VIRTUAL ONLY: Only Financial Officer 3.0: More Skills for Smaller Company Financial Managers


The title "Chief Financial Officer" is not an accurate description for what many financial managers do because the word "chief" implies the company has more than one degreed accountant. This seminar covers four major topics of importance to the financial manager who must do it all. We have designed Only Financial Officer 3.0 to give financial managers in small to medium-sized companies the high-level skills needed to act as a member of top management.


Managing People

  • Learn to inspire your people
  • Create a collaborative environment
  • Develop your team's skills

MS Word Advanced Features

  • Use feedback features to become a better writer
  • Make your documents look more professional
  • Learn time-saving tips

Pricing for Profitability

  • Where organizations make pricing mistakes
  • Why pricing must involve finance
  • How Finance Can Save the Bottom Line

Negotiating with Your Banker

  • Be your bank's best customer
  • Understand your bargaining position
  • Negotiate your covenants effectively

Cases and Group Discussion This seminar includes group discussion of five cases.


  • To provide participants with discussions of four topics that are important to OFOs.

Designed For

For people who are the only degreed accountant in small to medium-sized companies


Don Minges

Don Minges, MBA, is a fractional CFO who works in diverse industries at various stages. His expertise is in profitability enhancement, strategic planning, venture capital, mergers & acquisitions, consulting, turnarounds, economic forecasting, cost accounting and financial analysis. Don has experience raising equity and has invested equity into promising businesses. He has served on the Board of Directors for several firms. Don graduated with highest honors from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke. Don’s mission is to increase the value of the business.