In an increasingly competitive and regulatory environment, the demands on the modern finance director continue to evolve. As financial custodian and enabler of commercial business strategy, the finance director is a key member of the board of directors.
Whether you are newly appointed, aspiring to the role, or looking to improve your performance with fresh insight, this practical course will equip you with the essential knowledge to fulfil the role successfully.
Learn how to balance the demands of this crucial and complex role, and ensure that financial strategies support the broader corporate aims of the business.
This course provides a unique opportunity to gain a clearer insight into your boardroom responsibilities, how to fulfil them effectively and how to improve your personal contribution. It will also enable examination of your ability to inspire change, act
as a strategic adviser and build a high performing team environment.
By attending this course you will gain the knowledge and skills to:
- Illustrate the expanding
role of the collaborative FD/CFO as a board member and how it relates to
the board's core responsibilities, duties and focus in times of challenge
- Differentiate between
the key competencies and skills required to become an agent for
transformation and unlock business value.
- Appraise the key
enablers required to shift how finance operates to drive sustainable
- Examine the areas that
underpin the shift to being a strategic advisor to the business.
- Examine the FD/CFO's
role in driving and inspiring change and innovation, gaining buy-in and
managing stakeholders effectively.
- Consider the core
leadership competencies to thrive in volatility.
- Illustrate the
importance of building diverse teams through trust, purpose and culture.
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Talita is an experienced C-Suite executive, non-executive director, entrepreneur, consultant, published author and international speaker with more than 22 years of corporate experience with global brands, including KPMG, Investec Bank, and BMW.