We’re hosting a series of comprehensive two-stage Train the Trainer workshops around the world. These are designed to ensure you, as a tutor will feel confident that you will be able to teach Strategic Business Leader. To make the most of the workshops please complete the pre-course work for stage one, check out the pre-reading material and feel free to ask a question before the event using the form below.

Learning outcomes

Stage one

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Objective

To ensure that tutors feel confident that they will be able to teach Strategic Business Leader

Learning outcomes (core content)

  1. To understand the format, style and rationale of Strategic Business Leader

  2. To understand the relevance of P1 Governance Risk and Ethics and P3 Business Analysis existing content and how this is developed in Strategic Business Leader

  3. To understand how the knowledge and principles from the underpinning ACCA exams are relevant to Strategic Business Leader

  4. Understanding how professional skills marks are awarded in Strategic Business Leader and ensuring your students understand too

  5. Dealing with specific perceived challenges

Stage two

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Objective

To provide suggestions and recommendations around how to deliver a course for Strategic Business Leader

Learning outcomes

  1. To understand how to structure an Strategic Business Leader course

  2. To understand what to do differently in the classroom

  3. To understand how to use the Ethics and Professional Skills Module

  4. Managing the move from Applied Skills to Strategic Professional

  5. To equip tutors in marking Strategic Business Leader

Workshop core content

Stage one

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Learning outcome one

To understand the format, style and rationale of Strategic Business Leader

  • An introduction to the rationale behind Strategic Business Leader
  • An overview of the exam format and style, using specimen exams
    • How requirements are structured
    • Drawing out use and volume of exhibits
    • Referencing professional skills marks
    • Exam duration
  • Explanation of the key difference between Strategic Business Leader and other ACCA exams

Learning outcome two

To understand the relevance of P1 Governance Risk and Ethics and P3 Business Analysis existing content and how this is developed in Strategic Business Leader

  • Understand how P1 Governance Risk and Ethics and P3 Business Analysis technical areas and relevant
  • Understand how the technical knowledge is assessed differently in Strategic Business Leader

Learning outcome three

To understand how the knowledge and principles from the underpinning ACCA exams are relevant to Strategic Business Leader

  • Understand relevance of underpinning exams to Strategic Business Leader
  • Understand how underpinning knowledge and principles will be assessed
  • Preparing you to incorporate this into your teaching

Learning outcome four

Understanding how professional skills marks are awarded in Strategic Business Leader and ensuring your students understand too

  • An introduction to the professional skills marks
  • An explanation of each specific professional skill
  • Guidance on how to teach professional skills

Learning outcome five

Dealing with specific perceived challenges

  • Concerns about a general lack of business knowledge
  • How to manage the syllabus
  • Dealing with the fear of a four hour exam

Stage two

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Learning outcome one

To understand how to structure a Strategic Business Leader course

Learning outcomes two, three and four

To understand what to do differently in the classroom

To understand how to use the Ethics and Professional Skills module

Managing the move from Applied Skills to Strategic Professional

Learning outcome five

To equip tutors in marking Strategic Business Leader

Pre-course work

Stage one

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  1. Prepare a note of the specific challenges you think you will face in teaching Strategic Business Leader and what you want to get out of the Train the Trainer programme.

  2. Think about how you might approach teaching the professional skills to your students - specifically think about the professional skill commercial acumen, and be prepared to feed back to other delegates.

  3. Review all pre-reading material; please see the links to the documents below. If time allows attempt a plan for specimen exam one and / or specimen exam two.

  4. Review materials available on Professional Insights area of ACCA’s website relating to Professional accountants – the future.

Stage two

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  1. If you have not attended Strategic Business Leader Train the Trainer Stage One event, then please familiarise yourself with its content. This can be accessed in our Tutor Excellence Programme section.

  2. Attempt the Strategic Business Leader Specimen 2 exam (PDF, 846 KB). 

  3. Review the following articles:

a) Strategic Business Leader Examiner Article – Examiner Approach Article (PDF, 384 KB).

This gives further insight into the thinking of the examining team and what they are looking for in the exam.

b) Strategic Business Leader Marking Guide – Professional Skills Marking Guide (PDF, 1.6 MB).

This specifically covers the marking of professional skills.

c) Strategic Business Leader Examining team Guidance – “Over Your Shoulder” (PDF, 270 KB).

A member of the examining team suggests some practical guidance for students in terms of how to go about using the time in the exam hall.

d) How Applied Knowledge and Applied Skills map to Strategic Business Leader (PDF, 264 KB).

A mapping of the main areas where underpinning knowledge from the earlier exams is relevant to the Strategic Business Leader.

Pre-reading material

 

 

Check the dates of the workshops in your country

Your country DateLocationStage
Afghanistan4 - 5 February 2018Bangalore, IndiaStage 2 (2 day)
Botswana19 - 20 March 2018Harare, ZimbabweStage 2 (2 day)
Bulgaria29 January - 1 February 2018Prague, Czech RepublicStage 1 & 2 (4 day)
Cyprus5 - 6 March 2018Nicosia, CyprusStage 2 (2 day)
Czech Republic 29 January - 1 February 2018Prague, Czech RepublicStage 1 & 2 (4 day)
Ethiopia16 - 17 March 2018Nairobi, KenyaStage 2 (2 day)
Georgia6 - 7 February 2018Tbilisi, GeorgiaStage 2 (2 day)
Ghana22 - 23 March 2018Lagos, NigeriaStage 2 (2 day)
Hungary29 January - 1 February 2018Prague, Czech RepublicStage 1 & 2 (4 day)
India4 - 5 February 2018Bangalore, IndiaStage 2 (2 day)
Indonesia28 February - 1 March 2018Yangon, MyanmarStage 2 (2 day)
Ireland6 - 7 March 2018Dublin, IrelandStage 2 (2 day)
Kenya16 - 17 March 2018Nairobi, KenyaStage 2 (2 day)
Lithuania29 January - 1 February 2018Prague, Czech RepublicStage 1 & 2 (4 day)
Malawi19 - 20 March 2018Harare, ZimbabweStage 2 (2 day)
Mauritius19 - 20 March 2018Harare, ZimbabweStage 2 (2 day)
Myanmar28 February - 1 March 2018Yangon, MyanmarStage 2 (2 day)
Nepal28 February - 1 March 2018Yangon, MyanmarStage 2 (2 day)
Nigeria22 - 23 March 2018Lagos, NigeriaStage 2 (2 day)
Poland29 January - 1 February 2018Prague, Czech RepublicStage 1 & 2 (4 day)
Romania29 January - 1 February 2018Prague, Czech RepublicStage 1 & 2 (4 day)
Russia6 - 7 February 2018Tbilisi, GeorgiaStage 2 (2 day)
Serbia29 January - 1 February 2018Prague, Czech RepublicStage 1 & 2 (4 day)
Slovakia29 January - 1 February 2018Prague, Czech RepublicStage 1 & 2 (4 day)
South Africa19 - 20 March 2018Harare, ZimbabweStage 2 (2 day)
Tanzania16 - 17 March 2018Nairobi, KenyaStage 2 (2 day)
Turkey6 - 7 February 2018Tbilisi, GeorgiaStage 2 (2 day)
Uganda16 - 17 March 2018Nairobi, KenyaStage 2 (2 day)
Ukraine6 - 7 February 2018Tbilisi, GeorgiaStage 2 (2 day)
Zambia19 - 20 March 2018Harare, ZimbabweStage 2 (2 day)
Zimbabwe19 - 20 March 2018Harare, ZimbabweStage 2 (2 day)


The following table lists workshops that have already taken place, so you can see if you've missed your session.

Your country DateLocationStage
Afghanistan26 - 27 November 2017Cochin, IndiaStage 1 (2 day)
Botswana9 - 10 November 2017Harare, ZimbabweStage 1 (2 day)
China11 - 12 December 2017Guangzhou, ChinaSBL Stage 2
Cyprus7 - 8 December 2017Nicosia, CyprusStage 1 (2 day)
Ethiopia13 - 14 November 2017Nairobi, KenyaStage 1 (2 day)
Ghana6 -7 November 2017Lagos, Nigeria Stage 1 (2 day)
India26 - 27 November 2017Cochin, IndiaStage 1 (2 day)
Indonesia10 - 11 December 2017Yangon, MyanmarStage 1 (2 day)
Ireland16 - 17 January 2018Dublin. IrelandStage 1 (2 day)
Kenya13 - 14 November 2017Nairobi, KenyaStage 1 (2 day)
Malawi9 - 10 November 2017Harare, ZimbabweStage 1 (2 day)
Malaysia7 - 9 December 2017Garden rooms, KL, MalaysiaSBL Stage 2
Malta7 - 8 December 2017Nicosia, CyprusStage 1 (2 day)
Mauritius9 - 10 November 2017Harare, ZimbabweStage 1 (2 day)
Myanmar10 -11 December 2017Yangon, MyanmarStage 1 (2 day)
Nepal10 - 11 December 2017Yangon MyanmarStage 1 (2 day)
Nigeria6 - 7 November 2017Lagos, NigeriaStage 1 (2 day)
Pakistan23 - 24 October 2017Lahore, PakistanStage 1 (2 day)
Pakistan26 - 27 October 2017Karachi, PakistanStage 1 (2 day)
Pakistan4 - 5 December 2017Lahore, PakistanSBL Stage 2
Pakistan7 - 8 December 2017Karachi, PakistanSBL Stage 2
Russia11 - 12 December 2017Tbilsi, Georgia Stage 1 (2 day)
Singapore5 - 6 December 2017ACCA office, SingaporeSBL stage 2
South Africa9 - 10 November 2017Harare, ZimbabweStage 1 (2 day)
Tanzania13 - 14 November 2017Nairobi, Kenya Stage 1 (2 day)
Turkey11 - 12 December 2017Tbilsi, GeorgiaStage 1 (2 day)
Uganda13 - 14 November 2017Nairobi, KenyaStage 1 (2 day)
Ukraine11 - 12 December 2017Tbilsi, GeorgiaStage 1 (2 day)
United Arab Emirates4 - 7 December 2017Dubai, United Arab EmiratesStage 1 & 2
United Kingdom12 - 13 December 2017London, England Stage 1 (2 day)
United Kingdom9 - 10 January 2018London, EnglandSBL Stage 2
Zambia9 - 10 November 2017Harare, ZimbabweStage 1 (2 day)
Zimbabwe9 - 10 November 2017Harare, ZimbabweStage 1 (2 day)


Last updated: 22 Jan 2018