Advanced Controller and CFO Skills: Become an Effective Coach; Grow Your Skills as a Leader in the Middle

People & leadership


Advanced Controller and CFO Skills: Become an Effective Coach; Grow Your Skills as a Leader in the Middle

Instructor: Ron Rael, CPA

  • Format

    Course - Online

  • Level


  • Duration

    2 hours

Explore individual coaching and how it applies to the organisation. Learn the obstacles you must overcome, and how to leverage tools that use objective reasoning and business acumen to create solutions.

Learning outcomes

  • Evaluate why being a coach is not the same as being a manager.
  • Identify the skills required of an effective coach.
  • Use a position description to get greater results.
  • Recognise the importance of using objective questioning.
  • Identify the importance of trust.
  • Determine how to restate an apparent problem to find an optimal solution.

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Product information


Explore individual coaching and how it can benefit the organisation. If you are a supervisor, you may already be coaching.

Learn common hurdles you will face and how to use your objective reasoning and business acumen to create solutions, a trait of the key financial strategist.

Topics discussed:

  • Individual coaching
  • Problem solving
  • Trust

Who should take this course?

  • Controllers and CFOs with at least four years of leadership experience and the desire to expand in their role

Professional development

All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Prerequisites:Previous financial management experience
Programme level:Advanced
Duration:2 hours
Format:Course - Online
Access:This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for a year after purchase date.

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£29.00 (CIMA members only)


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  • Ron Rael, CPA

    Ron Rael, CPA, is a thought leader for the CPA profession on leadership and CFO/controllership topics. He is the CEO of the High Road Institute, a leadership development organisation. Ron has authored content on topics such as professionalism, customer service, budgeting, accountability, governance, risk management, and strategic planning.

    He has coached more than 10,000 accounting professionals in organisations and leadership teams throughout the United States and Canada. Ron's industry experience comes from working in two large corporations, as well as from leading accounting teams in numerous closely held businesses.


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