About BDO’s 2019 Webinar Series: Optimizing Operations

This two-part series is designed to educate and provide key takeaways for business executives and finance and accounting professionals. The series is produced and delivered by qualified professionals across BDO. One (1) hour of CPE may be earned for each of the six events. Please note: each course is complimentary, but registration is required.

Part One: Power Growth

The first part in our series focuses on helping organizations overcome challenges that may inhibit growth. Topics include managing inefficiencies to streamline processes, leveraging transitions in your organization to be more effective, and managing your finances in a global economy.




Crush Your Time Wasters

Thursday, January 17, 2019
3:00 to 4:00 PM ET
Speakers: Deborah Defer, Sarah Sullivan
Inefficiencies in your organization’s finance and accounting department can cause you a great deal of time and limit your ability to grow your business. Finding those areas where you can make improvements is key to success and can provide you with the time to focus on growth.
Following this webinar, attendees will be able to:                                             
  • Identify key inefficiencies that take valuable time away from management’s ability to focus on strategic priorities
  • Apply strategies to the organization, enabling more efficient processes and procedures
  • Identify a multitude of ways to enable team members to focus more of their time and energy on business growth

Unlock Value in a Transition

Thursday, March 14, 2019
3:00 to 4:00 PM ET
Speakers: Michael Ward, Melissa Panagides-Busch
Changes in your organization can serve as a disruptor to current processes and procedures. Utilize these changes to make transitions that will benefit your finance department, turning it from a pain point to a productivity center.
Following this webinar, attendees will be able to:       
  • Identify key triggers and organizational changes that can affect your finance and accounting department
  • Apply new procedures to ensure your finance and accounting department runs efficiently
  • Describe change management techniques to successfully optimize your transition


Complexities of Accounting in a Global World

Thursday, May 9, 2019
3:00 to 4:00 PM ET
Speakers: Deborah Shuster, Paul Dawson
When growing your business internationally, there are a multitude of items to consider – some that you may not even think of. From specific in-country requirements to technology risks, it is important to understand these complexities to successfully manage your global finance and accounting department.
Following this webinar, attendees will be able to:
  • Understand complexities of international accounting regimes, tax planning considerations and timelines for setting up overseas operations
  • Recognize accounting and employment reporting and compliance needs when managing operations in multiple countries
  • Understand key considerations in data privacy compliance


Part Two: Inside Innovation

Stay tuned for information about the second part in our series, Inside Innovation, which focuses on utilizing data and automation to ensure compliance readiness necessary for success. Topics include:
  • How to Improve Decision-Making
  • How to Find Automation Opportunities
  • Can Regulation Trigger Optimization?



Kelly Johnson
Business Services & Outsourcing National Leader
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