Mazars announces the launch of a comprehensive upskilling programme designed to equip its people with the knowledge and capabilities required to excel in a digital-led world.

The programme designed and delivered by BPP Education Group, focuses on developing those in-demand skills across data analytics, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and more.

With specific focus towards qualified accountants, the programme will help professionals identify and understand key developments in technology that affect the accounting profession. It will also help them appreciate the implications of Big Data and the role of key tools to understand crucial cybersecurity considerations and more. The course features eight taught sessions and will be delivered via BPP’s award winning Online Classroom Live, providing individuals with a seamless experience.

Mazars’ recently launched four-year strategy places committing to the future with purpose at the heart of the firm’s ambitions. Through investing in skills which will carry its team throughout their careers, and focusing upon digital transformation across both the firm and its people, this programme will have a direct impact upon the quality of advice and service which Mazars’ team can offer its clients.

Toby Stanbrook, Partner and Chief Operating Officer at Mazars, commented: “We are committed to investing in our people to ensure they have excellent levels of digital capability. Digital technology is transforming our world and this programme will help ensure that we are at the forefront of providing relevant advice and support to our clients.”

Paul Rowlett, Dean of BPP School of Technology, said: “We are delighted to be partnering with Mazars to launch this strategic initiative. BPP has decades of experience in providing training and education to the professional services sector, and already provide a wide range of training to Mazars. By combining this experience with the in-depth expertise of our School of Technology we will be able to support the crucial digital transformation agenda.”