Workshop: 12 Important Lessons from 30 Years in the Accounting Profession

August – September 2016, Regional Queensland.

In this three hour workshop Rob Pillans shared 12 important lessons from 30 years of working in and with accounting firms. He spoke about why they are relevant in the digital age and how regional accounting firms can apply them for their benefit.

This was a practical workshop that provided useful stuff attendees could immediately apply in their firm. Some of the areas covered were:

  • Marketing and sales (and why they are not as hard as accountants believe)
  • Leadership (and why it is so critical)
  • People management and development
  • Effective use of technology
  • Workflow, processes and efficiency
  • Client service and relationship management
  • Priority / self-management
  • Risk management
  • What you should measure in your firm to drive growth.

CAANZ and CPA attendees qualified for 3 hours of CPD

IPA members qualified for 3 hours of CPE

Rob Pillans

Here’s what some of the attendees had to say:

Great morning, interesting and food for thought. Rob is an excellent presenter.
Jenny Frusher, Jennifer Frusher Chartered Accountants, Cairns

Rob is an outstanding presenter
Brent Trannore, Next Accounting, Mackay

Excellent, made me think. Excited to do some changes
Rod Sherrington, Trinity Accountants, Cairns

Very helpful, great ideas, loved that it came from real circumstances and experience. Very genuine
Jodie Hill, Inspire Wealth, Sunshine Coast

Pertinent and well presented
Bill Sexton, Bill Sexton Accountants, Cairns

Great workshop. We need to work on our business just like we tell the clients!
Jenny McGrath, Brilliant Money Solutions, Cairns

Excellent workshop. Very useful knowledge that can be applied to accountants and all business overall.
Michael Davis, Davis Accounting, Townsville

Great content, outstanding workshop
Suzanne Grima, CE Smith, Mackay

Excellent and relevant topics. Rob is an outstanding presenter
Jeremey Coverdale, Cheesman Applegarth, Toowoomba

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