Finance as a business partner - Workshop 2019

This workshop aims to provide you with a review of the business partnership role in finance and the imperative changes expected in the transformation process.

My Offerings

Overview

In the increasingly uncertain and complex business environment, contributed not just by the competition but increasing influence of the emerging new technologies, there is a call for repositioning of the role of finance, from a function of expertise to a strategic business partner.

This workshop aims to provide you with a review of the business partnership role in finance and the imperative changes expected in the transformation process.


Key topics covered:

  • Positioning of the business partner role within finance with a review of the strategic, operational and technical imperatives
  • Influence of technologies in finance
  • Financial professional as a manager of growth, as well as business and financial risk and compliance
  • Mini-cases in finance business partner transformation


Trainer profile:

Walter Lau, MSc Finance, BBA (Hons) Accountancy, FCCA, FRM

Walter is an Adjunct Lecturer at The University of London and HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education and has more than ten years lecturing experiences in wide range of topics in business, accounting and finance, including business strategies, corporate finance and strategic management accounting, financial and business risk management, financial portfolio management, etc. covering both corporate and academic levels at HKU SPACE and other institutions. Walter is a regular speaker at different investment and educational seminars organised by various professional bodies in Hong Kong.

Objectives

  • Identify the driving factors for the change in the role of finance
  • Explain the new skills, capabilities and tools needed for a business partner in finance
  • Appraise the opportunities and threats of the transformation

Audience

This workshop is suitable for anyone who are in the advisory roles in business finance and accounting, and for those who actively involved in strategic decision making.

Details

100031765

3 hours

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