The most important skill needed to develop a great spreadsheet report is not numbers wizardry, nor accounting and finance experience, nor technical Excel expertise – it’s the ability to tell a story. In that sense, it’s similar to the skills that lead to effective writing and eloquent speaking. This course takes a unique perspective toward the development of reports that are delivering quantitative information, by emphasizing the same approach to spreadsheets that one would use to draft and edit an important memo or position paper.
Review Questions: The Evolution of a Great Spreadsheet Report - How to Effectively Present Numbers in the Business World
FINAL EXAM: The Evolution of a Great Spreadsheet Report - How to Effectively Present Numbers in the Business World
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An accomplished executive who has directed the financial operations of public companies and startups, and interacted with many boards of directors and investors, Randall Bolten is the author of "Painting with Numbers: Presenting Financials and Other Numbers So People Will Understand You." Passionate about the importance of presenting financial and other numerical information cogently and effectively, Bolten provides professional training to the corporate finance community to help design clear, concise and innovative reporting packages, compensation plans aligned with performance and objectives, manage equity incentive plans for maximum benefit and impact, develop innovative pricing models, handle investor relations effectively, enable effective cross-function collaboration, especially with sales, and fully understand revenue recognition, stock option accounting and other GAAP issues.
Author, "Painting with Numbers" - [2009-01 to Current]
CEO : Lucidity - [2007-01 to Current]
CFO : Arcot Systems - [2006-01 to 2007-09]
CFO : Phoenix Technologies - [2003-06 to 2006-01]
CFO : BroadVision - [1995-08 to 2001-08]
CFO : BioCAD - [1992-06 to 1994-08]
VP Finance : Teknekron - [1990-09 to 1992-06]
CFO : Bowers Imaging Technogies - [1989-09 to 1990-08]
Controller : Oracle - [1986-08 to 1989-04]
Division Controller : Tandem Computers - [1979-07 to 1986-08]
MBA, business : Stanford Graduate School of Business (at Stanford University ) - [1975 to 1977]
AB, Economics : Princeton University - [1970 to 1975]