ACCA P5 Advanced Performance Management

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Nature of the ACCA P5 paper

ACCA P5 Paper – Advanced Performance Management – is concerned F2 and is concerned with managing the business so as to achieve better performance. Most of the topics were introduced in Paper F2 and F5, but are examined at a higher level. This does not mean that any calculations are more difficult, but you are now at a management level and should show a greater critical awareness of the difficulties in measuring and management performance.
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Exam technique video: Performance Measurement

The reason that Paper P5 gives problems for many students is that the examiner assumes knowledge of most of the topics that are examined at Paper F5, although these are not specifically mentioned in the syllabus.Watch also lectures which cover the most important topics from the F5 syllabus needed for P5.


Tips for ACCA Paper P5 December 2013 exam

Stakeholders; reward systems

Boston consulting group

Performance management and measurement in not-for-profit organisations

Economic value added

Use of IT in performance reporting.

Please Note

Tips should not be relied on – they are only intelligent guesses.
Their only purpose is to give you suggestions for topics to concentrate on in your last few days of preparation. Do not exclude other topics from your overall preparation.


Examiners Recommended Reading

C Drury Management and Cost Accounting (6th Edition) International Thomson Business Press

J Hope, R Fraser Beyond Budgeting: How Managers Can Break Free from the Annual Performance Trap (1st Edition) Harvard Business School Press


These books are recommended by the examiner . If you are having problems with a particular paper, or if you want to do extra reading out of interest, then you might them useful.
The most efficient way of obtaining them is from Amazon in the UK.