CFO/Controller Best Practices

Skills and Attributes of Successful CFOs

Course Overview:
The complexities of financial regulations and accounting pronouncements and the impact of global competition present businesses and executives with a demanding environment. Along with the necessary technical financial experience that a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) must possess, many other skills and attributes are required to address the challenges of the role. This program will discuss many key skills and attributes that contribute to the success of CFOs.



Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, participants should be able to:
  • Recognize the importance of leadership and the positive actions that exhibit leadership
  • Recognize your personal and organizational integrity
  • Recognize other skills in addition to financial reporting expertise that contribute to success
  • Identify and take steps to improve self-confidence
  • Recognize the significance of emotional intelligence and its impact on business success

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    SmartPros Ltd.

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    Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

    None

    Speaker / Author:

    Colleen Neuharth McClain
    Colleen Neuharth McClain is a certified public accountant (CPA) practicing in the fields of financial accounting and controllership as a sole proprietor. She is a graduate of the University of Texas and has served for more than 15 years as a financial controller for various organizations; small and large, public and private, domestic and international. She is now sharing her knowledge and experiences with other accountants through writing continuing education material and exam questions.

    Software & Hardware Requirements:

    • Windows or Mac OS

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    Price (USD)

    Standard Rate: $24.95

    Details

    Course Code : 99NEU01-tx

    Release Date : 05/27/2014
    Expire Date : 11/30/2019
    Credits :
    CPE 1.00
    QAS 1.00

    Length : 50min
    Course Level : Basic
    Course Type : New Standards
    Passing Grade : 70%
    Format Type : eLearning
    Mobile Compatible
    Field Of Study : Finance

    Theme : CFO/Controller Best Practices

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