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ACCA Financial Management Module - ACCA FM F9

EXP009

Work towards your ACCA qualification and membership with this ACCA FM F9 module in financial management.

Course duration

Varies depending on enrolment date.

Course outcome

On successful completion of your exam, you will receive a pass in the ACCA FM F9 Financial Management module. This pass will count towards the full ACCA qualification.

Entry requirements

In order to study this course, you must have completed one of the following:

  • ACCA Applied Knowledge exams
  • ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business (RQF Level 4)
  • Relevant accounting or finance qualification at degree level

Proof of these qualifications must be provided when registering with ACCA as a student.

Assessment

A mixture of progress tests and mock exams to prepare you for your exam. You will need to sit the ACCA exam at the end of this course to pass and continue working towards your qualification.

Study Options

This course is only available to study online.

Study Options

 
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Course code: EXP009
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Course overview

  • Stand out to potential employers and demonstrate your technical skills, strategic thinking, and commitment to your career.
  • Stand out to potential employers and demonstrate your technical skills, strategic thinking, and commitment to your career.

This ACCA FM F9 Financial Management module is designed to develop your knowledge of investment, financing, and dividend policy decisions. During this course, you’ll learn more about the purpose of the financial management function, how to assess the economic environment, and the risk management techniques involved in financial management for businesses.

To achieve the full ACCA membership qualification you will need to complete this course, as well as 12 other modules. Alternatively, you can complete this module, plus the following five modules to achieve the ACCA Fundamentals – Applied Skills qualification:

  • ACCA LW F4 Corporate and Business Law
  • ACCA PM F5 Performance Management
  • ACCA TX F6 Taxation
  • ACCA FR F7 Financial Reporting
  • ACCA AA F8 Audit and Assurance

Or, if you’re looking to simply develop your knowledge of business environments, you can also study this course on its own.

Read our guide to the ACCA course and modules.

Course content

  • The nature and purpose of financial management
  • Financial objectives and relationship with corporate strategy
  • Stakeholders and impact on corporate objectives
  • Financial and other objectives in not-for-profit organisations

  • The economic environment for business
  • The nature and role of financial markets
  • The nature and role of money markets

  • The nature, elements, and importance of working capital
  • Management of inventories, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and cash
  • Determining working capital needs and funding strategies

  • Investment appraisal techniques
  • Allowing for inflation and taxation in DCF
  • Adjusting for risk and uncertainty in investment appraisal
  • Specific investment decisions (lease or buy, asset replacement, capital rationing)

  • Sources of, and raising, business finance
  • Estimating the cost of capital
  • Sources of finance and their relative costs
  • Capital structure theories and practical considerations
  • Finance for small- and medium-sized entities (SMEs)

  • Nature and purpose of the valuation of business and financial assets
  • Models for the valuation of shares
  • The valuation of debt and other financial assets
  • Efficient market hypothesis (EMH) and practical considerations in the valuation of shares

  • The nature and types of risk and approaches to risk management
  • Causes of exchange rate differences and interest rate fluctuations
  • Hedging techniques for interest rate risk

  • Use computer technology to efficiently access and manipulate relevant information
  • Work on relevant response options, using available functions and technology, as would be required in the workplace
  • Navigate windows and computer screens to create and amend responses to exam requirements, using the appropriate tools
  • Present data and information effectively, using the appropriate tools

Awarding body

ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) are a global body for professional accountants based on international accounting standards. It is currently the world’s largest accountancy body, with nearly 700,000 members and students in 180 countries.

With a network of 83 offices and active centres around the world, the ACCA also have 57 global accountancy partnerships. Within Europe, they are a recognised supervisory body for the purposes of licensing auditors and finance professionals in the European Union.

Extra information

During this course, you will complete a number of progress tests and mock exams in preparation for your exam. You will need to sit an exam at the end of this module in order to achieve a pass.

Exams are not included in the cost of this course. You will need to book and pay for your exams directly with ACCA.

Course duration varies depending on when you enrol and start the course.

This course is offered on a distance learning basis, meaning you will have access to your required study materials. You will also have unlimited support from your personal tutor via email. Studying via distance learning means you can fit your studies around your commitments and progress at your own pace.

On successful completion of your exam, will receive a pass in the ACCA FM F9 Financial Management module. This pass will count towards your overall ACCA membership and qualification.

The skills developed during this course will enable you to apply for the following roles:

  • Assistant accountant
  • Senior bookkeeper
  • Accounts assistant
  • Audit trainee
  • Credit controller
  • Finance assistant
  • Finance officer
  • Payroll supervisor
  • Tax assistant

Take a read of our ‘How to Become an Accountant‘ career guide.

FAQs

In order to study this course, you must have successfully completed one of the following:

  • ACCA Applied Knowledge exams
  • ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business (RQF Level 4)
  • Hold a relevant accounting or finance qualification at degree level

Proof of these qualifications must be provided when registering with ACCA as a student.

To achieve the full ACCA qualification, you will need to complete a total of 36 months of work experience in a relevant accounting or finance role. This work will need to be supervised and signed off by a practical experience supervisor.

You can start your work experience at any time and can continue gaining experience after completion of your exams.

  • Online learning platform
  • Video tutorials and webinars
  • Exam kit and progress tests
  • Personal study plan
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated learner services
  • FREE CV critique service
  • FREE employability guide to help you impress future employers
  • FREE XO Student Discounts membership

There may be exemptions depending on what qualifications you already have. To find out if you are eligible to claim for an exemption, use the ACCA exemptions calculator.

Students will be required to pay a fee for each exam exemption, these can only be awarded by ACCA directly.

Registration fees and exams are not included in the cost of this course. You will need to book and pay for these directly with ACCA.

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