Advanced Controller and CFO Skills

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This course examines best practices of leading-edge controllers and CFOs. Demonstrate your advanced skills that add value and contribute to the success of the organization. You will learn specific skills every CFO or controller needs to be successful, and you will find that you suddenly have more power and influence than you ever thought possible. Show the company's leadership how vital you are to their profitability!

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Number of Credits Type of Credits
8.00 Business Management & Organization

Designed For

Experienced financial managers, controllers and CFOs


Previous financial management experience


  • Strategic planning and backcasting
  • Balanced Scorecard
  • Risk management
  • Insightful financial analysis
  • Leadership styles and approaches
  • Change management
  • Employee recruitment and retention
  • Coaching and mentoring


Identify the critical skills that today's CFO needs to add value to your company and boost your career. Compare your personal goals with the organization's mission and improve your skills in the key areas needed for success. Determine how to become a powerful agent for positive change and an advocate and coach for your team. Apply the backcasting method of developing long-term strategic goals. Recall the benefits of the Balanced Scorecard. Select methods to evaluate and rank organizational risks. Select strategies to add to strengthen your organization's retention efforts. Identify the leadership skills that your firm needs you to have.


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Michele Kemp

The Kemp Firm, LLC was established in 2011 in Little Rock, Arkansas and is solely owned by Michele Kemp. She began her public accounting career at BKD, LLP, where she left as a Manager to start her own firm. Michele has over 22 years of experience providing a variety of services that include assurance, tax, training, and business consulting. Michele spends the majority of her time consulting with organizations to improve operational functionality, leadership and management training, and effective use of technologies. Additionally, she instructs for the AICPA and private organizations on various topics including governmental and not-for-profit updates, accounting and auditing standards, risk assessment and internal control design, fraud schemes and staff level trainings. Michele received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Finance from Arkansas Tech University. She also graduated with a Masters of Accountancy from the University of Central Arkansas. Michele is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and member and instructor for the Arkansas Society of Certified Public Accountants.

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