Corporate Governance, Risk, ESG and DEI Trends

2 Credits: Accounting


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Corporate Governance, Risk, ESG and DEI Trends

Course Level
CPE Credits

2 Credits: Accounting

Course Description

Corporate Governance, Risk, ESG and DEI Trends is a comprehensive course designed to equip CFOs, Controllers, and Financial Executives with the necessary skills to understand and respond to the dynamic economic environment. This course highlights the vital aspects of CPA Vision, professional skepticism, risk management, the influence of ESG and DEI trends, and the impact of national infrastructure developments.

Participants will benefit from expert insights into each topic, understanding their role in governance and risk management within the context of global economic trends. The course offers a blend of theory and practice, providing strategies to leverage ESG and DEI trends effectively and insights into navigating the complexities of national infrastructure and market uncertainties. Enhance your strategic decision-making abilities and position yourself as a leader capable of steering your organization through the challenges and opportunities of the modern economic landscape.

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Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • CPA’s role in governance and risk management
  • ESG and DEI trends in the global economy
  • National Infrastructure
  • Impact of continuing uncertainty in markets
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Course Specifics

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Revision Date
May 17, 2023


Advanced Preparation


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Meet The Experts

Francis X. Ryan Headshot

Francis X. Ryan, CPA, CGMA, MBA, is the president of F.X. Ryan & Associates, which specializes in lean systems implementations, activity-based costing, strategic and operational risk analyses, and corporate governance evaluations. Frank serves and has served on numerous boards of publicly traded companies and nonprofit organizations. In 2008, he was elected chairman of the board of Good Shepherd Center. Frank has served as chairman of the audit committees of two publicly traded companies, and he’s the current audit committee chairman of a major nonprofit organization in Maryland. Francis X. Ryan is an acclaimed author on activity-based costing, lean systems, and …