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 (E3, F3 and P3) 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
We offer three distinctive packages for the CIMA Strategic level Objective Test exams (2015 syllabus):
- HTFT Instant (only for 2015 syllabus, we will be launching a new product for 2019 syllabus)
- 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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When you have sat and passed the Objective Test exams (E3, F3 and P3) 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 five distinctive packages for the CIMA Strategic Case Study exam:
- HTFT Ultimate Live
- HTFT On-demand
- HTFT Resit
- HTFT Distance Learning Plus (with marking)
- HTFT Distance Learning (no marking)
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.

 

***We are fully booked for our Distance Learning Plus package for SCS into November 2019***
 
Expand the box below to see what you get with each package:
HTFT Packages for CIMA Strategic level: Case study

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*to be eligible for the Resit package you need to evidence that you have completed a Case Study course and sat the Strategic level Case Study exam in the last exam window, achieving a scaled score of 70 or above.
If you book an Ultimate or On-demand case study course with HTFT you can choose to defer your exam to a later exam window if you let us know by the deferment deadline on your timetable and pay the deferment fee of £50.
Students who defer the course are still entitled to the Pass Guarantee.
Students who book distance learning plus or distance learning are booking a non flexible course. If you wish to defer to a later course you will have to pay the full course fees
Distance learning and distance learning plus students do not hold a pass guarantee

 

When enrolling onto one of our Case Study packages, you will be required to send in a screenshot of your MyCIMA page - evidencing that you have cleared all of your Strategic OT exams