Imagine driving performance to new heights

Imagine your organisation achieving its Big Hairy Audacious Goals. Imagine an organisation on the pathway from good to great. This website will offer you methodologies to fix the common problems with performance management that will have a profound impact on your organisation and on your career.

We can make this a reality. I’m David Parmenter, and I teach how to develop winning KPIs, ascertain your organisation’s critical success factors, replace the annual planning process with quarterly rolling planning, implement lean finance team processes and adopt winning leadership traits. I’ve delivered workshops and key note addresses in 30 countries. Companies where I have delivered in-house workshops include European Space Agency, Australian Post, Lloyds of London, Open University, and the Singapore government (Peoples Association) and more.

I have two day, one day master classes and different in-house training options including web based training for your team to get you and your organisation on the journey. So either attend one of my public courses, book me for your conference, or get me to deliver an in-house workshop.

What are my courses like? Read what delegates say. Start today by reading my books and listen to some recorded speeches.

David Parmenter Winning CFOs Series

Courses (Australia, UK, Canada)

Lean Accounting – making your finance function more efficient

The Lean Accounting Masterclass will show you how the finance team can become more strategic and more efficient by speeding up the entire process and changing the way numbers are reported.

Full Day Registration price £450 + VAT
per attendee*.
Tuesday 14 April Manchester
Monday13 April London
Rapid Month End Close

The first step that a finance team needs to make on the journey to becoming a lean accounting function is to implement a rapid month-end close. The often laborious month-end routine, which frequently takes significantly longer than it should, can be tighter and more efficiently performed by adopting the steps suggested by David Parmenter

Full Day Registration price £450 + VAT
per attendee*.
Monday 20 April London
How to make your KPIs work

This course will address the common issues of how you measures subjective areas, how KPIs can assist in a change process, where KPIs link to strategy, what measures should I use in the sales and operational areas, how to ascertain measures and why SMART measures do not necessarily work.

Early-bird registration fee (if received by 27 March 2015) C$850 excl taxes, Full registration fee (if received after 27 March), C$1,000 excl taxesFriday 24 April Calgary
Secrets from Lean Accounting Teams

David Parmenter is the author of Winning CFO’s and is
a globally acknowledged expert in taking finance teams
on the lean journey, showing them how to be more
productive and efficient.

Early-bird registration fee (if received by 27 March 2015) C$850 excl taxes, Full registration fee (if received after 27 March), C$1,000 excl taxesWednesday 23 April Calgary Tuesday 28 April Edmonton
LEAN finance team processes
Auckland (Northshore)
12 June 2015
Auckland South
10 June 2015
9 June 2015
15 June 2015
16 June 2015
Create a lean accounting function with improved processes and eye catching reporting. Implement lean methods and become a future ready finance team.
There is a 50 minute free webinar where David Parmenter will be sharing ten lean tips (including five tips to help speed up month-end processes) from his highly acclaimed one day workshop “Lean finance team processes”
Register now to attend a FREE webinar to be run at 11am 8 May


Common problems with Performance Management

Performance management has been much misunderstood, misused, and abused, thereby preventing too many organizations from reaching their potential Read more. Is your organisation succeeding in spite of the annual planning process rather than because of it? Read more Is performance related pay encouraging dysfunctional behaviour? Read more Are teams and divisions working hard on their own agendas which are contrary to the strategic direction? Read more Does your organisation have a history or late and/ or failed projects? Read more Are KPIs leading to dysfunctional behaviour? Read more Is your finance team more backroom rather than leading change in the organisation? Read more


What does David offer you to help with your implementation?

Running an in-house workshops

What does David Specialize in?


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