CFO/Controller & Financial Professional Updates Seminar Series:

Strategy, Macro-Economics, and the External Environment

Date & Time: March 31, 2021
8:00 AM to 3:30 PM US Eastern
CPE Credit Hour(s): 8.00
Location: Online Webinar
Group: Business Learning Institute


Strategic plans represent one out of three components of integrated business plans. This course will provide a comprehensive overview of contemporary trends and techniques that are employed by business managers to define, manage, and control the strategic functions of the firm within the macro-economic environment.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will possess:

The ability to assess the micro-economic and other internal environmental factors that impact the firm.
The skill to perform relevant high-level financial and operational assessments for planning and management purposes.
The knowledge to integrate these assessments into a synergistic business plan.

Major Topics

The Integrated Reporting Framework
Sustainability, Climate Change and Global Energy Trends
Cyber Espionage, Cyber Warfare, and Cyber Security
Social Migration and International Governance
Domestic Economic and Social Policies
The Five Elements of Strategic Planning
Definitions of Economic Value
Data Analytics and Business Intelligence

Discussion Materials