Professional Training

The Strategically Focused Accountant

BPP Professional Education, In London (+1 locations)
Length
1 day
Price
700 GBP
Next course start
17 July, 2024 (+2 start dates)
Course delivery
Self-Paced Online
Length
1 day
Price
700 GBP
Next course start
17 July, 2024 (+2 start dates)
Course delivery
Self-Paced Online

Course description

Exploring the accountant’s role in strategy development and delivery

Delegates

  • Accountants, financial managers and financial directors who wish to enhance their strategic thinking ability and strategic role.
  • Those who would like to acquire these skills with the aim of progressing their career.
  • Finance professionals who see the need for the accountant to move from counting to consulting and coaching.

Course Content

  • Different views of strategy and what the accountant can bring to the table…and how different strategies impact on the accountant.
  • Group discussions considering the various processes and models for promoting strategic thinking.
  • Considering a revised process for quality strategic thinking.
  • An overview of available tools in each area of the strategic thinking process.
  • Organisational behaviour: making sure the business contributes and can deliver the strategy.
  • Case studies: how and why business strategies succeed…or fail!
  • Action planning and next steps.

Learning outcomes include obtaining:

  • an understanding of different methodologies and tools to develop and deliver business strategy gained through discussion with other finance professionals
  • a challenge to the traditional view of the accountant’s role in strategy development
  • different views of strategy and its impact on your business and role
  • a process for good strategic thinking and adding value to your business
  • an overview of a range of practical tools for strategic analysis and formulation
  • a methodology that makes sure your strategy stays vital!

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Upcoming start dates

Choose between 2 start dates

17 July, 2024

  • Self-Paced Online
  • Online

13 December, 2024

  • Self-Paced Online
  • Online

Suitability - Who should attend?

Accountants, financial managers and financial directors who wish to enhance their strategic thinking ability and strategic role.Those who would like to acquire these skills with the aim of progressing their career.Finance professionals who see the need for the accountant to move from counting to consulting and coaching.

Training Course Content

Learning outcomes include obtaining:an understanding of different methodologies and tools to develop and deliver business strategy gained through discussion with other finance professionalsa challenge to the traditional view of the accountant’s role in strategy developmentdifferent views of strategy and its impact on your business and rolea process for good strategic thinking and adding value to your businessan overview of a range of practical tools for strategic analysis and formulationa methodology that makes sure your strategy stays vital!

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