Enhance your finance business partner skills

Date:
13 September 2019
Time:
Face-to-face: 9.30am-4.30pm; Online: 9.30am-12.30pm
Location:
London, Online, Edinburgh

Member price in Scotland: £272 + VAT
Non-member price in Scotland: £320 + VAT

Please note, the ICAS member discount will be applied after checkout. 

Member price in England: £530 + VAT
Non-member price in England: £624 + VAT

Due to differences regarding external costs, courses outside of Scotland are priced separately. ICAS members are eligible for a discounted price on all courses running in England & Wales.


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Online Classroom Live course

This course is also available as an Online Classroom Live (OCR Live) course, giving you greater flexibility and choice as to how you learn. Our expert presenters will deliver the same course content but it is offered through an online environment, across 2 days in two 3-hour bite-size morning sessions.

Price: £320 + VAT
Dates: 5 & 7 November 2019
Time: 9:30am-12:30pm


View video below to see a five-minute demo of the OCR Live platform.

Overview

Finance professionals are constantly being told they need to be a ‘business partner’ to the organisation and more ‘commercial’. But what does this actually mean? And how can it be applied in the real world? Does this mean your technical skills are less relevant than previously?

What you will learn

This highly constructive and inter-active programme addresses these issues and also covers effective tools, techniques and tips to enable you to start immediately adding more value to your organisation and be buzzing to do so.

Who should attend

This course is suitable for those who want to become a more well-rounded and value adding finance professional, whether you have ‘business partner’ in your title or not. This course will be a good introduction to finance business partnering and will enhance your skill set.

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Speaker

All of our presenters are experts in Business and Financial Management and have worked in the fields that they deliver courses on. All have experience in either the private or public sector, with some having worked in both sectors. Our key speakers have held senior positions in a range of organisation including the FTSE 100. The Programme Manager of this division has held leading roles in organisations such as Boots, Reed Elsevier and Sainsbury's.

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Content

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain the reasons for this changing role – latest fad or true value adding role?
  • Articulate what ‘business partnering’ actually means
  • Identify what finance professionals need to ‘be’ and ‘do’
  • Explore “where the beans are grown”, i.e. greatly enhance your knowledge of your organisation and industry
  • Think more strategically and align your work with the strategic vision and goals of the organisation
  • Present information more effectively to various audiences
  • Communicate your results better and get your message across in plain English
  • Build stronger relationships for greater impact and results
  • Develop enhanced influencing skills to help drive forward improvements
  • Brainstorm ideas to continually improve your business partnering skills

Location

London, Online, Edinburgh

Contacts

BPP
Tel: 0330 060 3303
Email: ldicas@bpp.com

Topics

  • Business and Financial management
  • England and Wales
  • Online learning
  • Scotland
  • Training courses
  • Edinburgh
  • London and Home Counties

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