FEI Chicago October PD Sessions

FEI Chicago Chapter October PD Sessions
"Introducing and Understanding The New LinkedIn Platform" with Larry Kaufman
"Revenue Recognition Update" with Shauna Watson


Thursday, October 19, 2017
Registration and Refreshments 2:30pm;
First Program 3:00-4:30pm (please note the extended time)
Second Program 4:30-5:30pm

The Metropolitan Club
233 S. Wacker Drive, Chicago

Free to FEI Chicago Chapter Members; $25 for Guests     

First Program
“Introducing and Understanding The New LinkedIn Platform:
Source Talent, Acquisitions, Conduct Due Diligence to Securing a New Career Opportunity and More…”
With Larry Kaufman, Managing Director for the Midwest Region for Experis Finance
3:00-4:30pm (note extended time)
Larry Kaufman is a 4 time return FEI speaker, global speaker on LinkedIn and a published author on LinkedIn.  Larry will be leading one of our Professional Development Workshops on October 19th. LinkedIn continues to evolve and Financial Executives need to have a presence and understanding how to use this business networking tool beyond having a profile.  Larry will help us to understand the new platform launched in 1Q of 2017 and he will discuss specific functionality that will apply to any financial role or level from networking, sourcing talent for your finance, accounting, treasury teams, sourcing acquisitions/conducting due diligence to proactive and reactive career search.    
Key Areas Addressed:

  • Understand the basic to advanced features of LinkedIn.
  • Learn how to build an individual profile to highlight your Operational, Financial, Technology, Leadership and/or industry expertise and corporate brand for your company.
  • Leverage LinkedIn to expand your professional network.
  • Source talent for your team, source acquisitions and conduct due diligence through LinkedIn.
  • Proactive and reactive career search using LinkedIn.
  • Create and understand the value and power of LinkedIn Groups.
  • And learn more to realize results immediately after the demo and presentation…

Second Program
“Keys to Successfully Implementing the New Accounting Standards”
With Dave Christensen, CPA, Managing Consultant, RGP

Companies are working hard to implement the new Revenue Recognition and Lease Accounting Standards as the effective dates near. Join RGP as Dave Christensen shares lessons learned to help make your project a success!


Dave Christensen, CPA

Managing Consultant

Larry Kaufman

Managing Director
Experis Finance