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Video FBP Development Programme

Transform your finance career on your terms with our online video development programme. You’ll learn how to build relationships, turn data into insights, bring numbers to life, and influence decisions.

You'll start with an online assessment to identify your development areas, and take 7 online video modules covering all the content from our face-to-face workshops.

Each module includes case-studies, examples, exercises, templates to download, and tasking to put the learning into practice in the real-World. Plus choose to add 1:1 Skype coaching or join live webinars and peer learning groups.

Qualifies for 4 days CPD for ICAEW, CAANZ, CIMA, ACCA, CPA & more.


After the online course you'll...

Know how to future-proof your career and prepare for the finance revolution.

Know your personal development gaps and have a clear plan and tools to close them

Be able to turn data into genuine insight using a simple 3 step model

Be able to take any boring table of numbers and turn it into an interesting, engaging and fun dashboard 

Be able to build rapport quickly with anyone, even difficult people

Feel confident presenting and communicating clear messages

Feel confident challenging elegantly & negotiating for win-win outcomes

Know how to sell your ideas and influence people

Know how to negotiate for win-win outcomes


Learn World class

We've identified the 16 behaviours of World Class finance business partners, and we'll show you how to develop them.

You'll take our online assessment to benchmark you against our database. You'll get a personalised report showing you your strengths and priority areas to focus on.

7 video course modules

Course 1 – What is FBP? - learn what great looks like and create your personalised development plan

Course 2 – Bring numbers to life - learn how to make your finance reports interesting, engaging, and fun!

Course 3 – Turn data to insight - learn how to translate data (what) into information (why) and insights (so what)

Course 4 – Relationships - learn how to build fast-track rapport, challenge elegantly, and deal with any conflict

Course 5 – Secrets of influence - apply the secrets of influence from sales and marketing to the finance World

Course 6 – Tell stories with data - learn 3 storyline structures & the top 10 finance charts

Course 7 – Present with confidence - learn how to engage your audience, and feel confident presenting

More than video

Take your learning to the next level with 1:1 Skype coaching sessions with one of our team of experienced finance business partners who have been there and done it.

Or choose to join live webinars or peer learning groups to connect with like-minded finance professionals from around the World.

Are you dealing in data or insight?

Data answers the question what. Information answers the question why. And insight answers the questions so what, what next, how could we improve.

Automation and AI is changing finance fast, and soon the robots will tell us what happened. The future of finance is insight - helping to answer the question so what?

Future-proof your career by learning how to move away from the data and start to help non-finance answer the questions so what, what next, how could we improve?

Try Free

  • Start with module 1 for free and learn the theory and concepts of finance business partnering
  • 15 video lessons
  • 4 hours CPD
  • No credit card


  • Transform your finance career with 12 months access to all 7 courses
  • 100+ video lessons
  • 6 days CPD
  • Case studies
  • Examples & exercises


  • Take your career to the next level with our video course plus live webinars and peer-to-peer learning
  • 100+ video lessons
  • 6 days CPD
  • Case studies
  • Examples & exercises
  • Skype coaching session


  • A scalable online programme from 1 to 1,000 people, the cost effective solution for global teams
  • LMS options
  • White label option
  • 100+ video lessons
  • 6 days CPD
  • Case studies
  • Examples & exercises
  • Live webinars
  • Peer learning groups

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Steve Harris

CFO, Barts Charity

Andy worked with our finance business partner team and has transformed the way we approach the role. By emphasising the importance of relationship building and looking at things from the perspective of our stakeholders the team are now able to provide significantly better service.


Kane Laurence

FP&A Director, CMS Legal

I have worked with Andy and the team twice and have been very impressed with his ability to deliver relevant content in a way that is engaging from start to finish. Andy’s unique sales and finance background really brings something to the table and I would thoroughly recommend his expertise to develop any business partnering capability.


Wes Burrage-Jones

Commercial Finance Director, ReAssure

Andy has taken me & our team on a journey of self learning, enabling a transformation which has resulted in turning dull, low value information into insight and influence. The learning has opened our eyes to a different way of communication and we are excited to continue this journey and see what we can achieve – thanks Andy!

Why choose us?

We've all been senior finance leaders, but our unique approach to finance business partner training comes from our direct experience working outside of finance and being partnered by finance.


Andy Shambrook

Founder & Managing Partner

I used to be a finance director and thought I had cracked the code on finance business partnering. Then I became a sales director and saw a whole new perspective.

I developed our unique approach based on my experience working in sales and marketing and being partnered by finance.

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Andrew Jepson

Partner, Asia Pacific

I've been a senior finance leader but it was when I became a general manager that I really got what finance business partnering is all about.

I designed and run Australia's most popular public finance business partner training course, plus I wrote the book 'Compliance to Commercial'.


Iain Dewson

Partner, North America

When I moved from finance to L&D to lead a global finance training Academy I saw finance through a different lens.

I joined The Finance Business Partner in 2019 to help develop and deliver global development programmes integrated into the wider L&D strategy.

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