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These educational podcasts offer an in-depth exploration of a range of subjects relevant to the ACCA Qualification. Areas covered include risk, governance, ethics, audit, human resource management, strategy, environmental accounting and many more.

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These educational podcasts offer an in-depth exploration of a range of subjects relevant to the ACCA Qualification. Areas covered include risk, governance, ethics, audit, human resource management, strategy, environmental accounting and many more.

    SA Interviews: Recruitment 101 with Hays' UK Director Karen Young

    SA Interviews: Recruitment 101 with Hays' UK Director Karen Young

    In this episode we talk to the UK director of Hays Accountancy and Finance, Karen Young, about the advantages of working with a recruitment agency, the key things to focus on when looking for a job, how to tailor your CV and prepare for interviews, and what makes candidates stand out from the crowd.

    • 25 min
    Introduction to Islamic finance

    Introduction to Islamic finance

    Islamic finance rests on the application of Islamic law, or Shariah, whose primary sources are the Qur'an and the sayings and practice of the Prophet Muhammad. Shariah, and very much in the context of Islamic finance, emphasises justice and partnership. The ACCA Financial Management syllabus contains a section on Islamic finance (Section E3). This podcast explores the main tenets of Islamic finance and how it applies in a contemporary business world.

    • 14 min
    PER: Nurture your digital quotient

    PER: Nurture your digital quotient

    Your ability to constantly evolve your technology skills – your digital quotient – is a pivotal competency that will keep your career, indeed your profession, in the game. This podcast explores the notion of DQ and how it affects the path of the contemporary accountant.

    • 5 min
    SBR: Business models

    SBR: Business models

    Understanding the business model of an entity is helpful in analysing and communicating the essence of a business and for predicting the implications of a change in circumstance on a business. Strategic Business Reporting (SBR) candidates should use this technique to improve their answers to SBR questions and this podcast should help them to do this.

    • 10 min
    SA Interviews: SBL tips with prizewinner Aminat Kamaru

    SA Interviews: SBL tips with prizewinner Aminat Kamaru

    The Strategic Business Leader exam mirrors the workplace, providing opportunities to demonstrate a blend of technical, practical and professional skills. In this episode we speak to SBL prizewinner Aminat Kamaru, senior associate risk assurance professional at PwC Nigeria, about how she tackled studying for this exam, what inspired her and what were the key factors in enabling her success.

    • 16 min
    Pressure points

    Pressure points

    The perception of stress and the ability to manage it vary from person to person, but there are techniques for coping with whatever comes your way. In this podcast we explore some of the more effective - and ineffective - ways of tackling stress.

    • 4 min

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