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  $35.00 - 45.00 |   CPE: 1.0 |   Business Learning Institute |   Jul 2017 |   Specialized Knowledge and Applications |   AICPA Store
Who Will Benefit?
  • CPAs
  • Industry accounting and finance staff
  • C-level corporate officers
Key Topics
  • Mission, strategy and operational views
  • Governance and the product concept
  • Planning horizons
  • Determinants of demand
  • Elasticity of demand
  • Key performance indicators
  • Board criteria
  • Critical success factors
Learning Objectives

This course will prepare you to do the following:

  • Identify and analyze a company's Product Concept.
  • Recognize Mission versus Strategic versus Operational views.
  • Analyze and understand the various planning horizons.
  • Identify key critical success factors in an organization.
  • Identify corporate Board Criteria.

Nearly seven years after the Great Recession, economic and political uncertainty continues to plague business decision-making and the roles and responsibilities of CPAs continue to expand. Part of a new series, this one-hour course will explore key economic, governance and regulatory issues that will have a substantial impact on financial and accounting decisions for years to come.

Governance and the Board will examine and walk-through the keys to effective governance and how to deal with a board of directors. Special focus will be given to the role of the financial professional in analyzing the effectiveness of various boards, and how establishing critical success factors can lead to more effective governance.

This course has been developed by the Business Learning Institute. The Business Learning Institute, Inc. 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 final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Website:

Topics covered:
  • Management accounting: Business: Strategy, Intermediate