Best sellers pack (select 5 courses from our top 10 sellers)

Create your own pack of five CPD training courses from our top 10 bestselling finance and business courses.

Courses have a running time of up to 90 minutes and are available to view for 12 months from the date of purchase and can be viewed as many times as you wish in those 12 months.

Price (excludes VAT): £99.00

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Professionals today are called upon to demonstrate their ability to be skilful and flexible, irrespective of their position, in how they influence others. As organisations become less formal in their power structures, and flatter and more flexible in their systems of governance, there is an even greater need for finance professionals to have the ability to influence other people.

During this one hour course, you will gain valuable insights into their strengths as well as development areas to become consummate influencers. By creating a greater awareness of the assets and skills required to effectively influence, participants can develop the strength, the focus, and the interpersonal flexibility required of great influencers.

Influence 1

When managing a business, leaders follow varying agendas and objectives in making decisions. The finance function is often seen as the key steward and guardian of financial value for the investors and will continue to drive the delivery of that value from throughout the business.

This course will introduce you to a clear understanding of the measurement of financial value; how financial value is generated from strategic initiatives, pricing spend management; and how the finance team can contribute to building value.

Strategy 1

More and more accountants are being asked to contribute within a project environment. This course provides a basic outline of the project management role, how to structure a project, the project governance structure and highlights some of the tools available to help manage the process.

Project management 2

This course focuses on the need for the finance function, and accountants in particular, to have a broader understanding of the needs of operational management. It concentrates on being able to communicate more effectively, recognising our personality traits and how we are perceived by others and to gain more influence through a mutual understanding the linkage between financial outcomes and value creation.

Management reporting and analysis 1.5

The term “dashboard” is a buzzword in the world of Excel and in businesses today. A dashboard report is a management tool that measures and presents critical data on the key business performance areas in a summarised manner much like a car dashboard, so management can quickly respond with appropriate decisions.

Dashboards enable the reader to make sense of the raw numbers by presenting them in visually rich charts and tables and give valuable insights into the key performance indicators of the business.

The course covers an introduction into some of the lesser known charting techniques along with advanced tools and functions of Excel.

Management reporting and analysis 1

Financial modelling is becoming an increasingly important skill in an economic environment characterised by ever more uncertainty. The ability to use Excel to predict what the financial performance and position of a business or venture might look like in the future, depending on particular assumptions and estimates.

It is easy to build a poor financial model. It is difficult to build a high quality financial model which will satisfy the needs of the user. In order to build the latter rather than the former there are a number of Golden Rules (Dos and Don’ts) that must be adhered to. This course explains what those rules are.

Management reporting and analysis 1

Empirical evidence suggests that for many organisations strategies often fail to achieve the desired outcomes that an organisation seeks. Much of this can be attributed to the implementation of strategic initiatives.

Strategy 1.5

Few would argue that traditional budgetary processes are time consuming, creaking at the seams, lacking transparency and add little value and insights to managers throughout the business. Yet the majority of organisations still pursue budgetary processes that were developed well over 90 years ago during an age of much greater stability and certainty. This course explores today’s shortcomings, the real needs for the 21st Century and alternate, more advanced approaches.

Business planning 1.5

For professionals wanting to know how to use both halves of their brain to get more from it, think both logically and strategically, and keep one step ahead of colleagues.

Negotiation and decision making 1

As the world changes and finance becomes an ever increasing priority for most organsations, there is a recognised need for the role of the finance professional to change. No longer can the finance professional sit behind a spreadsheet or spend hours simply playing with a chart of accounts. There is now a need, and in a lot of cases a pull from the business, for a finance professional to play a greater part in the strategic decision making and planning within a business. This has created the developing role of the Finance Business Partner.

This module explains what that role looks like and briefly considers how the finance professional might get more involved in ensuring the strategy of an organisation gets implemented.

Collaboration and partnering 1.5

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