CIMA Professional - Strategic Level (F3) Financial Strategy

Can be taken anytime
Course Type
Professional Training Course
Course Fee
$175 $150 only

Course Overview

The CIMA F3 Financial Strategy course focuses on providing you with the building blocks that you need to learn how to prepare, implement and manage a financial strategy of an organisation.

Who should take this course

This course is a valuable resource for anyone studying towards the CIMA Professional Chartered Management Accounting qualification.


Students will need to have first attained the CIMA Operational and Management Level qualifications before they can achieve CIMA Professional status.

Course content

The syllabus is broken down into three units; formulation of financial strategy, financing decisions and investment decisions and project control.

  • Get to grips with potential strategic financial objectives of an organisation and learn about the external and internal factors that can impact financial strategy.
  • Learn the three key decisions of financial management – investment, financing and dividend – and learn more about the relationship between the three.
  • Learn about current and emerging issues in financial and external reporting, including new accounting standards and environmental factors.
  • Learn how to evaluate the financing requirements of an organisation and how to implement objectives and strategies that could lead to their attainment, including both short-term and long-term targets.
  • Learn about the available alternative methods of achieving the financing requirements, including stakeholders, investments, long-term debt and methods of issuing securities and the effect that these financing decisions can have on the final balance sheet structure.
  • Delve into the operation of stock exchanges, including the efficient market hypothesis and how share prices are calculated.
  • Understand the role of the treasury function and the advantages/disadvantages of establishing a treasury department within an organisation.
  • Learn how to evaluate investment choices, including the costs, benefits and risks of particular projects and their financial and strategic implications.
  • Look at merger, acquisition and divestment as potential opportunities, as well as exit strategies and the reasons behind them.
  • Gain insight into the various potential investment projects, how to implement them and how to control them, including their post-completion audits.

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