Sun Tzu Art of War Institute and ACCA Singapore Launches Sun Tzu Art of War CFO
09/24/2010

Sun Tzu Art of War Institute has launched the Sun Tzu Art of War CFO Program in collaboration with ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) Singapore.

Online PR News – 24-September-2010 – – Singapore, 16th September, 2010: Sun Tzu Art of War Institute has launched the Sun Tzu Art of War CFO Program in collaboration with ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) Singapore.

The program has been designed keeping in mind the important role that a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) plays in today’s competitive business environment. CFO’s role has transformed due to globalization and technological innovation. The role demands greater involvement in strategic planning and execution, which is the focus of Sun Tzu Art of War CFO Program. This is the first of its kind program in the world based on the timeless Chinese philosophy.

The CFO’s role has shifted from financial planning and reporting to strategic management of corporate assets. A CFO plays a critical role in optimizing resources towards strategic goals and advising the CEO of financial risks. Sun Tzu Art of War CFO Program stresses on turning the CFO into a good strategist and who can share the burden of CEO and make important financial decisions on behalf of the company.

Art of War CFO program has been specially designed for accountants and finance manager, blending Art of War with contemporary demands of business. The program helps people sharpen their strategic thinking skills which have become crucial in analyzing global changes and formulating the decisions in the interest of the organization. There is growing interest in Chinese management and strategy in the global business circles due to its fast growing economy.

This strategic six session course is spread over a period of six months to give the CFOs optimum time to strategize and re-strategize their decisions based on the Art of War program. Inspiration is drawn from historical battles to sharpen strategic thinking. The course is delivered by analyzing corporate case studies through Art of War framework, which gives the CFOs a firsthand experience of what to do and what not to when they are confronted with strategic decisions which can make or break their organization.

The CFO’s attending the course will also have the opportunity to request for on-line assessments of Art of War knowledge that participants can use. This program will help participants to develop a deep strategic perspective in decision making. Different components of real-world business such as management, accounting, budgeting, procurement, project financing, merger and acquisitions, risk assessments are included in it.

This strategic program is delivered by people who have years of experience in teaching people about Sun Tzu Art of War. Being a joint program between Sun Tzu Art of War Institute ACCA, the CFO program provides a unique perspective toward corporate strategy.

To know more about Sun Tzu Art of War CFO Program and other programs offered by Sun Tzu please visit http://suntzuartofwar.org/