Certificate in Global Business Services (CertGBS)

The ACCA Certificate in Global Business Services provides the fundamental knowledge and skills required to perform successfully in a global business services organisation.

We offer a range of ACCA courses on Global Business Services, including the Certificate in Global Business Services.

The Global Business Services, Shared Services and Outsourcing industry is one of the fastest growing worldwide and is a key component of many finance transformation programmes. The ACCA Certificate in Global Business Services provides the fundamental knowledge and skills required to perform successfully in a Global Business Services Organisation.

It has been developed in consultation with over 50 major employers across the world, and is designed to develop the technical skills, industry knowledge, business acumen and analytical capabilities needed to add value across the entire delivery model.

Course objectives

  • To introduce you to the business model of shared services and outsourcing. This is particularly in relation to financial operations, and how such models differ from, and offer efficiency benefits over traditional central function-based service provision.
  • To teach some of the key business skills needed in a GBS environment.