Fundamentals of Integrated Reporting Certificate Program

Financial accounting & reporting


Fundamentals of Integrated Reporting Certificate Program

Instructor: Samantha Griffiths BSc (Hons), MBA, FCCA

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    Course - Online

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Integrated Reporting, or <IR>, is a new approach to corporate reporting that helps organizations tell a better story, to investors and others, about how it creates value. Integrated financing reporting can be a real competitive advantage – and this course will make you the go-to person to make it happen. IR is about sharing information on your organisation’s strategy, business model, governance, performance and future prospects effectively within a broader economic context. And all of that calls for integrated thinking too – which can create even more value still, as well as better career prospects for you.

Learning outcomes

  • Identify the business case for the introduction of Integrated Reporting, including integrated thinking, to an organization.
  • Recall the fundamental concepts of value creation, the capitals, and the value creation process.
  • Identify the requirements of the International <IR> Framework.
  • Identify the factors which contribute to successful implementation of Integrated Reporting, including integrated thinking, within an organization.

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Product information


Integrated Reporting is a new approach to corporate reporting. It provides a format to share relevant information about an organization’s strategy, business model, governance, performance and future prospects effectively within a broader economic context.

Accredited by the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC), this online self-study certificate program will ensure you understand the benefits of Integrated Reporting for your organization, develop your knowledge of the IIRC’s International Framework and prepare you to successfully implement Integrated Reporting.

This CPD program is eligible for a digital badge. Find out more about Digital Badges from the CGMA Store.

This product is licensed by the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and requires the completion of an IIRC survey (to be sent by us) in order to obtain a certificate from the IIRC.

Who should take this course?

  • This certificate program is valuable to anyone who needs to understand the benefits which Integrated Reporting can bring to an organization.
  • Businesses planning to adopt integrated reporting that want to know where to start.
  • Businesses and individuals who want to find out more about the benefits of integrated reporting and how to start the process.
  • Individuals who want to advocate the adoption of integrated reporting within their organization.

Professional development

This Course - Online offers 13.5 hours of CPE credit.
Note on CPE Requirements and Credits
All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Field of study: Accounting
Programme level:Basic
Format:Course - Online
Access:This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for a year after purchase date.

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  • Samantha Griffiths BSc (Hons), MBA, FCCA

    Over the years, Samantha has worked with boards and their corporate advisors to review hundreds of annual reports and corporate communications. The focus of her work has been on developing and articulating the value proposition of organizations to their various stakeholders.

    Consulting assignments have included investor outreach programs, perception studies, board evaluations, annual report development, key message development, best practice benchmarking, and board effectiveness training. She has led the development of internationally award-winning annual reports and governance practices. Her work has also involved her working alongside organizations involved in the Financial Reporting Council's financial reporting lab business model initiative.

    Samantha's practical experience is complemented by her academic links to a variety of UK institutions. She frequently delivers lectures, seminars, and master classes on topics including strategy, governance, risk, and ethics. Samantha is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and has an executive MBA from Manchester Business School. She is currently executive director of Sagenius Limited, a niche advisory firm.


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