CPE Self-Study

The Finance & Accounting Organization as Strategist and Partner to the Business

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How have successful finance and accounting organizations shed the image of policeman even in the wake of added controls in order to become partners and strategists to the business? It is because they accept technical competence as a necessity and build additional skill sets in business management. They spend more time developing and managing critical relationships in order to learn more about the business they are in, its customers, and the competition. This course will review how to recognize and build business acumen and develop the talent and the processes to enhance key relationships.

Topics Discussed

  • Business partner best practices and skill sets
  • How to build a base of credibility and trust
  • Organizational structure that showcases the partnership role
  • The key elements of the talent development process
  • How to retain your best employees

Learning Objectives

When you complete this course, you will be able to:

  • Assess the current organization against the nine criteria needed for successful internal partnerships
  • Gain an understanding of the process for developing talent and how it contributes to success in the business partner role
  • Recognize and build business acumen and manage the key relationships needed to achieve business partner status

Who Will Benefit?

  • CFOs with the finance and accounting leadership team
  • Financial executives with their team members
  • Financial project managers and implementation teams

Prerequisite(s): None

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: www.nasba.org.

System Requirements

About the Authors

Dr. Alan Patterson

About the Publisher

Business Learning Institute

The Business Learning Institute (BLI) is the strategic learning partner and talent management consultancy for organizations worldwide. BLI is a center facilitating the development and sharing of competencies and strategic knowledge required for leadership in today's rapidly changing business environment. BLI delivers competency-based curriculum, courses, content, and community to maximize career trajectories and grow intellectual capital for organizational and executive leadership.

Our 60+ instructors offer over 400 learning programs in all formats (including on-site training, live events and seminars, keynotes, and online formats like webcasts, webinars, and on-demand learning). Each BLI program can be tailored to the needs of your organization.

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