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Get a greater return with ICAEW Academy’s comprehensive range of virtual classrooms for every stage of your development. Our classrooms are taught by industry leading experts and designed to simulate the best of face-to-face training, with smaller groups and dedicated time with the trainer.

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FINANCIAL REPORTING
Eagle Confidence with impairments
  • Event
  • 12 May 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

Explore the relevant accounting guidance and how to apply it. Learn how impairment interacts between the accounting standards.

BUSINESS REPORTING & STRATEGY
Bull Influencing the strategic planning process
  • Event
  • 26 May 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

Go beyond the numbers, and impact the strategic planning process.

BUSINESS PARTNERING
Bees Finance business partnering
  • Event
  • 21 Jun 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

Gain practical understanding of the skills required to be a great business partner and how to apply them in the workplace.

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Personal impact
Bring the numbers to life with commercial insight
  • Event
  • 16 Apr 2021
  • 09:30 - 16:30 BST

Learn how to tell the story behind the numbers to maximise commercial impact, inject new life into your management reports and influence the strategic agenda.

Financial reporting
Simplifying group accounting
  • Event
  • 19 Apr 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

Understand the main complexities of group accounting, and gain practical insights to separate and account for any combination of scenarios.

Business partnering
Pricing for finance business partners
  • Event
  • 20 Apr 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

Learn the secrets behind pricing strategy, and how you can apply the learning to influence higher profits in your organisation.

Valuation & corporate finance
Business acquisition and due diligence
  • Event
  • 22 Apr 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

Gain a solid understanding of the business disposal process, enabling you to provide value-creating advice at all stages of a business disposal.

Financial reporting
US GAAP update
  • Event
  • 26 Apr 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

An update on all the latest developments in US GAAP, including new and revised standards.

Business performance
Lean accounting - make your finance function more efficient
  • Event
  • 27 Apr 2021
  • 09:15 - 16:45 BST

Join the growing trend of using lean tools to streamline and enhance productivity and effectiveness within the finance function.

Data analytics & Excel
Excel FP&A – system data and automating month end reporting
  • Event
  • 27 Apr 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

Improve your Excel technique to efficiently extract information from databases and produce monthly management accounts and rolling strategic plans.

Data analytics & Excel
Power Query: Streamline the automation of key business reports
  • Event
  • 29 Apr 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

Explore how you can design rich and interactive data preparatory tools that look like they have spent weeks in development yet take seconds to run.

Data analytics & Excel
Introduction to Python
  • Event
  • 05 May 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

Develop the essential skills to perform complex data analysis, data visualisation and data prediction using Python. Specific for the finance sector.

Leadership
Board readiness for new & aspiring directors
  • Event
  • 05 May 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

Prepare for the reality of operating at board level. Focuses on the board's purpose, corporate codes of governance, business ethics and ethical behaviours.

Data analytics & Excel
PivotTable refresher and Power Pivot
  • Event
  • 07 May 2021
  • 09:30 - 16:30 BST

Create more powerful PivotTable reports, summarise multi-dimensional PivotTables and dissect data to produce detailed information to aid business reports and forecasts.

Corporate treasury
Introduction to corporate treasury
  • Event
  • 11 May 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

Examine how a treasury department operates and what its key responsibilities are and whether you treasury department is being managed efficiently.

Personal impact
Understand your impact - a workshop for women
  • Event
  • 11 May 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

Create your strong, self-aware personal profile to make yourself memorable, effective and appear confident even in the most stressful situations.

Financial reporting
Confidence with impairments (non-financial institutions)
  • Event
  • 12 May 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

Explore the relevant accounting guidance and how to apply it and learn how impairment interacts between the accounting standards.

Leadership
Leadership in a digital world
  • Event
  • 13 May 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

Understand how to be even more effective at leading within the growing disruption, pace and opportunities of a digital world.

Financial reporting
FRS 102 refresher
  • Event
  • 13 May 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

Explore the main areas of FRS 102 in a practical and interactive way. Understand the accounting, commercial impacts and key risk areas for your organisation.

Business reporting & strategy
Quick month-end close
  • Event
  • 17 May 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

Learn to complete your month-end reporting in three days or less and free up time for more value-add activities.

Financial reporting
Accounting for business combinations and goodwill
  • Event
  • 18 May 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

Learn how to account for business combinations under IFRS and FRS 102 and gain practical insights into the main complexities and areas of judgement.

Corporate treasury
Corporate treasury for senior executives
  • Event
  • 19 May 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

Gain a comprehensive strategic overview and operational aspects of the treasury function, focusing on key matters and treasury imperatives.

Personal impact
Advanced storytelling
  • Event
  • 20 May 2021
  • 09:15 - 16:45 BST

Enhance your ability to influence decisions by creating compelling narratives that inspire and motivate action.

Leadership
Introduction to corporate governance
  • Event
  • 21 May 2021
  • 09:30 - 16:30 BST

Examine the principles of corporate governance in the UK and how they should be applied. Includes practical advice to follow best practice.

Business reporting & strategy
Agile Excel - reporting and dashboards
  • Event
  • 24 May 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

Learn to present financial information in a clear and concise manner, with dynamic graphs and charts that can be refreshed at the click of a button.

Data analytics & Excel
Agile Excel - reporting and dashboards
  • Event
  • 24 May 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

Learn to present financial information in a clear and concise manner, with dynamic graphs and charts that can be refreshed at the click of a button.

Leadership
Building resilient leadership
  • Event
  • 24 May 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

Gain the tools, practical advice and space to reflect to develop your own leadership style and to strengthen both your personal and team resilience.

Business reporting & strategy
Influencing the strategic planning process
  • Event
  • 26 May 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

Find out how you as a senior finance professional can contribute in the discussion beyond the numbers, and impact the strategic planning process.

Data analytics & Excel
Excel modelling - investment appraisal, valuation and business cases
  • Event
  • 03 Jun 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

Apply best practice Excel techniques to produce a robust business model for the evaluation of investment opportunities.

Leadership
The high-performing board director
  • Event
  • 08 Jun 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

Learn how to constructively contribute to board and committee deliberations to ensure strong company performance.

Financial reporting
IFRS refresher
  • Event
  • 09 Jun 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

Increase your confidence in dealing with the key areas of IFRS and the common pitfalls of application.

Business performance
Measuring ROI on commercial activity
  • Event
  • 09 Jun 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

Equip yourself with powerful techniques to challenge commercial colleagues to get to the core of commercial ROI.

Business performance
Agile project management for finance professionals
  • Event
  • 11 Jun 2021
  • 09:15 - 16:45 BST

Learn the essential theory and process of agile project management and have the confidence and tools to be successful as a project team member and leader.

Financial reporting
FRS 102 update
  • Event
  • 11 Jun 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

An update to help you stay on top of the changes to FRS 102, coming from both FRED 67 and an update on the wider themes.

Valuation & corporate finance
Advanced valuation techniques
  • Event
  • 14 Jun 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

Learn to address the practical issues of complex valuations and the relationship between cash flows, risk and financing.

Business performance
Understand and communicate across the generations at work
  • Event
  • 18 Jun 2021
  • 09:30 - 16:00 BST

Understand the issues, needs and wants of each generation and learn strategies and frameworks to empower and boost team performance and cohesion.

Business partnering
Finance business partnering
  • Event
  • 21 Jun 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

Gain practical understanding of the skills required to be a great business partner and how to apply them in the workplace.

Valuation & corporate finance
Practical business valuation
  • Event
  • 21 Jun 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

Learn the most appropriate valuation approaches, models and techniques for conducting business valuations.

Financial reporting
IFRS update
  • Event
  • 23 Jun 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

An essential update for all accountants to stay up to date with all the important changes to the standards even those not working in technical roles.

Financial reporting
Simplifying group accounting
  • Event
  • 24 Jun 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

Understand the main complexities of group accounting, and gain practical insights to separate and account for any combination of scenarios.

Personal impact
Bring the numbers to life with commercial insight
  • Event
  • 24 Jun 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

Learn how to tell the story behind the numbers to maximise commercial impact, inject new life into your management reports and influence the strategic agenda.

Financial reporting
Introduction to US GAAP
  • Event
  • 29 Jun 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

Gain an overview of US GAAP and an understanding of the key differences between UK GAAP and IFRS.

Personal impact
Effective communication skills for influencers
  • Event
  • 30 Jun 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

Learn how to influence and persuade more effectively, through real presence, and powerful questioning and listening techniques.

Data analytics & Excel
Introduction to SQL
  • Event
  • 15 Jul 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

Understand the basics of SQL and empower yourself to formulate SQL statements and directly query your databases.

Business partnering
Managing teams - building a high-performing finance team
  • Event
  • 23 Jul 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

Gain the highly-effective people management techniques required to build a high performing finance team.

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