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Webinar Recording

Competency Assessment in the Office of the CFO

Date: Friday, April 8, 2016
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
NOTE:
  • This Webinar no longer offers CPE/CPD credit since it is no longer live.
  • This Webinar will be removed very soon. After that time, the video will no longer be available and it cannot be 'completed' in your Webinar plan.
The success of every finance function hinges on the competency of its employees. All the best financial technology and processes that money can buy will not be enough to overcome a deficiency in people. This webinar will discuss a competency assessment framework to improve self-managing your own career and/or manage your finance team more effectively.

After discussing a competency framework for the office of the CFO, we will look at a recently launched platform to see how competency assessment in today’s world works, and can be scalably implemented at companies of all sizes.
After attending this event you will be able to:
Learn to identify and self-assess your own strengths and weaknesses and those of your team.
Apply competency assessment as performance evaluation, succession planning, and professional development tool.
Develop a career path using a competency assessment framework tool.

Speakers

Blair Cook, CA, CPA, MBA, Corporate Director, Clarke Inc.
Blair Cook, CA, CPA, MBA
Corporate Director, Clarke Inc.
Blair Cook is a many-time CFO, corporate director, and educator working with dozens of public and private companies; and professional bodies and post-secondary institutions across Canada.

His career is divided between academic endeavors, such as developing the new certification program for CPA Canada, and working in the corporate world at the highest levels. As an academic-practitioner, he’s a life-long learner who observes and experiments with various financial and management theories in real world context. He shares stories of success and lessons learned to others who share a passion for developing financial leadership competency. Blair’s focus in recent years has been to define and develop a career path for financial professionals aspiring to the Office of the CFO.
David Cowan, MBA, Vice President, Proformative
David Cowan, MBA
Vice President, Proformative
David began his career as an educator developing and delivering adult learning programs. Later, as global leader in sales, marketing and business development, he developed and delivered training programs to sales teams and channel partners in the US, Asia, and Europe. With over 20 years in executive management roles, David has relied on strong training and professional development programs to build and lead effective organizations in Japan and the United States.
Moderated by: Khoa Tran, Operations Manager, Proformative
Moderated by: Khoa Tran
Operations Manager, Proformative
Khoa is in charge of live event operations at Proformative and has led the preparation and execution of hundreds of live events on various finance, accounting and related topics across the Office of the CFO. You could say his job is a lot like learning finance and accounting for a living. Khoa is primarily responsible for ensuring great content, delivery, and learning for each of Proformative’s webinars and in-person events.

Sponsor

Event Sponsor Proformative
Proformative - Proformative - Proformative transforms professional development for the office of the CFO through a centralized platform of collaborative learning tools, continuing professional education credits, and hundreds of courses in a range of critical categories, including technical finance, treasury, accounting, compliance, risk management, leadership, career development, technology and more.

All Proformative courses, resources and tools are accessible on-demand via smartphone, tablet, laptop or PC. Each course, taught by top industry practitioners with decades of experience, is subject to peer-based reviews and ratings to ensure the highest quality curriculum possible. Whether for you or your team, Proformative's highly focused functional training and tools help you address important skills gaps, deepen your knowledge, broaden capabilities and increase your productivity.

Certification is not required to get started, but please let us know which certifications you have.

By filling out this form you will become a member of Proformative, and are subject to Proformative's User Agreement. This webinar is provided to you for free by the sponsor, who may contact you later.

Continuing Education Information

Certified Public Accountant

  • Continuing Education Credit
    1 CPE Credit
  • Field of Study
    Finance
  • CPE Delivery Method
    Group-Internet
  • Program Location
    Online
  • Program Level
    Basic
  • Prerequisites
    No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.
  • Information
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    Proformative is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org.
    NASBA – Sponsor Number: 109504
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Continuing Professional Development

  • Continuing Education Credit
    1 Hour
  • Field of Study
    Finance
  • CPE Delivery Method
    Group-Internet
  • Program Location
    Online
  • Information
    Your specific provider of Continuing Professional Development accreditation has final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPD credit.
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Certified Management Accountant

  • Continuing Education Credit
    1 CE Credit
  • Field of Study
    Finance
  • CE Delivery Method
    Group-Internet
  • Program Location
    Online
  • Program Level
    Basic
  • Prerequisites
    No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.
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