Effective business forecasting - Melbourne

Venue: RACV Club

Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Event Date/Time: Feb 21, 2012 End Date/Time: Feb 22, 2012
Registration Date: Feb 10, 2012
Early Registration Date: Dec 21, 2011
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Melbourne: 21 – 22 February 2012, RACV Club

Register by 21 December and SAVE up to $285 with the early-bird discount!

Claim up to 16 CPD hours

Decision-making that boosts value creation is strongly influenced by a robust and confident forecast. By identifying opportunities, danger zones and optimising resources; an effective forecast will enable you to boost your foresight and mitigate risks for your organisation.

With a dynamic mix of industry presenters and subject matter experts from corporate, government and small to medium sized enterprise, attend this conference to learn from their wealth of experience, delivered through case studies and hands-on illustrations of forecasting tools and techniques.

What’s new for 2012?
• Two hands-on master classes which will include the use of personal laptops to design and test forecasting models
• Eleven new, experienced presenters from a wide range of fields including government, small to medium private enterprise and multi-national corporations
• New sessions on financial analytics and proactive decision making

Key benefits:
• Experience both conference and interactive master class sessions across two informative days
• Examine different company forecasting approaches and emerging trends applicable to private enterprises and government sectors
• Learn from real-life case studies and gain practical experience with financial models that can be applied in the work place
• Uncover the tricks and traps to avoid in order to achieve better forecasting results
• Discover how to effectively engage key stakeholders throughout the forecasting process
• Network with like-minded industry peers experiencing similar challenges

Who should attend?
• Management accountants
• Financial managers
• Analysts
• Financial analysts
• Financial controllers
• Chief financial officers

Keynote speakers

David Spong FCPA - Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Director Finance and Business Services (Australia NZ Pacific Islands) Ericsson Australia
Michael Knox - Chief Economist and Director of Strategy RBS Morgans
Justin Smirk - Senior Economist Westpac
Tony Alizzi FCPA - Chief Financial Officer HP Financial Services Asia Pacific

Highlight speakers

Evan Stubbs - Solution Manager, Advanced Analytics SAS Australia and New Zealand; Board member, Institute of Analytics Professionals of Australia
Rickard Wärnelid - Principal Corality Financial Group
Margaret Thompson CPA - Team Leader Budget Management Department of Transport
Terry Simmonds - Manager Forecasting Reengineering Telstra Innovation, Products and Marketing Finance Telstra
Don Graham FCPA - Managing Director BusinessNAV
Christopher Teniswood - Principal Pinpoint Solutions
Shanta Hallock - Principal Investment Analyst Department of Transport

Visit www.cpaaustralia.com.au/ebf for full details and to register online or call CPA Australia event enquiries on 1300 857 705


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Visit www.cpaaustralia.com.au/ebf for full details and to register online or call CPA Australia event enquiries on 1300 857 705