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Communication Skills for Global Financial Professionals

Virtual Seminar


January 25-26, 2017
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

$375 | $475
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One study estimates that 85% of success in business is determined by communication skills. A Harvard Business Review survey showed that readers ranked communication skills as the most important factor when considering someone for promotion. Additionally, today’s business environment is increasingly global in scope, making cross-cultural communication issues more important than ever before.

In addition to providing participants core communication skills, this course provides tools for financial professionals who work with colleagues and clients internationally. The course shows you how to communicate the right information the right way, especially financial information. It will also help you understand how people from other cultures approach context (high vs. low context), how to work with people with different decision making approaches (consensual vs. top down) and how to deal with people who handle disagreements differently (confrontational vs. non-confrontational).

Click here for information on CTP/CCM, FP&A and CPE credit requirements.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand how to determine the optimal level of detail to provide for your audience

  • Develop techniques to improve active listening skills

  • Learn best practices for presenting financials and other numbers

  • Assess and effectively deal with the impact of cultural differences and attitudes.


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John Sanchez
Managing Director, The FPA Group

John Sanchez has over 20 years of experience in accounting and finance. Upon earning his Bachelor of Science in Accounting at The Florida State University, he started his career at Kenneth Leventhal & Co. where he worked on audit, tax and consulting engagements. Mr. Sanchez then transitioned to corporate finance and worked at several Fortune 500 companies including Blockbuster Entertainment, AutoNation USA and Royal Caribbean Cruises. 

Mr. Sanchez has served in various roles in financial planning and analysis, mergers & acquisitions and corporate development. Prior to starting his consulting career He was the Manager of Corporate Development for the Used Vehicle Division of AutoNation where he was responsible for the long term strategic plan for the division.