Typical Topics.

The actual topics for each group's meeting are driven by the members themselves but here are some examples.

Leading the business
  • Tweaking incentive programs to boost productivity as the recovery continues.
  • Guiding the business through the regulatory maize.
  • Maximizing equity value.
  • Effective budgeting and forecasting in today's volatile economy.
  • Anticipating and adjusting to industry and market changes.
  • Effectively managing joint venture finances.
  • Addressing the impact of healthcare reform on corporate finances.
  • Tuning up the risk factors disclosed in the annual report.
Improving financial processes
  • Proven processes to ensure successful mergers and acquisitions.
  • IFRS progress and direction.
  • Moving toward reporting real-time financial results.
  • Mainsteaming cash-less payments.
  • Driving improved system usability through the consumerization of corporate technology.
  • Meeting global demands through flexibility, visibility and integration of systems.
  • Achieving improvement in financial processes, increased productivity and reduced costs, and enabling more focus on value-added activities.
  • Leveraging Enterprise Performance Management to meet business objectives.
  • Deploying working capital management to balance the trade-off between working capital, operating costs and service performance.
Managing technology
  • Driving efficiency through cloud-based point solutions.
  • Reconsidering ERP best-of-class solutions are sometimes a better alternative.
Managing talent
  • Balancing the need to find new talent and continue developing existing resources.
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