"CIMA Official Learning Systems" are the only textbooks recommended by CIMA as core reading. Written by the CIMA examiners, markers and lecturers, they specifically prepare students to pass the CIMA exams first time. Fully updated to reflect the 2010 syllabus, they are crammed with features to reinforce learning, including: step by step coverage directly linked to CIMA's learning outcomes; fully revised examples and case studies; extensive question practice to test knowledge and understanding; and, integrated readings to increase understanding of key theory. Colour is used throughout to aid navigation. The Official Learning systems are the only study materials endorsed by CIMA. The book includes key sections written by former examiners for the most accurate, up-to-date guidance towards exam success. It is a complete integrated package incorporating syllabus guidance, full text, recommended articles, revision guides and extensive question practice.