Dbriefs Webcast

Capital allocation: Recognizing bias in your decision making

Driving Enterprise Value

July 25 | 2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT

Host: Matt Soderberg, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP
1 Overview CPE credit | Specialized Knowledge

Whether launching a new product, investing in equipment, or weighing the merits of an acquisition, CFOs typically rely on their capital planning process to help shape high-stakes decisions. However, biases can sometimes manifest throughout the planning process and impact decisions. We'll discuss:

  • The prevalence of biases in capital planning.
  • Attributes of cognitive biases, such as optimism bias, expert bias, and narrow framing, and how to identify them.
  • How to strip away biases to decrease the likelihood of seeing the world through a single lens.

Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the perspectives to consider when making financial decisions.

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Charles Alsdorf

Charles Alsdorf

US Leader | Capital Efficiency

Charles is the Capital Efficiency leader for Deloitte Advisory and is a director and Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP. Chuck has more than 20 years of experience in valuation, strategy... More