The Strategically Focused Accountant


Cost for BPP PD Members: £435 + VAT 6 CPD Hours
(£624.00 + VAT for non BPP PD Members Click Here for details of our membership scheme).

Exploring the accountant’s role in strategy development and delivery


  • 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!

"A certificate of completion will be provided by BPP Professional Education Limited upon request, following attendance."

Course Dates

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London 20 Aug 2019 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM  Spaces Book Now
Manchester 09 Oct 2019 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM  Spaces Book Now
London 10 Dec 2019 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM  Spaces Book Now

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