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CFO Series-Presentation Skills for Success Webinar


May 27
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

CPE Credits



PICPA Member: $79 | Nonmember: $104

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Participants should have at least six months of industry experience and a thorough knowledge of financial accounting principles and practices. Additionally, participants who make presentations will find this seminar very useful.
This webinar is hosted by PICPA's partner, CPA Crossings, LLC. After registering, you will receive an email from with the log-in information.


We strive to make effective presentations, but this may not be one of our strengths. Presentation skills are essential to effective leaders, especially for CFOs who must tell their company's story to both internal and external audiences. In this seminar, you will learn; (1) to deliver presentations effectively and with confidence, (2) to take "big picture "information and make it relevant to specific audiences, and (3) to conduct an effective Question and Answer session.

Learning Objectives:

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

  • Apply skills to deliver a compelling message
  • Determine how to communicate the big picture information with relevance
  • Use the best approach to conducting Q&A Sessions


The major topics covered in this class include:

Audience Assessment

  • Audience profile
  • Five questions to answer before preparing your presentation
Message and Media

  • What does the audience need to know?
  • What is the best way to convey that message?
How to Get Your Points Across

  • Identify your normal presentation style
  • Deal with "Presentation Anxiety"
  • Sell your ideas using four critical elements
Q&A Sessions

  • Anticipate questions
  • Field questions
  • Handle disruptive behaviors


Don Minges, MBA

Don Minges, MBA, is the principal at The Knowledge Institute, LLC,, a leading CPE provider.  Don also serves as a fractional CFO who works in diverse industries at various stages.  His expertise is in profitability enhancement, strategic planning, venture capital, mergers & acquisitions, consulting, turnarounds, economic forecasting, cost accounting and financial analysis.  Don has experience raising equity and has invested equity into promising businesses.  He has served on the Board of Directors for several firms.  Don graduated with highest honors from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke. Don’s mission is to increase the value of the business.

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