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MBA Express: Building a Strong Professional Network
Management Accounting
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MBA Express: Building a Strong Professional Network

Networking skills are one of the most powerful tools accountants and finance professionals can develop. Learn the four steps to build a strong network and more in this webcast.

$35 - $45
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Format

Webcast

Date

May 07, 2021

NASBA Field of Study

Communications and Marketing

Level

Basic

CPE Credits

1

Author(s)

Peter Margaritis, Jennifer Elder

Availability

3 months

Product Number

BLI3050086

 Business & partner 
Product Details

Building a network takes commitment and energy

Having a strong network is crucial in launching an idea or plan, developing new business and clients, reducing costs in recruiting and leveraging your career.

In this webcast, you'll learn the necessary steps and best practices.

Key Topics

  • Building your network
  • Social network
  • Professional network
  • Cliques versus entrepreneurial network
  • Types of influential people
  • Following-up with new clients

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify network types
  • Identify four steps to building your network
  • Recognize key influencers for building your network
  • Recognize best practices when attending conferences or business networking events

Who Will Benefit

  • CPAs
  • Corporate finance teams
  • Business leaders
  • Other financial professionals
Credit Info
CPE Credits
1
NASBA Field of Study
Communications and Marketing
Level
Basic
Prerequisites
None
Access
This is a live event. You will have access on the date/time of broadcast and the archive for 3 months after the broadcast date.
Duration
1h
Pricing
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Nonmembers
$45.00
AICPA Members
$35.00

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Speakers
Peter Margaritis
Peter Margaritis, CPA, CGMA, CSP, is a keynote speaker, communication strategist, and improv virtuoso. Peter is the author of two books, Improv Is No Joke: Using Improvisation to Create Positive Results in Leadership and Life and Taking the Numb Out of Numbers: Explaining and Presenting Financial Information with Confidence and Clarity. Peter works with financial professionals to help adapt their mindset and believes that strong communication skills are the most effective way of delivering technical knowledge and building strong business relationships. The underlying premise in everything Peter does is the power of applied improvisation. He focuses his strategies using two powerful words, YES AND along with the concept of listening to understand. This strategy promotes a better connection with customers and clients leading to higher profits and higher retention of employees. Peter has delivered over 500 keynote speeches and workshops in 38 states in the U.S. and across Canada and the Caribbean. His clients range from Fortune 500 companies to family-owned businesses, national, regional & local public accounting firms, and national and state associations. Peter earned his Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the University of Kentucky, a Master’s Degree in Accountancy from Case Western Reserve University and he is a licensed, non-practicing, CPA in Ohio. He has worked for companies such as Price Waterhouse, Victoria Secret Catalogue (not as a model), two large banking institutions and has managed restaurants in his day. Don’t be surprised – he is Greek. He was also an assistant professor of accounting and taught in the MBA program at THE Ohio Dominican University in Columbus, OH. Peter is also a blogger, writer, humorist and a podcaster. His podcast, Change Your Mindset can be found on his website, along with iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play. You can visit his website (petermargaritis.com) to watch his videos and read his promotional resources which include a variety of magazine articles, along with his weekly blog. Peter lives in Westerville, OH with his wife, 17-year-old son, and two Labrador retrievers. His passion is his family and improvisation, along with a love of humor, and at times he performs both improv and stand-up comedy.
Jennifer Elder
Jennifer Elder specializes in making the financially complicated simple, awesomely simple. She has seen all sides of the accounting profession starting in public accounting, was an Accounting Department Chair, and CFO in the private sector. She has worked in manufacturing and distribution, residential construction and development, software development, and angel investing. She is also involved in non-profits, sitting on the Board of Directors of Rude Ranch Animal Rescue. Jennifer is currently President of The Sustainable CFO, helping business owners, executives, and CPAs enhance their success skills and find that elusive work-life balance. She also assists businesses in developing a strategy for integrating sustainability into strategic plans and day-to-day operations. In addition, Jennifer teaches finance at Antioch University New England, is a trainer with the AICPA and Business Learning Institute, and is a contributing writer for TriplePundit. When it comes to instruction, Jennifer believes that in order for training to be effective it must be: approachable, applicable, interactive, and interesting. She focuses on finding the essence of a topic, explaining so that it can be understood at all levels, illustrates with real-life examples, creates opportunities to apply the knowledge, and does it with an infectious enthusiasm. Her goal is to ensure that everyone walks away with something they can use and apply immediately
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MBA Express: Building a Strong Professional Network
May 07, 2021
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