This is part 2 of a three-part series. Read part 1 here. Part 3 to come….
We recently gave an overview of ACCA’s new Strategic Business Leader exam, which is being introduced in September 2018 instead of papers P1 and P3.
The material will draw from the P1 and P3 syllabuses, but Strategic Business Leader is not a straight replacement: the exam is changing fundamentally. Read more
From September 2018, the ACCA are introducing a new paper – the Strategic Business Leader exam. This exam will be instead of the current P1 and P3 exams – but it’s not a like-for-like replacement. Students need to be prepared for the new exam, as the syllabus and style will change.
Students often assume you should sit your ACCA exams in numerical order… but that might not be the best advice. If you’re starting the ACCA and wondering which order you should take papers F1 to F3, you need to read this.
The ACCA options papers you choose can make a big difference to how difficult you find the exam, how quickly you pass and what direction your later career takes. So it’s little wonder this question comes up so often.
Keep reading to find out our take on choosing your Strategic Professional Options papers.
[We originally published this article on 23.02.2016 but we’ve since updated it to reflect the new exams and latest ACCA terminology]