Advanced Performance Management (APM)
You'll apply relevant knowledge, skills and exercise professional judgment in selecting and applying strategic management accounting techniques in different business contexts and to contribute to the evaluation of the performance of an organisation and its strategic development.
Leadership and Management
B. Leads, motivates and manages people to optimise performance and effectiveness.
C. Collaborates, supports and works to achieve the objectives of the organisation, harnessing appropriate digital technologies.
D. Acts proactively and thinks strategically, in anticipating organisational needs, recognising the wider business environment and dynamics.
Stakeholder Relationship Management
A. Positively develops relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
B. Communicates and gains commitment from internal and external stakeholders.
C. Uses emerging technologies to collaborate and communicate effectively with stakeholders.
D. Applies professional and ethical judgement when engaging with stakeholders.
E. Aligns organisational strategic objectives with stakeholder needs and manages expectations.
Strategy, Technology and Innovation
A. Applies business acumen and commercial awareness to deliver business objective
B. Recommends a range of suitable strategic options from which to develop plans and objectives
C. Evaluate, justifies and implements suitable strategic options
D. Adopts and applies innovative methods and technologies to implement strategy and manages change
Sustainable Management Accounting
A. Applies development and performance management in the wider business and technological environment in the context of strategic planning and implementation.
B. Directs organisational performance through the selection and measurement of financial and non-financial performance indicators.
C. Collaborates on the key tactical and organisational areas of budgeting and control, capital investments, people and resource management.
D. Consults on the design and use of current and emerging technology and information systems to improve strategic decision-making and organisational performance.
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.
Key performance objectives
Syllabus and study guide
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