Finance & Accounting Professionals High Performance & Leadership Workshop

A comprehensive learning experience designed to rapidly evolve the capability of finance professionals and optimise leadership effectiveness

  • March 26th - 27th, 2019
  • Cliftons Sydney

OVERVIEW

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- Expectations and values of finance and accounting professionals
- Transition from technical expert to valued finance business partner
- Explore the emerging power of big data and analytics
- Lead and manage finance teams for peak performance 
PLUS:
- An Exclusive Finance Leaders Panel: "Turning Insights into Action"

SPEAKERS

Kevin Riley

Kevin Riley has more than 30 years' experience in financial and performance management and budgeting. This includes working with Treasury and Finance departments in the Commonwealth and across all Territory and State jurisdictions. Kevin also has experience in the mining, manufacturing and food processing industries. 

Managing Director
Capital Training College

  • Rebecca Lowde
    Chief Executive Officer
    Salmat
  • Angela Wagland
    Chief Financial Officer
    Foodco
  • Russell Taylor
    Associate Director of Finance, Financial Modelling and Business Partnering
    University of Sydney

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PRICE & DISCOUNTS

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8 Days

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$2995*

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3 - 4

Delegates

10%

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5 - 7

Delegates

15%

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Delegates

17%

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THE SCHEDULE

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Workshop Day One
Workshop Day Two
Exclusive Finance Leaders Panel: Turning Insights into Action
Finance & Accounting High Performance & Leadership Workshop - 26 Mar - 09:00- 16:30

Workshop

From ledger to leader: Finance leadership foundations 

- Characteristics of a valued finance business partner

- Leadership concepts and practical skills for building leadership capability 

- Tactical, strategic and practical finance leadership

- The transition from subject matter expert to valued finance business partner


Develop a strategic direction and perspective as a finance leader

- Finance as a true business partner: Leverage the finance value chain

- Discuss the role of finance and accounting in understanding the strategic direction of your organisation

- Explore the emerging power of big data and analytics

- Strategically focused financial and business process analysis tools


Skills for adaptive finance leaders

- Different leadership models and practical approaches in a finance context

- Understand the distinction between technical and adaptive challenges

- Identify your strengths and weaknesses

- Develop emotional competence, founded on the Emotional Intelligence (EQ) model


Collaboration, influential communication and reporting

- Understand effective communication and how to tailor your approach to different audiences

- Having constructive interactions with others - when to ask vs. when to tell

- Build strong working relations with others, including people who ‘tick’ differently

 - Identify the attributes of effective written and verbal reports

  • Kevin Riley Managing Director Capital Training College

Workshop

Provide insightful commentary through well-developed analysis and evaluation

- What does good analysis and evaluation look like?

- How can you add value through analysis and evaluation?


People management in the context of finance practice 

- Manage finance teams, retain and grow talent through effective people management skills 

- Building trust-based relationships with internal and external stakeholders 

- Focus on individual and team performance to deliver results 

- Empower finance teams to reach their highest potential 


Stakeholder management and engagement

- Nurture strong internal and external relationships

- Manage competing agendas, tight timeframes, organisational changes, and confidentiality  

- Technical methods to support strategic engagement, stakeholder mapping/analysis and boundary spanning


Exclusive Finance Leaders Panel: Turning Insights into Action


Finance Leaders Think-Tank: Next steps for finance leaders

- Reflect and respond to key lessons for the program

- Conduct Force Field Analysis to start the planning of your next steps

- Develop your personal roadmap to being a successful finance business partner

  • Kevin Riley Managing Director Capital Training College

Panel

- How to translate broad leadership tools and tactics into practical, personalised results

- Personalise the path to leadership and go your own way

- Setbacks and step-ups: Two sides of the same coin

  • Rebecca Lowde Chief Executive Officer Salmat

  • Angela Wagland Chief Financial Officer Foodco

  • Russell Taylor Associate Director of Finance, Financial Modelling and Business Partnering University of Sydney

GETTING HERE / THE LOCATION

Cliftons Sydney

Level 13, 60 Margaret St, Sydney, NSW, 2000, Australia

+61 2 9250 0999

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