Executive and Residential Programs

The CFO Program: The Visionary Leader

NOV 20 - Nov 23, 2022

White Oaks Conference Resort & Spa, Niagara On The Lake

DATE

NOV 20 - NOV 23

2022

TIME

4:00 PM - 4:00 PM

WHO CAN ATTEND

All

PD HOURS

37.67 Hours

ETHICS HOURS

0 Hours

STATUS

Registration open until

Nov 06, 2022

EVENT DESCRIPTION

The Visionary Leader is the second part of the CFO Certificate Program which Is designed for aspiring, new and experienced CFOs.

Visionary leaders successfully inspire their teams to achieve common, overarching goals. They leverage their teams’ capabilities to deliver innovative insights, while keeping their organizations’ long-term sustainability in mind. To tackle their organizations’ toughest challenges, today’s CFOs must be forward-thinking, flexible, and adaptive to change. This program will help aspiring, new, and experienced CFOs develop a practical set of skills for driving strategy and nurturing creativity and innovation among their team members. Participants will become more pro-active members of their executive teams, further contributing to their organizations’ performance.

This program fosters a high energy, interactive learning environment. Activities consist of a combination of cases, exercises, tool kits, lively discussions, as well as networking and sharing experiences. Your active participation will be required throughout the program. Come prepared for a unique experience that will move you towards realizing your full CFO potential. Allow us to guide you on your journey.

What You Will Learn:

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Distinguish between the roles of managers and leaders and describe the ways in which they are complimentary.
  • Outline the challenges involved in articulating a vision and explain the differences between a vision and a strategy.
  • Describe the competencies of a visionary leader and practical steps you can take to make better, more informed decisions.
  • Outline key principles of corporate governance and information security.

What Topics are Covered:

  • Improving your strategic thinking
  • Fostering ongoing organizational innovation, performance, and growth
  • Defining ‘real’ strategy
  • Exploring the implications of environmental factors on businesses
  • Integrating strategy with risk management
  • Bridge building across the organization
  • Building a trusted relationship with your CEO
  • Efficient information management
  • Corporate governance and information security
  • Career visioning - Identifying your CFO Inertia
  • Talent management

Who will Benefit:

  • This program is designed for aspiring, new and experienced CFOs focused on the continued development of specific in-demand skills and competencies required to lead from the top.

Special Instructions/Notes:

  • This program is an in-depth, residential experience, and includes all meals and accommodations (3 nights) at a five-diamond conference facility.
  • Any pre-reading or course work to be completed prior to the program will be emailed to you in advance of the program start. Please ensure your email address is up-to-date.

PRICING

$5495.00 Member

$5495.00 Student

$6595.00 Public

Status: Registration open until Nov 06, 2022

LOCATION

White Oaks Conference Resort & Spa, 253 Taylor Road SS4, Niagara On The Lake, Ontario, L0S 1J0

SPEAKER(S) BIO

Barbara A. Palmegiani, B. Comm., FCPA, FCMA is a highly accomplished financial professional, management consultant, educator in credit management and accounting, and a top-rated instructor for the CPA Program as well as CPA Professional Development programs. Barbara spent 17 years in progressive senior-level positions in several large public organizations as well as more entrepreneurial private companies, including as VP Finance and CFO, and has extensive experience working with Boards of Directors. Her experience has provided her with extensive insight and understanding of the value of the finance function. Barbara believes that continuous learning fuels professional growth. Her workshops offer invaluable insights and practical experience related to leading edge success factors important to all finance leaders.

Laurence ‘Larry’ Ginsberg, FCPA, FCA, is the founder of GinsOrg International Inc. Larry is widely recognized for his strategic and entrepreneurial expertise, and has been providing strategic management services, business advisory services, and mentoring services to innovative and high growth clients for over thirty years. He also lectures at the Schulich School of Business at York University in strategic management, family business, entrepreneurship and mergers and acquisitions. Larry is a Corporate Director and has been EVP and/or CFO of a number of companies.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS

  • This program is an in-depth, residential experience, and includes all meals and accommodations (3 nights) at a five-diamond conference facility.
  • Any pre-reading or course work to be completed prior to the program will be emailed to you in advance of the program start. Please ensure your email address is up-to-date.

Program Schedule:

  • Day One (Sunday November 20, 2022): 4:00pm to 9:00pm (includes dinner)
  • Day Two (Monday November 21. 2022): 8:00am to 8:00pm (includes dinner)
  • Day Three (Tuesday November 22, 2022): 8:00am to 9:00pm (includes dinner)
  • Day Four (Wednesday November 23, 2022): 8:00am to 4:00pm

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