As the pace of change accelerates and new technologies emerge, it will become more and more critical to develop your team’ skill sets.
Over half of finance leaders surveyed for our report Re-inventing Finance for a Digital World said that the competencies of their teams must “change significantly” over the next three years as technology takes over routine tasks. This complements additional research released with Oracle, which found that only 10% of finance teams have the skills to support the organization’s digital ambitions. So, how do you empower your team to develop the capabilities that you need so you can tackle strategic priorities and act as a business partner in every corner of your organization?
There is an unprecedented need for skills such as strategic thinking, collaboration, communication, negotiation and influence. CFO’s can help their teams develop and enhance their skills through a structured and sustainable approach to learning such as the CGMA Finance Leadership Program. The CGMA Finance Leadership Program includes world-class learning and assessment solutions designed to help your finance team grow into strategic business partners. Once the program is completed, candidates are fully prepared for their CGMA exam and hold a prestigious global professional designation. The program’s online, personalized learning experience helps finance professionals to develop the digital, technical, business, leadership, and people skills critical in business today. As professionals progress through the learning, the core competencies transition from technical proficiencies to the business and leadership expertise needed to become a strategic finance leader. Programs such as the CGMA Finance Leadership Program enable the building of strategic, collaborative and communicative skills are essential to becoming a 21st century CFO.