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Kaplan University School of Professional and Continuing Education Kaplan University School of Professional and Continuing Education

Improve Your Accounting and Finance Teams’ Effectiveness (IAF4)

4-Hour Program (Great industry course)

WHY ATTEND THIS COURSE?

This course is designed to help financial leaders of all sized entities improve their finance and accounting teams’ effectiveness and efficiency. It discusses the role of financial leaders, planning, and analysis and decision support. The focus is partnering with the Chief Executive Officer.

DESIGNED FOR...

Chief Financial Officers, Treasurers, and Controllers. This course can also be used as a refresher, by giving participants an overview of the critical pieces of planning and decision-making. Analytical systems are also discussed.

OBJECTIVE

Participants will be able to apply the knowledge they obtain in this program to their day-to-day operations of the financial close, cash management, forecasting, and operational dashboards. The course also discusses the longer-term tasks of financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, costing, margin reporting, and accounting for income taxes.

MAJOR SUBJECTS

  • Strategic planning
  • Budgeting
  • Forecasting
  • Dashboards
  • Champion better analytical decision making
  • Analytical systems and processes
  • Financial operational data analysis
  • Cash flow reporting
  • Product/service costing and margin reporting

COURSE ACRONYM: IAF4

PRESENTATION METHOD: Group-live

LEVEL OF KNOWLEDGE: Intermediate

PREREQUISITES:

  • Accounting experience

ADVANCE PREPARATION: Practical work experience in the accounting and finance functions

FIELD OF STUDY: Accounting

RECOMMENDED CPE CREDIT: 4 hours


NOTE: This course is available as an 8-hour and 4-hour program:

  • Improve Your Accounting and Finance Teams’ Effectiveness (IAF)
  • Improve Your Accounting and Finance Teams’ Effectiveness (IAF4)

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SmartPros®, A Kaplan Company and Loscalzo Institute, A Kaplan Company are registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.