Communicating financial information with impact
Member price: £272 + VAT
Non-member price: £320 + VAT
Please note, the ICAS member discount will be applied after checkout.
Glasgow, 18 July 2018
Edinburgh, 17 October 2018
Finance Directors, CFOs, CEOs and others at all levels of an organisation all want clearly communicated information. The temptation is to spend a huge amount of time on creating visuals and reports that confuse instead of highlighting clear conclusions or recommendations.
Being able to deliver complex & technical financial information professionally, effectively and concisely in a way that engages and influences key, often senior stakeholders is a crucial skill for those in financial roles. It will contribute to improved decision making in your organisation and help to drive financial health, performance and success. It will also ensure that the finance team are adding value rather than cost.
This will be an energetic, engaging and highly practical one-day workshop on how to powerfully present and cleverly communicate financial information effectively and with impact both verbally and in writing. It is highly participative with plenty of activities and discussions to embed the learning.
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Full speaker list
All of our presenters are experts in Business and Financial Management and have worked in the fields that they deliver courses on. All have experience in either the private or public sector, with some having worked in both sectors. Our key speakers have held senior positions in a range of organisation including the FTSE 100. The Programme Manager of this division has held leading roles in organisations such as Boots, Reed Elsevier and Sainsbury's.
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The Who, What, When, Where & Why of communicating both written and verbal financial information
How we communicate financial information
Successful strategies for approaching others
Considering impact of our own body language and tone on others
‘What – So what – Now what’ model
Useful model for ensuring complete & concise information whilst assisting detailed, analytical accountants; GET TO THE POINT!
Introduction to P.A.C.E. model of communication
What the P.A.C.E. model is
How to use the P.A.C.E. model effectively when communicating financial information
Considering your audience; understanding and adapting to your audience to ensure maximum engagement
Content & Clarity
How to de-jargonise the finance report
Tips, tools & techniques to keep finance reports meaningful, relevant and helpful, clear, complete and concise for senior stakeholders and colleagues who may be non-financial.
Questioning techniques and listening skills
Engagement - how to tell the story of the numbers and bring those numbers to life
Communicating numbers specifically; smart ways of delivering financial information including improved visuals & written analysis
Including use of graphs and charts
Report writing tips
Group work on taking request for information and communication and re-working it in groups.
Team presentations to demonstrate & improve on skills learned.
Complete Action Plans
Tel: 0330 060 3303