Top Leadership Skills for Accounting Professionals
How important is upward mobility to you? There are a number of soft skills needed for personal and professional growth. The most successful leaders work on mastering these skills regularly. From effective time management to learning to work with difficult people, your career advancement could depend on the leadership skills you learn today.
This six-course bundle will cover a variety of interpersonal skills needed to be a more efficient leader in your business.
Time Management is a misnomer, as we all have the same 24 hours in a day. But how we set goals and prioritize that 24 hours is how we maximize the gift of time. In this session we discuss the urgent vs. the important, how to effectively set goals and prioritize all the tasks we must get done in a day, week or month.
In today’s volatile economic environment and business world, the art of managing has taken on a new meaning. Remote work, co-sourcing and alternating working arrangements have made the task of managing more complex. Management has never been easy. Even with hundreds of available resources, being in a management role can feel like stepping off a cliff with no lifeline when you are unprepared.
2020 was a unique year for all aspects of business. One thing it showed us was the importance of understanding the role of management and executing the process while understanding the workplace is made up of individuals of all generations, cultures and moral values. We have seen how expectations of millennials vs. "the older" generation can vary dramatically. Attitudes and reactions to simple, day to day management instruction can be interpreted in numerous ways. And expectations for work output can be varied.
We’ve all been there, trying to reason with an incredibly difficult person. The situation proves frustrating, maddening, and sometimes even frightening. The truth is you can’t reason with an unreasonable person. However, there are proven techniques to better manage such dicey situations.
Few financial professionals even consider the importance of building their executive presence and then they wonder why they don't have a seat or a voice at the executive boardroom table. In this series of six modules, you will learn how to elevate your own executive presence and achieve high levels of influence, leadership and make a strategic contribution inside your organization.
Some forecasts show that by 2025, millennials, born between 1980 and 2000, will make up 75% of the workforce. While all individuals are different, millennials have some common characteristics that affect their motivation and productivity in the workplace. This course describes these important personality characteristics and offers concrete suggestions for using this knowledge to enhance millennial employee satisfaction and productivity.
Total: 6 courses (14 CPE hours)