ACCA – Advanced Performance Management (APM) – OPTIONAL

Recognises the impact of external factors on strategic management issues and covers the risks these factors present and how they can be measured and managed.

470.00

 

The Advanced Performance Management subject is designed to reflect the strategic role of management accounting as a discipline for planning and controlling performance so that strategic objectives can be set, monitored and controlled. It recognises the impact of external factors on strategic management issues and covers the risks these factors present and how they can be measured and managed.

The syllabus introduces you to the strategic role of management accounting as a discipline for planning and controlling performance so that strategic objectives can be set, monitored and controlled. It recognises the impact of external factors on strategic management issues and covers the risks these factors present and how they can be measured and managed. From appreciating the strategic context of performance management and the impact of wider factors, the syllabus examines the issues relating to performance management information systems and their design. It also addresses the impact which developments in technology will have on the performance management and measurement systems used by organisations.

The syllabus then moves from performance management systems to the scope and application of high-level performance measurement techniques in a variety of contexts, including not-for-profit organisations and multi-national businesses. Having covered the strategic aspects of performance management and operational systems for the measurement and control of performance in a wide range of organisational contexts, you are then expected to synthesise this knowledge in the role of an advisor to senior management or independent clients on how to assess and control the performance of an entity, including the recognition of whether a business is facing difficulties or possibly failure.

The syllabus concludes with outcomes relating to the demonstration of appropriate digital and employability skills in preparing for and taking the APM examination. This includes being able to access and open exhibits, requirements and response options from different sources and being able to use the relevant functionality and technology to prepare and present response options in a professional manner.

Note: The Advanced Performance Management (APM) exam is part of the Strategic Professional Level of the ACCA qualification. No exemption for this subject. Learning Outcomes On successful completion of this subject, you should be able to:
  • Use strategic planning and control models to plan and monitor organisational performance.
  • Assess the impact of risk and uncertainty on organisational performance.
  • Identify and evaluate the design features of effective performance management information and monitoring systems and recognise the impact of developments in technology on performance measurement and management systems.
  • Apply appropriate strategic performance measurement techniques in evaluating and improving organisational performance.
  • Advise clients and senior management on strategic business performance evaluation and on recognising vulnerability to corporate failure.
  • Employability and technology skills.

 

Registration and Access
Once you complete an online purchase you will receive confirmation of account activation. Please allow 48 hours to get access to all the modules and for your eLearning account to be set up.

If you wish to receive an invoice instead of paying online, please contact us at info@eimf.eu. Access to the course is valid for 365 days.

Certification
Upon the successful completion of the subject Advanced Performance Management (APM), you can advance to the next subject of the ACCA Strategic Professional Level or If you have already completed other subjects, you can proceed to the ethics and professional skills module.

 

  • Strategic planning and control
  • Impact of risk and uncertainty on organisational performance
  • Performance management information systems and developments in technology
  • Strategic performance measurement
  • Performance evaluation and corporate failure
  • Employability and technology skills

 

  • Study planner and guidance
  • Access to AccountingWise Learn
  • Comprehensive pre-recorded lectures
  • Extensive question practice (including mock exams and feedback)
  • Tutor support via phone or email

 

  • The ACCA qualification is ideal for people who want a career in finance and business.
  • The ACCA qualification is ideal for people who want a career in finance and business.

 

Format: Paper Based

Availability: March, June, September, and December

Pass: A score of 50%

Length: 3 hours and fifteen minutes

Questions: The exam consists of two sections: Section A of the exam will always be a 50-mark case study based on an organisation in a particular business context. Section B you will be required to answer a further two 25-mark questions, which will normally comprise of scenario-based questions.

Please Note: Official Exam is not provided; it should be purchased separately.

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