Chief Financial Officer ProgramNEW

Date(s)
June 17, 2024–June 16, 2025
Cost
$28,000
CIBE Credits
18
Format
Modular, Blended
Location
Online Sessions and In Person Networking
Requirements
Participants should have a minimum of ten years of work experience in finance and fluency in written and spoken English
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Chief Financial Officer Program


Date(s)
June 17, 2024–June 16, 2025
Cost
$28,000
CIBE Credits
18
Format
Modular, Blended
Location
Online Sessions and In Person Networking

Overview

[2] of CFOs believe that evaluating finance strategy, scope, and design is their top priority.
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[1] of CFOs say the speed of their decision making has increased due to the need for reinvention.
86

Highlights

Program Structure

Strategic Leadership
The modern CFO is expected to drive an organization's direction and growth through strategic decision making. This program looks at a CFO’s leadership and its role within the C-suite, drawing on the insights of top CFOs. 

Module Topics

  • Measuring Strategy
  • Qualities of a Financial Leader
  • CFO as Strategic Partner to the CEO
  • Raising Capital and Managing Investors
  • Regulatory Compliance

Leveraging Financial Data and Analytics
To maximize an organization's financial performance, CFOs must utilize a growing volume of data and include analytics within their decision-making process. This program provides a framework for understanding and forecasting a business and its potential value. 

Module topics

  • Operating Cycle and Value Drivers
  • Defining Good Stewardship of Capital
  • Macro Revenue Factors, Materials, and Supply Chains
  • Capacity and Capital Expenditure
  • Capital Structure
  • A Global Market: Foreign Currency
  • Bringing It All together: Valuation

Driving Innovation and Transformation
To create long-term value for their organizations, CFOs need to forecast risks and uncertainties. This program covers key factors and complex challenges that impact long-range planning, providing the tools needed for a CFO to lead transformational change at their organization.

Module Topics

  • Financial sustainability
  • Capital allocation
  • Mergers, acquisitions, and integration
  • Labor, talent, and compensation
  • Managing performance and compensation
  • Information systems and tomorrow's CFO

Participant Profile

Faculty

Shiva Rajgopal | Roy Bernard Kester and T.W. Byrnes Professor of Accounting and Auditing at Columbia Business School Executive Education

Shiva Rajgopal

Roy Bernard Kester and T.W. Byrnes Professor of Accounting and Auditing

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Impact

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