The IFT Academy

The IFT Academy is a 10 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:


Module 1: The Turnaround Platform - Business, Learning and Leadership 16th & 17th October - London

Module 2: Delivering Results Whatever The Weather 22nd & 23rd January 2019 - Grimsby & Scunthorpe

Module 3: Changing Times 20th & 21st March 2019 - Cambridge

Module 4: Building Confidence With Divergent Stakeholders 22nd & 23rd May 2019 - London

Module 5: Clarity & Cashflow 17th & 18th July 2019 - Birmingham


The fee for the five modules is £10,000 ex VAT.

Corporate Partners – First Candidate £5,000, additional candidates £2,500 (max 4 candidates per Corporate Partner)

Members - £5,000 Independent Non-Members – a limited number of Bursaries are available

Associate Membership until December 2019 will be included in the fee, thereafter £250 per year. It is anticipated that successful attendees will be supported to become Accredited Members by December 2020. Please contact a member of the Executive Team for more information on how to apply on 0203 668 0421 or complete the registration form below and send to

To download the Academy 2019-2020 Brochure please click here.




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




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