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Get 15% off all Summer Experiences by using code SUMMER15 at checkout before 31st December!

Get 15% off all Summer Experiences by using code SUMMER15 at checkout before 31st December!

The Young Accountant Weekend

InvestIN Education
InvestIN Education

The Young Accountant Weekend

Overview

The Young Accountant Weekend gives students aged 15-18 an immersive experience of accounting, including forensic accounting, offshore tax investigations and corporate accounting. Across 2 days you will take part in a series of state-of-the-art simulations and Q&A sessions led by a group of experienced accountants.

Attendance will give you a competitive edge in the race for the best universities, colleges and jobs in accounting, and a 'super-curricular' experience to add to your university or college applications. 

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Immersive Experiences of Accounting:

  • Accountants from the world-leading companies will coach you through high stakes situations that they face every day:

  • Analyse the accounts of a blue-chip company
  • Mastermind the expansion of a business, present your ideas to industry experts and compete for prizes
  • Investigate a tax evasion case

Career Coaching for Future Accountants:

  • Training on how to fulfil your ambitions of becoming a top accountant

  • An action plan of how to break into the accounting industry, starting now

  • Coaching by experts on A-level/IB/college class choices; university/college and degree choices; extra-curricular activities; work experience; application and interview techniques

An Audience With Top Accountants:

  • Q&A time with a selection of leading accountants from a wide range of disciplines

  • Unlimited lifetime access to our guidance and expertise. Students can contact us for further advice at any time

Boost Your University/College Application and CV/Resumé:

  • Attendance demonstrates you’ve gained key skills such as teamwork, problem-solving, commercial awareness, and the ability to apply real-life concepts

  • Complete the online assessment after the programme and receive a personalised certificate to include in your applications

11.00am

Inside the Accounting World

- The accountant: an important figure in history
- An accountant’s role today
- Inspiring stories of famous accountants
11.30am

The Two Guarantees of Life: Death and Taxes

- Tax: how does it differ and how do you calculate it
- Build your understanding of accounting fundamentals
- Debate the ethics of tax avoidance vs tax evasion
- Use shrewd insider techniques to maximise your own income
12:00am

Become the Financial Advisor

-Celebrity scoop: become the financial advisor to an A-lister
-Apply your new skills to find your client’s best tax portfolio
-Ethical conundrum: what lengths will you go to for your client’s needs?
- Work alongside industry experts and receive live feedback
1.00pm

Lunch Break

2.00pm

Forensic Accounting: Accounts Under the Microscope

- Learn how tax evasion brought on the downfall of one of history’s most notorious gangsters
- Discover the origins of forensic accounting
- Uncover valuable insights into the mechanics of problem solving
2.30pm

Unravelling Financial Mystery: Finding Offshore Accounts

- Scandal Alert! A high-profile figure has had their financial accounts leaked…
- Compete in teams to be the first one to resolve the financial mystery
- Present your case: be the first and act as the expert witness in the supreme court
- Develop the skills you’ll need to be a successful, forward thinking accountant: foster inclusivity, dismantle barriers and support diverse perspectives of race, ethnicity, disability, gender and more
4:45pm

Panel Q&A

- Live panel Q&A with accountants from a variety of backgrounds, including the ‘Big Four’
- Get your key questions answered
- Receive valuable advice
5.30pm

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*exact programme format subject to change without notice

This programme is for students aged 15-18. No prior knowledge or experience is required. The programme involves a mixture of interactive simulations, exercises and Q&A sessions. You can choose to attend the programme either in-person or ‘Live Online’; the content is the same for both. 

Programme Fee:

'Live Online’: £165/student for both days

In-Person: £165/student for one day (you can choose either day 1 or 2) OR £295/student for both days

There is no application process, and you can secure your place simply by clicking “Register Now”. We operate on a first-come first-served basis and programme places are limited.

Choose a location below:

In Person

19th - 20th November 2022

University College London (UCL)

Bloomsbury

London

As part of your booking, you will receive 12 months’ access to our state-of-the-art tech platform, AmbitionX. Here you will find all of your programme materials and complete post-programme assessments to gain coveted ‘experience points’ to demonstrate your levels of professional development. You will also be able to access any of InvestIN’s Live Online weekend and evening programmes through AmbitionX at no extra cost.

WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY ABOUT US

Covid-19

In the unlikely event that the in-person programme is completely cancelled because of Covid-19 then students will receive a refund. We have never yet had to cancel a London summer experience, having successfully delivered programmes during the summers of 2020 and 2021, with strict social distancing and excellent feedback. We shall of course adhere to all Covid-related government guidelines in place at the time of the programme and keep student safety as the highest priority.

If you pay via credit because you postponed a previous booking then the credit note will be reissued to you in full.

 

Support

If you are trying to register and the registration box is not appearing it is likely because of firewall restrictions on your desktop device.

You may wish to try on your mobile device instead. Alternatively, please email info@investin.org with details of the programme you want to register for. We will reserve your place immediately and send you a link to pay by card online.