The Strategic level is the final level of the professional qualification and consists of four exams, outlined below.
Please click on the box below to see an overview of the CIMA Professional qualification syllabus:
CIMA Professional qualification syllabus

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The Strategic level comprises 3 Objective Tests papers (E1, F1 and P1) and 1 Case Study.
The Objective Test papers are 90 minute computer based exams consisting of 60 questions where you will receive a scaled score of between 0 and 150. In order to pass you need to score 100 or above.
Click on the boxes below to see what you will learn in each Objective Test paper:
F3 - Financial strategy
You will learn how to:
- Formulate and implement financial strategy to support the overall strategy of the organisation.
- Develop skills to evaluate and recommend alternative sources of finance.
- Develop competencies required to value investment opportunities including divestments, mergers and acquisitions. 
P3 - Risk management
You will learn how to:
- Identify, evaluate and respond to risks that could impact on the implementation of strategy.
- Develop the competencies required to analyse and apply the techniques, processes and internal control systems required to manage risk.
- Manage risks associated with both cash flows and capital investment decisions.
E3 - Strategic management
You will learn how to:
- Develop the skills and abilities needed by strategic leaders to direct and achieve the long-term success of their organisations.
- Formulate and implement strategy.
- Successfully lead and manage change.
E3 is the lead paper at the Strategic level and ideally should be sat after P3 and F3 and left until last before attempting the case study
When you have sat and passed the Objective Test exams (E1, F1 and P1) you will progress onto the Strategic Case Study which is a 3 hour computer based exam where you are required to respond to a pre-seen case study.
You will receive a scaled score of between 0 and 150, where 80 or above is a pass.
Strategic level case study
You will learn how to:
- Analyse a pre-seen case study (created by CIMA)
- Respond to triggers and tasks
- Create reports and emails
- Apply the knowledge you have gained in the three subjects to reflect real-life work situations.
 
We offer three distinctive packages for the CIMA Strategic level:
- HTFT Instant (not applicable for Case Study)
- HTFT On-demand
- HTFT Ultimate Live
We look to harness the power of the internet, and the multi device world, to create innovative content and delivery models that reflect how people learn and puts learning and mastering first.
 
With HTFT Instant, you get immediate access to pre-recorded videos covering the syllabus content.
With HTFT On-demand, you get immediate access to pre-recorded videos covering the syllabus content in addition to being provided with the recordings of any live masterclasses or sessions that take place.
With HTFT Ultimate Live, you get all the pre-recorded videos that accompany a paper along with personal invites to the live online sessions.
 
Expand the box below to see what you get with each package
HTFT Packages for CIMA Strategic level: Objective Test papers

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HTFT Packages for CIMA Strategic level: Case study

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