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Financial Storytelling: The Key in Growing Your Organization to the Next Level
Management Accounting
Webcast

Financial Storytelling: The Key in Growing Your Organization to the Next Level

Bring financial information to life and use it to communicate a story to an audience, with a focus on simplicity and ease of interpretation.

$109 - $131
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Format

Webcast

Date

Feb 28, 2023

NASBA Field of Study

Communications and Marketing

Level

Intermediate

CPE Credits

2

Author(s)

Peter Margaritis, Jennifer H. Elder

Availability

3 months

Product Number

WC4091381

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Product Details

Are you responsible for presenting financial information to your organization, business associates, or clients? If you’re a CEO, CFO, CPA, financial analyst or a manager needing to communicate financial information in an impactful way, this workshop will give you the necessary tools to tell more effective stories with your financial data. It is imperative in this fast-paced business environment, accountants need to gain a high-level understanding of the technology advances to help them focus their time on finding the story behind the numbers. Bring financial information to life and use it to communicate a story to an audience, with a focus on simplicity and ease of interpretation. This is accomplished through a mix of financial data, visualization, storytelling theory, best practices, and practical application.

Key Topics

  • Communicating financial information in an impactful way
  • Telling more effective stories with your financial data
  • Connecting with your audience through real world examples
  • Interpreting and presenting complex financial information through storytelling skills
  • Unlocking the powerful story hidden within the numbers

Learning Outcomes

  • Determine how to translate accounting/financial language into plain English through similar and understandable context
  • Identify key financial and operational metrics
  • Determine how to find the story behind the numbers
  • Analyze the value of using charts and pictures in your in financial presentations
  • Design your PowerPoint presentation to let the audience see only what you want them to see at that moment
  • Identify and explain why storytelling is an effective method of getting your recommendations and next steps across to your audience

Who Will Benefit

CPAs, /Professionals from Managers up to Managing Partners and CFOs wanting to enhance their skills and abilities to explain financial information to associates and clients

Credit Info
CPE Credits
2
NASBA Field of Study
Communications and Marketing
Level
Intermediate
Prerequisites
Prior experience public speaking or having attended the course “Get Out of the Casket and Up to the Podium”.
Access
This is a digital product. With full paid access the content will be available to you for 3 months after purchase date.
Duration
2 hrs
For more information, please refer to CPE requirements and NASBA sponsorship information
Pricing
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Nonmembers
$131.00
AICPA Members
$109.00

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Speakers
Peter Margaritis
Peter Margaritis, CPA, CGMA, CSP, is a keynote speaker, communication strategist, and improv virtuoso. Peter is the author of two books, Improv Is No Joke: Using Improvisation to Create Positive Results in Leadership and Life and Taking the Numb Out of Numbers: Explaining and Presenting Financial Information with Confidence and Clarity. Peter works with financial professionals to help adapt their mindset and believes that strong communication skills are the most effective way of delivering technical knowledge and building strong business relationships. The underlying premise in everything Peter does is the power of applied improvisation. He focuses his strategies using two powerful words, YES AND along with the concept of listening to understand. This strategy promotes a better connection with customers and clients leading to higher profits and higher retention of employees. Peter has delivered over 500 keynote speeches and workshops in 38 states in the U.S. and across Canada and the Caribbean. His clients range from Fortune 500 companies to family-owned businesses, national, regional & local public accounting firms, and national and state associations. Peter earned his Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the University of Kentucky, a Master’s Degree in Accountancy from Case Western Reserve University and he is a licensed, non-practicing, CPA in Ohio. He has worked for companies such as Price Waterhouse, Victoria Secret Catalogue (not as a model), two large banking institutions and has managed restaurants in his day. Don’t be surprised – he is Greek. He was also an assistant professor of accounting and taught in the MBA program at THE Ohio Dominican University in Columbus, OH. Peter is also a blogger, writer, humorist and a podcaster. His podcast, Change Your Mindset can be found on his website, along with iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play. You can visit his website (petermargaritis.com) to watch his videos and read his promotional resources which include a variety of magazine articles, along with his weekly blog. Peter lives in Westerville, OH with his wife, 17-year-old son, and two Labrador retrievers. His passion is his family and improvisation, along with a love of humor, and at times he performs both improv and stand-up comedy.
Jennifer H. Elder
CPA, CMA, CIA, CFF, CGMA, MS
Jennifer Elder, CPA, CMA, CIA, CFF, CGMA is a keynote speaker, trainer, and business coach dedicated to business transformation. For more than 20 years, she has been helping businesses by peeling back the layers of "administrivia" and finding the hidden strengths and core values that make you and your company awesome. Ms. Elder works with businesses to develop a compelling business strategy that is quick to implement that transforms your company from what you are now to what you have always wanted to be. Known for being energetic and enthusiastic, Ms. Elder has been delivering high-quality, customized training that make complicated topics easy to understand, relevant, and useful for years. She has conducted seminars for the Fortune 500, US Government, State CPA Societies, and CPA Firms in 33 states. Her sessions are highly interactive, full of discussion, and even entertaining. Ms. Elder received her BA from the University of Massachusetts and an MS in Organizational Management from Antioch University New England. She lives on her boat near Annapolis, Maryland.
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