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CIPFA CFO Leadership Academy 2022


Event summary

The CIPFA CFO Leadership Academy is aimed at serving and aspiring CFOs across the public sector who want to strengthen their personal impact and leadership skills.

Delegates from English local authorities may be eligible for an LGA bursary. Please contact for more details.

All CIPFA members are entitled to a 10% discount. Please contact customer services to book:

Tel: 02075 435600

Only one discount can be applied per booking


07 Sep 2022 09:30
31 Mar 2023 16:00


CIPFA Mansell Street
77 Mansell Street
Greater London
E1 8AN
[See map]

Standard price

£2,800.00 excl VAT

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About this event

The CIPFA CFO Leadership Academy is completed over approximately six months. This includes three one-day workshops and five one-day, facilitated action learning meetings.

Course dates

The course consists of three workshops and five action learning groups. The delegates are split into two action learning groups at the first workshop, Group A and Group B. You are only required to attend the dates for your confirmed group.

Workshop dates

  • Workshop one: 07 September 2022
  • Workshop two: 14 December 2022
  • Workshop three: 31 March 2023

Action learning group dates

Group A dates Group B dates
06 October 2022 07 October 2022
10 November 2022 11 November 2022
12 January 2023 13 January 2023
09 February 2023 10 February 2023
09 March 2023 10 March 2023

CPD hours

This course carries 56 CPD hours.


  • Accounting
  • / Leadership
  • / Performance improvement and policy

Speaker - Brendan McCarron, Senior Consultant, CIPFA

Brendan is a senior leadership and professional consultant for CIPFA consultancy and training. He leads CIPFA’s CFO Leadership Academy in the UK and for the government of Canada. He is also heavily involved in CIPFA’s finance business partnering work and in change management assignments in the UK and in Europe. Email:, Tel: 07810 547 226.