The IFT Academy

The IFT Academy is a 12 month modular programme designed for the next generation of leaders in the turnaround, transformation and restructuring community. Open to independent professionals, bankers, advisers and investors, it gives participants a structured grounding and insight into organisational turnaround and transformation. It consists of five integrated modules covering:

26th & 27th September 2017, London

  • Business Insight and Turnaround – How businesses make sustainable cash profits and create value as well as the causes of decline and the principles of turnaround

11th & 12th December 2017, London

  • Customers, Innovation and Brands – How to generate valuable revenue streams, service and product development and understanding the customer interaction

27th & 28th February 2018, Cambridge

  • Investing and Implementation – How companies deliver their products and services, including supply chain, IT and the service sector

24th & 25th April 2018, London

  • Financial and Human Capital – How cash flows through a business, gaining insight into financial reports and management information and the role of people in a business

3rd & 4th July 2018, Birmingham

  • Cash Management & Financial Restructuring – Financial /balance sheet restructuring, creditor management, operational turnaround, cash flow forecasting, contingency planning and exits

Our Corporate Partners, Members and Candidates will benefit from involvement in The Academy by being able to offer participation in it at 50% of the fee rate of £10,000 and we are now taking bookings for the 2017/2018 programme. Contact a member of the Executive Team for more information on how to apply - 0203 668 0421 or email




Prepare the next generation of accredited professionals


Five interlinked modules and course work, delivered in the field and in the classroom 


Programme led by Shaun O'Callaghan, Grant Thornton's UK Head of Restructuring & Debt Advisory and IFT Fellow