New Courses for 2017

Project Management Using Improvisation


Have you ever come across a situation in your project that you did not anticipate and it caused the project to go sideways? Have you ever had challenges in communicating the progress of the project with your team and to the other stakeholders? Has your manager had a difficult time managing up, down, in and out?

The principles of improvisation is a useful tool in project management because it helps strengthen the communication process. Transparent communication with all stakeholders creates the ability to adapt to any change to ensure the goal of success. To put this thought into and equation, it would be: Improvisation +Scope + Time = Quality

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Ethics: 50 Shades of Gray


Ethics should be a black and white issue. However, if you ask most CPAs, they would say ethics is a very gray areas. Why is this? It seems like at least once a month there is an article written in the Wall Street Journal about someone committing fraud or big corporations failing in their corporate governance responsibilities. We will discuss real-world cases such as Wells Fargo, Theranos, and the most current case of ethics violations in the news. Also, we will debate this topic – ethical consideration and webinars, webcasts, and self-study. At times during this session, we will put a humorous twist in our discussion of ethics.

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Financial Storytelling: The Key in Growing Your Organization to the Next Level


Are you responsible for presenting financial information to your organization? If you’re a CEO, CFO, financial analyst or a manager needing to communicate financial information in an impactful way, this workshop will give you the necessary tools to tell more effective stories with your financial data.

Bring financial information to life and use it to communicate a story to an audience, with a focus on simplicity and ease of interpretation. This is accomplished through a mix of financial data, visualization, storytelling theory, best practices, and practical application.

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