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FLP, the Finance Leadership Podcast

Release Date: 12/04/2020

FLP 197. Preparation Insights for this month's SCS Exam (May 2024) show art FLP 197. Preparation Insights for this month's SCS Exam (May 2024)

FLP, the Finance Leadership Podcast

We're joined today by Hugh Martin, Director Of Content for VIVA Financial Tuition, to talk about the upcoming Strategic Case Study exam in May 2024. Hugh shares his vast experience on the Strategic Case Study exam and specifically the upcoming May 2024 session featuring a security company called Saefwell. This is a must-listen for anyone about to, or planning to, sit the exam in May or August 2024, and also for future students who want to understand the dynamics of sitting the SCS.     ABOUT  The CGMA Finance Leadership Programme (FLP) , is the online pathway to the...

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FLP 196. How to approach the OCS exam - An expert's guide show art FLP 196. How to approach the OCS exam - An expert's guide

FLP, the Finance Leadership Podcast

We're joined by John Bennett from our learning partner Kaplan to talk about the upcoming Operational Case Study (OCS) exam scheduled for May 2024.  As a long-established accounting tutor and test-author, John shares his vast experience of the OCS. He offers practical insights on this May's upcoming exam featuring a company called Kanann that designs and sells saddles for horse riding.   This is a must for anyone about to - or planning to - sit the exam in May or August 2024, and also for future students who want to understand the main dynamics of the OCS.   MORE The CGMA Finance...

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FLP 195. The impact of Generative AI on your accounting business show art FLP 195. The impact of Generative AI on your accounting business

FLP, the Finance Leadership Podcast

Kevin Gormley is joined by colleague Paul Parks (CPA, CGMA), a Director at AICPA & CIMA, to talk about AI - in particular Generative AI - and its potential impact on the world of accounting and finance businesses.  Generative AI is a recent and rapidly advancing branch of AI which focuses on creating new, original content across mediums without simply replicating existing data. This episode of the podcast aims to demystify AI’s role and explore its potential, especially in the accounting and finance business while also considering ethical sourcing and referencing. RESOURCES. Get...

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FLP 194. Building a Sustainable Business show art FLP 194. Building a Sustainable Business

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We're joined by Jeremy Osborn (AICPA global head of ESG) & Simon Bittlestone (CIMA Deputy President and Director at Metapraxis) to talk about the impact of ESG on the world of accounting and finance. Both contributors come with a wealth of knowledge and experience in this area and share their thoughts on the matter.         ABOUT The CGMA Finance Leadership Programme (FLP) , is the online pathway to the prestigious Chartered Institute of Management Accountants’ Professional Qualification. Find out more about the FLP at  CONNECT Dr. Jeremy Osborn is on LinkedIn ....

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FLP 193. Why the FLP pathway worked for me. show art FLP 193. Why the FLP pathway worked for me.

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We're joined by Lyndsay Falconer, one of the first to move across when AICPA launched the programme in the UK. Lyndsay transferred to the FLP pathway in Sept '22 to complete her studies and get the CGMA designation. She talks about her motivation to study on this pathway and about her experiences using the new learning platform .         ABOUT The CGMA Finance Leadership Programme (FLP) , is the online pathway to the prestigious Chartered Institute of Management Accountants’ Professional Qualification. Find out more about the FLP at  CONNECT Our guest Lyndsay...

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FLP 192. Unlocking Success: Exploring the CGMA FLP with Ghanaian Tax Associate Richard Addo. show art FLP 192. Unlocking Success: Exploring the CGMA FLP with Ghanaian Tax Associate Richard Addo.

FLP, the Finance Leadership Podcast

We're joined by Richmond Adu Addo, a Tax Associate at Deloitte based in Ghana, West Africa. Richmond has recently completed his CGMA studies via the CGMA Finance Leadership Programme and shares his thoughts on the value of CGMA and his experience of using the FLP platform.          The CGMA Finance Leadership Programme (FLP) is the online pathway to the prestigious Chartered Institute of Management Accountants’ Professional Qualification. Find out more about the FLP at  and explore the CIMA Study Hub at              ...

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FLP 191. The Little Book of Secrets show art FLP 191. The Little Book of Secrets

FLP, the Finance Leadership Podcast

Nasheen Wuisman, Senior Manager- Academic Progression at AICPA & CIMA,  discusses the 'little book of secrets'. This is a new resource available to our students that are preparing for the Case Study exams. The key benefit of this resource is to assist in targeting students attention to key preparation tools and techniques if they are short on time. LINKS View 'The Little Book of Secrets' . Connect with episode guest The CGMA Finance Leadership Programme (FLP) , is the online pathway to the prestigious Chartered Institute of Management Accountants’ Professional Qualification....

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FLP 190. A guide to preparing for the Strategic Case Study Exam show art FLP 190. A guide to preparing for the Strategic Case Study Exam

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Stuart Pedley-Smith is head of Learning at Kaplan, the Association's Premium partner for the CGMA Finance Leadership programme. As a teacher of the Strategic Case Study, his conversation with show host Kevin makes this episode an essential listen for any student about to sit this exam. TALKING POINTS the Strategic level and the preparation needed for the Strategic Case Study exam key areas to fully prepare a student for the end of level exam the most common exam pitfalls to watch out for, and how to overcome them. LINKS The CGMA Finance Leadership Programme (FLP) is the online pathway...

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FLP 189. Launch of the new Foundational Level show art FLP 189. Launch of the new Foundational Level

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To mark the introduction of the new Foundational Level entry point into the CGMA Finance Leadership Program (FLP), we're joined by Doug Bowman, Senior Manager of Learning Content Creation at AICPA & CIMA. We talk about the Foundational Level, how it's structured, what it is, and how it's positioned within the program.    This new entry point is a preparatory level to introduce the key concepts of Business & Finance; it allows any candidate to start their journey to their CGMA Professional Qualification even though they may not yet have the relevant experience or...

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FLP 188. Management Case Study (MCS) exam-preparation on Skills Premium show art FLP 188. Management Case Study (MCS) exam-preparation on Skills Premium

FLP, the Finance Leadership Podcast

Iryna McDonald works  as a Tutor at Kaplan Financial, the Association's Premium partner for the CGMA Finance Leadership programme (FLP). What's more, she also holds a CGMA Professional Qualification herself. Iryna talks to podcast host Kevin Gormley (AICPA & CIMA, Ireland) about the Management level and the preparation needed for the Management Case Study Exam.   Our guest also outlines what to expect from the Skills Premium classes that she tutors, and expands on how these classes fully prepare a student for the end of level exam. Iryna's insights make this episode of the...

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