Course Brief

 

This syllabus applies relevant knowledge, skills, and exercise professional judgement in assessing strategic position, determining strategic choice, and
implementing strategic action through beneficial business process and structural change; coordinating knowledge systems and information
technology and by effectively managing processes, projects, and people within financial and other resource constraints.


  • This course is offered in 66 hours

On successful completion of this paper, candidates
should be able to:

  • Assess the strategic position of an organisation. 
  • Evaluate the strategic choices available to an organisation. 
  • Discuss how an organisation might go about its strategic implementation. 
  • Evaluate and redesign business processes and structures to implement and support the organisation’s strategy taking account of customer and other major stakeholder requirements.
  • Integrate appropriate information technology solutions to support the organisation’s strategy. 
  • Advise on the principles of project management to enable the implementation of aspects of the organisation’s strategy with the twin objectives of managing risk and ensuring benefits
    realisation. 
  • Analyse and evaluate the effectiveness of a company’s strategy and the financial consequences of implementing strategic
    decisions. 
  • Assess the role of leadership and people management in formulating and implementing business strategy.

Course Content

  • Strategic position
  • Strategic choices
  • Strategic action
  • Business and process change
  • Information technology
  • Quality issues
  • Project management
  • Financial analysis
  • People

The syllabus is assessed by:

  • A three-hour examination.
  • Section A contains one multi-part question based on a case study scenario. This question is worth 50 marks.
  • Section B will consist of three discrete questions each worth 25 marks. Candidates must answer two questions from this section.
  • Total: 100 marks
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    This syllabus applies relevant knowledge, skills, and exercise professional judgement in assessing strategic position, determining strategic choice, and
    implementing strategic action through beneficial business process and structural change; coordinating knowledge systems and information
    technology and by effectively managing processes, projects, and people within financial and other resource constraints.

  • The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

    The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) offers a professional qualification, which has been recognised and respected across the world for over 100 years. ACCA is currently the largest British accountancy body with over 180,000 members and 480,000 students in 181 countries

    January - June 2018 Semester Schedules: