The public sector is becoming more commercial in its outlook and practices. Partnership arrangements, joint ventures, shared services and private sector contracts are now part and parcel of the public sector landscape. Our commercial skills training can give you the commercial acumen needed to drive your organisation forward.
All of our learning carries CPD hours and if you don’t see the topic you’re interested in, we can work with you to develop content tailored to your needs.
Step 1. Browse the range of training courses below to find the one that suits you and your team.
Step 2. Search our training calendar for the date and location details of your chosen course.
Step 3. Or contact us about running the course in-house, at your location – a cost-effective, convenient solution for training teams: InHouseTraining@cipfa.org
Commercial Mini MBA
Better Business Cases - Five Case Model (Foundation)
Better Business Cases - Five Case Model (Practitioner)
Certificate in Asset Valuation
Certificate in Contract Management
Level 7 Certificate in Finance Business Partnering
Open Book Processes
Commercial Business Skills (in-house only)
Effective Contract Management (in-house only)
An Overview of Better Business Cases - Five Case Model (in-house only)
Business Cases and Costing Techniques for Finance Staff (in-house only)
An Overview of Alternative Service Delivery Models (in-house only)
Better Business Cases Foundation e-learning
Practical understanding of asset management
Developing a Commercial Strategy
How Finance Teams Can Help Drive Integration
A Commercial Financial Mindset
Trading and Commercialisation in Local Authorities
Top Tips for Business Cases
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We are uniquely qualified to develop and enhance your technical accounting and financial management skills as you progress through your career.
Our training can help you excel in leadership and people skills.
Our courses are designed to promote good conduct, high ethical standards and boost your counter fraud defences.
Our accredited courses, which are typically undertaken over a number of days, are ideal for boosting your specialist skills or those of your team.
If you’re after a succinct overview or an in-depth exploration of a particular topic, our one or two-day courses can give you the insights you need.
CIPFA provides a number of e-learning courses for public sector professionals across a broad range of subjects.
CIPFA's on-demand webinars can be accessed any time, day or night, all year round to learn and provide a point of reference.
Commission our training needs analysis service to identify the skills gaps in your team.