Seminar Course Description

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

Locations

CITY STATE DATES OFFERED STATE SOCIETY WEBSITE
Gulf Shores Alabama Jun 22, 2020 ASCPA
Phoenix Arizona Jun 10, 2020 ASCPA
Little Rock Arkansas Aug 13, 2020 ARCPA
Indianapolis Indiana May 18, 2020 INCPAS
Ridgeland Mississippi Sep 22, 2020 MSCPA
Sioux Falls South Dakota Mar 23, 2021 SDCPAS
Brentwood Tennessee Nov 12, 2020 TSCPA
Bellevue Washington Mar 26, 2021 WSCPA

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 Objective

When you complete this course you 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.

Topics Dicussed

  • 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
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COURSE CODE

CL4COBP

FIELD OF STUDY

  • Business Management & Organization

CPE CREDIT HOURS

4

KNOWLEDGE LEVEL

Intermediate

INTENDED AUDIENCE

CFOs, controllers and management accountants who want to improve the value add and impact of their skill set in order to drive the financial performance of an organization

PREREQUISITE

Experience in financial management of a medium or small company

ADVANCED PREPARATION

None

DELIVERY METHOD

Group Live, Webcast

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