Advanced Financial Management (AFM)
You'll apply relevant knowledge, skills and exercise professional judgment as expected of a senior financial executive or advisor, in taking or recommending decisions relating to the financial management of an organisation in private and public sectors.
A. Links developments in global trade, markets business practices and the economic environment to required improvements in the financial and risk management of an organisation.
B. Advises on business asset valuations, capital projects and investments using appropriate analytical qualitative and quantitative techniques.
D. Communicates and advises on the impact on financial decision making on current developments in regulation, governance and ethics.
E. Assesses and advises on appropriate strategies to manage business and organisational performance regarding business and finance risk and effectively communicates the impact.
Stakeholder Relationship Management
D. Applies professional and ethical judgement when engaging with stakeholders.
Ethics and Professionalism
A. Develops advanced ethical values and professional skills in the promotion of public interest and the profession.
B. Demonstrates personal effectiveness in fast changing environments.
C. Encourages innovative thinking within the context of professional scepticism.
D. Thinks proactively about the future, applying professional judgement and commercial intelligence and seeks specialist input when needed.
E. Communicates effectively and influences others.
Advisory and Consultancy
A. Gathers and understands financial and non-financial information to develop complete knowledge of the client business and the environment in which it operates.
B. Provides expert advice that will add value to the business and gain advantage.
Data, Digital and Technology
B. Analyses and evaluates data using appropriate technologies and tools.
Key performance objectives
Syllabus and study guide
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