Advancing your Career

People & leadership

Video

Advancing your Career

Speakers: Dorri McWhorter, CEO, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, Marney Reid, Global Program Manager, Medtronic Advanced Energy, Leslie Shiner, MBA, Kacee Johnson, Founder, Blue Ocean Principles

  • Format

    Video

  • Level

    Intermediate

  • Duration

    50m

This course will deliver real-life success stories, as well as failures, from three women who have created their own career path through entrepreneurship. All from very different backgrounds including SMB, Mid-Size Orgs, and Enterprise corporations, each will tell their story and give tips on what you can do to develop a better network, create your own niche within your organisation and effectively promote yourself.

Learning outcomes

  • Recall how entrepreneurship can advance your career
  • Distinguish between sponsors, mentors, and advisors

£35.00 (CIMA members only)

£45.00

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Product information

Overview

Innovation in your role within a company can be the difference between advancing your career, and being stuck in the mud. This course will deliver real-life success stories, as well as failures, from three women who have created their own career path through entrepreneurship.

All from very different backgrounds including SMB, mid-size orgs, and enterprise corporations, each will tell their story and give tips on what you can do to:

  • Better network
  • Create your own niche within the organisation
  • Self-promotion (do’s and don’ts as well as why its so important)
  • The panellists will also explore the direct correlation between sponsorship and career progression, as well as the differences between a sponsor, mentor and advisor.
  • You will learn why you need all 3 to succeed!

Topics discussed:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Sponsors, mentors, and advisors
  • Networking

This is an online, video course; it is also available as part of CGMA Essentials.

Who should take this course?

  • Female financial professionals and accountants from all business sectors: public accounting, business & industry, not-for-profit, government & academia
  • Global leaders and aspiring leaders
  • Women in finance who want to develop new skills
  • Male colleagues who wish to learn more about developing women leaders

Professional development

All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Prerequisites:None
Programme level:Intermediate
Duration:50m
Format:Video
Access:This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for a year after purchase date.

Return and refund policy

£35.00 (CIMA members only)

£45.00

VAT calculated on checkout

Speakers

  • Dorri McWhorter, CEO, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago

  • Marney Reid, Global Program Manager, Medtronic Advanced Energy

  • Leslie Shiner, MBA

  • Kacee Johnson, Founder, Blue Ocean Principles

    Strategic Advisor for CPA.com & Founder/CEO of Blue Ocean Principles With 10 years of hyper-focused experience in accounting technology, Kacee Johnson has forged the way for numerous cloud providers in global market penetration. She is a strategic consultant and speaker on topics including business development, marketing, sales and cloud solutions at Accounting, Business, Legal and Technology conferences globally. As the Founder of Blue Ocean Principles, a company that assists vendors in strategic market penetration to the accounting profession, Kacee works with both enterprise and start-up tech companies to help them better understand the accounting space, create pragmatic strategies for growth initiatives, and foster community engagement. In 2018 Kacee joined the CPA.com team (an AICPA corporation) as Strategic Advisor to the Executive team where she works collaboratively with the vendor and thought-leader community. She also helps to develop thought leadership content for mass distribution, and organizes key high-level events for C-suite leaders. Kacee has been awarded the CPA Practice Advisor Magazines Top 40 Under 40 award since 2012 with designation under the Top 20 Under 40 Superstar Professionals in 2016 and 2017. She has been a member of the distinguished Top 25 Thought Leaders Symposium group since 2017, and is listed among the Most Powerful Women in Accounting. Kacee is a member of the Information Technology Alliance (ITA) and the American Marketing Association (AMA). She lives in sunny Southern California with her husband and daughter, where she is active in cleaning up the beaches, mentoring young professionals, and advocating for women in business and technology leadership roles.