Controller to CFO: Technical to Strategy



Controller to CFO: Technical to Strategy

Speaker: William Stiehl, CPA

  • Format


  • Duration

    75 min

Learn how your skill sets and strategic focus as a controller compare to those of today’s CFO, and discover how you can broaden your scope to prepare for the future.

Learning outcomes

  • Learn the difference between a CFO and controller's expected competencies
  • How to move from a tactical focus on details to a strategic, operational focus
  • How to develop an action plan to be the likely CFO successor

£35.00 (CIMA members only)


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Product information


Learn how the competencies, skill sets and strategic focus of today’s controller may be very different from those of today’s CFO.

You will learn how to move out of the tactical to broaden the scope of your job to become tomorrow’s CFO.

Topics discussed:

  • Controller competencies
  • CFO competencies
  • Moving from tactical to strategic
  • Career progression

Who should take this course?

  • Controllers
  • Assistant controllers
  • CFOs
  • Accounting and financial managers
  • Treasurers
  • Financial directors/officers.

Professional development

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

Duration:75 min
Access:This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for a year after purchase date.

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£35.00 (CIMA members only)


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  • William Stiehl, CPA


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