Thinking and Acting Strategically as CFO
Learn how to facilitate and lead a strategic management process at your organization (1 CPD)
Are you working in finance and want to play a larger role in the strategy development process of your organization? Perhaps you see an opportunity to formalize strategy development and execution but aren’t quite sure how to go about it? This is a course in strategic management. A course that is going to cover all of the important topics of strategic management from developing mission, vision, and values; to conducting situational analysis; to formulating strategy; to executing strategy. The course ties each of the strategic management phases together with facilitation tools and techniques that will allow the learner to make a valuable strategic contribution to their organization
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 is the author of The Illiterate Executive: An Executive Handbook for Mastering Financial Acumen.
PreviewWelcome to the Course! Get the Overview of What You'll Learn (7:43)
Start3 Approaches to Strategy Development (6:25)
StartSet the Course: Mission, Vision, and Values (7:17)
StartAssess Current State: Super-size Your SWOT Analysis (9:03)
StartFrom SWOT to Strategy Formulation (12:59)
StartExecuting Strategy and Performance Measurement (6:18)
StartConclusions: Can You Play a More Strategic Role in Your Organization? (2:56)
StartCourse Resources: glossary, script, and the One-Page Strategy Worksheet
StartAre you ready to play a more strategic role in your organization? Take the quiz!
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