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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.
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.
As companies start to plan for year-end 2019, many could benefit from insights on relevant financial reporting matters. What are the issues identified and lessons learned that may be important to consider as year-end approaches? Participants will learn about important developments and their potential impacts on financial reporting for taxes.
In today's dynamic business and regulatory environments, internal audit, compliance, enterprise risk managers, and others conducting risk assessments have the opportunity to expand their capabilities. How can they leverage cognitive risk-sensing analytics to detect emerging risks and anticipate disruptions? Participants will identify how cognitive risk sensing can enable the internal audit function of the future and help organizations protect and create value.
Human trafficking is one of the world's fastest-growing illegal activities, and some businesses may unknowingly enable it. What should company executives know? Participants will explore facets of human trafficking and examine ways businesses might help address it.
The importance of high-quality data and analytics for the controllership function often resonates but is rarely executed using a consistent framework and strategy. How can the controllership function better align the promise of data and analytics with the value it actually provides? Participants will examine recent trends in data and analytics for controllership and explore how other organizations are maximizing the benefits of these technologies.
Topping board and committee agendas in 2019 were topics including board composition and compensation, as well as corporate social purpose. Which issues may demand focus from the board and committees in 2020? Participants will identify topics expected to drive board and committee agendas in 2020.