Finance Transformation: Manage Disruption Certificate

Online Event

08 November, 2019

9:00 am - 3:00 pm UTC

9:00 am - 3:00 pm UTC

Finance Transformation: Manage Disruption Certificate

Speakers: David Fourie; Matt Campbell

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The Manage Disruption Certificate covers the evolution of finance in organisations by focusing on why and how the business environment is changing and how the finance team can prepare for and respond to these changes.

Learning outcomes

  • Identify disruptive factors within the business environment and their impact on the finance function.
  • Recognise how the role of finance is evolving and the resulting new skills and competencies required.
  • Identify opportunities for your finance team to contribute to value creation for your organisation.
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alt textThe AICPA & CIMA and KPMG collaborated to develop the Finance Transformation Learning Program to teach you the importance of, and how to, evolve and upskill your career and finance team in today’s era of disruption in the business environment.

Composed of three certificates, the Manage Disruption Certificate is the first in the series. The Ignite Change Certificate and Transform Skills Certificate will be released later in 2019.

Reimagine Finance to Manage Disruption

The Manage Disruption Certificate provides the context to the accelerating evolution of finance in organisations. It focuses on why and how the business environment is changing and how the finance team can prepare for and respond to these changes.

This certificate introduces key concepts that will be covered in-depth in parts two and three of the learning program, specifically covering the following:

  • Disruptive factors within businesses today
  • Business and industry value chains
  • Emerging role of the finance function
  • Changes in technology affecting finance
  • New skills and competencies required within the finance function

Digital badges: Your professional distinction After you complete the three-part webcast series, you will be awarded with a certificate in the form of a digital badge. Proudly display it anywhere on the internet – a personal blog, a social site like LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter, Open Badges, a bio page on a company website or your email signature.

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Key Topics:

  • Future of finance
  • Disruption in the business environment
  • The need to be agile in today’s business environment
  • The role of technology as a disruptive force in a business’s Finance function
  • Opportunities to add value, based on new business models, including the finance value chain and the CGMA Competency Framework
  • New skills and competencies required to enable the finance professional to add value to their organisations

Who should take this course?

  • CFOs
  • Controllers
  • Finance leaders
  • Finance managers

Professional development

This Webcast offers 6 hours of CPE credit.
Note on CPE Requirements and Credits
All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Programme level:Basic
Access:This is a live event. You will have access to webcast on the date/time of broadcast and the archive for 3 months after the broadcast date.

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  • David Fourie

    David collaborates with finance executive to transform their finance organization and to be ready for the future. With more than 22 years of experience in KPMG's advisory and audit practice, David understands both the financial reporting and business aspects of a finance organization. Becoming a digital first finance organization is not an option anymore so David helps his clients accomplish this change in a pragmatic way with tangible results throughout the transformation journey.

  • Matt Campbell

    Matt is a Managing Director in KPMG's People and Change Advisory Services with 14 years of management advisory and industry experience. He has a considerable background across all Organization Development and Human Resource functional activity. Project and program management experience includes Organization Design Human Resource Management, Change Management, Learning and Development, and Talent Management. Matt is the US lead for Talent Management and Workforce Intelligence.

    Matt brings a broad-based industry exposure, global perspective and creative approach to deliver leading solutions that achieve business goals, increase capability and effectiveness. This has included introducing technology to enable enhanced performance of human capital. Industry engagement types include Consumer Goods, Insurance, Government, Media and Technology, Power and Utility, and Consumer Services