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Perspectives on Strengthening Small-and Medium-Sized Practices (SMPs): Parts One and Two
by Giancarlo Attolini, Past Chair, IFAC SMP Committee | January 13, 2015 |
The nine-part video series will provide information on new service offerings being provided by SMPs and focus on recent developments and best practice in a range of practice management areas.
In Part One, IFAC SMP Committee Chair Giancarlo Attolini provides insights on strengthening small- and medium-sized practices (SMPs), discussing the importance of small-and medium-sized entities (SMEs) to the global economy and the role of accountants as trusted business advisors. In Part Two, Mr. Attolini focuses on the use and benefits of engagements to review historical financial statements, particularly for SME clients, and the 2013 IFAC Guide to Review Engagements.
SMEs and Accountants as Trusted Business Advisors
Guide to Review Engagements
In Part Three Giancarlo Attolini provides insights on new service offerings firms can provide to their small- and medium-sized entity (SME) clients.
In Part Four Giancarlo Attolini offers an international outlook on the importance of networking in building and cultivating relationships between SMPs and SMEs.
In Parts Five and Six Giancarlo Attolini discusses the IFAC Guide to Practice Management for SMPs, the concept of value pricing, and the need to embrace social media as a key marketing strategy.
In Part Seven Giancarlo Attolini shares his ideas on staff development and technological awareness.
In Parts Eight and Nine Giancarlo Attolini discusses an approach to managing client relationships that involves profiling clients according to four categories and identifies key practice management metrics.
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