ONE OF THE UK’s largest online training providers has unleashed a new ACCA programme.
Floream, a sister company to Accountancy Age, has launched a digital programme of ACCA studies that encompasses personalised and social learning.
The learning is split across three packages: knowledge; skills; and professional. Each package contains all the necessary coursework, live online classes, revision, exam practice, ACCA membership and associated exam fees.
The launch comes as a survey of several hundred Accountancy Age readers found four out of five (79%) said they would consider an online-only format for future training.
The course is currently offered through Floream’s Home Learning College brand, and the group is looking to engage closely with practices and finance functions.
Floream COO Mark O’Donoghue said: “For a long time, practice principals and finance directors alike have suffered long absences and high costs for their staff to become ACCA qualified. Although online alternatives promise greater flexibility and cost efficiency, our research suggests that people still have reservations. Current ACCA propositions are not designed for digital and do not take advantage of the potential of data analytics for improving learning.”
Ian Blackmore, head of ACCA programmes, added: “The Floream ACCA course facilitates continuous study across multiple devices so trainees can seamlessly transition from reading course material on their commute to submitting assignments on their desktop at home. People today are looking for an experience that can actually improve on classroom study.”
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