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Upcoming Events for CFOs
May 2024 - July 2024
Grab a spot at one of Alena's upcoming events (face to face AND live online)!
Upcoming Events for CFOs May 2024 - July 2024
Grab a spot at one of Alena's upcoming events (face to face AND live online)!
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Join our networking sessions, workshops, and breakfast meetings to exchange ideas with industry peers, absorb fresh strategies, and elevate your leadership. Don't just adapt to change, drive it. Secure your place at our next event today.
Beyond the Boardroom Retreat
(members only event)

A premium space to CFOs on the path to CEO

For those members of the CFO Boardroom community that are elevating beyond Playmaker into the CEO role. Beyond the Boardroom provides the space for that elevation to occur.
Date: Monday & Tuesday, May 13-14
Location: Noonanweena
In the Boardroom: End of Financial Year special event
(members only event)

Exclusively for members of The CFO Boardroom program

This exclusive high performance coaching program and platinum community is for value-driven CFOs who want to drive certainty for their businesses and pursue excellence.
Get regular support, tools, templates and trainings to get next-level results and elevate yourself and your organisation.
Date: Tuesday, 18th June
Time: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm AEST
Location: Sydney
CFO Boardroom Community Awards
(members only event)
It's time to recognise the important contribution our value-driven CFOs make to their businesses, people and communities.
Date: Tuesday, 18th June
Time: 6:00 - 9:00 pm AEST
Location: Mezzanine at Rockpool Bar & Grill Sydney
The Duality Dilemma for CFOs

CFOs must deal with dualities on a daily basis.

These include dualities that exist between:
  • performance and culture
  • past and future performance
  • external expectations and internal realities
These dualities cause much of the tension that CFOs need to manage when leading the delivery of their organiation's strategies.
Join Alena in this session where she will provide a snapshot of these dualities and strategies to help CFOs lead with more calm so they can provide certainty to their CEOs and safety to their people.
Date: Wednesday, 8th May
Time: 11:30 - 11:55 am AEST
Location: Live online via Zoom
How CFOs Influence at Scale

"Influence happens at one person at a time."

Every time Alena makes this statement this during a workshop or keynote, she is immediately asked 'How, then, do I influence if I have a big team or need to influence a large group of stakeholders?'.
If you also have this question, then join Alena for this CFO session where she will share with you how CFOs most effectively influence at scale.
Date: Monday, 20th May
Time: 12:00 - 12:45 pm AEST
Location: Live online via Zoom
Stillness for CFOs

We know CFOs must steady the ship in troubled waters.

The question is, how does a CFO do this when their own minds are filled with ideas, uncertainties, opportunities and challenges?
Attaining stillness in an environment characterised by urgency, speed and freneticism is an imperative for CFOs.
Join Alena in this CFO Snapshot where she will share her perspective on why and how CFOs buck the trend of busy-ness in business today.
Date: Tuesday, 28th May
Time: 11:30 - 11:55 am AEST
Location: Live online via Zoom
Redefining the Finance Team of the Future

Finance teams are different to how they once were. But has the purpose and remit changed?

Not really.
If you need your team to partner more effectively with your businesses and deliver better outcomes faster, then join Alena in this session where she will help you identify:
  • the key obstacles slowing you down and holding you back, and
  • a fresh approach to a better way to lead your team.
Date: Tuesday, 4th June
Time: 10:00 - 10:45 am AEST
Location: Live online via Zoom
Deep thinking for CFOs

"A CFO is paid to think."

If this is the case (and Alena believes it is), then the question is how much deep thinking time does the average CFO get?
Not enough.
This is costing our organisations millions.
Join Alena for this thought provoking CFO Snapshot, and learn new ways you can create a better thinking environment for you, your team and your organisation.
Date: Thursday, 13th June
Time: 10:00 - 10:25 am AEST
Location: Live online via Zoom
Workshop: Catalyst Planning Session
Elevate your value and lead your Organisation's Growth in FY25

Do you want to be the Catalyst for High Performance in FY25?

Create a plan to get the results you need in the way you want. Set yourself up to be the go-to for your CEO and Board and the Catalyst for your business' success in FY25.
Get clarity about your goals in FY25. Feel more confident and certain that you have the capacity to lead your team and organisation through the bumps along the way.
Date: Thursday, 27th June
Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm AEST
Location: Live online via Zoom
Selling for CFOs

"CFOs need to be the second best salesperson in their organisation"

Alena shared this statement in her most recent CFO Annual Report. Yet, most CFOs will tell you they aren't great sales people. Many will still profess their dislike of public speaking.
In an economic environment where there's a higher bar to access capital, CFOs must have sales capability.
To hear what CFOs need to do to become the second best salesperson in their organisation, join Alena in this CFO session.
Date: Tuesday, 9th July
Time: 12:00 - 12:45 pm AEST
Location: Live online via Zoom
The 'Real' Job for CFOs right now

In an unfriendly external environment, there are really only 2 things a CFO must keep front of mind.

If you'd like to know what these things are to help you simplify the complex, join Alena in this CFO Snapshot that will leave you feeling lighter, clearer and ready to do your 'real' job.
Date: Thursday, 18th July
Time: 12:00 - 12:25 pm AEST
Location: Live online via Zoom
The Guide to Gravitas (Part 2)

"Up" your presence and get noticed by the right people, for the right reason, with less effort

In part 1 of Alena's highly successful Guide to Gravitas series, CFOs learn how to:
  • Present with unwavering self-confidence
  • Transform your stakeholder relationships
  • Get noticed without the 'ick' factor
If you're ready for a refresher or to take your presence to the next level, join Alena for Part 2!
Date: Wednesday, 24th July
Time: 10:30 - 11:15 am AEST
Location: Live online via Zoom
Accountability over Leverage

In the 4 Quadrants of CFO Leadership documented in CFO of the Future, the team leadership quadrant is all about leverage.

Leverage is often thought of as a vehicle to do more with less.
What if team leadership was more about accountability than leverage?
Join Alena in this conversation that may shift your paradigm around performance.
Date: Tuesday, 30th July
Time: 10:00 - 10:25 am AEST
Location: Live online via Zoom
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We acknowledge the Darkinjung people, the traditional custodians of the land on which we live and work and pay our respects to the Elders both past, present & emerging.