FBP Academy Public – UK time


Join our public FBP Academy. Everything you get from our flagship in-house programme, with up to 16 people from different companies.

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, 7 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 Wednesday 21st April at 10am-12pm GMT for 7 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

7 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


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 – What is FBP?

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

7 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 – Present like Jobs

You’ll learn the presentation secrets of Steve Jobs and how to communicate like a pro.

7 – Tell stories with data

In this final session 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!


Your video lessons are presented by our founder, Andy Shambrook. Iain Dewson will facilitate the 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 21st April 2021 10am-12pm GMT. Full list of dates below:

Live workshop 1: Wed 21st April 10am-12pm GMT

Live workshop 2: Wed 28th April 10am-12pm GMT

Live workshop 3: Wed 5th May 10am-12pm GMT

Live workshop 4: Wed 12th May 10am-12pm GMT

Live workshop 5: Tues 18th May 10am-12pm GMT

Live workshop 6: Wed 26th May 10am-12pm GMT

Live workshop 7: Wed 2nd June 10am-12pm GMT