This course focuses on the need for the finance function, and accountants in particular, to have a broader understanding of the needs of operational management. It concentrates on being able to communicate more effectively, recognising our personality traits and how we are perceived by others and to gain more influence through a mutual understanding the linkage between financial outcomes and value creation.
On completion of this course you will have a greater understanding of:
- the changing role of finance
- the need for business partnering
- the impact of our personality and behavioural traits
- presenting and communicating financial information in a more relevant form
- focusing finance on value creation.
Authored by: John McKenzie
John McKenzie has over 20 years’ experience during which he has undertaken ABC/M implementation work at a range of companies including Halifax Plc, British Airways, Seeboard Electricity, London Electricity, British Gas, ADNOC (Abu Dhabi National Oil Company), Sharwoods, Vauxhall Motors, IBC Vehicles, MATAV(Hungarian Telecom), Glasgow City Council, Royal Sun Alliance, NatWest, and Unilever International. His book ABC/M to the Max was published in 2008
CPD Points: 1
CPD Duration (hours): 1
Access: 12 months from purchase date