7 Habits of Effective CFOs (CPE Course)

CPE Credit: 1 hour

Course Type: Downloaded PDF materials with online test

Price (with PDF Textbook): $10


Course Description
This course discusses the top seven tasks that a chief financial officer should address in order to be as effective as possible. The suggestions cover a broad range of topics, including financial analysis, cutting back failing or substandard operations, bottleneck management, and how to deal with risk. The course also notes how these recommendations vary from the contents of a typical CFO job description.


Author: Steven Bragg

Course number: PD0002

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize the difference between being effective and efficient.
  • Describe how a CFO should communicate financially viable alternatives to others.
  • Recognize the risks associated with pruning current operations.
  • Note the proper role of the CFO in the acquisition process.
  • Describe the essential components and requirements of an adequate cash forecasting system.

    Level: Overview

    Instructional Method: QAS Self-Study

    NASBA Category: Personal Development

    Prerequisites: None

    Advance Preparation: None

    Program Registration Requirements: Click on "Purchase Course" near the top of this page to pay for and access the course. You will then be able to download the course as a PDF file, then take an on-line examination, and then download a certificate of completion if you pass the examination.

    Program Refund Policy: For more information regarding administrative policies concerning complaints, refunds, and other matters, see our policies page.


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    AccountingTools, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.

    The NASBA sponsor identification number for Accountingtools, Inc. is 115881.


    AccountingTools is an IRS Approved Continuing Education Provider. We are compliant with the requirements for continuing education providers (as described in sections 10.6 and 10.9 of the Department of Treasury’s Circular No. 230 and in other IRS guidance, forms, and instructions). Our IRS Approved Continuing Education Provider number is 72821.