The Next Generation Deputy Chief Financial Officer (DCFO) program is a 1-year program designed to transition exceptional senior financial executives into a DCFO role. The program is delivered by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) and the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA).
Throughout the program, participants can expect to take part in the following:
To qualify for the Next Generation Deputy Chief Financial Officer (DCFO) program, you will need to meet the following requirements:
Participants in the program will experience:
The workshops are a blend of presentations, on-line learning, guest speakers, leadership panel discussions and case studies to maximize engagement. Each workshop addresses the following themes:
The online learning modules provide insight on technical concepts and stakeholder expectations. The modules address topics such as:
Action learning is an effective way to help develop strong leadership skills. Facilitators provide a structured and confidential environment to share ideas and problem solve. By the second or third action learning set, participants will become more reflective and able to identify development opportunities.