FAO has evolved and become more complex in recent years. However, FAO relationships can help you focus on your core business and become more competitive. Designed for CFOs, finance and accounting managers, and other professionals responsible for selecting, implementing and managing FAO relationships, this guideline shows what can be done at each stage of the FAO lifecycle to create and manage a successful FAO initiative. FAO is a valuable addition to your knowledge base and can help your organization reduce costs, improve access to better skills and technologies, heighten opportunities to scale operations, and support business restructuring. In this series, you will learn: how to manage FAO decisions and provider relationships effectively in today's complex business environment the challenges and risks involved in outsourcing finance and accounting functions the main advantages of FAO and how you can add value to FAO decision-making processes the hands-on essentials for making outsourcing decisions, choosing a provider and managing FAO relationships effectively Learn more about and download the individual electronic publications, including an overview and guideline, below.