ACAPP Management Certification

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Gain practical knowledge and skills to become a high performing Leader and Manager for Accounts Payable and wider Finance teams
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ACAPP Management Certification

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The ACAPP Management course is stage two in the ACAPP Certification Programme. 

Whether you are an experienced Accounts Payable or wider Finance professional, this course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to progress your career in finance leadership and management. 

Covering Accounts Payable specific management, leadership and processes subject areas, along with people and departmental management this course will help you stand out from the crowd.

Who is this course designed for?

All current and aspiring Finance Leaders and Managers who may already directly or indirectly manage Accounts Payable processes or teams.

Typically our students job titles include:

Accounts Payable/Receivable Clerk / Team Leader or Manager

Finance Operations Manager / Director

P2P Manager / Specialist / Consultant

Head of Shared Services 

Get the tools to help you lead high-performing teams

Accounts Payable is a challenging and complex area of finance which requires the highest level of leadership skills

  • Leadership, motivation and coaching tools and techniques

  • Develop your staff and create high performing teams

  • Embed Key Performance Indicators to drive performance

  • Turn complaints into positive situations

Studying with ACAPP

  • Student Support

    An essential element of the ACAPP delivery model to is to ensure you are supported at each stage in your journey. Support is provided through our Virtual Learning Environment and student community forums.

  • 24/7 Access

    The ACAPP Management course content is available to students online 24/7 within our state of the art virtual learning environment. Access course materials including training videos, audio, presentations, surveys and the course exam at your convenience.

  • Course Structure

    Modular Learning Format, means you learn and absorb the information you need to before moving on the the next topic. Your knowledge is tested with quizzes and an end of course multiple choice exam

ACAPP Course Prospectus

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Get your copy of the ACAPP course prospectus here and read more about what you'll learn during your studies.
ACAPP Course Prospectus

Course curriculum

  • 1
    Welcome to your course
    • Study Guide
  • 2
    Leading and Motivating the Accounts Payable team
    • Module 1 Focus and Objectives
    • Leadership - Purpose, Styles and Skills
    • Motivation and motivators
    • Change and change process
    • Coaching as a leader
    • End of module assessment
  • 3
    Managing for High Performance in the AP team
    • Module 2 Focus and Objectives
    • Management and delegation
    • SMART management
    • Challenging actions
    • Managing for high performance
    • End of module assessment
  • 4
    Developing staff maximising performance
    • Module 3 Focus and Objectives
    • Develop your staff
    • Coaching and learning
    • Staff appraisals
    • Team development mindset
    • End of module assessment
  • 5
    Presenting with impact
    • Module 4 Focus and Objectives
    • An introduction to presentations
    • Preparing your presentation
    • Delivery of your presentation
    • The power of your voice
    • End of module assessment
  • 6
    KPI's for business performance
    • Module 5 Focus and Objectives
    • KPI's an overview
    • KPI's for Accounts Payable
    • KPI's for motivation
    • End of module assessment
  • 7
    Complaints handling in Accounts Payable
    • Module 6 Focus and Objectives
    • Complaints handling process
    • Complaints guide
    • Understanding and resolving complaints
    • End of module assessment
  • 8
    End of course exam
    • End of course Final Exam

Key Information

  • Duration

    50 learning hours - study at your own pace for up to 12 months

  • Modules

    6 modules with over 40 Accounts Payable Management and Leadership topics covered

  • Assessments

    End of module tests and a final multiple choice exam to earn your official ACAPP certificate

Payment Options

We offer flexible payment options to suit your needs

Employer funding

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What you'll gain from this course

  • Enhanced Leadership and Management skills

  • Understanding the principles of motivation to develop high performance teams

  • How to effectively conduct staff appraisals

  • An understanding of KPI's for Accounts Payable teams

  • An industry recognised certificate of completion accredited ACAPP and ITOL (Institute of Training and Occupational Learning)

More information

Is ACAPP Management right for you?

If you’re looking for a nationally recognised certification specifically within Accounts Payable Management and want to either progress your management career or move into a management role, then yes this course is for you.

Why become Certified?

Increased knowledge, skills and earning potential are just three of the main reasons our students enroll.

Are you eligible to enroll?

You must have at least 1 year of Team Leader/Supervisors/Management experience to in order to enroll directly on the ACAPP Management course without completing the ACAPP Foundation. If you do not have this experience, you should begin with the ACAPP Foundation course.

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  • What's included within the certification programme?

    The programme includes all learning materials, a resources area, study guide, optional workbook and final multiple choice exam.

  • I'm already certified, do I receive and exemptions on ACAPP certification?

    ACAPP certification is the highest (AP specific) level available. As such if you have previously completed AP certification with other bodies, you may be eligible for exemptions from some of our course modules. Please email with your certification status and the name of the awarding body and we will let you know if you are eligible for exemptions.

  • How long do I have to take the exam?

    You will receive a full 12 months access to the course materials and you must complete the exam within this time. You are entitled to 3 attempts to complete and pass the exam with an 80%+ pass mark.

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