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CIPFA Introduction To Finance Business Partnering


Event summary

This one day course is aimed at those working in finance departments of public sector organisations. It sets out the thinking behind finance business partnering as well as the practical steps involved in becoming a trusted adviser and creating real impact on the strategic decisions and direction of the organisation.

All CIPFA members are entitled to a 10% discount.

To book using the discount or to enquire about discounts for multiple delegates please contact customer services or Monika Lewandowska:

Tel: 0207 543 5600


28 June 2022
Starts: 09:30
Ends: 17:00

Standard price

£375.00 excl VAT

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About this event

This one day interactive course is delivered via virtual classroom. You will be provided a link to join each workshop online. Our trainer will be there to greet you and the other delegates, and we aim to deliver just as we would if everyone was together in a physical training room. For best results we recommend the use of webcams.

CPD hours



  • Accounting
  • / Financial management
  • / Financial reporting
  • / Medium term planning
  • / Police
  • / Value for money

Speaker - Lisa Forster, Principal Consultant

Lisa Forster

Lisa is a CIPFA qualified accountant, and has worked for the institute since 2008. She joined as a finance advisor in CIPFA Networks, and more recently moved across to the advisory team. Her two areas of expertise are in education finance, particularly academy accounts and assurance, and also in local government transformation around the consideration of alternative service delivery models.