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This course focuses on the current and potential role of the CFO in crafting and implementing effective domestic and global growth strategies. 

Topics include current trends in CFO strategies affecting the development and execution of growth, strategic growth planning, financial analysis of proposed growth strategies, advantages and disadvantages of different types of organic and external growth strategies and the evolving role of the office of the CFO in driving growth.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the Key Trends Affecting Domestic/Global Growth Strategy Alternatives
  • Identify and Evaluate Key Advantages/Disadvantages of Organic vs. External Growth Strategies
  • Explore Best Practices in Crafting A Business Growth Plan
  • Explore the Understanding and Evaluating of the Risks & Benefits of Global Growth
Last updated/reviewed: April 09, 2018

11 Reviews (29 ratings)Reviews

5
Member's Profile
High level overview of developing and executing growth strategies...highlighted areas of focus to ensure growth strategy is more than just a nice but ineffective goal.
Anonymous Author
Disproportionate time spent on macro business trends. The core of the program was rushed, with important slides glossed-over.
4
Member's Profile
Good course covering the formulation of growth strategies from the perspective of the CFO.
5
Anonymous Author
Very good insight. Content provided valuable resources as to growth strategies.
3
Anonymous Author
Good synopsis of how CFO is becoming more of an overall business partner
5
Member's Profile
Thank you very much for the valuable course.
3
Member's Profile
The course was short and easy to follow
5
Member's Profile
Great course! Very informative.
4
Anonymous Author
Very good and helpful content
5
Member's Profile
Excellent job.
5
Member's Profile
Excellent

Prerequisites

Course Complexity: Intermediate

Prerequisite: Exposure to corporate strategy

 

Advanced Preparation: None

 

Education Provider Information

Company:
Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
Contact:
For more information regarding this course, including complaint and cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (408) 400- 3993 or send an e-mail to .
Course Syllabus
INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW
Executing Effective Growth Strategies
  9:09Key Macro Trends Affecting Business Growth and Strategic Planning
  14:38Analyzing the Workforce and Key Trends (Cont.)
  4:38The Evolving Role of the CFO in Driving Growth
  11:45Formulating Effective Growth Strategies
  12:29Variables Affecting the Selection of Growth Strategies
CONCLUSION
  1:57Course Summary
Continuous Play
  56:55The CFO’s Guide To Executing Effective Growth Strategies
SUPPORTING MATERIALS
  PDFSlides: Executing Effective Growth Strategies
  PDFExecuting Effective Growth Strategies Glossary/Index
REVIEW & TEST
  quizREVIEW QUESTIONS
 examFINAL EXAM