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CFO Strategic and Excellence Leadership

5 Day Training

Dates: 13 – 17 May | 01 – 05 July 2024
Locations: Johannesburg, South Africa
Platform: Available In-Class / Online

Price: Available on Request

This is a Non-accredited Course

Course Introduction

The CFO Strategy & Leadership Excellence Program is a comprehensive 5-day masterclass designed to meet the evolving demands of today’s financial leaders. In a world shaped by dynamic capital markets and complex organizational structures, modern CFOs need more than just financial expertise. They must also excel as strategic partners, displaying exceptional business acumen and advanced leadership skills.


This CFO Strategic and Excellence Leadership program, tailored for emerging CFOs in Africa, equips participants with the essential skills and competencies needed to make informed financial decisions, foster strategic collaborations with stakeholders, and apply sophisticated leadership approaches. Upon successful completion, attendees will be well-prepared to lead their organizations to unparalleled success.

Course Objectives

At the end of this CFO Strategic and Excellence Leadership training seminar, you will learn to:

  • Lead the strategic finance function within their organizations.

  • Align financial objectives and performance measures with the overall business strategy.

  • Build and nurture high-performing finance teams.

  • Lead organizational transformation and foster cultural change.

  • Assess the practical implications of investment decisions.

  • Exhibit proficiency in negotiation, conflict management, and communication skills.

Who should attend?

  • Chief Financial Officers.

  • Senior Financial Executives and Managers

  • Financial Leaders.

  • Financial Analysts, Treasurers and Controllers

  • Financial Planning Specialists Important?

Training methodology

Training Methodology

Our diverse instructional approaches ensure effective learning:

– Lectures & Presentations: Engage with expert-driven, stimulating content.
– Course Material: Access well-crafted supporting resources.
– Group Work: Collaborate on discussions and case studies for practical insights.
– Workshops & Role-Play: Participate in immersive, scenario-based activities.
– Practical Application: Focus on applying theoretical knowledge in real situations.
– Post-Training Support: Receive extensive support after training for skill implementation.

Training Outline

Module 1: CFO Role in Modern Organizations

  • Program Overview and Objectives

  • Evolution of the CFO Role

  • Contemporary Responsibilities of CFOs

  • Strategic Partnerships and Business Expertise

Module 2: Strategic Finance and Leadership Skills

  • Leading the Strategic Finance Function

  • Aligning Financial Objectives with Business Strategy

  • Building and Managing a High-Performing Finance Team

  • Leading Transformation and Cultural Change

Module 3: Financial Management Frameworks

  • Value-Based Management Frameworks and Tools

  • Evaluation of Organizational Financial Policies and Practices

  • Setting Financial Objectives

  • Key Financial Issues: Shareholder Value, Capital Structure, Growth

Module 4: Strategy and Financial Metrics

  • Behavioural Finance and Personal Bias

  • Determining Organizational Strategy and Objectives

  • Levels of Strategy: Corporate, Business Unit, and Operational

  • Linking Strategic Choices to Financial Metrics

Module 5: Leadership, Culture, and Communication

  • Sustainable Leadership and Organizational Culture

  • Leading High-Performing Finance Teams

  • Strategic Communications and Investor Relations Strategy

  • Effective Communication Across Functions and Business Units

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