CFO of the Future - Cost and Profitability Analysis
Who is it for?
These workshops are aimed at existing and aspiring CFOs (including finance directors/controllers/managers, strategic/business planners and anyone responsible for improving the finance and planning operations) who want to improve their knowledge and performance. They are applicable to both the private and public sector.
What is it about?
Second of a series of workshops, spread out over the year, which will enable you to supplement your knowledge with all the latest tools, techniques and best practices and to drive positive growth and change inside your organisation.
Book the series or choose individual workshops - it could be the defining moment in your career.
What will I get out of it?
Based on many insights into how the best CFOs have improved their finance operations, this series provides the opportunity for you to take a career step-change in knowledge and performance. It will cover a wide range of topics including leadership, efficiency, strategy, profitability, planning and measurement.
What will I learn?
You need to become a key member of the strategy team at every level of the organisation. This means improving and using your knowledge of strategy tools (such as the balanced scorecard) and strategic decision making (how to allocate funds to the best opportunities) to enhance the strategy process.
This workshop will teach you how to:
Use the power of mission statements to guide management decisions and set ethical standards
Define success in terms of aspirational goals at every level of the organisation
Identify and focus on intangible assets and key value drivers to improve performance
Use the three classic customer value propositions to agree your strategic position and align processes and measures
Use balanced scorecards to set goals, measure performance and align investments
See the organisation through the eyes of a venture capital partner and encourage innovation
Lead a strategy review meeting, manage risk and encourage balanced decisions
Case examples include Whole Foods Market, Statoil, Handelsbanken and Southwest Airlines.
This course is worth 6 hours of CPD per day.