The items below have been developed to support teaching and writing elsewhere on the site.
They normally help to apply the points from a blog article, but could also demonstrate the route to deeper aspects of learning in Finance.
This short guide describes:
1. Why the Finance function is all about driving the performance of the business;
2. The principles behind the way that Finance is expected to drive performance;
3. A framework and approach for Finance to use in driving business performance.Download White Paper Now!
With this blog article comes a workbook, allowing you to note down your thoughts and apply them, coming up with an action plan you can pin to your noticeboard to keep you on track.
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A spreadsheet template, capturing the key details of your KPIs. This serves as a glossary for report users, as well as forcing you to justify how each measure should be used to track and improve performance.
See this blog article for more context: How to Develop KPIs that More Than Count
This spreadsheet template leads you through a step by step process of collecting information and assessing it to work out Finance business partnering priorities. From that information you should be able to develop a coherent action plan that will get your Finance Business Partners focused on driving business performance.
See this blog article for context: Developing Finance Business Partnering
This short summary ebook is a downloadable pdf, which gives a bullet-point-level, illustrated, step-by-step guide to how to use the value driver tree methodology to discover business value drivers and define KPIs.
Goes with this blog article: How to Define Value Drivers
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