Together, we can help ensure ACCA members continue to lead the profession.
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Over two years, we conducted ground-breaking global research into the future of the profession. Our research delivered authoritative findings built on the insight of our members.
By collaborating with and listening to our members, employers, and learning providers as well as other stakeholders, we’ve evolved the qualification to ensure it continues to lead the way while maintaining the same rigour and robustness that it’s always had.
Through your vast experience, leading professional insights and by always staying up to date through CPD, ACCA members have proven their ability to lead and shape the profession.
We encourage you to register as an advocate and make use of these resources to continue to lead the way.
ACCA focuses on the big themes affecting the accountancy profession
Every three months, we’ll focus on themes that cover four broad areas:
- the power of digital technology (April to June 2019)
- the power of connections and partnerships (July to September 2019)
- the power of ethics, trust and sustainability (October to December 2019)
- the power of careers, skills and employability (January 2020 to March 2020)
Our first theme, ‘the power of digital’, is arguably the biggest factor shaping the future of the profession and the future roles ACCA students and members will perform.
Tomorrow’s accountants will inherit a world that’s more digital than ever and we want to help them maximise the opportunities this presents for their work and career. That’s why ACCA is tuned in to the latest developments from machine learning to audit and technology. And our qualification and CPD are ceaselessly evolving to ensure our members are at the cutting edge.
So as an advocate, it’s important we provide you with the tools and messages that can help you share your professional body’s key insights and thinking about our brand themes.
The power of digital
Use our scripts and presentations to confidently talk through our latest research on machine learning. Cut through the hype to reveal what’s ahead for the profession.
ACCA advocates advocate guidance (DOC, 27kb)
ACCA advocates machine learning (PPT, 3MB)
ACCA advocates speech Machine Learning (DOC, 35kb)
Captivate your network with these visuals, showing them how the digital transformation is changing the day-to-day role of the finance professional.
ACCA Delivering digital skills (PDF, 44kb)
ACCA Qualification digital subjects (PDF, 36kb)
Inspire with video
Enhance presentations and talks with videos featuring ACCA members, staff and partners examining the impact of digital technology on finance professionals.
- eBook - How we've evolved the ACCA Qualification
Presentation - Accounting’s future topline report: how accounting must adapt to thrive in 2025
Use this to showcase the lessons from our leading report on the drivers of change within accounting and finance, along with the knowledge and skills quotients identified as being in highest demand by business globally.
Infographic and individual images - Topline information and stats from ACCA’s leading report on the drivers of change within accounting and finance
Share these on social accounts, or use each infographic component as a point of discussion, perhaps in group exercises to assess business readiness.
Presentation - The seven quotients: equipping tomorrow’s accountants for success
Use this to provide deeper insight into the seven quotients and can be combined with the quotients interactive test to identify areas of strength and development against the seven quotients.
Infographic and individual images - Summary information on the seven quotients that are at the heart of the ACCA Qualification
Share these on social accounts, or use each infographic component as a point of discussion, perhaps in group exercises to assess personal development and business readiness.
- Suggest posts on social accounts
You can use the presentations, images and suggested social media content to promote and publicly support ACCA, formally and informally. You can make use of resources when you speak to friends and colleagues about how ACCA members shape the future of the profession, about your journey to membership to students, and when you represent ACCA in various channels.
ACCA retains all rights to the resources provided. You may not edit or sell these resources.
Looking to the future
How we've evolved the ACCA Qualification