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FAR November Webinar - CFO Financial Communications and Interactions with Boards

  • 09 Nov 2021
  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Webinar


  • All Membership Levels - Free

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FAR Webinar: CFO Financial Communications and Interactions with Boards

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT | Location: Zoom Webinar (Group Internet Based) 

Description: During a time of great disruption and uncertainty, bold Executive Officer fiscal and financial leadership is needed to meet the challenge brought on by difficult decisions, not hesitating to lead and drive change during a time of challenges and adversity. Explore the power active financial officers must have to lead, be innovative, effect change and reposition a nonprofit organization. The ability to effect change is directly related to how well you can communicate, message, provide financial reports, and interact with board members and other volunteer leadership. Learn about how effective CFO’s have up their game improving their financial communications and opportunities to interact with Boards.

Presenters: A. Michael Gellman, CPA, CGMA, Co-Founding Principal Partner, Fiscal Strategies 4 Nonprofits LLC (FS4N)

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn about how empathy needs to be incorporated into financial problem solving, messaging, and communications.  
  • Explore how to better prepare for board and finance committee meetings that are occurring mostly in a virtual format and how to prep for these meetings and improve outcomes.
  • Learn how to provide financial information in a format that is easier to understand and comprehend and helps with performance and impact assessments.
  • Explore other strategies that will help financial executives to better connect with nonprofit Boards to advance strategic planning and innovative change.  

Knowledge Level: Overview

Field of Study: Business Management & Organization 

Prerequisites: No prerequisite is required.

Advanced Preparation: No

CPE Credit: 1

If you would like to receive your CPE or CAE for this event, please email hq@far-roundtable.org or indicate your request when prompted during the registration process.  

FAR is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State Boards of Accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual course for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org

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Termination Right: You may terminate your purchase or membership at any time, however, whether you receive a refund is based on FAR’s Policy set forth below.

Refund Policy: Requests for a refund must be made within ten (10) business days from your date of purchase. FAR will issue the refund, minus any non-refundable fees within thirty days.

All terminations and requests for refunds must be made by emailing hq@far-roundtable.org

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Program Cancellation Policy: In the event of a program cancellation, you will immediately be notified by email. Further information and details will be disclosed about future education session dates as it becomes available.

Internal Complaint Contact Person: For more information regarding administrative polices such as complaints, please contact: Donna Tschiffely, Executive Director1325 G Street NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005 | Email: executivedirector@far-roundtable.org | Phone: 703-971-1116

For more information contact the FAR office at: 1325 G Street NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005 or email (hq@far-roundtable.org). 

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