ACCA strategic professional LEVEL

advanced performance management (apm)


The aim of ACCA Advanced Performance Management (APM) (P5) is to apply relevant knowledge, skills and exercise professional judgement in selecting and applying strategic management accounting techniques in different business contexts and to contribute to the evaluation of the performance of an organisation and its strategic and operational development.

The APM subject is one of  four options and are the final exam hurdle before you can become an ACCA member – choosing the ones you are most comfortable with will, hopefully, improve your chances of success. Within the Strategic Professional Level of ACCA there are four options. Advanced Financial Management (AFM) Advanced Performance Management (APM) Advanced Taxation (ATX) & Advanced Audit and Assurance (AAA) You have to select, study and pass only two of these four exams

You may qualify for exemptions which let you start your studies at a level that is consistent with the knowledge and skills gained from prior learning. They provide you with the quickest route to ACCA membership.

Click below to establish any exemptions you may be awarded along with further information and important dates.


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ARE YOU READY FOR APM? 

An important factor in APM exam success is the underpinning knowledge from Performance Management. So, whether you are new to ACCA, haven’t studied for a while, or just want to check how well you know the core materials, we have created self-check quizzes to assess your underlying knowlegde and get personalised advice on your next steps and how to study for APM efficiently

 Access the APM self-check quizzes now


practical experience record (PER)

Don't Forget! As part of your journey to become an ACCA member, you must demonstrate relevant skills and experience within a real work environment. This is what ACCA's Practical Experience Requirement (PER) is all about. 

To complete ACCA and gain membership you will need to achieve 36 months of supervised experience. This should be in a relevant accounting or finance role. 

DOWNLOAD THE PER GUIDe FIND OUT MORE ABOUT PER here


contact acca


Contact ACCA by phone, email or web-chat and a dedicated member of the Connect team will be on hand to answer your queries at any time of the year. 

ACCA Connect, 110 Queen Street, Glasgow G1 3BX, United Kingdom T: +44 (0)141 582 2000 E: [email protected]





APM SYLLABUS 

The aim of the syllabus is to apply relevant knowledge, skills and exercise professional judgement in selecting and applying strategic management accounting techniques in different business contexts to contribute to the planning, control and evaluation of the performance of an organisation and its strategic and operational development. The Advanced Performance Management syllabus further develops key aspects introduced in Performance Management at the Applied Skills level.


syllabus areas

A) Strategic planning and control B) Impact of risk and uncertainty on organisational performance C) Performance measurement systems and design D) Strategic performance measurement E) Performance evaluation and corporate failure



READY TO MAKE A START with rca?

Step right in and start your ACCA & RCA journey. RCA run all courses twice yearly to help keep you moving through the ACCA qualification with classes running during the winter and summer terms for APM

"IT'S YOUR TIME TO SHINE"

INCLUDED IN YOUR APM COURSE



Join face to face classes in the prestigious Riddel Hall or login via the live stream, the choice is yours

32-35 hours of classroom lectures

Exam question practice throughout

Online account to recap and reinforce classroom learning (or missed a class! catch up right here)

All course materials included (RCA Course Notes & Kaplan Study Text & Exam Kit)

Tutor support 24/7 via Email, What'sApp or Phone

Regular email updates with assignments and tasks before each class

Flexible payments available 

Pass guarantee.....guaranteed:)





APM Sample lecture


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