Budgeting and Forecasting, Leadership, Ethics, and Trust

Seizing the Benefits of Collaboration Across the Organization


October 11, 2022

2 p.m.-3 p.m. ET

  • Field of Study: Finance
  • Credits: 1.00
  • Prerequisite: None

Collaboration across the organization can be challenging due to often competing objectives and limited time and resources. It requires establishing common goals and language, as well as developing good working relationships within and across departments. In Fort Lauderdale, leaders were faced with an acute stormwater issue that required funding beyond current revenues. It took a joint effort between the Office of Management and Budget, Finance, and Public Works to issue a stormwater bond that would ensure the City's infrastructure supports their community's needs in a sustainable way. Other avenues in which collaboration is critical for Fort Lauderdale and many other governments are public-private partnerships and labor negotiations. Navigating all of these endeavors requires a clear plan as well as ongoing collaboration. Join us to hear about the steps needed to build a culture of collaboration from Fort Lauderdale's Director of OMB, Laura Reece, and the Director of Finance, Susan Grant.

Who Will Benefit: CFO/Finance Director, Budget Manager, Department Director

Learning Objectives:
  • Learn about the steps to create collaboration across your organization
  • Understand some of the challenges and benefits to cross-departmental cooperation
  • Identify ways to solve complex issues by working together and focusing on future outcomes

  • Member Price: $35.00
  • Non-member Price: $70.00