ACCA strategic professional LEVEL
advanced performance management (apm)
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.
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
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
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.
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
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