FBP Academy Public – Dubai time


Join our public FBP Academy delivered with HOFT. Everything you get from our flagship in-house programme, with up to 16 people from different companies. Book by 14th July 2021 for our early bird pricing.

You’ll learn how to build relationships, turn data to insights, bring numbers to life and influence more decisions.

With 7 hours of on-demand video lessons, 8 x 2 hour live virtual workshops, and at office tasking, you’ll also qualify for up to 4 days CPD for ICAEW, CIMA, ACCA and more.

Sign up today for immediate access to your video lessons to get started right away. Live virtual workshops starts Saturday 31st August Dubai time for 8 weeks.

You’ll get:

FBP Ignite personal development plan

7 x 1 hour on-demand video lessons with self-study exercises, case-studies & templates to download and use

8 x 2 hour live virtual workshops to apply the video learning to your situation

Tasking to apply the learning in your role at work

Over 4 days of output CPD


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FBP Ignite personal development plan:

You’ll take a short online survey to learn what type of FBP you are: calculator, dashboard, coach or leader. You’ll learn your strengths today and we’ll give you the 3 areas to focus on through the rest of the programme. You’ll take the survey again at the end of the programme to measure your improvement, and set you next development goals.

7 on-demand video lessons:


1 – The FBP Mindset

Learn what great looks like and create your personalised development plan

2 – Bring numbers to life

Learn how to make your finance reports interesting, engaging, and fun!

3 – Turn data to insight

Learn how to translate data (what) into information (why) and insights (so what)

4 – Relationships

Learn how to build fast-track rapport, challenge elegantly, and deal with any conflict

5 – Secrets of influence

Apply the secrets of influence from sales and marketing to the finance World

6 –  Tell stories with data

Learn 3 storyline structures, the top 10 finance charts, and the 5 charts not to use

7 – Present with confidence

Learn how to engage your audience, and feel confident presenting

8 live virtual workshops:

The 7 live virtual workshops are aligned to the 7 video courses. You learn the theory and principles in the video course and then we help you apply it in your context in the live workshops. Plus we’ll answer your questions and help you overcome your specific challenges.

1 – Communication 101

Learn how the CEOs, politicians and CFOs communicate crystal clear messages using a simple technique

2 – Report transform

You’ll transform a boring table of numbers into an engaging, interesting and fun dashboard to help you tell the story behind the numbers.

3 – Uncovering insight

You’ll apply Insight Mountain to your situation and learn how to uncover and then present insights in the most influential way.

4 – Power Language

Learn how to transform your language to build relationships, handle conflict, and negotiate for win-win outcomes

5 – Selling your ideas

You’ll apply the 5 step sales process and our heroes and villains technique to learn how to sell your finance ideas and overcome resistance.

6 – Tell stories with data

You’ll learn how to use a simple format to turn your P&L account into a story that engages and inspires action. The ultimate FBP tool!

7 – Value creation & strategy

You’ll learn how to apply your new thinking to adding genuine value to your business and influence the strategic commercial decisions.

8 – Analytics business partnering

You’ll learn how to blend your new behavioural skills with the technology we have at our fingertips in finance to maximise your impact.


Your video lessons are presented by our founder, Andy Shambrook. Andy Shambrook, Iain Dewson, Mohamed ElRuby and/or Zeeshan Taqi will deliver your live workshops


Sign up today and you’ll get immediate access to your video lessons so you can started right away.

Live virtual workshops start on 31st August 2021 Dubai time for 8 weeks.