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Try ICAEW Academy’s range of virtual classrooms and online CPD courses. Our CPD courses are taught by industry experts and simulate the best face-to-face training, with small groups and dedicated time with the trainer.

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Featured online CPD courses

BOARD READINESS
Octopus Audit committee training and update
  • Event
  • 17 Nov 2021
  • 09:30 - 13:30 GMT

Explore the activities of the Audit Committee, includes: whistle-blowing, internal investigations, interacting and overseeing internal audit and other assurance work.

BOARD READINESS
Octopus ESG Risks – the threats and opportunities
  • Event
  • 30 Nov 2021
  • 09:30 - 13:30 GMT

Lead the sustainability agenda - learn how to assess, identify and integrate ESG risks, gain stakeholder buy-in, and measure success.

CYBERSECURITY
Armadillo Cybersecurity for Accountants and Business Leaders
  • Event
  • 02 Dec 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 GMT

Demystify cybersecurity through the eyes of an accountant and learn strategies to enhance cyber resilience in your organisation.

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Financial reporting
FRS 102 update
  • Event
  • 11 Oct 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.

Leadership
Board readiness for new & aspiring directors
  • Event
  • 12 Oct 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.

Personal impact
Understand your impact - a workshop for women
  • Event
  • 09 Dec 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 GMT

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

Financial reporting
IFRS 15 Revenue accounting
  • Course
  • 13 Oct 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

Unfold the key complexities specific to accounting for revenue from over time contracts under IFRS 15.

Data analytics & Excel
Essential Excel - tips and tricks
  • Event
  • 13 Oct 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

Learn the essentials of Excel. Based on the ICAEW 20 principles of a good spreadsheet.

Leadership
Managing teams - building a high performing finance team
  • Event
  • 14 Oct 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

Gain valuable insight to influence and motivate your team to produce powerful and sustainable results.

Financial reporting
IFRS 9 demystifying hedge accounting
  • Event
  • 25 Oct 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

Explore the key areas of IFRS 9 hedge accounting to ensure that you understand the key financial risks faced by your organisation.

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

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

Valuation & corporate finance
Advanced valuation techniques
  • Event
  • 02 Nov 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 GMT

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

Data analytics & Excel
Power Query: Streamline the automation of key business reports
  • Event
  • 03 Nov 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 GMT

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.

Personal impact
Bring the numbers to life with commercial insight
  • Course
  • 05 Nov 2021
  • 09:30 - 16:00 GMT

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.

Data analytics & Excel
Excel FP&A – system data and automating month end reporting
  • Course
  • 08 Nov 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 GMT

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

Leadership
NED training and certification programme
  • Course
  • 09 Nov 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 GMT

A practical training and certification programme designed to provide current and aspiring NEDs with the knowledge and understanding to carry out their roles effectively.

Financial reporting
FRS 102 update
  • Event
  • 09 Nov 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 GMT

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.

Financial reporting
US GAAP update
  • Course
  • 11 Nov 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 GMT

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

Financial reporting
IFRS refresher
  • Course
  • 15 Nov 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 GMT

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

Business reporting & strategy
Influencing the strategic planning process
  • Course
  • 16 Nov 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 GMT

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

Financial reporting
IFRS update
  • Course
  • 17 Nov 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 GMT

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.

Business performance
Lean accounting - make your finance function more efficient
  • Course
  • 18 Nov 2021
  • 09:15 - 16:45 GMT

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

Valuation & corporate finance
Business acquisition and due diligence
  • Course
  • 18 Nov 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 GMT

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
Accounting for business combinations and goodwill
  • Course
  • 19 Nov 2021
  • 09:30 - 13:00 GMT

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

Business performance
Measuring ROI on commercial activity
  • Course
  • 22 Nov 2021
  • 09:30 - 13:00 GMT

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

Leadership
The high-performing board director
  • Event
  • 23 Nov 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 GMT

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

Data analytics & Excel
Data visualisation
  • Course
  • 29 Nov 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 GMT

Learn the 'why' of data visualisation in order to communicate your data better, thereby helping the business to generate insights from data and analytics.

Valuation & corporate finance
Practical business valuation
  • Course
  • 01 Dec 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 GMT

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

Data analytics & Excel
Agile Excel - reporting and dashboards
  • Course
  • 01 Dec 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 GMT

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.

Business partnering
NEW Finance business partnering
  • Event
  • 01 Dec 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 GMT

Learn how to be a world-class finance business partner that people listen to and love to work with. Learn in your own-time with bite-sized on-demand videos.

Cybersecurity for Accountants and Business Leaders
  • Event
  • 02 Dec 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 GMT

Demystify cybersecurity through the eyes of an accountant and learn strategies to enhance cyber resilience in your organisation.

Leadership
Leading change in the finance function
  • Event
  • 06 Dec 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 GMT

Learn the planned approach to leading all aspects of change and gain confidence in communicating the change vision and dealing with resistance.

Leadership
Introduction to corporate governance
  • Event
  • 06 Dec 2021
  • 09:30 - 16:30 GMT

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

Advanced storytelling
  • Event
  • 07 Dec 2021
  • 09:30 - 16:30 GMT

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

Personal impact
Understand your impact - a workshop for women
  • Event
  • 09 Dec 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 GMT

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

Financial reporting
FRS 102 refresher for the charity sector
  • Course
  • 13 Dec 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 GMT

Explore the main areas of the new SORP (FRS102) and understand the accounting, commercial impact and key risk areas for your organisation.

Data analytics & Excel
Excel modelling - decision support, Monte Carlo analysis and using Visual Basic
  • Course
  • 13 Dec 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 GMT

Learn how to apply best practice Excel and Visual Basic techniques to produce an enhanced business model with Monte Carlo analysis and dependency ranking of assumptions.

Leadership
Leading hybrid teams
  • Course
  • 14 Dec 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 GMT

Learn the skills to keep your team motivated, productive and cohesive whether they're in the the office or working remotely.

Leadership
NED training and certification programme
  • Course
  • 15 Dec 2021
  • 09:30 - 17:30 GMT

A practical training and certification programme designed to provide current and aspiring NEDs with the knowledge and understanding to carry out their roles effectively.

Personal impact
Making and communicating strategic decisions
  • Course
  • 16 Dec 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 GMT

Learn how to make difficult strategic decisions, and how best to communicate them for maximum impact.

Business performance
Measuring ROI on commercial activity
  • Course
  • 16 Dec 2021
  • 09:30 - 12:30 GMT

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

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