retail business case

Mandate for Carrefour: Financial information diagnosis and Group’s training

Background/Issues

Global leader in mass retail through hyper and supermarket, « heavy weight » of the Top 40 French companis, Carrefour started in 2002 its project of conversion to IAS/IFRS.

Before starting team worshops and Group’s internal communication, the Head of Financial Department has wished to perform a diagnosis of its published financial statements and to through a training program.

Scope and Target audience

Diagnosis of conversion to IAS/IFRS

Training of the Head of Financial Department including project team

Deployment of key changes in subsidiaries

Interventions modalities and learning tools

Use of the review tool from FinHarmony (electronic check-list) de revue :
450 questions/800 checkpoints

Training of Head of Financial Department and Consolidation team

Design and deploymennt of trainings to subsidiaries : introduction to Standards and messages from the Group

Outcomes

Highlight of key issues for Carrefour

Improvements suggested of Registration Document

Assistance in development of Group messages by Project team
Training of more than 300 employees in 25 countries over a période of 4 months, in 3 langages (french, english, spanish)