Financial Communication - Workshop 2018

The rapid progress of information technology has made it possible for accountants to generate very detailed and multi-faceted financial information. While increasingly, people are in need to obtain and understand the relevance of what is behind financial data, financial information are often perceived as being dull and difficult to understand.

This workshop is delivered across two parts. In the first part, the training focuses on finding a purpose of why you need to be good in communicating and presenting as accountants, what does it take to do a great presentation and how to present your ideas with high impact. The second part will focus on equipping you with the ability to use and present financial information from the user’s perspective (e.g. senior management, non-finance background) and be able to get buy-in through effective communication of such information.


Key topics covered:

  • Understand audiences’ interests, preferred ways of communication and needs
  • Tailor presentations that strike a good balance between company’s standard and audiences’ needs
  • Enhance making presentations effectiveness with good connection with audiences
  • Various state of the art presentation skills to enhance own influencing ability in making business presentations
  • Explore better utilise own presenting styles and the importance of body language
  • Capture and maintain audience’s attention when presenting financial data


Trainer profile:

Kamsuo Wong, MA LLM MBA FCPA(Aust.)

With three Master’s degrees under his belt, Kamsuo Wong, a candidate for a Doctorate degree of Education, is highly regarded as a multi-faceted academic backed by over fifteen years of extensive professional experience in accounting. He is a professional accountant in Hong Kong, United Kingdom and Australia and the member of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (CPA), Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CPFA), and CPA Australia (FCPA). He is also the Expert Council Advisor of International Financial Management Association. He is currently the Assistant Professor of Centennial College (an independent College established by University of Hong Kong), Adjunct Lecturer at a number of universities and tertiary education institutions.

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* The fee paid is non-refundable. Transfers must be advised in writing and received by CPA Australia at least five working days prior to the event date. Transfers can only be made once and are subject to workshops within Finance for the Future Program 2018.

Learning objectives

  • Gain insights in the following areas
  • Understanding presentation skills for financial information
  • Understanding the need of Board of Director / management for presenting financial information
  • Understand audiences’ interests, preferred ways of communication and needs
  • Tailor presentations that strike a good balance between company’s standard and audiences’ needs
  • Enhance making presentations effectiveness with good connection with audiences
  • Understand and practice various state of the art presentation skills to enhance own influencing ability in making business presentations
  • Explore and better utilise own presenting styles and the importance of body language
  • Capture and maintain audience’s attention when presenting financial data

Audience

This workshop is suitable for those who want an understanding on financial risk management. It would also be beneficial to accountants, finance manager, business owners and those who are involved in financial control functions within their organisation.

3 hours

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