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Risk and assurance are two sides of the same coin, and innovative analytical solutions are helping organizations better understand and visualize the relationships between the two. Now, assurance mapping and risk modeling tools help management calibrate and focus resources to optimize assurance activities and right-size risk posture. Participants will learn how analytics innovations can help balance risk with the right assurance.
As organizations look to increase shareholder value, they may seek ways to manage their capital requirements and usage with greater effectiveness and efficiency. This increasingly involves looking to more effectively manage their balance sheets in addition to focusing on data and process improvements. Participants will learn how robust capital management practices may help drive increased risk-adjusted profitability and value creation, better enabling business decisioning and regulatory compliance.
Facing a variety of pressures, treasury executives are trying to solve traditional challenges while navigating new disrupters. How can digital technologies help turn challenges into opportunities and enhance the value of the treasury function? Participants will gain new perspectives on how businesses are transforming their treasury functions and how operating models, talent, and technology can help meet current and future needs.
At the same time consumers, patients, and citizens are increasingly questioning how their data is being used by organizations, boards and C-suites are asking how the ethics surrounding artificial intelligence (AI) could affect their organization. Could AI ethics also have broader implications for society as a whole? Participants will learn about AI ethics as a boardroom topic and how leadership can proactively mobilize to respond.
The finance function is facing a new frontier in which CFOs are expected to drive growth strategies, demonstrate agility, deliver real-time simulation capabilities, and still provide effective risk management. What role do ERP systems play in this new world, and how can they help change the way finance operates by introducing advanced technical capabilities? Participants will gain a basic understanding of S/4HANA's capabilities and how other companies are approaching, executing, and reaping benefits from their transformation journey.
Ethics and compliance program effectiveness is a growing concern for business leaders. How can a data-driven, programmatic approach go beyond compliance to create added value for an organization? Participants will hear from Anheuser-Busch InBev's Vice President of Ethics and Compliance about how its compliance program has been elevated from cost center to value-added partner to the business.
Do you know what issues the standard-setters and regulators have been addressing lately? We've been monitoring their projects and will discuss: Participants will gain a new understanding of these and other important accounting issues and developments for the quarter.