CEB Finance Leadership Council for Midsized Companies takes insights from the best companies to help CFOs and their teams save time and make better decisions—fast and right. For CFOs we offer executive guidance for innovating and leading the finance function. For the finance leadership team we provide project support designed to improve operations, planning, and business partnership, and sharpen execution. And for frontline finance staff we offer tools and training that foster productivity and engagement. We are committed to helping your organization build a finance strategy for the future through best practices and decision support
Our Research Focus
Equipping our members with strategic guidance and tactical tools on the topics most important for their function is at the heart of what we do. We don't just point to where you need to go: we provide you with a roadmap and a suite of implementation tools to get you and your team there. Key topics include:
Jump-Start Growth and Maintain Costs
In a slow economy CFOs must create financial plans that reinvigorate top-line growth and drive cost discipline. We offer resources designed to help finance executives navigate the current market and regulatory volatility.
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Research and Insight: Unique research and tools to help business leaders evaluate new issues and challenges
Proven Best Practices: Tested approaches to solving business challenges from our network of leading companies
Advisory Support: Personalized expert guidance and project support for pending decisions, new tactics, internal presentations, and other needs
Decision and Diagnostic Tools: Customized, actionable views of the most important performance metrics in your function
Peer Benchmarks: Relevant, quantitative data and analysis to help allocate resources and target areas with the highest impact
Executive Networking: On-request advice, feedback, and perspective from peer interaction with hundreds of leading executives
Live and Online Learning Events: A wide variety of events exclusively for senior executives, as well as staff training and skill development opportunities
We're very, very pleased with the relationship and look to continue to participate, both in drawing information out of the relationship but also contributing as well."
We've been a member of CEB now for about a year and a half, and it has brought tremendous value to the organization, both from a personal standpoint and a team standpoint"
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