Developing the right skills in your organisation


The HFMA Academy understands the challenges faced within healthcare and the need to develop the right skills in your organisation to succeed. We have developed a programme of healthcare specific qualifications to support professionals to gain the necessary business and finance skills for a challenging landscape.

Our qualifications are delivered online, through a programme tailored to fit around learners busy working lives. There are options available to suit a wide range of levels, to fit the needs of different personnel working in the NHS or wider health sector.

Learners can choose to study individual modules, full diploma qualifications and/or an MBA pathway. Whether you have staff who want to gain a greater understanding of the health system, develop as a leader or improve decision-making, the HFMA Academy can help.

The HFMA Academy can help you...

Collaboration   Drive a culture of collaboration and innovation

Decision-making   Improve decision-making

  Develop Develop your clinical staff as leaders       
Healthcare-Expert   Access healthcare expertise

Workforce   Retain your workforce

Qualifications in healthcare business and finance

HFMA intermediate qualifications (level 4)

Equivalent to undergraduate level - suitable to individuals who wish to gain a better understanding of the fundamentals of NHS business and finance.

HFMA advanced qualifications (level 7)

Equivalent to masters level - suitable for individuals working in or aspiring to senior positions within the NHS and healthcare sector.

What do learners think?

"When you look back at what you’ve brought back into the workplace from the course, you see the real benefits of studying the programme. The course has benefitted me in my personal development, as well as my organisation"
Head of commissioning finance

"As a clinician learning about the behind the scenes of the NHS and bringing it back to the front-line has been really interesting. I feel much better placed to influence change in the future, as I have a better understanding of the health system as a whole"
Gastroenterology registrar