Exciting new CPD opportunities coming soon with AAT

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With home working and distributed work forces continuing to be popular, AAT has been working on some exciting new digital CPD for 2021.

Management Accounting Fundamentals in Action – video series

A series of talks on key management accounting principles – budgeting, cash flow, financial analysis and report writing.

The talks will centre around a specific case study to illustrate the skills and techniques in a cohesive way.

Available in February

Getting started: Finance Business Partnering in a Digital Age – video series

A series of talks exploring the role of a finance business partner and the necessity to adopt a digital mindset, including:

  • Introduction to Finance Business Partnering 
  • Adding value as a Finance Business Partner 
  • Addressing common challenges faced by Finance Business Partners
  • Introduction to digital finance 
  • Linking digital capabilities with finance business partnering 
  • Practicalities of getting started with digital 

Available in February

AAT Learning pathway: Financial Reporting 

The AAT Financial Reporting learning pathway offers a structured and comprehensive sequence of learning materials that will ensure you have the updated knowledge to prepare and produce financial statements and accounts that are compliant with the Financial Reporting Standards. 

The syllabus includes:

  • Investment property
  • Property, plant and equipment
  • Intangible assets other than goodwill
  • Leases
  • Provisions and contingencies
  • Government grants
  • Impairment of assets
  • Income tax
  • Events after the end of the reporting period
  • Micro-entities reporting under FRS 105

Available to AAT Licensed members in February as a pilot group

AAT Learning pathway: Finance Business Partnering 

The AAT Finance Business Partnering pathway will provide a comprehensive understanding of what finance business partnering is and how you can adopt a FBP approach that will ultimately help influence decision making and strategy.  

The syllabus includes:

  • Introduction to Finance Business Partnering
  • Connect and collaborate
  • Communicating financial information
  • Clear on strategy
  • Commercial acumen
  • Change agent and challenging the status quo
  • Digital finance business partnering
  • Curiosity, creative and can do attitude
  • Calm, confident and in-control
  • Competent finance professional

Available to FMAAT members in February as a pilot group.

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