Regular fees: 200 - 350 GBP
Get a head start in your career this summer. We've partnered with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) to offer a online Summer School programme.
In an increasingly competitive market employers are looking for more than just knowledge to make a candidate stand out. Career-minded students are thinking ahead and signing up to summer schools to give themselves a competitive head start.
The ACCA Online Summer School allows ambitious students like you to stay one step ahead of your peers, expand your experience, enhance your qualifications, and grow your network whilst displaying a high level of drive to potential employers.
For those of you who have secured your dream job, the summer schools gives you the opportunity to accelerate to Chartered Certified status.
The ACCA Online Summer School is aimed at students who have:
- Joined the ACCA Accelerate programme
- Are expecting to graduate in 2020
- Are studying a degree programme which attracts 9 ACCA exemptions
- Want to accelerate your progression through to Chartered Certified status
- Have completed the Applied Skills level of ACCA qualification
- Are looking to stand out and stay ahead.
The programme allows graduates and others the chance to gain their first ACCA Strategic Level paper. Derby Business School has a reputation for excellence and success and we are a Gold Approved Learning Partner with ACCA.
The Strategic Business Reporting (SBR) exam requires you to demonstrate your ability to make strategic business reporting decisions. Set within the corporate reporting environment you will be tested on concepts, theories, principles and crucially your ability to apply this knowledge to real life scenarios.
On successful completion of this paper, candidates should be able to:
- Apply fundamental ethical and professional principles to ethical dilemmas and discuss the consequences of unethical behaviour
- Evaluate the appropriateness of the financial reporting framework and critically discuss changes in accounting regulation
- Apply professional judgement in the reporting of the financial performance of a range of entities NOTE the learning outcomes in Section C of the syllabus can apply to: single entities, groups, public sector entities and not-for profit entities (where appropriate)
- Prepare the financial statements of groups of entities
- Interpret financial statements for different stakeholders
- Communicate the impact of changes and potential changes in accounting regulation on financial reporting.
A detailed syllabus can be found on the ACCA website www.accaglobal.com