Controllership-Operational Management (Virtual)

Controllership-Operational Management (Virtual)


In this seminar, you will reflect on the role or roles with which you currently identify with and examine which role(s) you need to develop. Specifically, the seminar explores the operator role by examining essential controller skills and the controller’s role in human resource management to determine important skills required for organizations to thrive. The seminar also considers the steward role by examining financial performance and performance measurement, information/risk management, and relationship management skills required in organizations.The seminar will give you the opportunity to reflect on your current role as operational managers and determine the role(s) that you need to strengthen in order to add value to your organization. In taking this seminar, you will gain insights, skills, and practical tips to improve the overall value that you can add to their organizations. At the completion of the seminar, you will have a much broader view of the controller’s overall role in their organization and how you can immediately begin to create additional value.

Upon completing this seminar, you should be able to:

  • Contrast the four broad roles of the controller position and identify which role(s) they need to develop most
  • Outline the areas of operational management that are most important to their organization and/or to their personal development
  • Identify key career management skills necessary to function well as a controller
  • Identify steps to take when entering a new controllership role
  • Identify HR policies/issues in their organization that need to be addressed
  • Evaluate the potential effects of technological changes on their role as controllers and the work performed in the accounting area
  • Consider a broad range of performance measures for their organization
  • Understand the importance or risk management and internal control in their role as controller
  • Identify and manage the key external relationships connected to the controllership role

After taking this seminar, you will increase familiarity with the following roles and responsibilities:

  • Today’s controller: roles and responsibilities
  • Controller essentials and organizational needs
  • New controller roles
  • Controller as HR Manager
  • Controller as Financial Performance Manager
  • Controller as Information, Risk & Relationship Manager

This seminar is ideal for finance professionals serving or transitioning to a controllership role, including:

  • Finance professionals considering a transition to a controllership position
  • Practitioners who are new to the position of controller
  • Experienced controllers looking for new tools/ideas
  • Experienced controllers seeking a refresher on operational management areas

Course Leader/s
Kelly Johnstone CPA, CA

Time:  8:30 am - 4:30 pm 
1 Passport Day - 7 CPD Hours

10/29/2021 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Virtual Classroom
This event is full.