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  • Report visualisation: from concept to deployment

    This report analyses how multimedia technology is providing insight around business performance and improving the speed of decision making through graphically presenting patterns, trends and correlations.

  • Six rules to delivering a powerful financial presentation

    Public speaking, the number one fear of most people, can be overcome. Analyse one of the key soft skills that accountants need to possess in order to engage stakeholders and help decision making.

  • Keeping business clean: a CGMA guide to countering fraud and corruption

    This briefing report outlines recent developments and trends on fraud and corruption globally and the role of the management accountant in helping establish best practice in their organisation. It offers guidance to a range of resources and reading materials.

  • CGMA Cybersecurity Tool

    Cybersecurity is one of the central issues and risks in today’s global economy. Cyber attacks are no longer a question of if, but a question of when.

  • CGMA Business model global consultation

    Business models are often misunderstood and lack consistency. Most businesses use the term ‘business model’ but do not follow any particular processes or frameworks in order to create and manage them. Our work intends to change this.

  • Cost Transformation Model

    The CGMA cost transformation model is designed to help businesses to achieve and maintain cost competitiveness.

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Building world class businesses for the long term

Short-term thinking by both companies and their investors is widely seen as a key fault behind the global financial crisis. It seems, from the current discourse, that businesses need only shift to a longer term outlook and act in a socially responsible manner for all their – and the world’s – problems to be solved.

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Financial reporting supply chain

Financial reporting has changed radically over the past ten years. New technology and more sophisticated performance metrics have increased the amount and quality of information generated by businesses. The accounting standards environment has become more international, and governance continues to be a major issue for management, shareholders and regulators, focusing them on the quality of corporate reporting.

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Justin Ye discusses innovation

CFO at Sirius Well Manufacturing Justin Ye ACMA CGMA.

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Paul Young, CPA, CGMA

Legendary performance at 'America's most convenient bank'

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Forging a path in global tax technology services

Thomson Reuters' Tax and Accounting Director of Client Advisory and Strategy Lauren Kovar combines her passion for technology and her accounting experience to create transformative change in global tax operations.

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The extended value chain

Naomi Smith ACMA, CGMA, FRSA, Head of Policy Research at CIMA talks about the extended value chain.

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Finance-driven innovation in the Russian market - Eleonora Oleynikova

Eleonora Oleynikova KPMG's Russia Finance Director discusses short term pressure and long term success.

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Priyan Fernando FCMA, CGMA discusses innovation

Executive Vice President of Global Services at American Express Priyan Fernando FCMA CGMA.

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Jonathan Blackmore discusses innovation

EMEIA Risk Sub Service Line Leader at Ernst & Young Jonathan Blackmore.

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Dealing with the unknown

Leading in uncertain times by rethinking the design of management accounting and reporting systems.

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