership vs. Management
Business and strategic planning processes
Corporate culture
Lean management techniques and processes
Recruiting, retaining and developing employees
Communications, listening and presentation skills
Managing “up” and how to master it
Business Strategy and the Controller
The need for increased efficiency and the application of Lean techniques
Application of best practices in the Accounting Department
EVENT DETAILS
PROFESSIONAL AREAS OF FOCUS
Business & Industry
CPE FIELD OF STUDY
Business Management & Organization (4.0 Credits)
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
CFOs, controllers and management accountants who want to improve the value add and impact
INSTRUCTOR(S)
James Lindell
PREREQUISITES
Experience in financial management of a medium or small company
COURSE LEVEL
Intermediate
LOCATION
Online Webcast
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