Risk, Cost, and Cash Management for Controllers and Financial Managers WEBCAST

Tuesday, November 17 7:30am - 11:30am PST

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4 Credits

Member Price $179.00

Non-Member Price $219.00

Overview

Organizations fail from many factors, including undetected, poor practices that infect and grow throughout the entire organization. These factors include a lack of understanding of costs, poor asset allocation, systems that support the status quo, failure to identify risk, tunnel vision by management and more. Often, management will repeat poor practices across the enterprise, causing major damage. For example, do you think a so-called “budgeting crisis” is normally due to the budget, or hidden, existing problems that were uncovered due to the budgeting process? Join this webcast to learn about the practices and techniques specifically designed to assist you in adding value to your company through improved decision- making, cost management, understanding business cycles, managing continuous improvements, cash management and risk management. We’ll provide you with examples from both successful and failed organizations. Key Topics: Techniques and ideas to establish and maintain an effective organization -Examples of successful and failed companies, Identification of broad measures that provide insights into the direction of the economy, Practical ideas to improve forecasting, Framework and methods to uncover and manage risk.

Highlights

Techniques and ideas to establish and maintain an effective organization, Examples of successful and failed companies, Identification of broad measures that provide insights into the direction of the economy, Practical ideas to improve forecasting, Framework and methods to uncover and manage risk.

Prerequisites

Management experience in accounting, finance, or operations

Objectives

Identify and correct practices that can negatively Impact an organization. Determine and measure cost drivers and trends. Recall how to navigate an organization through the business cycle. Apply and manage a variety of improvement programs.

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Anthony LaRusso

Anthony (Tony) La Russo has over 30 years of experience in industrial and service organizations. He has lectured in numerous states, including at major corporations, spoken at annual meetings, conducted consulting activities, and managed real estate investments for a family company. He has developed and written courses and webinars covering topics in finance, accounting, and management and has had several books published: Management: Ready Aim Fire and Practical Financial Decision Making. In addition, he was a reviewer for a new book and authored an article How to Avoid Tunnel Vision. La Russo has held senior level management, operating, and staff positions, including as president of companies with annual sales of $500 million, consisting of domestic and international facilities. He has also held senior-level positions in finance, planning, and business development, as well as being a board member in start-up companies. He also was Adjunct Professor of Management for 20 years. During 2003, he was the president of a major division in an international company.

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Non-Member Price $219.00

Member Price $179.00