DMA and EY CFO Forum

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Programme: 10:00 a.m. to 7:15 p.m. (followed by Cocktails & Dinner)



CFO Forum

The Strategic CFO: Inside look at the changing role and influence, Radisson Blu

Time Topic
9:30 onwards Registration
10:00 - 10: 10 Welcome address by DMA President
10:10 -10:20 Program Overview by Program Director
10:20-11:00 Opening keynote:
Growth constraints & identifying the game changers in the new emerging markets
11:00 - 11:15 Networking Break
11:15 - 12:00 Panel: Driving High Performance: Creation of an Enabling Business Performance Management Ecosystem
(Description: Organizations today need continuous intelligence to identify growth opportunities, streamline costs, enhance operational efficiencies and increase profitability. In the current business environment characterized by shrinking time to market, enhanced competition and a dynamic business and technology landscape, BPM helps organizations orchestrate business insights to enhance decision-making, financial management, regulatory compliance and operations management.)
12:00 - 12:45 Keynote Session: CEO Talk
CFO & Beyond: The possibilities and pathways  outside finance
12:45 - 14:00 Lunch & Networking
14:00 - 14:45 Presentation:
Combating Bribery & Corruption: Challenges of a Changing World
14:45 - 15:00 Networking Break
15:00 - 15:45 Panel: Working Capital Management: unlocking excess cash
(Description: Indian companies have witnessed a sharp deterioration in working capital performance levels and are currently operating at their highest levels of cash investment since 2009. Given the expensive and limited credit availability, and
growth pressures, unlocking cash from WC is likely to emerge as a key priority area for organisations going forward.)
15:45 - 16:30 Presentation:
Compliance for growth: Navigating a changing accounting landscape
16:30 - 16:45 Networking Break
16:45 - 17:30 Expert Talk: The Modern CFO: A New Tomorrow for the CFO in Driving Growth and Managing Risk
(Description: A paradigm shift has severely shaken and changed the financial world for CFOs,  especially regarding working practices, shifting economic and political power, volatile economies, and new technologies. Now is the defining moment for CFOs to drive growth and expand their organizations for a new tomorrow. CFOs also need to play a leading role in defining risk management objectives, leading their organizations where they need to go for growth, and developing sustainable value)
17:30 - 18:30  Companies Act 2013 - Salient Features
18:30 -19:15 Motivational talk:  Achieving the impossible!
19:30 onwards Cocktails & Dinner

Nominate your clients for the DMA-EY CFO forum.

EY in association with Delhi Management Association is hosting a CFO forum titles "The strategic CFO: Inside Look at the Changing Role and Influence”. The forum is an invitation only event exclusively for CFO's and Finance heads of companies. The speakers for the event include some of India's prominent personalities from India Inc.

Staying ahead of the trends

The event will focus on the changing role of CFOs in today’s corporate world from simple corporate governance related roles to a broader role that includes areas like strategy, manufacturing, supply chain management and more. The key takeaways from the event are mainly how to enable “profitable growth” initiatives throughout your organisation using the unique reach and capabilities of the finance and accounting and driving the efficiency and performance of your finance team.

Who can attend?

CFOs and Finance Directors, Finance controllers, Chief Risk Officers, Senior Functional Managers from Finance and Accounting, Cost and Financial Accounts and people managing Banking/Financial Services Operations.

Nominate your clients for this high quality networking and knowledge-sharing platform. To know more you can call Pallavi Mitra on 23415 or write to her at