CFO Series: Balance Sheet Management (2 Consecutive AM Sessions)
Monday, April 11, 2022 - Tuesday, April 12, 2022 | 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Course # 127074 | by Executive Education Inc.
Members SAVE $150
Speakers: Don Minges
Time: 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Total Credits: 8.0
Earn Up To: 6.0 AA, 2.0 OT credits
Level: Intermediate
Vendor: Executive Education Inc.

What you will learn

The CFO Series provides extensive case study analysis and many opportunities for group discussion.


The CFO Series provides a convenient, one-stop way for CFOs and those who aspire to be CFOs, to an entire year of CPE with a single decision. Each day consists of an expert leading discussions about four different topics. The CFO Series features high-quality presentations and an interactive, executive level colleague-to-colleague approach with case studies, group discussions, and team exercises. Each topic and each day stands on its own. If you are not sure about making a multi-day commitment, sign up for just a single day. We think you will come back for more!

Register early to take advantage of the best price! Please note, discounted pricing is already reflected in the online price. No promo code is needed.
Through March 14: $299 MICPA Members / $449 Non-Members
March 15 - March 28: $319 MICPA Members / $469 Non-Members
March 29 - April 11: $339 MICPA Members / $489 Non-Members

Management experience helpful

Advanced Preparation:

Balance Sheet Management: The Least Understood Risk

Most companies manage their income statement, but many organizations virtually ignore the balance sheet until balance sheet problems create seemingly insurmountable problems. This session discusses how to analyze and manage your financial statements more holistically, allowing you to identify and correct balance sheet issues early. The session will also examine several crucial ideas you can incorporate into your analyses to enhance performance and reduce risk. Every organization needs these skills!

Objective: To see your organizations balance sheet as other’s see it; and how leverage affects debt capacity and risk.

The Cost of Capital: Why You Should Use It

Every business needs capital, and capital has a cost. Debt and equity providers demand a return and the combination is the organization’s cost of capital. This session discusses how to calculate the cost of capital, how to use it to make superior business decisions and some common ways organizations misuse this number. Who should understand your organization’s Cost of Capital? You should! Even if you are not yet the CFO, you need to thoroughly understand the Cost of Capital and its use. Knowing the Cost of Capital allows managers to literally “Get the biggest bang for the buck.” If you want to enhance your corporate finance skills, this session is for you.

Objective: To understand why your organization’s capital costs matter; and how to calculate your organizations cost of capital.

Debt versus Equity: Which Will Your Organization Need Next?

Your organization needs capital and there are numerous financing alternatives. How do you choose whether to raise debt or equity? What are the key considerations and the advantages of each? This session will provide real examples and detail the process to decide between debt and equity. Why would one be a better choice today and the other be a better choice tomorrow? If you want to enhance your corporate finance skills, this session is for you.

Objective: Learn the merits of various types of financing and how to tell what type of financing your organization should seek next.

Build Your Personal Net Worth

By the nature of our work and training, financial professionals are more sophisticated than the general population about their own personal finances. However, sometimes we spend so much time planning our company's future that we neglect or defer taking steps to build our own personal net worth. If you are dissatisfied with the speed that you are accumulating savings, this session will help put you on the right track. Even if you are meeting your goals, this session will provide insights and ideas that will add to and reinforce what you may already be doing.

Objective: See what millionaires do differently and learn strategies for building your portfolio.

This series is for people who are, or aspire to be, chief financial officers. The discussions will be most appropriate for people in medium-sized organizations.


  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Don Minges
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