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Organizational change is happening at an ever-increasing rate, and leaders are being challenged to inspire their teams and reach goals while navigating competing demands. Discuss how leaders can be effective during times of change by leading with both courage and compassion.
Businesses today are facing more risk and exposure than in the past. Budgets are tight due to an ever-changing economy. While no two businesses are alike and many factors go into the financing of risk; predicting and planning for the future is essential. Obtain a broad overview of coverage and trends for 2018.
With claims of sexual harassment in the workplace hitting newsstands everywhere, employers are well-advised to ensure that their anti-discrimination and harassment policies are well-known and enforced. Prevention and thorough workplace investigations are the best ways to manage risk and foster a safe and healthy workforce. Learn the basics of federal laws that prohibit discrimination on the job and walk away equipped with tools to help supervisors spot, prevent and investigate claims of unlawful discrimination, harassment and retaliation.
This session will focus on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that passed in late 2017. The new legislation represents the largest tax overhaul since 1986. Find out what it means for you and how your Form 1040 will be impacted.
Discuss the major national, regional and local drivers of the health care industry, specifically related to an academic medical center, as the presenter is the current CFO of the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Health System. Discover mitigation strategies and the changing role of finance in health care.
For those whose 2016 strategic plan allocated resources needed for a Trump Administration, British withdrawal from the European Union and Russian-sponsored cyber attacks, you don't need to hear this talk. For the rest of us without a crystal ball, perhaps it’s time to examine the lessons we learned in business school and ask what's relevant and what's not.
Step through the Negotiator's Guide to Strategy — how to set a relevant outcome goal with the necessary agility to flex tactics as we confront ambiguous markets, unpredictable politics and unexpected technology jumps. Take an uncomfortable look at how "certainty" can dig holes and tips for navigating the ambiguous era in which we’re operating.
Computer technologies have helped our businesses be more productive and get more done with fewer resources. The next major wave of technologies is arriving now and you’ll want to choose from various technologies and solutions that fit your needs. During this session, discuss topics including artificial intelligence, blockchain, big data and machine learning. Explore examples of products that have been delivered or will be delivered in each category soon, so you can take away a practical selection and how-to cookbook.
In this rapidly evolving world, technology is changing how we work and live more than ever before. And accounting isn’t immune to this evolution — according to a Deloitte and Accenture study, robotics is predicted to automate or eliminate 40% of basic accounting work by 2020. The best time to prepare for the future of the profession? Right now. Even if your business hasn’t felt the impact yet, major changes are coming. This session will lay out some of those upcoming changes, how they will impact your organization and what you can do to face them head on.
Explore the realities of cybersecurity, including the risks and compliance aspects for protecting yourself and your business. This session is designed to be a primer for the cybersecurity and IT issues you should consider as our world becomes more technology-focused.
It may have appeared to be the end of one of central Virginia’s most popular businesses when the family owning Ukrop’s Super Markets, Inc. decided to sell its 26-store chain to Royal Ahold (Martin’s) in 2010.
In this session, hear Bobby Ukrop discuss his family’s decision to sell their retail grocery business. His two sons-in-law, Scott Aronson and Chris Kantner, and long-time associate/chief financial officer, John Zeheb, will share how they are striving to transform the 30-year-old food manufacturing division (which produces premium-quality chilled prepared foods and baked goods) into a thriving regional brand.
CPAs must stay abreast of current developments, and this session well help you gain a quick understanding of the top five issues in financial accounting and disclosures. Executives, managers and others responsible for accounting and reporting will benefit from this overview of the most important recent pronouncements and hot topics impacting financial reporting. Through interactive peer-to-peer sharing, walk away with knowledge of the most important guidance affecting your business.
Explore the effects of tax reform on corporate profits and overall economic growth. Focus on global investment opportunities and specific industry outlooks.
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