THE INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS OF KENYA
(Established under the Accountants Act, Laws of Kenya)
Theme: Driving sustainability and business continuity for enterprises through innovation & technology
Date: 1st March 2022
Venue: Sarova Stanley Hotel, Nairobi
The CFO role is a critical function in any organization. The CFO plays a key strategic part in positioning the organization for growth and future sustainability. In line with these responsibilities, it has been reported by CFOs that both the scale and pace of decision-making are vastly different than they were for their predecessors. This has been necessitated by the ever changing and dynamic business environment.
CFOs are charged with the responsibility of ensuring optimal strategic planning and business model re-engineering processes are carried out during and post the pandemic and thus it is very important for them to deeply understand how to navigate the risk -return hurdle when advising the business on critical business decisions and how to set smart targets and ensure their accomplishment.
Frequent data breaches and cyber security attacks have left organizations exposed to both Financial and Reputational risks that require a unified cyber-attack aversion approach by management and the board. While growth and cost management remain a key priority for most organizations there is an overarching concern over the need to place technology enablement in the priority list with the realization that decisions in the new age of a digital workplace will be data driven.
As the effects of the Covid 19 pandemic are being realized, it is a critical time for CFOs to develop the necessary skills that would necessitate the development of resilient return to work plans as well as strengthen the internal controls for the organizations they oversee. The seminar will provide an avenue for CFOs to share knowledge and key lessons on critical governance aspects regarding the main strategic priorities for businesses in the region during the recovery period.
It is against this backdrop that the Institute has organized a forum for the CFOs to meet and discuss how to put in place the requisite strategies to ensure business continuity and sustainability both during this period of the pandemic and beyond.
i. Re-looking at sustainability and effective cash flow management strategies for CFOs
ii. Sustainability perspectives from the Consumer and Industrial Product sectors
iii. CFOs as key drivers of the technology and innovation agenda
iv. Managing remotely – lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic
v. Business Continuity Planning and setting up resilient internal controls
vi. Business Process Re- Engineering during and post the pandemic- A review of the critical business processes that were affected by the disruption
Continuous Professional Development Units (CPD Units):
Members of ICPAK and reciprocating professional bodies will be awarded 7 CPD Units upon successfully attending and participating in the forum.
Chief Finance Officers, Finance Directors and Finance Managers
Charges for the training will be Kes 7,000/= which will cover workshop fees, materials, and e-certificates of attendance
We call on Seminar participants to note that booking for is available only online at www.icpak.com/events and will close two hours before the training session. Delegates are reminded to note that online booking for training sessions is mandatory. This is available either online at www.icpak.com/events or on the ICPAK Live – A smart phone-based application that is available from google store.
National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) Reimbursement:
The Institute is registered as a trainer with National Industrial Training Authority. The Institute’s registration number is DIT/TRN/47. Participants who are registered levy contributors should apply to NITA for reimbursement of their fees. Please note that this is applicable for Kenyan citizens only and subject to NITA regulations. Remember that to qualify you should apply to NITA for approval prior to the date of the conference. Further details can be obtained from their website (www.nita.go.ke)