Advanced Performance Management (APM)

Exam aims

All organisations need to have their performance and strategic development evaluated regularly. In this exam, students will do this by using relevant knowledge and skills and exercising professional judgment to select and apply strategic management accounting techniques in different business contexts.

Exam learning highlights

Students will be able to:

  • use strategic planning and control models to plan and monitor organisational performance
  • assess and identify key external influences on organisational performance
  • identify and evaluate the design features of effective performance management information and monitoring 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.

How students will benefit

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