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Communication is often referred to as the lifeblood of a business, given the high value it holds. It plays an integral role in helping build a powerful relationship with customers and clients. The exchange of information, ideas, plans and a lot more, solely relies on communicating with one another.Read more >>
Having a sustainable capital market sounds like a positive situation—but what does it mean? Find out what a sustainable capital market is, and how we can work towards its achievement.Read more >>
This is where planning becomes paramount for your success. Here are some things to consider while creating a plan.Read more >>
You don’t need to be planning a career in banking or the commercial sector to study an accounting and finance short course. The skills you’ll earn from these courses will find uses in everyday life, from understanding the significance of certain financial transactions happening around us all the time, to developing stronger financial planning abilities which can be used to organise your personal finances, or in your professional role.Read more >>
The accountancy sector is changing as a result of the introduction of automation and the expansion of data analytics. Not only have these two factors led to an increased amount of data for accountants to use, but they have also meant that risk management and decision-making can be performed with a significant amount of insight. Therefore, many accountants have begun to team up with data scientists to make sense of the vast amounts of data available to them.
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Imagine standing at the supermarket, in front of the hair products aisle, and choosing a single shampoo from the dozens of varieties sitting there.Read more >>
Globalisation has made communication between countries, regions and people much simpler, allowing businesses to expand globally and have a larger contribution to the global marketplace.Read more >>
According to a recent survey, only nine percent of us manage to carry out our New Year’s resolutions. However, it’s not all bad news. The Journal of Clinical Psychology also found that simply making a resolution over the New Year makes us ten times more likely to change our behaviour in a positive manner! So, if you’re thinking about making changes to your personal, professional, or academic life this January, here are some ideas to help you hit the ground running.Read more >>
The professional world is always considered a man’s playfield but going by statistics, that ratio is fast changing. Accountancy is one such sector which is becoming increasingly female-dominated, with ACCA now having 40% females which comprise half of the total group.Read more >>
After finally freeing yourself from your school or workplace routine, you’re looking at several weeks of free time and quality moments with family and friends. It also seems like a great opportunity to fit in some uninterrupted study time. But how can you make sure that time doesn't get consumed by holiday fun and responsibilities? Read this blog to find out our top tips for avoiding a holiday study faux-pas and making the most of your holiday season.Read more >>
For business owners and managers, investing in the right technologies is crucial to ensure the efficiency of their in-house business activities. Sourcing technologies and assessing their value allows you to focus on issues pertaining to understanding technology trends and breakthroughs. Read on for more insights into technology management strategies and their role in the global business environment.Read more >>
Accountancy has always been considered a reliable profession for students. It is seen as a fool-proof career plan, reassuring and high paying, but accountancy is so much more than that!Read more >>
What is data science and how can it be used in a business?
Back in the early 90s, artificial intelligence seemed far-fetched. In today’s time, it is a reality. Such advanced technology has ushered the use of big data and the need for storage of such sensitive information.Read more >>
In the sea of data, how do organisations make their products truly stand out? Grabbing the attention of the masses is easier said than done these days, and this is why strategic marketing is becoming an increasingly popular as a tool in this respect.
For an organisation, strategic marketing is now vital for sustaining itself in the long run. The focus of this blog is not just highlighting the importance of strategic marketing but also the factors to keep in mind while implementing it.
Read on to find out how the strategic role of marketing can give any business a real boost in the marketplace.Read more >>
While you may know of the social benefits of playing video games, you may not be aware of how they can also help with your accountancy career. Video games present a number of cognitive benefits that can pay off when you are preparing for your ACCA exams.Read more >>
How can efficient project management enhance your leadership skills?
A project manager oversees the various tasks involved in a project or programme to ensure a smooth process from start to finish. Creating a conductive environment and motivating team in the right direction is an essential part of the job.Read more >>
Leadership is not just about giving orders and having them obeyed. To truly lead an individual has to be an innovator and a mentor who inspires staff and encourages them to be productive.
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Gone are the days when financial operations were at the core of financial institutions only. Today, finance is a critical function for all businesses, irrespective of whether that business happens to be small, medium or large-scale. Organisations rely on efficient financial operations, not only to ensure that the organisation's financial health is maintained and enhanced, but also to contribute to important decision-making processes.Read more >>
When choosing which accounting qualification to study it is important to understand the current position of the applicant. It depends very much on the current academic status of the individual and their eventual goal. Both qualifications are valuable to your future career path. The AAT qualification is an entry-level qualification that was set up to encourage students at school to get a head start in learning accounting. It can be studied from the age of 16 and is used as an introductory qualification for young school leavers but also as a key tool for those joining the profession as part of a career change in later life. It leads to the status of being an accounting technician. The ACCA qualification leads towards full professional status and can be pursued after leaving school, given certain minimum qualifications are met or it is open access at mature entry.Read more >>
The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) qualification is gaining significant popularity among students as it is an excellent way to progress career or to help starting a new accounting role.Read more >>
Social Media Marketing can help you grow your business - find out how.
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Studying the ACCA online offers a flexible mode of study - either part-time or full-time - that can be accommodated to fit around student job timings or personal activities.Read more >>
Read on to find out more about marketing and what the job role of a marketing executive entails.Read more >>
In today’s fast-paced world, it is essential for business professionals to keep abreast with the corporate, financial, and political developments taking place at every moment.
In studying a Global MBA you’ll develop the ability to spot emerging risks and opportunities, and conduct independent global reporting, expert commentary and analysis. If you are looking to accentuate your business management capabilities, take a look at some of the advantages of studying a Global MBA degree.Read more >>