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Optimization Academy

Accelerate your digital transformation journey.

Further Your Foundation in Digital Transformation

Build the foundation to maximize the value of your investment in BlackLine. This program will help you identify and accomplish critical next steps in accounting optimization, empowering participants with a comprehensive vision and attainable solutions for transformation.

Available exclusively to BlackLine customers, the BlackLine Optimization Academy is a virtual program that delivers leading-practice automation and optimization strategies around nine foundational accounting processes shown here.

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Accruals

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Clearing/Suspense

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Amortization

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Calculations

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Intercompany

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Rollforwards

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Cash

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Items

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Subledgers

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Led by seasoned BlackLine experts, Optimization Academy courses are delivered on an alternating week schedule, with two hours of virtual classroom instruction dedicated to each foundational process and office hours with BlackLine instructors on alternating weeks.

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Nine 2-hour, instructor-led training courses

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Attendees can earn up to 18 CPE/CPD credits

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Dedicated office hours with BlackLine solution experts

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Optional hands-on access to all BlackLine in a sandbox environment

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Program certification from BlackLine U

Impactful, achievable modern accounting.

By incorporating lessons learned from thousands of implementation
and transformation projects, your team can walk away with the building blocks to:

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Create a practical and actionable success path

for accelerating digital finance transformation within your organization

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Hone your skills

as F&A leaders and guide your organization to the next level of digital maturity

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Ensure an effective approach

to change management, financial systems integration, and technology rollout

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Increase F&A efficiency

with proven strategies for accounting automation

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Drive user adoption

to capture greater returns on your BlackLine investment

1-Day Optimization Academy Jump Start

Both the full 18-Week Optimization Academy and 1-Day Academy Jump Start will introduce customers to opportunities to maximize the value of their BlackLine investment by sharing the art of the possible.

The 1-Day Optimization Academy Jump Start is designed for any enthusiastic and willing SMEs, accounting leaders, process leads, or transformation owners wanting to participate in an abbreviated version of the 18-week optimization sessions.  These single 6-hour intensive sessions provide attendees a jump start on the nine foundational accounting processes.

Apply for the 18 Week Academy