Change Management: Being A Catalyst CFO

Change Management: Being A Catalyst CFO
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In this course we are going to look at change from both the perspective of the organization and the employees. From what sorts of corporate initiatives require careful consideration of change management principles, to the challenges of implementing change. We look at change from the perspective of the employee, after all, it's they for whom we need to change for the organization to be successful. You will learn how to develop an approach to enable that to deliver results and make them stick.  Do not embark on your next integration, system implementation, acquisition or strategic shift without understanding these principles!


  • Discuss, identify and galvinate the need for change management. 
  • Discuss the characteristics of the CFO as a financial catalyst. 
  • Explain the role of change management in bridging between the current state and the future state. 
  • Identify the barriers to transformational change. 
  • Discuss the challenges to overcome for change management to having any effect. 
  • Describe the emotional reactions of employees during a change initiative. 
  • Recognize the 8 necessary steps to implement and reinforce change. 

Course Leader/s
Blair Cook, CPA, CA, CPA (ill), MBA

CPD- 1.5 hours 

4/1/2022 - 3/31/2023 11:59 PM