The role of the CFO is rapidly changing. Both the CEO and the board are asking more from the CFO, requiring new skills and a perspective well beyond the financial statements alone. Andi Baldwin, from Profitable Ideas Exchange, facilitates a fascinating conversation with high-level CFOs from companies with multi-million-dollar market caps. The changing role of the CFO impacts every aspect of his or her work, including new types of interaction with the external and internal boards, information technology skills, and greater participation in the company's strategic planning processes. This course helps financial professionals better prepare for and adapt to these challenges.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Identify how to evolve beyond oversight of the financial statements
- Identify three new skills the CFO needs to acquire in order to maintain their company's or client's profitability
- Cite new types of cybersecurity threats
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