GrowCFO Events

Finance Leader Challenge

Overcome the most common personal challenges experienced within the finance community through our free workshop series running from September 2021 to January 2022.

Public Events

Finance leader challenge: Build stronger relationships

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GrowCFO has surveyed hundreds of existing and aspiring finance leaders to determine your biggest personal challenges towards delivering your full potential.

This free event is the first in our three-part series on interacting with others. It is designed to help you overcome the most common issues that prevent people from becoming the best version of themselves.

During this session, GrowCFO’s Founder Dan Wells hosts professional mentor and experienced CFO Catherine Clark plus finance leader coach Kevin Appleby.

We will discuss the following essential topics:

The reasons why so many finance leaders suffer from under-developed relationships;
The impact that this typically has on your performance within the role; and
Proven solutions to help you improve the quality of your relationships going forward.

Finance leader challenge: Enhance your communication

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GrowCFO has surveyed hundreds of existing and aspiring finance leaders to determine your biggest personal challenges towards delivering your full potential.
This free event is the second in our three-part series on interacting with others. It is designed to help you overcome the most common issues that prevent people from becoming the best version of themselves.
During this session, GrowCFO’s Founder Dan Wells hosts professional mentor and experienced CFO Catherine Clark plus finance leader coach Kevin Appleby.
We will discuss the following essential topics:
1. The reasons why so many finance leaders need to enhance their communication;
2. The impact that this typically has on your performance within the role; and
3. Proven solutions to help you improve the quality of your communications going forward.

Future CFO Programme: Launch Event

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This is the launch event session for your Future CFO Programme. During this session, participants will:

1. Find out more about your Future CFO Programme;

2. Receive a guided tour of your CFO Readiness toolkit; and

3. Be introduced to your peer group and various inspirational CFOs.

Scaleup CFO Q&A | Values, Leadership & Building Great Teams

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During this session Andrew will speak with Sabrina Castiglione, the CFO of the multi award winning cybersecurity business Tessian.

Since joining Tessian in 2016 as their 7th team member, Sabrina has led on the Seed, Series A, B & C funding rounds with top investors such as Accel, Balderton, Sequoia & March Capital. She has also played a key role in establishing functions across Talent, People, Finance, Legal, Compliance, IT, Tech as the business scaled to 200+ employees. With a key responsibility for the People & Talent function during her time at Tessian we will discuss some of the key lessons learnt when it comes to core values, leadership and building great teams.

Future CFO Programme: Launch Event

Virtual Event Virtual Event

This is the launch event session for your Future CFO Programme. During this session, participants will:

1. Find out more about your Future CFO Programme;

2. Receive a guided tour of your CFO Readiness toolkit; and

3. Be introduced to your peer group and various inspirational CFOs.

The Future of Finance Functions

Topic: Change Management - Form a strategic vision. Join us for our weekly live Zoom meeting with GrowCFOs Finance Systems expert Chris Tredwell, along with special guests. …

Future CFO Programme: Launch Event

Virtual Event Virtual Event

This is the launch event session for your Future CFO Programme. During this session, participants will:

1. Find out more about your Future CFO Programme;

2. Receive a guided tour of your CFO Readiness toolkit; and

3. Be introduced to your peer group and various inspirational CFOs.

Future CFO Programme: Launch Event

Virtual Event Virtual Event

This is the launch event session for your Future CFO Programme. During this session, participants will:

1. Find out more about your Future CFO Programme;

2. Receive a guided tour of your CFO Readiness toolkit; and

3. Be introduced to your peer group and various inspirational CFOs.

The Future of Finance Functions

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Topic: Change Management - Enlist a volunteer army. Join us for our weekly live Zoom meeting with GrowCFOs Finance Systems expert Chris Tredwell, along with special guests. …

Member Events

The Situation Room

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The Situation Room is GrowCFO's bi-weekly Q&A and networking event.

Come along and join your fellow finance leaders and share knowledge.

The Situation Room is the place you can bring any question you might have and discuss it with the community.

Future CFO Programme: Module 2 session – Career Development Action Plan

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This premium member only event is the second session in your Future CFOs programme where we will discuss your career development action plan, which you should have generated within your CFO Readiness Toolkit. Please only join this session once you have attended a launch event and completed your CFO Readiness Toolkit.

During this session, an experienced CFO mentor will share their personal experiences of conquering your biggest challenges during their own career as a CFO. Your GrowCFO management team will also direct you to the appropriate places within GrowCFO for you to address each of your identified skills gaps.

Future CFO Programme: Module 3 session – Fast track your development

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During your Module 3 session, GrowCFO host Kevin Appleby will help participants to fast track your development by creating a robust learning plan. Participants will document your smart objectives and action plans within GrowCFO's personal development template. This incorporates all of GrowCFO's relevant learning and development activities, in addition to other learning opportunities within your current role and beyond.

Competency workshop: Soft skills

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This Premium event covers your Competency workshop for Soft skills, within your GrowCFO Competency Framework.

During this session, experienced CFO and professional mentor Catherine Clark provides inspirational insights, top tips and answer your questions regarding the essential soft skills required for becoming a successful CFO.

This includes communication, relationship-building, gravitas, trustworthiness and personal effectiveness.

Virtual Event

The Situation Room

Virtual Event Virtual Event

The Situation Room is GrowCFO's bi-weekly Q&A and networking event.

Come along and join your fellow finance leaders and share knowledge.

The Situation Room is the place you can bring any question you might have and discuss it with the community.

Free

Monthly recruitment Q&A session

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Andrew Waters and Jane Riley from Zanda invite you to this Recruitment Q&A session to ask any question regarding the recruitment of finance team members, including:

Salary benchmarking

Team structures

International growth

How to write an appropriate job description

Running a suitable interview process

Talent retention

Building best in class finance function

How else to assess individuals outside of an interview

Competency workshop: Operational leader

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This Premium event covers your Competency workshop for Operational leader, within your GrowCFO Competency Framework.

During this session, experienced CFO and professional mentor Susana Serrano-Davey provides inspirational insights, top tips and answer your questions regarding how CFOs can become an Operational leader.

This competency includes leading operations, implementing and integrating systems, optimising processes, embedding finance across the company, capturing data and creating dashboards.

Future CFO Programme: Module 7 session – Win your dream job

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During your Module 7 session, Andrew Waters will share valuable insights to help you to win your dream job. Participants will identify potential routes into a new CFO role, learn different ways to identify new opportunities, understand how to position yourself for an internal promotion and hear top tips for passing the external hire recruitment process.

Future CFO Programme: Module 2 session – Career Development Action Plan

Virtual Event Virtual Event

This premium member only event is the second session in your Future CFOs programme where we will discuss your career development action plan, which you should have generated within your CFO Readiness Toolkit. Please only join this session once you have attended a launch event and completed your CFO Readiness Toolkit.

During this session, an experienced CFO mentor will share their personal experiences of conquering your biggest challenges during their own career as a CFO. Your GrowCFO management team will also direct you to the appropriate places within GrowCFO for you to address each of your identified skills gaps.

Competency workshop: Commercial mindset

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This Premium event covers your Competency workshop for Commercial mindset, within your GrowCFO Competency Framework.

During this session, experienced CFO and professional mentor Paul McKoen provides inspirational insights, top tips and answer your questions regarding how CFOs can develop and apply a commercial mindset across all aspects of your role.

This includes understanding your business, developing market knowledge, telling the financial story, driving growth and maximising shareholder value.

Future CFO Programme: Module 9 session – Create your 100-day plan

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In this premium member event experienced finance leader and coach Kevin Appleby will tell you how to create your 100-day plan to help you become an impactful CFO or finance leader within your organisation.

During this session, participants will learn the importance of a 100-day plan, how to implement your plan and top tips for making a big impact early on.