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From Technical Expert to Financial Leader - How to Make a Critical Leap in Your Career

Author/Moderator: Alan Patterson
Publisher: Business Learning Institute
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When contemplating transitions in their careers, most individuals are uncertain about how to prepare for making these critical changes. This course describes a roadmap of the skills, competencies, and experiences needed to transition successfully from a Controller to CFO. The course covers:

  • Understanding why leadership is a unique set of skills that cannot be acquired simply through greater technical expertise
  • How to build a base of credibility and trust
  • Using effective influence and relationship building techniques
  • How to get support for your ideas and increase your impact on the organization

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
  • Describe the four major CFO leadership roles
  • Assess your current skills and competencies against those of the successful CFO
  • Create a plan for how to increase your credibility, visibility and value in your current position in order to position yourself for career advancement.

Prerequisite(s): Management experience

Advanced Preparation: None

This course has been developed by the Business Learning Institute. The Business Learning Institute, Inc. is 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 addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Web site:

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NASBA Field of Study: Behavioral Ethics, Communications, Personal Development
Level: Basic
Recommended CPE Credit: 2
From Technical Expert to Financial Leader - How to Make a Critical Leap in Your Career
On-Demand , 2014
Product# BLI165060
Availability: Online Access 1 Year
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