Advanced Controller and CFO Skills

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Dec 13, 2018

Registration: 7:30 AM / Program: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Member Fee: $320.00
Nonmember Fee: $420.00

Available Discounts

AICPA Member: -30.00
Full time Accounting Educator: -160.00


This course examines best practices of leading-edge controllers and CFOs. Demonstrate your advanced skills that add value and contribute to the success of the organization. You will learn specific skills every CFO or controller needs to be successful, and you will find that you suddenly have more power and influence than you ever thought possible. Show the company’s leadership how vital you are to their profitability!

Designed For

Controllers and CFOs with at least four years of leadership experience and the desire to expand in their role.


When you complete this course you will be able to: Identify the critical skills that today’s CFO needs to add value to your company and boost your career * Compare your personal goals with the organization’s mission and improve your skills in the key areas needed for success * Determine how to become a powerful agent for positive change and an advocate and coach for your team * Identify the leadership skills that your firm needs you to have.

Major Subjects

Isolate the critical skills and attitudes to be effective in the future * Become an effective coach * Development of measurable missions and strategies * Aligning a firm’s strategies with its internal reporting system * Selling ideas and generating “buy-in” from others * Recognition of and response to the need for constant change and adaptation * Developing a tailored action plan suitable to specific needs.

This event has already passed. If you have any questions, please contact us at 503-641-7200 or email


David Arnott

Dave Arnott, Ph.D. Dallas, Texas

Dave Arnott is an author, speaker, consultant, seminar leader and professor at Dallas Baptist University. He is the author of three management books.

He’s an accomplished keynote speaker who has visited over 55 countries and led business study trips to multiple countries. He has led more than 200 days of leadership seminars

Before coming to academia, Dr. Arnott worked in professional tennis, owned a small manufacturing company in the sporting goods business, and was a marketing manager in sports promotions. His book, "Corporate Cults", published in 1998, examines individuals who give up their personal identity for corporate identity. Dr. Arnott was interviewed on the CBS program 48 Hours about his book.

A noted author, speaker and seminar leader, Dr. Arnott was a former college basketball player, has completed six marathons, and an across-the-country bicycle ride.

Rev. 12/18