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AFP Launches Digital Finance Academy to Prepare Finance Pros for Transformation

New Association for Financial Professionals offering aims to help treasury and finance professionals prepare for the digital future.

June 20, 2017 -- Bethesda, Md. -- The Association for Financial Professionals is launching the Digital Finance Academy to give treasury and finance professionals the knowledge and resources to prepare and lead digital transformation. This series of seminars features a robust curriculum that teaches practitioners to master a firm’s data, understand the implications digital mastery of data has for analytics, and the strategic decision making and critical thinking needed for finance to lead data effectively.

For more information about the program and to arrange live and online instructor-led group training exclusive to your team complete with customized agendas and delivery length, contact Justin Barch, Director, Corporate Sales, AFP, at jbarch@AFPonline.org. For any press queries, please contact Melissa Rawak at mrawak@afponline.org.

The Digital Finance Academy presents data mastery and analytics from a system agnostic approach and teaches practitioners to excel in any environment that has undergone, or needs to undergo a digital transformation.

The five-course program includes:

Leading With Data: Design Data Driven Processes

Lead Transformation by Mastering Data

Developing an Effective Business Analytics Capability

Impact Business with Data Visualization

Financial Analysis: Critical Thinking and Decision Making

“There is no question that ever-evolving technology is reverberating loudly within the finance and treasury community, affecting every single job,” said Jim Kaitz, president and chief executive officer of AFP. “Change is just a matter of when, where and how it affects corporate treasury and finance, and whether the profession will proactively lead the coming changes, or passively react to the unavoidable technological advancements that are already underway.”

About AFP®

Headquartered outside Washington, D.C., the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) is the professional society committed to advancing the success of its members and their organizations. AFP established and administers the Certified Treasury Professional and Certified Corporate FP&A Professional credentials, which set standards of excellence in finance. Each year, AFP hosts the largest networking conference worldwide for over 6,500 corporate finance professionals.

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