CFO Quest

The Programme

The role of a CFO is increasingly challenging - with rapid technological advances and growing regulatory requirements all adding to the CFO burden.

Together with the London Business School, we provide a comprehensive, structured programme, combining the power of academic knowledge with practical business experience to prepare future finance professionals as they progress towards Chief Financial Officer roles.

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CFO Quest


  • A series of workshops delivered over a three month period 
  • Hybrid


  • Finance Directors, Financial Controllers and divisional CFOs who are preparing to take on CFO roles in the next one to two years
  • FTSE350 companies or equivalents 
  • Mix of industries

Programme structure

Welcome event
  • Meet your cohort
  • Learn more about the programme ahead
  • The role and attributes of the next gen CFO
  • CFO insight session - realising excellence
Module 1
  • Hope for the best, prepare for the worst - scenario planning
  • The three way pull on finance functions and the evolving role of the CFO
  • CFOs embracing the power of tech and data
  • Intelligent Digital transformation – modern finance panel 
  • Crisis management, resilience and business continuity
  • Cyber security and data privacy, is your organisation financially and operationally prepared?  
Module 2
  • The future of Audit
  • The Audit Chair’s view – Q&A
  • Investor perspectives
  • Corporate reporting
  • Climate change and sustainability
Module 3
  • Ingredients of impact and presence
  • Developing behavioural flexibility
  • Hooking an audience and delivering the strategic 'big picture'
  • Your coaching style
  • Impact, presence and coaching workshop
Module 4
  •  Influencing and decision making
  • Negotiation workshop
  • Leadership and change management – what can you do to be a more effective agent of change?
Module 5
  • Driving change and transformation
  • Strategy and growth
  • Workforce of the future – talent management
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • A view from a recruiter in the current climate
Closing event
  • CEO insight session
  • Reflection on the course and personal development
* In person events subject to guidance, regulation and demand and may be delivered virtually.
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Bimal Karaji

Bimal Karaji

Senior Manager, Client Relationship Programmes, PwC United Kingdom

Tel: +44(0)7802 660039

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