This podcast is relevant for all candidates preparing to sit the P6 (UK) exam. It is one of a series of five short podcasts on exam technique. Marks are awarded in the exam for satisfying the requirements and not for other information. Accordingly, it is vital to identify the particular requirements and then address them in the correct amount of time.
This podcast is relevant for all candidates preparing to sit the P6 (UK) exam. It is one of a series of five short podcasts on exam technique. Reading an exam question is a skill that you should work at and try to improve. This will help you to identify the relevance of the facts of the scenario, and enable you to take advantage of the guidance and help provided in the question.
Businesses increasingly rely on relationships with external partners to perform critical business processes. Relationships such as outsourcing and collaboration allow business processes to be performed better or more cost effectively. This podcast explores some of the complex relationships that have developed, such as virtual organisations, hollow organisation and network organisations.
An integrated report sets out an organisation’s strategy, governance, performance and prospects, which lead to the creation of value. In 2013, the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) released a framework for integrated reporting. The framework establishes principles and concepts that govern the overall content of an integrated report.
This podcast explains that effective corporate governance has both internal and external drivers. It briefly introduces agency theory and the agency problem,
then compares ‘rules’ versus ‘principles’ based codes and the implementation of governance within organisations. The important links between corporate governance and corporate culture and values are also highlighted.
When answering an exam question, it is important to consider the question requirements carefully to make sure you understand exactly what is being asked.
In this podcast we look at the common question verbs used in exams. First we take each question requirement and then look at its actual meaning.
This podcast is useful to those candidates studying for P2, Corporate Reporting. It is structured in two parts: first, it considers what might be included as the capital of a company and, second, why this distinction is important for the analysis of financial information.