CFO Best Practices for Increasing Team Productivity & Managing a Top Performing Team

Learn new leadership techniques to increase productivity and better manage a top performing team.
Management & Leadership / People & Culture / Talent Management

CFO Team Productivity Execsense

Format          55 Minute Lesson
Chapters       7
Skill Level     New to Topic
Audience      CFO
Includes       Access for 1 year. Stream on all devices.

Course Description

In this lesson, ExecSense examines the traits of top-performing CFOs and their financial teams. Learn what you need to be doing now to ensure your employees are engaged and motivated for the long-term.

The lesson is led by expert Dr. Liz Mellon (Executive Director – Duke Corporate Education) who will discuss what leadership traits you must possess and what adjustments you as CFO can make today to most effectively lead your team.

In this session, you will learn:

  • Everything you need to know about providing strong organizational support and motivational tools to your employees
  • When setting goals is appropriate, how to make them attainable, and strategies for ensuring employees are on the right track
  • How to develop a streamlined process for monitoring team performance effectively
  • The traits successful leaders share, as well as tips to encourage those qualities in your team
  • Case studies featuring like-minded CFOs who have mastered team-building and leadership exercises to improve morale and performance

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ExecSense Speaker

Dr. Elizabeth Mellon
Duke Corporate Education and Former London Business School Professor
Business Leadership & Development


A leading business educator, Dr. Elizabeth (Liz) Mellon is considered one of the world’s foremost authorities on leadership development, and has contributed to the development of public service leadership through her early research and teaching interests.

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Clients range from The New York Times and the BBC to the mining giant, Rio Tinto. Liz co-founded the London office for Duke in 2000 and later served as Regional Managing Director India. Before joining Duke Corporate Education, Liz was Professor of Organizational Behavior at the London Business School.

Her recent books are Inside the Leader’s Mind: Five Ways to Think Like a Leader, published by FT Prentice Hall in 2011 and The New CFOs, published by Kogan Page in 2012. Her book on strategy execution through leadership co-authored with Simon Carter, The Strategy for Execution, will be published by McGraw-Hill in December 2013.

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