With slowing growth in China and the implosion of stock prices there, the dramatic fall in the price of oil, and recent volatility in U.S. equity markets, January is coming in like a lion. Repeating the pattern observed in recent years, the first quarter will be challenging for U.S.
TED talks have changed people’s expectations—not just about what makes for a great idea, but how to talk about one. And those expectations? They’re fast becoming what your managers, colleagues, staff, and customers expect from your marketing and sales presentations, too. The problem is, even if you got some training on how to give a presentation (and that’s rare), you probably never got training on how to put one together in the first place. But while TED talks are changing the future of communications—and fast—the principles that make great TED talks great can teach us how our presentations can, and will, change as well.
The MAPI Financial Council provides a roundtable forum for corporate level Controllers, Chief Accounting Officers and Vice Presidents of Finance to share best practices on issues such as such as the integration of acquisitions, revenue recognition, working capital management, and shared financial
The MAPI CFO Council provides a roundtable forum for corporate-level CFOs to share best practices on issues such as benchmarking the finance function, strategic planning, budgeting and forecasting, and financial metrics and analysis. Our semiannual meetings focus on roundtable dialogue among peer
The MAPI Sales Council provides a roundtable forum for senior sales leaders to share best practices on issues such as issues as territory alignment, talent management, total cost of ownership, and sales performance assessment training.
The MAPI Treasury Council provides a roundtable forum for senior financial executives with treasury responsibilities. They share best practices on issues such as funding options, currency hedging, pension management, and fraud prevention.
The MAPI Quality Council provides a roundtable forum for senior quality leaders to share best practices on issues such as supplier quality, customer experience, cost of quality, and continuous improvement.