CIPFA CFO Leadership Academy 2024


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.

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

Tel: 02075 435600


13 Sep 2024 09:30
11 Apr 2025 16:00


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

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: 13 September 2024
  • Workshop two: 06 December 2024
  • Workshop three: 11 April 2025

Action learning group dates

Group A dates

10 October 2024, 14 November 2024, 9 January 2025, 6 February 2025, 6 March 2025

Group B dates

11 October 2024, 15 November 2024, 10 January 2025, 7 February 2025, 7 March 2025

CPD hours

This course carries 56 CPD hours.


  • Accounting
  • / Leadership
  • / Performance improvement and policy
  • / Professional development

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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.

Webchat is available Monday to Friday, 09:00 - 17:00 (excluding UK bank holidays).