- Unlimited access to online content
- Certification developed by Industry professionals and academicians
- Content updated as per evolving Industry requirements
- Career boost for students and professionals
We have an exciting new suite of qualifications, which are the first
dedicated to finance and accounting staff working in global business
services, shared services and outsourcing.
We have long supported these sectors through extensive research and
insight programmes. Building on this knowledge, our new global business
services (GBS) qualifications have been specifically tailored for the
Our new qualifications have been developed in consultation with over
50 major employers. They are designed to help your employees develop
their technical skills, industry knowledge, business acumen and
The suitability of the Global Business Services (GBS) qualifications and the ACCA qualifications is based on a number of factors: role, process area, prior experience and prior qualifications.
For the Certificate in GBS there are no formal entry requirements, though English language is required to be able to undertake the qualification. It’s recommended students have a level of accountancy knowledge equivalent to FA1/MA1.
For the Diploma in GBS, the standard ACCA entry requirements apply.
For the Advanced Diploma a student will be required to have either completed or be exempt from exams F1, F2 and F3 or equivalent.
Additional study materials are not required for the GBS content as the online learning covers all areas needed.
Study materials for the standard ACCA exams are available from all normal sources.
The Certificate in GBS and the Advanced GBS modules of the Diploma and Advanced Diploma are 100% online and therefore can be studied anywhere, and at any time.
For the standard ACCA exams, the normal study options apply.
The assessment is delivered online as part of the training course and can be attempted at any time and as often as required.
Global Business Service Qualifications