Strategic Cost Reduction & Performance Measurement for the Finance Function (CR1(M))

Venue: JW Marriott Hotel

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Event Date/Time: Apr 13, 2005 End Date/Time: Apr 14, 2005
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This 2-Day conference on "Strategic Cost Reduction & Performance Measurement" is specially designed to equip you with essential strategies and critical tools for carrying out effective cost and performance
management. Learn how Malaysia Airlines gained the buy-in of workforce by integrating individual values with organisation values, and how Total Sports Asia overcame the challenge of managing cash flow to achieve an improved liquidity position. Find out from Sistem Televisyen Malaysia the impact of its successful
implementation of cost reduction initiatives on the bottom line. Benefit from the insights of our senior financial managment experts and pick up the best practices in employing Effective Tax Planning, Strategic I.T. Management, Shared Services, Business Process Re-engineering, Competitive Benchmarking,Outsourcing and Balanced Scorecard to achieve financial strength and sustainable long term competitive
advantage for your organisation.

Discover How to Successfully Drive Down Costs
& Drive Up Company Performance Through:
- Successful Employee Buy-in
- Effective Tax Planning
- Business Process Outsourcing
- Effective Cash Flow Management
- Shared Services
- Strategic I.T. Management
- Competitive Benchmarking
- Business Process Management
- Balanced Scorecard

This conference also features an interactive panel discussion on Efficient Working Capital Management where experienced in-house finance practitioners from across industries will provide practical advice and workable techniques for improving the cash conversion cycle to build up a financially strong organisation.


Additional Information

12 Compelling Reasons Why You Should Attend: • Understand how to navigate communications channels to ensure effective communication and buy-in among employees into new business processes • Be updated on the latest regional taxation structure and identify tax deferral and tax savings opportunities • Tap the expertise of Malaysia Airlines in promoting a cost-cutting culture within the organisation • Hear from Total Sports Asia on the innovative strategies applied to ensure the most efficient use of its working capital • Be engaged in active and stimulating discussions with top Finance leaders on strategies to drive efficient working capital management • Gain practical advice on how to identify the functions for shared services and the key lessons learnt in overcoming the challenges • Take away actionable ideas on how to leverage on outsourcing while maintaining control and confidentiality • Find out how to choose the right I.T. investments for the organisation and the metrics to be used to measure the ROI • Gain insights on what key players are doing in the area of competitive benchmarking • Pick up best practices from Sistem Televisyen Malaysia on setting up effective cost controls that are in line with overall business objectives and the techniques used to evaluate the effectiveness • Acquire the critical skills of designing and fine-tuning the balanced scorecard to give an accurate picture of business functions • Network with senior finance professionals and leaders from various industries to exchange views and share ideas Who Should Attend This conference has been researched with and designed for: CFOs, Heads of Finance, VPs of Finance, Finance Directors, Financial Controllers, Treasurers, Financial Advisors as well as all directors & senior managers who are responsible for implementing cost reduction measures and developing strategies to enhance performance. TO REGISTER: Fax (65) 6227 1601 Call (65) 6372 2201 Email: