ACCA strategic professional LEVEL
strategic business leader (sbL)
The SBL strategic professional is a session based computer exam taken within any of the 4 windows during the year (March June September or December). SBL along with SBR are an essential subject and must to taken. It is recommended to sit SBL & SBR prior to sitting your x 2 professional option 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 SBL?
An important factor in SBL exam success is the building on the knowledge studied earlier in the ACCA qualification, including governance, ethics, risk management, internal control, strategy and leadership. 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 5 self-check quizzes to assess your underlying knowledge and get personalised advice on your next steps and how to study for SBL 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 syllabus for Strategic Business Leader acts as the key leadership syllabus at the Strategic Professional level and is a substantial integrated examination. The examination requires candidates to demonstrate a range of professional skills demanded by effective leaders or in advising or supporting senior management in directing organisations. The syllabus therefore combines the main functions of organisations in the context of leadership capability.
E) Technology and data analytics
F) Organisational control and audit
G) Finance in planning and decision-making
H) Innovation, performance excellence and change management
I) Professional skills
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 SBL
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