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Conference/custom sessions

License of material

Some existing material and cases are available for licensing, if the use and purpose is compatible with Practical PD's objectives. 


New material or cases could also be created on request.

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Custom courses and presentations and webinars can be created for your corporation, industry group, government or not-for-profit entity, as well as for conferences.  Past examples include:

  • special ethics session for corporations

  • dozens of Canadian and US conference sessions for accountants using extracts from Stephen Priddle's full and half day seminars and other material 

  • a one day version of Practical Tips for Controllers & CFOs for a medium-size accounting firm and invited clients

  • a seminar tailored for the finance staff of a $30 billion dollar corporate group

  • after dinner, 45 minute talks for accounting regional chapters 

  • a version of a Ten Practical Topics for Financial Leaders, for an ethnic accounting association

  • versions of all courses for smaller regional CPA chapters

  • a conference session for hospital finance executives

  • a conference session for Co-operative Financial Managers

  • a half day presentation to group home accountants

Presentations can range from 45 minutes to two or three days in length on topics that are relevant to accountants, including versions of all his courses, as well as other titles.

Several 45 minute to two hour talks are available including these titles:

  • Top Trouble Spots for Financial Leaders Brain-Storming and Solutions

  • A different take on KPIs

  • Street Smarts for Accountants

  • Ten Lessons from the School of Hard Knocks

  • Twenty Lessons from the School of Hard Knocks

  • Outside the Box Thinking Inspiration for Accountants

  • If I was doing my career over - Lessons for accountants under 35 from a veteran

  • Character – essential for business - more than just Ethics

  • Tales from Seven Tech Startups and Valuable Lessons learned

  • Some Very Different Management & Leadership Tips

  • Dealing with the Stubborn Business Owner

  • Interviewing – a different approach

  • Pointers for Not-For-Profit Finance Leaders

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