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The Deadly Sins of Quantation—Fatal Errors when Presenting Numbers

 The Deadly Sins of Quantation—Fatal Errors when Presenting Numbers
CPE Credit

Program Type: Recorded Webinar (Audio, PPT Presentation)
Program Level: Advanced
Prerequisites: Good knowledge of topic and experience in the field.
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
CPE Credits: Two (2) Hours
Fields of Study: Accounting
Item Number: 16PFFCH1115H
Shipping Weight: 0lbs. 0oz.
Price: $110.00
Program Description

Every NACVA attendee needs to present quantitative information effectively. Quantation—that is, the act of presenting numbers—is a communication skill. And in every communication skill, small, seemingly innocuous errors—misspellings, mispronunciations, confusing “its” and “it’s”, little nonverbal signals, etc.—can have a devastating impact. This webinar offers a lighthearted romp through those little errors, so destructive to your effectiveness and personal credibility in the eyes of your audience, when presenting those all-important numbers. Attendees will also receive, suitable-for-framing, copies of: a) “The Art of Quantation,” the practices that will ensure effective numbers presentation (the “thou shalts”); and b) “The Deadly Sins of Quantation” (the “thou shalt nots”).

Learning Objectives

After completing this webinar, attendees will be able to:

- Recognize and appreciate the numbers presentation errors most destructive to any professional’s effectiveness and personal credibility
- Summarize why those errors have that effect

Randall Bolten, MBA
Mr. Randall Bolten is the author of, Painting with Numbers: Presenting Financials and Other Numbers So People Will Understand You, published in 2012 to glowing reviews. His 30-year career as a Silicon Valley financial executive, which provided the inspiration for Painting with Numbers…, includes nearly 20 years as CFO for both public companies and startups, and senior finance positions at Oracle and Tandem Computers. He currently is an instructor at U.C. Berkeley, speaks and writes extensively on communicating numerical information effectively, and operates Lucidity, his consulting practice. Mr. Bolten holds a BA from Princeton and an MBA from Stanford.