Getting Our Mise en Place: Setting Our Table for the Future

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Getting Our Mise en Place: Setting Our Table for the Future

Speaker: Tom Hood, CPA, CITP, CGMA

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Gain insights into the challenges and issues facing finance leaders. This webcast provides a deep dive into the skills and competencies needed to adapt and thrive in a world of accelerating change and digital transformation.

Learning outcomes

  • Analyze how the pandemic has affected finance functions (CFOs, Controllers, FP&A) and what the research says about the future of finance
  • Identify the top trends and issues facing finance in a useful framework
  • Determine the top skills and competencies needed to stay relevant and provide increasing value post-pandemic
  • Formulate a game plan and identify resources to help you succeed in a global VUCA world

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Adapt and thrive in these extraordinary times

Finance professionals are being asked for forecasts, scenarios and business model transformations.

In this webcast, you'll learn more about the latest trends and how to:

  • Outline the effects of government relief packages
  • Understand the increasing complexity of tax compliance
  • Prepare for life beyond the pandemic

This is an AICPA & CIMA CFO Conference 2021 session rebroadcast.

Key Topics

  • Hard trends and challenges affecting finance and accounting
  • Using technologies and automation for greater impact
  • Skills and competencies of the future-ready finance and accounting professional
  • Shaping the future with vision and digital transformation

20% Discount has been applied to Members.

Who should take this course?

  • CGMAs
  • Accountants and finance professionals
  • CFOs and business managers
  • Controllers

Professional development

This Webcast offers 1 hours of CPE credit.
Note on CPE Requirements and Credits
All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Field of study: Business Management & Organization
Prerequisites:3-5 years in the profession
Programme level:Intermediate
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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  • Tom Hood, CPA, CITP, CGMA

    Tom Hood, CPA, CITP, CGMA is the EVP, Business Engagement & Growth, at Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA), and Business Learning Institute Division (BLI).

    His passion is helping CPAs and organizations be future-ready.

    A former executive director and CEO of the Maryland Association of CPAs (MACPA), he is considered one of the most influential leaders in the global accounting profession. Named the Second Most Influential Person in Accounting by Accounting Today Magazine since 2011, in 2012 Tom was named one of LinkedIn’s Top 100 Influencers. He was also one of the first five thought-leaders inducted into the Accounting Hall of Fame by CPA Practice Advisor.


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