Free lunchtime webinars

Webinars are a great way to pick up information, hints, tips and knowledge at a location convenient for you and on an internet-enabled device that you are familiar with.

We are offering a series of FREE 45-minute lunchtime webinars on a range of topics, so you can take a lunch break and improve your skills or knowledge at the same time. Each of our webinars in this series counts towards continuing professional development (CPD). Each webinar equates to one hour or one unit of CPD.

Simple three-step process 

Please follow this link to check you are able to access and use the software before day of the event.

  1. Simply click on the link for the webinar above that interests you and you will see a page with more details.
  2. Once you are ready to book your place simply click on the Book now iconicon at the top of each event page and provide your contact details.
  3. Once we receive your booking we will ask you to add your first name, last name and email address for the webinar platform and we will confirm by email your joining details. 

If you have any questions, please contact us at E: customerservices@cipfa.org or T: 020 7543 5600.

Recorded webinars

View the CIPFA YouTube Channel for all recorded webinars.

New Skills for the Modern Auditor 

This recorded webinar focuses on the human aspect of auditing (which is arguably the most important!).
Link to the slides will be available here soon.

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Finance Business Partner

This recorded webinar addresses the fundamentals of business partnering, why it has come to the fore in the public sector, the potential benefits of applying the model, and pitfalls to avoid. 

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Risk Management

Intended to provoke some food for thought by taking participants into the world of risk management in a way that will make it a practical governance tool rather than simply a compliance requirement.

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Shared Services 

Preparing yourself for shared services, devolution and collaborative working. This webinar is aimed at leaders and managers involved in developing combined authorities, city regions, localism, blue-light transformation, health service collaborations, as well as shared services.

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Download shared services guide explaining the sum 1+1=3 (PDF, 69KB)

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Leadership and Influence

This recorded webinar covers the factors that help leaders in any sector develop a powerful platform for influencing their seniors, peers and their own people. It illustrates practical ways in which small changes in behaviours can enhance personal influence.

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Presenting Numbers Effectively

This recorded webinar will take you through some of the key considerations for making your data engaging, such as considering the audience, identifying your key messages and selecting appropriate formats. It includes easy ways to improve the appearance and impact of your financial data, giving top tips for formatting and laying out tables and graphs.

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Creating an Anti-fraud Culture

This recorded webinar provides case study examples of fraud and their impact on organisations as well as remedies. The presentation also provides useful tips on how to create a culture that prevents fraud from occurring and the attendant benefits.

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The Implications of Fair Value Measurement

This free webinar recording provides a concise and practical overview of the Fair Value Framework applied in the International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) 13.

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Accounting for Grants

This free webinar recording will provide you with an overview of the accounting arrangements for UK grants and contributions.

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Change Management

Learn how to focus on leadership and influencing, and how you can measure that improvement.

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Making Sense of Governance

This free lunchtime webinar addresses the importance of governance, including tips and advice on its implementation.

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Delivering Differently

This free webinar recording addresses how to assess current service delivery arrangements and how to deliver more efficiently and effectively through an alternative means.

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Top Tips for Business Cases

This free webinar recording provides top tips for making sure your business case is as robust as can be.

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Technical questions answered

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