Institute of Management Accountants
IMA FL Council Fall Agenda
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Friday, September 19th – 8 Hours CPE
8:00am to 10:40am – Andrew Whitaker
Investments – 2 Hours TB
Andrew Whitaker is a financial advisor with CUSO Financial Services LP. Mr. Whitaker will speak on investments and related matters.
10:00am to 11:40am – Augustus Cesar Carangue, MBA, CPA
Managing Trust Accounts of Florida Lawyers: - 2 Hours TB
Learn the requirements for trust accounting at Florida legal firms. Topics include account procedures and requirements, records, unclaimed property, audits and more.
Friday Luncheon 12:00pm to 1:00pm in the meeting room
1:00pm to 2:40pm - Allen Yessman, MAcc, CMA, CPA (WV)
What Was The Real Cause of the Financial Crisis of 2008?- 2 Hours Ethics
Was the Financial Crisis of 2008 a moral problem that was never addressed by corporate governance; did someone (or everybody) just fall asleep at the switch; is there a serious problem in understanding economic systemic risk or did something else cause the problems we encountered during this period of time?
2:50pm – 4:30pm – Marcine Johnson, CPA
Navigating Conflict – 2 Hours Leadership
Working with other people creates tensions that lead to conflict. Conflict, however, can actually have many benefits for the workplace, if handled constructively. This course explores the benefits of workplace conflict, the individual styles of conflict, and strategies and techniques for dealing with conflict constructively.
Friday Night Social: Dinner at the Alhambra Dinner Theater
Presenting: Man of La Mancha
This musical version of Don Quixote features the mad, aging nobleman who embarrasses his respectable family by his adventures. Backed by his faithful sidekick Sancho Panza, he duels windmills and defends his perfect lady in this exciting tale.
Saturday, September 20 – Student Event
8:30am to 10:10am – Harri Eloranta, CPA, CMA, CFE etc
Comparing the CMA to the CPA
Harri Eloranta is one of our instructors of the CMA Review course and has his own small consulting business. As such, he has seen both sides of the CMA and CPA discussion. Come and listen to his experience. Other accounting and finance professionals will also be in attendance to answer questions.
10:30am to 12:00pm –Ben Mulling, Chair-Elect, IMA
What Can IMA Do For You
Ben Mulling is the Chair-Elect of the IMA Global Board of Directors. Mr. Mulling is the CFO of TENTE Casters, Inc., a multinational manufacturer of mobility solutions to the institutional and medical markets. He assumed this position in 2008 at age 28. Prior to this position, he was the company’s controller. Mr. Mulling has a long history of leadership with IMA, beginning with his service on IMA’s inaugural Young Professional Committee in 2008.
Saturday Luncheon 12:00pm to 1:00pm in the meeting room
Council Meeting 1:30pm to 5:00pm- Agenda TBD - www.flcouncil.org
IMA Florida Council Meeting
David Branson, President
Special Guest Ben Mulling, Chair-Elect, IMA
Jacksonville IMA Chapter
Contact : Beverley A. Brooks
Florida Coucil Past President
When & Where
IMA Florida Regional Council
Florida Regional Council is one of twenty-two regional councils within the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). The council’s purpose is to:
Further the objectives of the IMA and its members
Promote and facilitate cooperation and communication between chapters
Provide a means to pool resources to assist chapters with attaining their objectives and goals.
Each council consists of:
Board of Directors, based upon election
Delegates who are IMA Chapter representative(s), selected by the Chapter as well as permanent delegates of the Council
IMA members wishing to participate and attend Council events