Communicating financial information with impact

Date:
18 July 2018
Time:
9:30am-4:30pm
Location:
Edinburgh, Glasgow

Member price: £263.50 + VAT

Non-member price: £310 + VAT

Please note, the ICAS member discount will be applied after checkout.


Glasgow, 18 July 2018
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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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Speaker

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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Content

The Who, What, When, Where & Why of communicating both written and verbal financial information

How we communicate financial information
Body language
Tone
Words
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

Location

Edinburgh, Glasgow

Contacts

BPP
Tel: 0330 060 3303
Email: ldicas@bpp.com

Topics

  • Business and Financial management
  • Leadership and management
  • Scotland
  • Training courses
  • Edinburgh
  • Glasgow and West

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