Strategic Economic Risk for the Financial Executive

2 Credits: Finance


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Strategic Economic Risk for the Financial Executive

Course Level
CPE Credits

2 Credits: Finance

Course Description

This comprehensive course offers a deep dive into the current economic trends and their impact on financial executives, covering vital areas such as global market globalization, retirement planning, social security funding, and strategies for acquiring distressed companies. It’s an essential guide for CFOs and Controllers to understand and adapt to the rapidly changing economic conditions.

Participants in this course will benefit from a thorough evaluation of how federal, state, and municipal deficits, as well as unfunded mandates, affect tax planning during economic recoveries or recessions. The course provides strategies for assessing the safety and soundness of business processes in uncertain times and insights into leveraging opportunities to acquire distressed organizations for growth. Additionally, the course offers a forward-looking analysis of the economic trajectory for financial executives in 2022 and beyond. This course is an invaluable resource for financial leaders seeking to enhance their strategic planning and decision-making skills in response to the evolving economic landscape.

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Learning Objectives

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

  • Evaluate the impact of federal, state and municipal deficits and unfunded mandates as it relates to tax planning in a post pandemic recovery or recession,
  • Determine the safety and soundness of your critical businesses processes in an uncertain environment,
  • Influencing growth through acquisition of distressed organizations during the next recession; and
  • The economic way ahead for the CFO/Controller in 2022 and beyond.
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Course Specifics

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Revision Date
June 19, 2023

Knowledge of current governmental deficits and spending

Advanced Preparation


Compliance Information

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Meet The Experts

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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 …

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