F5_interactive_self_study_guide - Prepare to pass A guide to help you if you are studying Performance Management F5 GETTING STARTED Prepare to pass

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Prepare to pass A guide to help you if you are studyingF5Performance Management
GETTING STARTEDLEARNING PHASEREVISION PHASEFINAL PREPARATIONTHE EXAMAPPENDIX – LINKSWelcome to your guide helping you to study for your F5 examWhy use this guide?Structured approach to show you how to succeedSignposted resources and how to use themTips for success to help you through your studiesInteractive clickable checklists to keep you on track This guide applies to paper-based exams for September and December 2015 and March and June 2016.Prepare to passStages of studySectionsGetting started 03 Learning phase 09Revision phase 15Final preparation 19The exam 21Appendix – Links2302
GETTING STARTEDLEARNING PHASEREVISION PHASEFINAL PREPARATIONTHE EXAMAPPENDIX – LINKSYour checklistEnter for your examBuy an Approved Content Provider study text and question and answer bankDraw up your study planGet to know your exam03GETTING STARTEDGETTING STARTEDGetting started
GETTING STARTEDLEARNING PHASEREVISION PHASEFINAL PREPARATIONTHE EXAMAPPENDIX – LINKSGetting started – Tips for successThe earlier you enter for your exam the less it costs!Use the ACCA Learning Community to link up with fellow students around the world studying the same exam as you – get tips, join discussions and share ideas and advice. You can also access live Q&A sessions and presentations.Download the Student Planner App – a tool that helps you map your journey to ACCA membership while balancing your work and social life.Spend some time familiarising yourself with the free resources available via the exam resource finder on the student section of the ACCA website – we will provide you with specific guidance on when and how to use these resources during the relevant stages of study.Remember to personalise your edition of Student Accountant so you receive F5 specific information as you need it.Exempt from F2?Make sure you have the assumed knowledge needed from F2 for F5 (see F5 syllabus and study guide).If you feel your knowledge is lacking, consider buying an F2 Approved Content Provider study text to refresh your understanding. When drawing up your study plan (see page 5)Be realistic and consider when you are best able to study – maybe early mornings work better for you or perhaps shorter, more frequent study periods.Once you have prepared your plan stick to it!Consider building in an extra study period after every few chapters to review and consolidate your learning.Take a 5-10 minute break every hour to help maintain your motivation and concentration.We strongly recommend that you buy an F5 Approved Content Provider study text and question and answer bank to ensure exam success. These provide:- the most up to date content and syllabus coverage.

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