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Commodity and Interest Rate Risks: Manage the Unmanageable Webinar


Sept. 22
3:30 - 5:30 p.m.

CPE Credits



PICPA Member: $79 | Nonmember: $104

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At least six (6) months of work experience after college graduation, in a professional accounting, finance or similar role. Some risk management experience will be helpful.
This webinar is hosted by PICPA's partner, CPA Crossings, LLC. After registering, you will receive an email from with the log-in information.


Risk is everywhere; volatile interest rates, commodity prices, and markets. The best business leaders excel at mitigating risks, but some risks can’t be tamed while others can be. How did this happen? Why is market risk increasing and happening more frequently – despite governmental regulations? What can we do to better manage interest rate risk and commodity price changes? We review why market risks are so damaging, and what we can do about them today. If risk is an issue – this session is for you! This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

Learning Objectives:

After attending this presentation you will be able to...

  • Know what you can do to manage commodity and interest rate risks. 
  • Reduce financial risks in volatile times
  • Understand past examples of risks


The major topics that will be covered in this class include:

  • Why do great leaders focus on risk?
  • Past financial calamities and why market crashes are becoming more common
  • Steps to better manage interest rate risk and commodity price risk
  • Steps you can take to reduce financial risk in your organization
  • How planning helps manage risk


Don Minges, MBA

Don Minges is a fractional CFO who worked in diverse industries at various stages of development. He has experience in profitability enhancement, strategic planning, venture capital, mergers & acquisitions, consulting, turnarounds, economic forecasting, cost accounting and financial analysis. Don has experience raising equity for several growing firms and has also invested equity capital into promising businesses. He has served on the Board of Directors of many firms. Mr. Minges graduated with highest honors from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke.

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