Professional Credibility

by Alan Nelson with Anna Faherty & John Taylor

Building your professional credibility is important in order to be seen as knowledgeable, fair and dependable. Understand how you can do this, with practical steps covering business acumen, professional scepticism, ethics, communication and your authoritative voice.

price £75+vat
cpd hours 4 CPD hours
access 120 days' access

This course will enable you to

  • Understand professional credibility and how to build it, whatever your career level
  • Develop the business acumen that will ensure you add value
  • Learn to use professional scepticism to add value and gain gravitas
  • Maintain and enhance your credibility by applying the fundamental principles of ethics to ensure you do the right thing
  • Bring together key communication aspects to find your authoritative voice

About the course

Professional credibility is the key to advancement in your accounting and finance career. But why do some people seem effortlessly to gain the trust and respect of their colleagues while others struggle? This course breaks down the abstract concept of professional credibility into its key components, explaining the practical steps you can take to becoming seen as knowledgeable, fair and dependable.

You will develop your business acumen, learn to use professional scepticism in a constructive way, understand how to use the ethical framework to ensure you always do the right thing, and develop your own authoritative voice.

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Contents

  • The importance of credibility
    • The importance of professional credibility
    • Professional credibility in the finance profession
    • Examples of credibility
    • Building your credibility
    • Getting over inexperience
  • Business acumen
    • The importance of acumen
    • An overview of acumen
    • A learned skill
    • Core skills
    • Developing your skills
    • Sharpening your business acumen
    • Traps and pitfalls
  • Professional scepticism
    • How do you spell it?
    • An essential skill
    • An overview of scepticism
    • The power of scepticism
    • Cognitive bias
    • How sceptical are you?
  • Ethics and professionalism
    • Why we act unethically
    • Ethical principles and threats
    • Speaking up about ethics
  • Your authoritative voice
    • The importance of an authoritative voice
    • The role of communication
    • Communicating with purpose
    • Reading your audience
    • The power of listening
    • Storytelling and communication
    • Delivering authoritative presentations
    • Persuasion and influence

Author

Alan Nelson with Anna Faherty & John Taylor

This course was conceived and curated by Alan Nelson, Founder and Managing Director of accountingcpd. Alan also wrote the opening module on Professional Credibility and the module on Professional Scepticism.


The module on Business Acumen was written by John Taylor, accountingcpd author, Chartered Accountant and Lecturer.


The modules on Ethics and Professionalism and Your Authoritative Voice were written by Anna Faherty, writer, researcher, educator and accountingcpd friend and author.

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Access to this course
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Exclusive news and CPD every week plus monthly webinars, all year round
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Total CPD unitshourshours800+ unitshourshours
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