The success of every finance function hinges on the competency of its employees. All the best financial technology and processes that money can buy will not be enough to overcome a deficiency in people. Companies that use competency assessment enjoy lower employee turnover, higher employee performance and increased sales and profits. A competency assessment framework will improve self-managing your own career and/or manage your finance team more effectively.
Blair is a many-time corporate director, CFO, educator, innovator, thought leader, presenter, and curiosity generalist. As an academic-practitioner, he’s a perpetual learner who observes and experiments with various financial and management theories in real world context. He shares stories of his successes, failures, and lessons learned to all those who share a passion for further developing their own financial leadership qualities. His focus is on defining and developing a career path for financial professionals aspiring to the Office of the CFO and the Board of Directors. Blair has worked extensively with CPA Canada in recent years to design, develop, and launch the professional certification program.