Course Schedule: 2022 Strategic Business Management Q2

Course Dates

Start Date                                  4 May 2022

End Date                                   13 Jul 2022

 

Important Dates

Exam Registration Start Date: 23 May 2022

Exam Registration End Date:  27 May 2022

Exam Date:                                19 Jul 2022

Exam Results Release Date:   26 Aug 2022

 

Course Structure

Taught Phase:                           4 sessions x 3-hour

Recorded Phase:                       6 sessions x 3-hour (students must watch the pre-recorded videos at your own time before the start of Revision Phase)

Revision Phase:                         10 sessions x 3-hour

Total no. of course hours:       60

Mock Exams:                              2 (to be completed at home & submitted to tutor for marking)

 

Training Venue

All classes online.
150 Orchard Road, #-04-09 Orchard Plaza, S238841.

 

Class Size

Class is limited to 30 students on a first-come first-served basis. There is a 50% discount given on the course fee component if you sign up for both Corporate Finance and Strategic Business Management.

If you have further query or wish to enrol, please contact us at enquiry@cityacademy.sg.

Website: www.cityacademy.sg                         Tel: 6742 0300

 

2022 Schedule: Strategic Business Management

No Date  Day Timing

Topics

Taught Phase delivered online via live streaming

1 4 May Wed 7pm – 10pm

Introduction to SBM

2 8 May Sun 2pm – 5pm

Introduction to SBM

3 8 May Sun 6pm – 9pm

Company strategy

4 11 May Wed   7pm – 10pm

Company valuations

Recorded Phase (Students must watch the videos and carry out the associated tasks from the videos before the Revision Phase starts)

5 6 hours

DD and assurance

6 6 hours

Reconstructions / information management

7 6 hours

Corporate governance

8 6 hours

Financial instruments

9 6 hours

Business risk management

10 6 hours

Ethics

Mock Exam 1 to be completed at home & submitted to tutor for marking by 5 June 2022 if revision online by 19 Jun 2022

Revision Phase delivered online

11 18 Jun Sat 2pm – 5pm

Ethics and Due Diligence

12 18 Jun Sat 6pm – 9pm

Strategy and risk

13 22 Jun Wed 7pm – 10pm

Market entry and exit

14 26 Jun Sun 2pm – 5pm

Data analysis

15 26 Jun Sun 6pm – 9pm

Interest and foreign exchange risk

16 29 Jun Wed 7pm – 10pm

Smaller questions ie cyber security, governance

17 2 Jul Sat 2pm – 5pm

Planning revision

18 2 Jul Sat 6pm – 9pm

Dashboard data and statistics inc Excel use

19 6 Jul Wed 7pm – 10pm

Financial reporting in SBM

20 13 Jul Wed 7pm – 10pm

Mock 2 review, valuations and final revision tips

Mock Exam 2 to be completed at home & submitted to tutor by 10 July 2022

* Dates are subjected to changes

 

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Course Tutor: Alan Lewin

Alan qualified as a chartered accountant in 1982 with Touche Ross (now Deloitte) in Leicester.  However, Alan left accountancy practice in 1985 to start a career in lecturing and then consultancy.  He initially worked for Chart Tutors (now Kaplan) running one of their examination centres, then moved back to Deloitte’s audit training department and then in 1996 established his own training company.

Alan now specialises in writing and teaching the subjects of auditing, corporate governance, business strategy and finance and case studies.  His clients include Kaplan and BPP as well as other tuition and publishing companies.  He also has examination experience with CIMA where he was chief examiner for 10 years and more recently ACCA where he was Audit and Assurance examiner for 5 years.

 

Strategic Business Management

Course contents

  • Strategic analysis
  • Strategic choice
  • Strategic implementation
  • Strategic performance management
  • Strategic marketing and brand management
  • Business risk management
  • Corporate governance
  • Data analysis
  • Information strategy
  • Human resource management
  • Finance awareness
  • Business and securities valuation
  • Capital structure
  • Financial reconstruction
  • Small and medium company financing
  • Equity instruments
  • Fixed interest
  • Derivatives
  • Financial risk management
  • International financial management
  • Investment appraisal
  • Treasury and working capital management
  • Ethics

 

Course Objective and Approach

The course is planned as tuition and revision to prepare you for success in the Strategic Business Management exam. This is our key objective. We assume that you have done some preparatory work prior to the commencement of the course and that we can build on this through the duration of the course.

The course will consist of 3 phases – a lecture-based taught phase (4 sessions), a recorded phase (6 sessions) and a revision phase (10 sessions).

Lectures will follow the content of ICAEW study manual and will include extensive practice on questions from the ICAEW Question Bank.

You will be given Mock Exam 1 (ME 1) towards the end of the Taught Phase.
You will be given Mock Exam 2 (ME 2) towards the end of the Revision Phase.
City Academy’s tutors will mark and review your ME scripts so as to benefit your learning outcome. You will have the flexibility of practising the ME at your own time at home but you must submit your ME answer scripts by the due date set. You may also be given homework, assignments or additional reading materials.

The course is interactive and you will be encouraged to participate in class discussions.

“Completeness” is a key audit assertion. To meet the key course objective of exam success you need to be complete in your exam preparation. The course is aimed at exposure/coverage to/of most significant exam matters, and focuses on how these matters will be examined and prepares you with question practise and tips in answering this ICAEW paper. You will be expected to attend all lectures and any supplementary tutorials, complete all course assignments and sit for and submit all ME answers.

 

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