ACCA Strategic Professional Essentials package

Course code: EXP040

Complete the final stages of study towards your ACCA membership and chartered accountant status qualification with this Professional Essentials package.

  • Want to work anywhere in the world - ACCA has a worldwide reputation for excellence and their rigorous qualifications are recognised and respected across the globe. When you join them, you become part of our diverse body of more than 208,000 members and 503,000 students in 179 countries.
  • Want to stand out to the best employers - employers across the globe seek out ACCA-trained professionals – because they know they have the strategic thinking, technical skills and professional values to drive their organisations forward. ACCA work with more than 7,400 Approved Employers and 80 accountancy partnerships worldwide – and connect their members with thousands of vacancies through the ACCA Careers Job Board.
  • Want the support they need to succeed - the ACCA dedicated, 24-hour support service is available to answer questions or give advice. ACCA also provides its members with free, dedicated resources and materials through their website.
This course is only available to study online.
Course Overview

The course comprises of 2 modules:

  • Strategic Business Leader (P1)
  • Strategic Business Reporting (P2)

This package contains 2 of the 13 modules you will need to complete in order to fully qualify as an ACCA member.

Read our guide to the ACCA course and modules here.

Course Duration

Varies depending on enrolment date.

Course Outcome

On successful completion of your exams you will receive a pass in the Strategic Business Leader module and the Strategic Business Reporting module. This pass will count towards the full ACCA qualification.

Entry Requirements

In order to study this course, you must have completed all ACCA Knowledge and Skills exams


A mixture of progress tests and mock exams to prepare you for your exam.

Course Content

ACCA Strategic Business Leader ACCA SBL P1 module

  • Leadership
  • Governance
  • Strategy
  • Risk
  • Technology and data analytics
  • Organisational control and audit
  • Finance in planning and decision-making
  • Innovation, performance excellence and change management
  • Professional skills

ACCA Strategic Business Reporting ACCA SBR P2 module

  • Fundamental ethical and professional principles
  • The financial reporting framework
  • Reporting the financial performance of a range of entities
  • Financial statements of groups of entities
  • Interpret financial statements for different stakeholders
  • The impact of changes and potential changes in accounting regulation