More than 130 finance & controlling managers and professionals as well as controlling-minded non-financial executives coming from the Sino-German business community participated in the 2017 Sino-German Controlling Forum in Suzhou near Shanghai on September 8th, 2017. The motto of this years’ Forum was “Controlling in Times of Uncertainty”. The key note speech was provided by Mr. Matthias von Daacke, member of the Board of the International Association of Controllers (ICV) and member of the management board and Director Controlling at the BLANCO Group. Six separate workshops provided the opportunity to the participants to discuss about topics relevant for daily business and controlling in current Chinese business environment, such as Risk Management and Controlling, Business Intelligence for Controlling, Sales Controlling & KPIs, IFRS New Release, Purchasing Controlling & Compliance, and Product & Project Controlling. In the afternoon hours, the Forum provided two Panel Discussion Rounds with selected VIP speakers dealing with Planning & Budgeting in Times of Uncertainty, and topics related to people issues, such as Business Partnering, Local Controller Development and Controller Performance Measurement.
The 5th installment of the Sino-German Controlling Forum provides a platform of networking and exchange for both financial and non-financial executives and professionals in German and Chinese business communities who would like to improve their controlling practice supporting future growth and performance excellence in China. It was jointly organized by Shanghai De Chen Enterprise Management Consulting Co. Ltd. and German Chamber Shanghai. It was supported by the International Association of Controllers (ICV) and CA Controller Akademie from Germany as well as by DUSA European Business Association Suzhou and Changzhou International Manager Forum.