Management Accountant to Finance Director - Module 3: Leadership & Management Skills


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).


You've made, or are just about to make, the crucial step from accountant to a senior finance professional such as financial controller or director. In order to succeed at this level you need strong interpersonal skills - technical skills alone will not be enough. This five day modular course is aimed at enhancing these important interpersonal skills to help deal with the new and challenging environment which you will soon be facing. It's carefully tailored to the needs of those aspiring to a senior finance role.

The other modules are:

  • Management Accountant to Finance Director - Module 1: The Journey to Finance Director - the Essential Context
  • Management Accountant to Finance Director - Module 2: Communication & Presentation Skills
  • Management Accountant to Finance Director - Module 4: Influencing, Persuading & Negotiating Skills
  • Management Accountant to Finance Director - Module 5: Project & Stakeholder Management
  • Book the series or choose individual modules - it could be the defining moment in your career.

    Who should attend?

    These workshops are aimed at individuals recently appointed to, or aspiring to, senior positions such as financial controller or director where interpersonal and communication skills are expected from the board and other senior executives. They are applicable to both the private and public sector.

    What will you gain?

    The means to make a step-change in your personal performance.


    You need to lead your team – small or large – in a function which is involved in every facet of the organisation and how it is run and controlled. There is invariably a need to motivate your team when it is faced with large increases in workload such as acquisitions, systems implementation and year end statutory reporting.

    This workshop will help you:

    • appreciate the differences between management and leadership
    • understand where leadership fits into today’s organisations
    • recognise and apply different leadership styles
    • coach and develop team members
    • explore the art of motivation
    • meet the challenge of delegation – when to and how to
    • realise what stops you from delegating and learn effective solutions
    • get the appropriate level and balance of supervision for each individual
    • action planning and self evaluation

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

    Course Dates

    Location Dates Time Availability  
    London 11 Apr 2019 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM  Spaces Book Now
    Manchester 19 Jul 2019 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM  Spaces Book Now
    London 24 Oct 2019 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM  Spaces Book Now

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