BPP Study Skills presentation

Richard Gibbon BA, FCA ‡ BPP International ‡ Operations Director

Background to BPP Professional Education

‡ Launched in 1976, ‡ Listed on the Stock Exchange in 1986 ‡ BPP has grown to embrace exam and non-exam based training for various other professions including tax, financial services, human resources, marketing, and law.

Our breadth of courses
Q U A L I F I C A T I O N

Financial Services
SII IMC IFA IAQ CertFP CFA CFQ

Accountancy & Tax
ICAEW ICAS ACCA CIMA AAT ATT CTA Insolvency (JIEB, CPI) ‡IFRS Advanced ‡Valuation Techniques ‡Project Finance ‡Money Laundering ‡Tax and Financial ‡Reporting Updates

Law

Human Resources

Other

GDL LPC BVC PSC

CIPD BIFM

Marketing (CIM) Actuarial (FIA,FFA, FSA,FCAS)

C P D

‡Financial Modelling ‡Introduction to Accounts ‡Bond Markets ‡Understanding Options ‡Risk Management

‡Company Commercial ‡Criminal ‡Insolvency ‡Employment ‡Finance for Lawyers ‡City & Finance Markets ‡Law Enforcement

‡Dealing with difficult staff ‡Managing Dismissal ‡Successful interview techniques ‡Finance for non-Finance Professional

P E R S O N A L E X C E L L E N C E

Business Communication
‡Effective Presentation Skills ‡Presenting Effective Proposals ‡Writing Effective Proposals

Personnel & People Management
‡Successful Teams ‡HR for New HR Managers ‡Managing & Motivating People ‡Coaching

Commercial Skills
‡Negotiating Skills ‡Managing the Client Relationship ‡Practical Networking

Strategy & Leadership
‡Developing Leadership Skills ‡Coaching ‡Understanding Personality ‡Successful Teams

BPP Countries

UK: 16 cities

Internationally: 18 cities in 12 countries

BPP Resources

‡ Education department in London ‡ Each subject manager specialises in one subject only ‡ Regular meetings with examiner ‡ ACCA approved material reviewed by the examiner

BPP Courses

‡ Introductory and revision courses ‡ Course notes developed by the specialist subject manager ‡ Guidance and plans for tutors ‡ All BPP tutors are inter-changeable

BPP Learning Media ‡ Study text ‡ Practice and revision kit ‡ Pass cards

‡ i-Pass ‡ i-Learn ‡ Success CD

Mock debrief

Mock debrief

Pass rates

P7 P5 P4 P3 P2 P1 F9 F8 F7 F6 F5 F4 F3 F2 F1 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100%

BPP International Pass Rates ACCA Pass Rates

Camtasia

Who am I?

Erica Gibbon BA, FCA ‡ BPP International ‡ Projects Director

Experiencing your success

Putting success into your future

Getting to Success

‡ Time ‡ Tool Kit ‡ Organisation ‡ Motivation ‡ Confidence ‡ Success ‡ Vision

ACCA Syllabus

Structure ‡ Fundamentals level ² Knowledge Module ‡ Fundamentals level ² Skills Module ‡ Professional level ² Essentials Module ‡ Professional level ² Options Module

ACCA Syllabus Fundamentals Level

Knowledge Module ‡ F1 Accountant in Business (AB) ‡ F2 Management Accounting (MA) ‡ F3 Financial Accounting (FA)

ACCA Syllabus Fundamentals Level Skills Module ‡ F4 Corporate and Business Law (CL) * ‡ F5 Performance Management (PM) ‡ F6 Taxation (TX) * ‡ F7 Financial Reporting (FR) ‡ F8 Audit and Assurance (AA) ‡ F9 Financial Management (FM)
* Malta variant

ACCA Syllabus Professional Level

Essentials Module ‡ P1 Professional Accountant (PA) ‡ P2 Corporate Reporting (CR) ‡ P3 Business Analysis (BA)

ACCA Syllabus Professional Level

Options Module ‡ P4 Advanced Financial Management (AFM) ‡ P5 Advanced Performance Management (APM) ‡ P6 Advanced Taxation (AT) * ‡ P7 Advanced Audit and Assurance (AAA)
* Malta variant

Expectancy Theory

Victor Vroom

VALENCE
Strength of a person¶s preference for a certain outcome

EXPECTANCY

FORCE

X

Expectation that behaviour will result in the desired outcome

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Or strength of motivation to do something

Tuckman - Forming

Why are we here? Who is in charge? What are the rules?

Tuckman - Storming

No, I am boss I am boss You boss! Huh!

Tuckman - Norming

So, we agree that I give orders. And I paint after drilling.

And I hold things to keep it steady.

Tuckman - Performing

Tuckman - Dorming

OK, time to go. No, don¶t go! We¶ll miss you.