Diploma in Strategic Financial Leadership
The next cohort of the Diploma in Strategic Financial Leadership commences from Thursday 29 September 2022. To find out more please email us.
Driving Business Success
Transform your finance role with new technical and behavioural skills to become a driver of your organisation’s strategic direction and performance: this fresh and practical programme will help you to adapt and stay relevant in a business landscape that is volatile and dynamic.
What is the the Diploma in Strategic Financial Leadership?
Blending technical expertise with leadership training, the programme draws on a wide range of examples, practice and theory and as such is relevant to any industrial, organisational, or international context. The syllabus addresses emerging topics that are changing the face of the finance function, including finance business partnership, thriving in uncertainty, strategic thinking, sustainable purpose, and techniques adapted from the tech world (such as agile hybrid working and data analytics.)
Who should undertake the Diploma in Strategic Financial Leadership?
The Diploma in Strategic Financial Leadership has been developed for ambitious finance managers who want to add value to their organisation - and transform their own roles - by updating and implementing strategy, managing business performance, engaging with people and leveraging the latest digital technology.
You will develop the analytical skills needed to accurately diagnose an organisation's strategic position and recommend appropriate responses. You'll take a deep dive into strategic analysis and decision-making while learning how to engage with stakeholders effectively. There is a strong emphasis on developing leadership throughout the programme. These skills will help you to effectively communicate with board members and influential people within and outside your organisation.
This programme is offered to ICAS Members via distance learning at a special discounted rate, and will provide the same study materials that are available to those who study in the classroom.
The Diploma in Strategic Financial Leadership is delivered through a mix of:
- self-paced, on-demand micro lectures
- participation in interactive live online sessions
- self-study and preparation of an assessed portfolio of practical work.
Online sessions and programme assessments are all facilitated through a virtual learning environment.
The course is assessed through a portfolio of work: two reflective learning logs, two practical application reports, and a final capstone presentation delivered to examiners with questions from the panel.
The portfolio body of work links the concepts with real workplace issues, providing you with a tangible output that you can take back and use to advance your role and career.
Download the Syllabus and Overview brochures below for full details.
Fees are fully-inclusive and will cover registration, course materials, tuition fees and exam fees.
|Member of Chartered Accountants Ireland or ICAS||€2,995 / £2,595|
|Other professionals||€3,295 / £2,765|
Overview and booking form
Unsure if this programme is right for you?
Contact the Chartered Accountants Ireland team and they can arrange a call with one of their team to advise you.
Enquiries and bookings
For enquiries on any of the qualifications please contact:
Linda McGee, Learning & Development, Chartered Accountants Ireland
+353 (1) 6377213, firstname.lastname@example.org
To book any of these diplomas please download and fill out the relevant qualification 'overview and booking form' above and then email your application to the above email address.
Delegates should quote 'ICAS' as their referral source and members should quote their ICAS membership number to take advantage of the discounted member price.
By booking this programme you are agreeing to Chartered Accountants Ireland's terms and conditions. Please see their booking Terms and Conditions to find out more.