Advanced Diploma: Deepen your GBS knowledge and fully apply your learning

The right training and development of GBS employees is essential for successful, sustainable growth in the shared services industry. This new training program from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and The Hackett Group is for all levels of GBS employees. It is rooted in a set of globally consistent qualifications, which provide a talent and skills benchmark for both providers and clients. This qualification also addresses the needs of the GBS management team and senior stakeholders to deepen their understanding of global business services.


The Advanced Diploma in Global Business Services tests the candidate's ability to apply learning to evaluate, make decisions and recommendations. Other features include:

Once individuals earn the advanced diploma qualification, they gain lifetime access through subscription to the learning and knowledge portal – a great way for companies to develop and retain the best talent. Take the next step toward world-class GBS. Download the syllabus for the Advanced Diploma in Global Business Services now.


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About The Hackett Group

The Hackett Group helps companies significantly improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their organizations. We objectively measure business performance and provide fact-based transformation plans for achieving and sustaining world class, based on data and analysis from more than 11,000 benchmarks. For the typical Global 1000 company, this could mean as much $302 million in cost savings and more than $3.2 billion in working capital.

About Certified GBS Professionals

Certified GBS Professionals is a collaboration between The Hackett Group and CIMA, the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. This unique partnership combines CIMA's certificated global professional development program capabilities with The Hackett Group's global business services (GBS) best practice intellectual property. The organization brings to market the first comprehensive talent management and certified professional development qualification program specifically tailored for GBS and shared services professionals. By working together, The Hackett Group and CIMA are addressing the need for GBS and shared services organizations to provide clear, consistent and structured professional certification and talent development programs based on best practices to grow the professional skills and knowledge needed to achieve and maintain world-class performance standards.

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Contact Us

To learn more about The Hackett Group and how we can help your company sharply reduce costs while improving business effectiveness, please contact us at 1 866 844 6514 (US - Toll-Free), +44 20 7398 9100 (UK) or +61 2 9299 8830 (AU).

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