CPD: Certificate in Digital Innovation for Finance (CertDIF)

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Advances in digital technology are reshaping the world of accountancy and finance. These changes present an opportunity for finance professionals prepared to embrace digital innovation and apply their analytical skills in new ways.  

You and your organisation need to understand and embrace these opportunities to digitalise your businesses and remain relevant to customers. Digital affects all areas of business and accountants play a key part in the strategic planning process and achieving organisational success.

Expand your knowledge across a range of technologies and understand how digital can add more value to your organisation.

This certificate will develop your technology skills, with the curriculum aligning closely to the key insight from ACCA's report, The digital accountant – digital skills in a transformed world and will focus on emerging technologies, future disruptors and digital transformation.

Learning outcomes

The CertDIF is designed to help you:

  • understand how digital technology is disrupting the finance profession
  • increase your awareness of emerging technologies
  • understand what digitalisation can mean for your role and how to make informed decisions about adopting and using new technologies
  • develop a digital mindset to take a considered view of the emerging technologies
  • stay up to date in this ever-changing and fast-moving area.

Developed in partnership with accountingcpd

Accountingcpd helps accountants grow by providing high quality CPD and qualifications, that genuinely make a difference to their careers.

Accountingcpd offers over 1,000 ACCA approved hours of learning, designed to keep accountants up to date and help them develop skills for the future. With over 20 years’ experience, accountants can rely on accountingcpd’s award-winning approach to CPD.

Who is the certificate for?

The Certificate in Digital Innovation for Finance is aimed at accountancy, finance, business and advisory professionals who wish to develop their knowledge, skills and awareness of innovations in digital technology and its impact on the finance profession.

The certificate provides an opportunity for accountancy and finance professionals to increase their knowledge and develop these broader technology skills and understand how technology can create value for your organisation.

Entry requirements

There are no formal educational requirements to begin the certificate.

If you already have a professional accountancy qualification, this certificate can help you top up existing competencies with specific knowledge and skills around digital technology, future disruptors and digital transformation. It's also be a valuable source of CPD.

If you don't hold a professional accountancy qualification, it offers you the opportunity to gain formal recognition of your capabilities.

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