Critical Business Risks - Identifying Your Blind Spots

Description

Future of finance and other research has continually validated data points that risk management and planning is one of the core skillsets that businesses need to fine tune for business resilience. Risks abound all over and research shows that a comprehensive risk management strategy best positions companies to be successful. This course will provide a grounding in a variety of key risks which, if on your radar, will help you plan for those which might impact your business in unpredictable ways.

Highlights

Digitalization of society Public distrust in business Trade tensions The impact of transitioning towards the circular economy Economic and social inequalities The changing regulatory environment

Objectives

Recognize the transformative nature of a variety of key business risks. Identify the impact that these key business risks may have on business Recall important topics and conversations to be discussed regarding these key risks as they relate to business.

Designed For

CFOs, controllers, and VPs of finance, risk management professionals and CPA/CGMA business advisers



Leaders

Mark Conine

Mark currently serves as the President of Arkansas Development Finance Authority (ADFA), where he is responsible for administering the programs of ADFA, the management and day-to-day coordination of all financial activities, including bond issuance and redemption administration and compliance, investment management, agency budget, financial statement issuance, and supervision of the accounting, finance, loan servicing and purchasing departments. He was previoulsy chief financial officer and vice president of finance and administration at ADFA. Prior to joining ADFA Mark served for over 12 years as the Chief Financial Officer of the Arkansas Student Loan Authority (now a division of the ADFA). He has also served in Corporate Tax at Alltel Communications and practiced in the tax group of KPMG, LLP and Ernst & Young, LLP in Little Rock, Arkansas. Mark received a B.A. in Accounting from Ouachita Baptist University and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and Certified Global Management Accountant. He is a member of the Arkansas Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mark enjoys serving as a continuing professional education instructor in the areas of fraud, ethics, data analytics, and identity theft for the Arkansas Society of Certified Public Accountants and is a frequent speaker at state and local CPE conferences. Mark was named the Arkansas Society of Certified Public Accountants Mac Angel Discussion Leader for 2018. Mark gives back to his alma mater, Ouachita Baptist University, serving as a member of the Hickingbotham School of Business Alumni Board. Mark also serves on the Board of the Arkansas Baptist Foundation.