The F3 paper will be one of the last CIMA exams you need to pass. The Financial Strategy syllabus kicks off by looking at the formulation of financial strategy, while the next area is geared around fiancing and dividend decisions. Finally, the final part of the CIMA F3 paper is focused on corporate finance.
Please see below some useful websites, resources and articles on the CIMA Financial Strategy paper. Good Luck with your studies!
Useful Links and Resources
CIMA Connect F3 group – if you want to pass the CIMA F3 exam then I would suggest you get familiar with the CIMA connect group for Strategic Management. CIMA provide tons of resources, advice and group discussion.
Astranti Strategic Membership – Free Study Text 2015 – Astranti provide free study texts for ALL of the CIMA papers and I use them as a base for my exam preparation. They are easy to digest and can be accessed anywhere with an internet connection.
F3 self study guide – as always, here is the link fot the CIMA self study guide for the F3 Financial Strategy paper. A useful tool and guide when planning your CIMA study time.
Discounted case flow analysis – this article was written in November 2015 by a CIMA lead examiner and describe how F3 students should approach discounted cash flows. This topic is also relevant for the E3 paper.
Dividend Policies – an article on the CIMA connect website that looks at what factors companies need to weigh up when forming a dividend policy.
Acorn Financial Training – Acorn provide class room tuition and home study materials. You can get an extra 10% off ALL of the acorn materials (including F3). Here can find the full the list of materials they offer and to claim the 10% discount please email thecimastudent[at]gmail[dot]com with the items you wish to order.
If you have any additional resources you would like to share with other students for the F3 CIMA paper then please then a link in the comments box below.