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Strategic Financial Management

ICSA: The Governance Institute


What will I learn?

Learn how to raise the profile of finance within your organisation.

Does finance contribute to strategic decisions in your organisation? This course brings financial and strategic management together, showing how new accounting models can (and should) be part of any boardroom discussion.

Learn how a focus on cash flow and net present value can unlock the financial criteria for all management decision making. This course will challenge your assumptions and about the role of accountancy in today's business world.

What will you get out of it?

Immediate access to a course that teaches you how to:

  • Understand the limitations of traditional accounting models in today's business world
  • Contribute more effectively to corporate strategy
  • React to rapid change through enhanced awareness and adaptation
  • Use alternative expressions of profit (e.g. impact on cash flow)
  • Understand the relationships between profits, expansion and cash flow model in the traditional accounting and financial management models
  • Monitor the success of projects and businesses by articulating NPVs over time

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If completed within 12 weeks you will also receive:

  • An ICSA Certificate to show you have completed the course
  • 4 hours credit towards your Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

How it works

The course is available immediately and can be completed on computers or tablets. To qualify for the certificate and CPD time, you must complete it within 12 weeks of purchase.

Course price

£80 + VAT (non-members)
£70 + VAT (ICSA members)
£50 + VAT (ICSA students)

What do I need to know?

No specific requirements needed.

Course info


Certificate of Attendance/Completion/Achievement (no assessment element)

Study Hours

Variable - to suit the learner

Study mode




Total time for completion

12 weeks

More info on price

£80 + VAT (non-members) £70 + VAT (ICSA members) £50 + VAT (ICSA students)

Who runs this course?



The ICSA has been supporting governance professionals for over 125 years. Our globally respected programme delivers the authoritative training  and  qualifications that build careers. Whatever your experience, we can help you develop your understanding of the law, compliance, governance and administration. In addition to the courses and qualifications offered here, ICSA is a community of 15,000 professionals and over 100 local branches around the world. ICSA Qualifications  Our core qualification is the internationally recognised  ICSA Qualifying Programme which leads to chartered status and full membership of ICSA. It can be studied through classroom-based tuition, online

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