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Finance Transformation: Ignite Change Certificate

Online Event

20 December, 2019

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm UTC

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm UTC

Finance Transformation: Ignite Change Certificate

Speakers: David Fourie; Matt Campbell

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This certificate will help you understand the emerging models of finance in organizations and how to navigate the evolution of finance by focusing on the new competencies required.

Learning outcomes

  • Identify the capabilities being delivered by Finance across the Finance value chain
  • Recall what business partnering means and the different components
  • Recognize the underlying competencies and skills needed within the Finance value chain
  • Recognize the technology components included in an integrated finance technology design
  • Recognize the different roles present within each objective of the Finance value chain

£249.00 (CIMA members only)


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Product information


The AICPA & CIMA and KPMG collaborated to develop the Finance Transformation Learning Program to teach you the importance of, and how to, evolve and upskill your career and finance team in today's era of disruption in the business environment.

Composed of three certificates, the Ignite Change Certificate is the second in the series.

The evolution of finance

The Ignite Change Certificate builds on the awareness developed during the Finance Transformation:

Manage Disruption Certificate. This certificate provides an understanding of the emerging models of finance in organizations and how to navigate the evolution of finance by focusing on the new competencies required.

Identify and adapt

The Ignite Change Certificate provides deeper insight into the various objectives and roles within the Finance value chain of the future. It focuses on what changes are required within organizations to adapt to the changing business environment and how new and existing roles will underpin the value chain.

This certificate covers some key concepts including the following:

• Integrated planning and the role of the Finance business partner • Rethinking traditional processes and evaluating growth strategies • Technology components in an integrated Finance design and their key impacts on finance

Key Topics:

  • Finance value chain
  • Key roles and objectives within the Finance value chain
  • The capabilities that will be delivered by the Finance function of the future
  • The role of business partnering
  • Current and future technologies that will enable the Finance function to deliver against its mandate

Who will benefit? 

  • CFOs -Controllers
  • Finance leaders
  • Finance managers
  • Finance team members

This certificate is delivered in two parts. Each part is approximately 4 hours in duration:

Part 1:

  • The Engage Objective
  • The Plan Objective

Part 2:

  • The Build Objective
  • The Run Objective Learners must complete both part 1 and part 2 to earn the Ignite Change certificate.

Digital badges:

Your professional distinction After you complete the three-part webcast series, you will be awarded with a certificate in the form of a digital badge. Proudly display it anywhere on the internet – a personal blog, a social site like LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter, Open Badges, a bio page on a company website or your email signature.

Professional development

This Webcast offers 8 hours of CPE credit.
Note on CPE Requirements and Credits
All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Prerequisites:Recommended: Finance Transformation: Manage Disruption (link to
Programme level:Basic
Access:This is a live event. You will have access to webcast on the date/time of broadcast and the archive for 3 months after the broadcast date.

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£249.00 (CIMA members only)


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  • David Fourie

    David collaborates with finance executive to transform their finance organization and to be ready for the future. With more than 22 years of experience in KPMG's advisory and audit practice, David understands both the financial reporting and business aspects of a finance organization. Becoming a digital first finance organization is not an option anymore so David helps his clients accomplish this change in a pragmatic way with tangible results throughout the transformation journey.

  • Matt Campbell

    Matt is a Managing Director in KPMG's People and Change Advisory Services with 14 years of management advisory and industry experience. He has a considerable background across all Organization Development and Human Resource functional activity. Project and program management experience includes Organization Design Human Resource Management, Change Management, Learning and Development, and Talent Management. Matt is the US lead for Talent Management and Workforce Intelligence.

    Matt brings a broad-based industry exposure, global perspective and creative approach to deliver leading solutions that achieve business goals, increase capability and effectiveness. This has included introducing technology to enable enhanced performance of human capital. Industry engagement types include Consumer Goods, Insurance, Government, Media and Technology, Power and Utility, and Consumer Services