Finance Function of the Future

by Wayne Bartlett

This course looks at the strategic, forward-looking role of the finance function of the future. It explores the skills and actions that will be needed by financial leaders of the future.

price £75+vat
cpd hours 4 CPD hours
access 120 days' access

This course will enable you to

  • Understand the changing role of the finance function during the pandemic and the opportunities that have been created
  • Develop a more strategic forward-looking approach to your role
  • Explore the effects of technology on finance function, and its importance moving forward
  • Discover the skills that financial leaders of the future need and the actions you need to take to stay on top
  • Develop a plan to create the finance function of the future

About the course

How will the role of the finance function change in the next few years, and what do you need to do to prepare? What will it take to be a financial leader in the future? The finance function is constantly changing, and we can all be a part of that.

This course delves into the predicted trends and changes in the finance function. It considers the strategic, forward-looking role played by finance professionals during the pandemic, and the impact of that on the future for accountants. The course will help you to plan for the challenges of the future by focusing on the skills, practices and outlooks that will be necessary to create the finance function of the future.

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Contents

  • The finance function today
    • No such thing as a typical accountant
    • A new world
    • The impact of the pandemic
    • Survival and success
    • Data and technology
    • The role of technology
    • Analysis
    • Communication
  • The finance function of tomorrow
    • What lies ahead?
    • The view of the profession
    • Stakeholder focus
    • Strategy formulation
    • Wide view of performance
    • Forward thinking
    • Career progression
    • Changing around you
  • The finance leader of the future
    • Leaders in the pandemic
    • Technical and ethical skills
    • Strategy and business acumen
    • Risk management
    • Data and technology
    • Understanding and managing supply chains
    • Leadership and communication
    • Investor management
    • Evaluating the finance leader
  • Looking ahead
    • Adapting to the role
    • Becoming the finance leader of tomorrow
    • Becoming the finance function of tomorrow
    • Driving change
    • A few final thoughts

Author

Wayne Bartlett

Specialising in public sector financial management and budgeting, Wayne has worked as a consultant and lecturer throughout the world.

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Account manager on hand to support your team's needs
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Course

Need just a few unitshourshours?

Access to this course
Total CPD unitshourshours4 unitshourshours
Access period120 days
Audit-proof CPD completion certificate
Immediate access to our entire CPD catalogue
Exclusive news and CPD every week plus monthly webinars, all year round
Account manager on hand to support your team's needs

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All you need for this year's CPD.

Access to this course
Total CPD unitshourshours21 units20 hours21 hours
Access period120 days
Audit-proof CPD completion certificate
Immediate access to our entire CPD catalogue
Exclusive news and CPD every week plus monthly webinars, all year round
Account manager on hand to support your team's needs
Learn more

Team

Keep your whole team up to date.

Access to this course
Total CPD unitshourshours1,000+ unitshourshours
Access period12+ months
Audit-proof CPD completion certificate
Immediate access to our entire CPD catalogue
Exclusive news and CPD every week plus monthly webinars, all year round
Account manager on hand to support your team's needs
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