ACCA APPLIED skills LEVEL

performance management (pm)


The aim of ACCA Performance management (PM) is to develop knowledge and skills in the application of management accounting techniques to quantitative and qualitative information for planning, decision- making, performance evaluation, and control.

The Applied Skills level subject Performance Management is a session based computer exam taken within any of the 4 windows during the year (March June September & December). Applied skills level subjects can be taken in any order.

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 PM? 

An important factor in Performance Management exam success is the underpinning knowledge from Management Accounting. 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, ACCA have created some self-check quizzes for you to assess your underlying knowledge and get personalised advice on your next steps. 

 Access the PM self-check quizzes here


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]





PM SYLLABUS 

The syllabus for Performance Management (PM), builds on the knowledge gained in Management Accounting (MA) and seeks to examine candidates’ understanding of how to manage the performance of a business. It also prepares candidates for more specialist capabilities which are covered in Advanced Performance Management (APM).


syllabus areas

A) Information, technologies and systems for organisational performance B) Specialist cost and management accounting techniques C) Decision-making techniques D) Budgeting and control E) Performance measurement and control



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 spring and autumn terms for PM

"IT'S YOUR TIME TO SHINE"

INCLUDED IN YOUR PM COURSE



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

32-36 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:)



PM Sample lecture (performance measurement)



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