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Esop Institute

PrintThe Esop Institute provides an online certificate in employee share ownership studies.


The course covers the most important aspects of employee share ownership in a single e-learning module.

The certificate has three main sections:

  • an overview of employee ownership
  • the technical (legal, tax, and accounting) essentials
  • the business case for employee share ownership and employee engagement

Students completing the course will feel confident discussing:

  • employee ownership structures
  • tax-advantaged share schemes
  • the benefits of and evidence for employee share ownership
  • essential elements of law, tax and accounting
  • business opportunities at start-up and succession

The ESOP Certificate is ideal for those taking their first steps in employee share ownership and would be of benefit to:

  • recruits to the share scheme world (company secretarial, HR or advisers)
  • professionals looking for broader knowledge
  • SME advisers who want to be able to spot employee ownership opportunities for clients

The course runs for 14 weeks and requires 100-120 hours’ commitment from students.

For more information, visit the Esop Institute website.

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