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APA/IiE Leadership Programme

APA are excited to be launching the 1st Accounts Payable Leadership programme in conjunction with Investors in Excellence. An outstanding programme delivered by leading professionals

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Course curriculum

  • 1

    MODULE 1 ME and Leading Self – Great leadership starts with self-awareness

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    • Excellence Portfolio

    • 1.1 Leading self – the 1st step to modern leadership

    • Your responses 1.1

    • 1.2 Leading self from thought to action

    • Your responses 1.2

    • 1.3 Looking back and looking forward

    • Your responses 1.3

    • 1.4 Looking after yourself as a leader

    • Your responses 1.4

    • 1.5 How do others see me?

    • Your responses 1.5

    • 1.6 Changing for the better doesn’t take a lifetime

    • 1.7 Knowing me, knowing you

    • Your responses 1.7

    • 1.8 Becoming a great self-coach

    • Your responses 1.8

    • 1.9 Becoming a great leader

    • Your responses 1.9

    • 1.10 Becoming a great follower

    • Your responses 1.10

  • 2

    MODULE 2 ME and Leading Others – Unlocking leadership skills

    • Continuing your journey into excellence

    • 2.1 Is there a leader in you?

    • Your responses 2.1

    • 2.2 What makes a leader great?

    • Your responses 2.2

    • 2.3 Great leaders eat up their lunches

    • Your responses 2.3

    • 2.4 Leadership traits

    • 2.5 My style of leadership

    • Your responses 2.5

    • 2.6 Leadership styles

    • Your responses 2.6

    • 2.7 Modern leadership styles

    • 2.8 Aim to be a strategic leader

    • 2.9 Sources of power

    • 2.10 The leadership jigsaw

  • 3

    MODULE 3 ME and Leading Change – Beginning with me, first

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    • 3.1 Change happens

    • Your responses 3.1

    • 3.2 What drives change?

    • Your responses 3.2

    • 3.3 Analysing the drivers or forces of change in your workplace

    • Your responses 3.3

    • 3.4 Managing change

    • Your responses 3.4

    • 3.5 Change can be revolutionary

    • Your responses 3.5

    • 3.6 Types of change

    • Your responses 3.6

    • 3.7 Change models

    • 3.8 Using your learning

    • Your responses 3.8

    • 3.9 A new way to lead change

    • 3.10 Taking your learning forward

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    MODULE 4 ME and Leading as a Profession(al) - Understanding where your company is going

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    • 4.1 What do managers do best?

    • Your responses 4.1

    • 4.2 What do leaders do best?

    • Your responses 4.2

    • 4.3 Am I more manager or leader?

    • Your responses 4.3

    • 4.4 Approaches to modern leadership

    • Your responses 4.4

    • 4.5 Leaders learning, developing and growing

    • 4.6 Right leader for the right situation

    • Your responses 4.6

    • 4.7 Sledgehammers and nuts

    • 4.8 The ethical leader

    • Your responses 4.8

    • 4.9 Dealing with conflict

    • 4.10 Developing one team and communicating

    • 4.11 Invitation to the Excellence Practitioners' Community

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Adam Griffiths

Thanks to the Accounts Payable Association for the fantastic AP Manager course they offer. I Have just completed the course and final tests to receive my APAM certification. Would absolutely recommend the course!

Amazing Course!

Nadine Samuel

Amazing Course which has reminded me how important and specialised the area of Transactional Finance that I am passionate about is. Sometimes you get demotivated in your chosen career and forget why you chose this career path!

Enjoyed Every Module!

Roberto Lecora

A well structured course and great personal development investment. I am glad that I have decided to complete the APA Team Leader Certification, I have enjoyed every module of the course!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • “Do I need to buy and learning material?

    No, all of the learning materials required for undertaking and successfully completing the course are included within the online learning management system, which you will have access to for 12 months.

  • “Can my employer pay for me to enrol?”

    Yes. Over 90% of individuals enrolling on APA courses seek funding from their employer first. If your employer is willing to fund your enrolment cost, we can invoice your employer and enrol you on the course as soon as payment is received. Please contact us on courses@ap-association.co.uk to make this arrangement.

  • “How do I enrol?”

    Enrolment is very easy – Simply navigate to the top or bottom of this page where you will find a button ‘Buy £xx’ . Click this button; follow the instructions for enrolment and payment. As soon as you have completed these simple steps, you will receive an email containing instructions on how to begin your chosen course.

  • “Can I display letters after my name?”

    Yes, for those who are APA Induction certified, they can display APAI after their name. For APA Technician it’s APAT and for APA Manager it’s APAM.

  • “Do I get a certificate?”

    Yes, upon completion of your chosen course, you will receive a certificate in the post from the Accounts Payable Association with your unique student number and APA stamp of approval.