Innovate to Elevate: Management Conference  (IEMC)

Monday, June 17, 2024 at 8:00 AM to Tuesday, June 18, 2024 at 4:40 PM in Online

16.00 CPE Credit Hours

Reminder: This course is not eligible for any discounts (CPE 40 Certificate, CPE 24 Bundle or Committee Coupon)

The Management Conference gives CPAs and other financial professionals who work in Business and Industry a chance to step away from their daily tasks and see what's on the horizon. Our sessions focus on many key areas affecting you today such as management and financial issues, technology, human resources and personal development. The conference is developed by and for our CPAs in business and industry but you will find that the sessions are of interest to the business community in general.

Designed For

CPAs and other business professionals.


To provide an update on the current issues and latest trends impacting CFOs, controllers, and finance professionals


Monday, June 17

8:00 am - 9:30 am
A. Economic Update - Chris Kuehl 

9:40 am - 10:30 am
B1. Accounting Fast & Slow: Thinking About Analysis - Brian Maturi
B2. FASB Update -TBD
B3. Microsoft Outlook Must Know Email Tips - John Higgins

10:45 am - 12:00 pm
C1. Driving Performance with Metrics - Brian Maturi
C2. Tax Update – TBD
C3. Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency  - 15 Years Later- John Higgins

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
D1. Balance Sheet Management: The Least Understood Risks? - Brian Maturi
D2. HR Trends - Stacy Johnston
D3. Microsoft 365 Apps Lightning Round Review - John Higgins

2:25 pm - 3:40 pm
E1.  Beyond Traditional Budgeting: Reduce Work and Improve Control- Brian Maturi
E2. HR for Finance Professionals - Stacy Johnston
E3. ChatGPT: What Every CPA Should Know - John Higgins

3:50 pm - 4:40 pm
F. Consistency Chain - George Campbell

Tuesday, June 18

8:00 am - 9:40 am
G. Business Ethics Update - Boz Bostrom

9:50 am - 10:40 am
H1. #1 Mistake Managers Make - Richard Karwic
H2. How to Handle Difficult Situations - Mike Gregory
H3. Networking Success - Boz Bostrom

10:55 am - 11:45 am
I1. Staff Retention: Attract and Keep the Best People - Richard Karwic
I2. Improving Business Partnership Collaboration - Mike Gregory
I3. Controller/CFO Outlook Update - Jim Lindell

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
J1. Accounting Reimagined: The Future of Our Professional - Richard Karwic
J2. Effective Virtual Team Leadership - Mike Gregory
J3. The Art of Financial Storytelling - Jim Lindell

2:25 pm - 3:40 pm
K1. Delivering Bad News? Don't be the Messenger Who Gets Shot! - Richard Karwic
K2. Essential Skills for Negotiation - Mike Gregory
K3. Data & Predictive Analytics, Business Intelligence - Jim Lindell

3:50 pm - 4:40 pm
L. A Different Kind of Career: Under Cover in the CIA - Jim Olson

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Advanced Preparation
North Dakota CPA Society
Chris Kuehl,
Level of Knowledge

Course Location

Online (ND)
123 Online Lane
Online, ND 00000



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