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Controller's Update: Today's Latest Trends
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Controller's Update: Today's Latest Trends

Learn leading topics in managerial accounting and finance in a webcast that is packed with useful tips and practical guidance that you can apply immediately.

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NASBA Field of Study




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James T. Lindell


3 months

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Strengthen your abilities as a controller

In this webcast, you will learn how to lead your management team with a deeper understanding of current economic issues and the latest trends in accounting, finance, human resources, treasury management and business systems.

Key Topics

  • Trends in economics and human resources
  • Employee engagement and the employee value proposition
  • Best practices to manage working capital
  • Leading financial management tools and techniques
  • New issues in treasury management and controllership
  • Big data
  • Predictive analytics
  • 2021 trends in information systems and technology
  • 2021 trends in leading and developing staff to increase productivity and profitability

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify economic indicators that can assist in charting your organization’s course
  • Identify current issues that impact the financial stability of your organization
  • Distinguish major trends in accounting, corporate finance, human resources, treasury management and business systems
  • Determine the link between big data and predictive analytics - Use new tools for business planning, forecasting, budgeting and reporting
  • Recognize the key challenges that concern CEOs

Who Will Benefit

  • CFOs
  • Controllers
  • Financial Managers
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NASBA Field of Study
Management experience in accounting, finance, or operations
This is a digital product. With full paid access the content will be available to you for 3 months after purchase date.
4 hrs
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James T. Lindell
Thorsten Consulting Group, Inc. /Dousman, Wisconsin James (Jim) T. Lindell is the President of a Wisconsin based provider of strategic & financial consulting, professional speaking, training, and executive coaching. Jim has an extensive background in senior management including positions as Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Assistant Controller. Jim has worked with a variety of industries including: manufacturing, health care, not for profit, distribution and food processing. He has been involved in more than 50 M & A projects. James Lindell is a Certified Public Accountant with public accounting experience at several local and regional accounting firms. He is a TEC Chairman (The Executive Committee). He is a member (and instructor) of the American Institute of CPA's and the Wisconsin Institute of CPA's and a member of Wisconsin Chapter of National Speaker Association. . Jim is the author of the AICPA course “AICPA’s Annual Update for Controllers”, “Strategic Planning: A Simplified and Workable Approach for Private Companies” and “AICPA's Controllership: 25 Critical Lessons from the Trenches.” Jim also authored and was part of the AICPA video and course, “Minimizing the Effects of a Recession on Your Business”. He is a contributing author of the AICPA course “The Fast Close, Soft Close, Virtual Close? Now Days, not Weeks”. Jim is a 2-time recipient of the AICPA’s Outstanding Discussion Leader award.

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