All organizations are looking for ways to gain an advantage over the competition. This practical and interactive four-hour afternoon session will present a toolkit of ideas to help CFOs, controllers, and finance professionals better position their organizations for the future. We all know change is occurring at an exponential rate and by completing this course you will be able to assist your organization in making key decisions affecting critical aspects of the business such as enterprise risk management, financial risk, cash management, credit decisions, and much more! Become the "financial hero" of your organization and make a positive impact on the bottom-line.


  • Make better financial decisions that have a positive impact on the organization
  • Lead the organization into the rapidly changing decade
  • Apply the latest tools and techniques for a positive impact on the organization


  • Pricing and costing strategies
  • Expense control that works
  • Better credit decisions
  • Financial risk analysis
  • Enterprise risk management
  • Use and misuse of derivatives
  • Improving bank relationships and cash management

Who Will Benefit

CFOs, controllers, and finance professionals


Category Amount
Bus. Mgmt. & Org. 2.00
Finance 2.00
Printed Materials must be ordered at least ten days prior to the start of the class.


  • Ronald Kral

    Ronald Kral is a partner of Kral Ussery LLC, a public accounting firm with a national focus on advisory services, litigation support and internal auditing. He serves public and private companies to protect and grow shareholder value, as well as non-profits and governments on internal controls to combat errors and fraud. Ron is an advisor and trainer who focuses on practical approaches anchored in professional and regulatory standards. He has worked with hundreds of clients as a public accountant offering robust solutions on accounting, auditing, controls, ethics, anti-fraud programs, governance and SEC regulatory matters. Ron formed Candela Solutions LLC in 2003, which merged to form Kral Ussery LLC in 2017. Previously, he was a general manager of a business unit for a multi-billion-dollar company traded on the NYSE and a principal consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) where he led operational audits and internal control projects. He began his public accounting career with a California CPA firm as a financial auditor and was responsible for signing audit opinions upon becoming managing director of the firm’s Orange County office. Ron launched his career as a performance auditor with the California State Auditor. He is a highly rated speaker and author of numerous technical articles. Ron holds an M.B.A. from Arizona State University and a B.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a member of four of the five COSO sponsoring organizations: the FEI, AICPA, IIA, and IMA.

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