Successful Presentation Skills for CPAs [NT] - Webcast

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Oct 21, 2020

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


Member Fee: $299.00
Nonmember Fee: $399.00

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AICPA Member: None
Full time Accounting Educator: -149.00


Are you afraid of making presentations? Does your success depend on your ability to present and persuade groups of people? If so, “Successful Presentation Skills for CPAs” is an ideal course to improve your "stage" skills.

Designed For

All professionals that have the responsibility of public speaking or presenting to groups on a regular basis.


Improve your public speaking skills Properly use technology in a persuasive presentation properly Understand how to manage an audience (such as the board of directors) Recognize how to close a presentation properly

Major Subjects

Fear of public speaking Techniques of successful presenters/speakers The role of technology to increase the effectiveness of presentations Techniques and actions that destroy all presentations Understanding the needs of the audience The role of humor How individual styles influence the design and delivery of the presentation


James Lindell

James T. Lindell, CPA, CSP, CGMA, MBA Dousman, Wisconsin

James (Jim) T. Lindell is the President of a Wisconsin based provider of strategic & financial consulting, professional speaking, training, and executive coaching. Jim has an extensive background in senior management including positions as Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Assistant Controller. Jim has worked with a variety of industries including: manufacturing, health care, not for profit, distribution and food processing. He has been involved in more than 50 M & A projects.

James Lindell is a Certified Public Accountant with public accounting experience at several local and regional accounting firms. In 2015, Jim received his CSP - Certified Speaking Professional designation. The CSP is the highest designation that can be earned by a member of the National Speakers Association. He is a TEC Chairman (The Executive Committee). He is a member (and instructor) of the American Institute of CPA's and the Wisconsin Institute of CPA's and a member of the National Speakers Association.

Jim is the author of the AICPA book – “Controller as Business Manager,” and author of the AICPA courses: “AICPA’s Annual Update for Controllers”, “Analytics and Big Data for Accountants”, “Controller as Business Partner”, “Strategic Planning: A Simplified and Workable Approach for Private Companies” and “AICPA's Controllership: 25 Critical Lessons from the Trenches.” Jim also authored and was part of the AICPA video and course, “Minimizing the Effects of a Recession on Your Business”. He is a contributing author of the AICPA course “The Fast Close, Soft Close, Virtual Close? Now Days, not Weeks”.

Jim is a member of the folk music group “Deep Pool”, retired coach of the boys’ high school rugby club and still plays “old boys” rugby.

Jim is a 2-time recipient of the AICPA’s Outstanding Discussion Leader award.

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