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Online CPD courses - get a greater return with our learning

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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Benefits of online CPD courses

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Delivered by industry-leading training experts

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Live interaction with expert facilitators

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A range of new CPD course topics

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Network and stay connected

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Interactive virtual classrooms

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Virtual mentoring and online coaching

Featured online CPD courses

Data Analytics and Excel
Bull Use SQL to gain Powerful Insights
  • Event
  • 05 Apr 2022
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

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

Risk and Fraud
Eagle Using open source intelligence to conduct internet investigations
  • Event
  • 05 Apr 2022
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

This course aims to introduce fraud investigators to the concepts and the world around the Internet and its supporting tools for investigation/research.

Business partnering and personal impact
Bees Inspire, Persuade, Lead - Mastering presentations
  • Event
  • 20 Apr 2022
  • 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.

Upcoming virtual classroom sessions

Data analytics & Excel
Excel Modelling - Investment Appraisal, Valuation and Business Cases
  • Course
  • 15 Mar 2022
  • 09:30 - 12:30 GMT

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

Financial reporting
FRS 102 refresher for the charity sector
  • Event
  • 16 Mar 2022
  • 09:30 - 12:30 GMT

This course explains the complexities of changes within the charity sector.

Board readiness & governance
ESG Risks - the threats and opportunities
  • Course
  • 18 Mar 2022
  • 00:00 - 13:30 GMT

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

Financial reporting
Introduction to US GAAP
  • Event
  • 21 Mar 2022
  • 09:30 - 12:30 GMT

This course provides an overview of US GAAP and an understanding of the key differences between UK GAAP and IFRS.

Valuation & corporate finance
Advising on a Business Disposal
  • Course
  • 22 Mar 2022
  • 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.

Data analytics & Excel
Agile Excel - reporting and dashboards
  • Course
  • 22 Mar 2022
  • 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.

Board readiness & governance
NED Training
  • Course
  • 24 Mar 2022
  • 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.

Data analytics & Excel
Data visualisation
  • Course
  • 24 Mar 2022
  • 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.

Financial reporting
IFRS refresher
  • Event
  • 29 Mar 2022
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

This workshop will provide a refresher of key areas of IFRS.

Leadership
Developing Leadership in Practice (DLiP™)
  • Course
  • 01 Mar 2022
  • 09:00 - 17:00 GMT

Developing Leadership in Practice is a programme designed by experts in practice. It aims to help practitioners develop, project and hone the leadership qualities expected of a new or aspiring partner.

Leadership
Financial Talent Executive Network (F-TEN®)
  • Course
  • 04 Apr 2022
  • 09:00 - 17:00 BST

F-TEN® is a global business leadership programme designed to get aspiring and new CFOs ready for the reality of operating at board level. The programme supports businesses to develop future CFOs and individuals to achieve their career ambitions.

Leadership
Network of Finance Leaders (NFL)
  • Course
  • 04 Apr 2022
  • 09:00 - 17:00 BST

NFL is a global business leadership programme designed to get aspiring and new FDs ready for the reality of operating at the director level. The programme supports businesses to develop future FDs and individuals to achieve their career ambitions.

Leadership
Leading change in the finance function
  • Course
  • 07 Apr 2022
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

This course introduces a planned approach to leading all aspects of change.

Valuation & corporate finance
Practical Business Valuation
  • Course
  • 12 Apr 2022
  • 09:30 - 13:00 BST

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

Board readiness & governance
Chairing the board and committees
  • Course
  • 13 Apr 2022
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

Learn how to be an effective Chair. Discover when to lead or let discussions flow, how to plan and set agendas that incite action and how to manage conflicting group dynamics.

Board readiness & governance
Strategy for board directors
  • Course
  • 13 Apr 2022
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

This course will equip Executive and Non-Executive Directors with the modern business strategy skills needed to lead organisations and challenge executive decision-making.

Business partnering
Inspire, Persuade, Lead - mastering presentations
  • Course
  • 20 Apr 2022
  • 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.

Valuation & corporate finance
Business Acquisition and due diligence
  • Course
  • 21 Apr 2022
  • 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.

Business partnering
Technician to Influencer
  • Course
  • 26 Apr 2022
  • 09:30 - 16:30 BST

Go beyond a traditional accounting role and proactively add value to the organisation through effective business partnering and commercially-focused insight.

Financial reporting
Simplifying group accounting
  • Course
  • 26 Apr 2022
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

An interactive CPD course that provides an overview of how to prepare consolidated financial statements.

Risk fraud & cybersecurity
Fraud and Corruption Risk in Business
  • Course
  • 26 Apr 2022
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

This course will seek to offer attendees a full understanding of the threat that various types of fraud poses, how to recognise where the threats may be and how to respond to them.

Business performance
Lean accounting, make your finance function more efficient
  • Course
  • 27 Apr 2022
  • 09:30 - 16:30 BST

Explore the growing trend for 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
  • Course
  • 27 Apr 2022
  • 09:30 - 12:30 BST

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

Leadership
Women in Leadership (WiL)
  • Course
  • 02 May 2022
  • 09:00 - 17:00 BST

WiL is a global leadership programme for women working across practice, industry and public sectors in senior management, partner or board roles. The programme seeks to refine and craft participants authentic leadership style.

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Virtual mentoring and coaching

Build tangible skills and accelerate your career with dedicated one-to-one online training sessions with an experienced mentor or coach.

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In-house training

ICAEW is the leading in-house training provider for professionals in business and practice, across a wide range of sectors.

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