Course Detail(MP168 : Effective Finance Business Partnering)

MP168 : Effective Finance Business Partnering NEW

7.00 CPE Hours (Others)
Classroom


Programme Objective
 
The expectation of Finance function is changing. There is now a greater demand from the business for the Finance function to drive performance. Many organisations have started to invest and develop finance business partnering capabilities.
 
Going beyond the production of standard reports, finance business partners understand strategy and take the lead in multi-disciplinary conversations, help improve decision-making and ultimately boost the performance of the organisation.
 

Programme Outline


Redefine the Finance function – how business partnering is part of Finance’s job role?
 

  • Finance Business Partner is a finance professional working alongside other business areas, providing support and insights that drive better business performance
     

Discussion on the concept of Finance Business Partnering
 

  • What does it mean and why is it important now?
  • What does it entail and what is expected of the role?
  • Behaviour and mindset differentiator for being an effective finance business partner
     

Key traits of a Finance Business Partner:
 

  • Possess strong business acumen
    • To understand a company’s business model and profit model
    • To understand a company’s strategy/ the competitive environment/ commercial drivers/ processes/ systems
  • Possess strong process skills
    • To ask powerful questions
    • To facilitate stakeholder discussion and decision making
    • To provide financial leadership in business conversations
  • Relationship management
    • Ability to engage stakeholders of various levels
    • Build fast-track rapport and strong relationships

 
 
Training Methodology
Workshop with group discussions, case study and role play
 
Closing Date for Registration
1 week before programme or until full enrolment.

Intended For

Finance business partners, finance professionals who provide support to various business stakeholders and individuals who are interested in financial business partnering.

Competency Mapping

Others = 7.00 Hours

Schedule & Fees

Date & Time

17 Mar 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 337.05
For Non-Members: $ 404.46

Programme Facilitator(s)

James Leong C. Foo

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709

Date & Time

28 Aug 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 337.05
For Non-Members: $ 404.46

Programme Facilitator(s)

James Leong C. Foo

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709

Date & Time

24 Oct 2019 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

James Leong C. Foo

Testimonial

Funding

No funding Available!

Programme Facilitator(s)


James Leong C. Foo

Chartered Accountant (Singapore and Australia)

Adjunct Professor, National University of Singapore
Judge, Singapore Corporate Awards 2014-2015, Best Annual Report category
Gold Medalist Public Speaking (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art)
Toastmasters International Pan Southeast Asia Humour Champion
One of ten influential professional speakers in Singapore (Singapore Business Review)

 
James is a well sought after corporate trainer for Singapore’s top financial institutions, leading blue chip public listed companies and has trained extensively with many institutions of higher education such as Singapore Management University, Singapore Institute of Management, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and Singapore, Victoria University of Technology and Duke Corporate Education.  James teaches business and finance as a faculty member of NUS Law school and NUS SCALE (School of Continuing and Lifelong Education). His module is highly popular and consistently oversubscribed. He has presented regularly at professional forums, continuing professional education training, appeared on radio and investor education webcasts. James is well known for his dynamic presentation and ability to simplify complicated concepts in a simple, easy and fun way for his audience to understand and apply to achieve impactful results. 
 


Programme Objective
 
The expectation of Finance function is changing. There is now a greater demand from the business for the Finance function to drive performance. Many organisations have started to invest and develop finance business partnering capabilities.
 
Going beyond the production of standard reports, finance business partners understand strategy and take the lead in multi-disciplinary conversations, help improve decision-making and ultimately boost the performance of the organisation.
 

Programme Outline


Redefine the Finance function – how business partnering is part of Finance’s job role?
 

  • Finance Business Partner is a finance professional working alongside other business areas, providing support and insights that drive better business performance
     

Discussion on the concept of Finance Business Partnering
 

  • What does it mean and why is it important now?
  • What does it entail and what is expected of the role?
  • Behaviour and mindset differentiator for being an effective finance business partner
     

Key traits of a Finance Business Partner:
 

  • Possess strong business acumen
    • To understand a company’s business model and profit model
    • To understand a company’s strategy/ the competitive environment/ commercial drivers/ processes/ systems
  • Possess strong process skills
    • To ask powerful questions
    • To facilitate stakeholder discussion and decision making
    • To provide financial leadership in business conversations
  • Relationship management
    • Ability to engage stakeholders of various levels
    • Build fast-track rapport and strong relationships

 
 
Training Methodology
Workshop with group discussions, case study and role play
 
Closing Date for Registration
1 week before programme or until full enrolment.

Intended For

Finance business partners, finance professionals who provide support to various business stakeholders and individuals who are interested in financial business partnering.

Competency Mapping

Others = 7.00 Hours

Programme Facilitator(s)

James Leong C. Foo

Chartered Accountant (Singapore and Australia)

Adjunct Professor, National University of Singapore
Judge, Singapore Corporate Awards 2014-2015, Best Annual Report category
Gold Medalist Public Speaking (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art)
Toastmasters International Pan Southeast Asia Humour Champion
One of ten influential professional speakers in Singapore (Singapore Business Review)

 
James is a well sought after corporate trainer for Singapore’s top financial institutions, leading blue chip public listed companies and has trained extensively with many institutions of higher education such as Singapore Management University, Singapore Institute of Management, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and Singapore, Victoria University of Technology and Duke Corporate Education.  James teaches business and finance as a faculty member of NUS Law school and NUS SCALE (School of Continuing and Lifelong Education). His module is highly popular and consistently oversubscribed. He has presented regularly at professional forums, continuing professional education training, appeared on radio and investor education webcasts. James is well known for his dynamic presentation and ability to simplify complicated concepts in a simple, easy and fun way for his audience to understand and apply to achieve impactful results. 
 

Upcoming Schedule

Date & Time

17 Mar 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 337.05
For Non-Members: $ 404.46

Programme Facilitator(s)

James Leong C. Foo

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709