Strategic Level

Strategic Case Study

Comprehensive online CIMA SCS courses covering every exam window. Now enrolling for August 2024.

  • 29 hours of course content
  • 5 Mock Exams with Solutions
  • Applied theory sessions
  • ACCA exam debrief lectures
  • 100s of Practice Questions
  • 250 exam-grade questions
  • Specimen exam debriefs
  • 130 exam-grade questions
  • Award-winning training
  • 205 exam-grade questions
  • 200 exam-grade questions
  • Mock exam debrief lectures
  • Exam debrief lectures
  • Theory review lessons of key topics
  • Buy and start studying immediately
  • Exam debief lectures
  • Mock exam debriefs

Start learning from only £299.

Course Features & Benefits

Comprehensive online CIMA SCS courses covering every exam window. Now enrolling for August 2024.

On-demand Video Lectures

HD video lectures covering the entire syllabus delivered by expert tutors. Crisp audio and vivid examples, accessible from anywhere.

Best-in-class Mock Exams

Prepare with realistic exams designed by CIMA gurus for each window. Our online simulator offers real test conditions to practice with precision. Model answers included.

Full Syllabus Course Notes

Download detailed course notes on the complete syllabus. Crafted with clarity, these concise and clear guides are filled with real-world examples.

Unlimited Access

When you buy an individual standard course, you get access to that course forever. With any future syllabus updates automatically added.

24/7 Support

Contact our student support team any time if you have technical issues with your course or doubts about your access.

Structured Study Plan

VIVA's courses are structured in manageable unit by unit blocks. Your progress is saved automatically so you can resume where you stopped.

Mock Exam Debriefs

Your tutor walks you through every question from the ACCA AFM practice and specimen exams, explaining how you should answer on exam day.

Latest Syllabus Updates

All our courses are updated to reflect the latest syllabi. Any updates to courses you have access to are incorporated free of charge.

True Subject Experts

VIVA only works with elite tutors from across the UK and Ireland - from university lectures to former Big 4 managers and company directors.

Exam debrief lectures

Your tutor walks you through four ACCA AAA past papers, explaining in detail how you should answer such questions on exam day.

Exam Debrief Lectures

Your tutor walks you through every question from two ACCA SBR specimen exams and one mock exam, explaining how you should answer on exam day.

ACCA Specimen Exam Debriefs

Your tutor walks you through every question from the ACCA LW specimen exam, explaining how you should answer on exam day.

Mock Exam Debriefs

Your tutor walks you through every question from two ACCA TX mock exams, explaining how you should answer on exam day.

OT Theory Reviews

Handy on-demand review lessons covering the key topics from the E, F and P pillars.

Applied Theory

Our famous E/F/P Applied sessions identify the key theories from your OT studies, and model how to apply them in your answers on exam day.

Specimen Exam Debriefs

Your tutor walks you through every question from the ACCA AA specimen exam, explaining how you should answer on exam day.

Why VIVA?

  • Multi-award winning accountancy tuition - VIVA has won and been nominated for several prestigious awards since its founding, including the CIMA Global Pass Rate Excellence Award and the PQ Magazine Awards.
  • Accredited provider - VIVA is officially recoginsed by both ACCA and CIMA as an accredited tuition provider, meaning you're getting content and coverage that you can trust.
  • Groundbreaking value - born online, VIVA's unique scaled delivery model ensures you get direct access to the world's best tutors without being charged to cover bloated overheads as with traditional providers.
  • Student satisfaction - we prefer to let our students do the talking. Check out what they're saying about VIVA and why they rate us 4.9 out of 5 here.
  • Flexible payment and study plans - VIVA offers several study options, including individual courses, instalment plans and our famous All Access yearly subscriptions.

Your Tutor

Laura Winkworth
ACA; CTA

Ex-Senior Tax Manager at a "Big" 4 firm, Laura is a standout financial tutor across ACCA, AAT, ACA, and CIMA, earning rave reviews from her students: "Laura is genuinely one of the best tutors out there; she is passionate about teaching as well as caring about us, the students." She has guided hundreds of students to pass their exams at VIVA, including several World Prizewinners!

Laura teaches VIVA's TX (ACCA) and SCS (CIMA) courses.

Elite Course Extra Benefits

Our Elite Courses include everything from the Standard Course offerings, plus a range of personalised and exclusive features that will guarantee you pass your exams.

Live Workshops

Our Elite courses include live, interactive sessions with your tutor and a small cohort of Elite students. Personalised guidance on exam technique and marking criteria.

Private Tutor Access

Elite students get round-the-clock support from their tutor, via office hours, forum access and live interactive sessions.

Personalised Marking

Mock marking comes as standard for all mock exams on the Elite courses. Our experienced markers give personalised feedback, not just generic advice.

Mock Exam Debriefs

Your tutor will guide you through full mock exam questions, explaining how to approach answering each component, things to avoid, etc.

Writing Workshops

Your Elite tutor will host sessions focusing on exam writing technique, giving demonstrations and inviting collaboration on constructing answers that are sure to pass.

Elite Students' Forum

VIVA's partnership with Circle offers access to a modern private community platform to connect with Elite colleagues, share ideas, and receive guidance and discussion ideas from your tutor.

Pass Guarantee

*We're so confident in the power of our Elite Courses, that we guarantee your pass. If you meet the conditions and still somehow don't pass, we will grant you free access to the next Elite Course.

Course Syllabus

Strategic Case Study covers leadership in action: synthesise knowledge from all levels to solve high-stake strategic challenges. Now enrolling for SCS Aug24 courses.

Pre-course work

8.5 hours of training
E3 Objective Theory Review
F3 Objective Theory Review
P3 Objective Theory Review
Preparing for the Case
Exam Day Strategy
SCS Good Answer v Bad Answer

Week 1

7 hours of training
Pre-seen Analysis (Part 1 of 2)
Pre-seen Analysis (Part 2 of 2)
Industry Analysis
Detailed Overview of Exam & Marking Process (Elite Only)

Week 2

8 hours of training
E3 Applied
Office Hours 1
Mock Exam 1 Debrief Workshop (Elite Only)
Mock Exam 1 Marking & Feedback (Elite Only)
Mock Exam 1

Week 3

7 hours of training
F3 Applied
Mock Exam 2
Mock Exam 2 Marking & Feedback (Elite Only)
Mock Exam 2 Debrief Workshop (Elite Only)

Week 4

7 hours of training
P3 Applied
Mock Exam 3 Debrief Workshop (Elite Only)
Mock Exam 3
Mock Exam 3 Marking & Feedback (Elite Only)

Week 5

6 hours of training
Key Issues
Mock Exam 4
Mock Exam 4 Marking & Feedback (Elite Only)
Mock Exam 4 Debrief Workshop (Elite Only)

Week 6

6 hours of training
Office Hours 2
Mock Exam 5 Marking & Feedback (Elite Only)
Mock Exam 5
Mock Exam 5 Debrief Workshop & Closing Tips (Elite Only)

Week 7

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course pricing

Choose your exam window

Select the tab corresponding to your preferred exam window, and then choose between the Standard or Elite Course (features explained in detail above).

The course runs for 7 weeks, starting on Jun 30, 2024.

Feature
Standard
Elite*
Interactive Workshops
Personal Mock Marking
Private Tutor Access
Mock Debrief Lessons
Exam Technique Sessions
Private Student Forum
On-demand video lectures
Tutor-annotated Pre-seen
Applied Theory Sessions (E/F/P Pillars)
5 Mock Exams with Solutions
Downloadable Course Notes
OT Theory Reviews
£299
£799
£299
£799
£299
£799
Elite Course Payment Options

We offer two payment options.

Instalments
One-payment
Pay Today
£199
£799
7 x £100 monthly instalments
£700
-
Total
£899
£799

The course runs for weeks, starting on Oct 11, 2024.

Feature
Standard
Elite
Tutor workshops
Personal Mock Marking
Private Tutor Access
Exam debriefs
Writing workshops
Elite Student Forum
Live webinars
Video Lectures
Applied Theory
Mock Exams
Lesson Notes
Theory Reviews
Pass Guarantee
£299
£799
Elite Course Payment Options

We offer two payment options.

Instalments
One-payment
Pay Today
£199
£799
7 x £100 monthly instalments
£700
-
Total
£899
£799

The course runs for 5 weeks, starting on Jan 10, 2025.

Feature
Standard
Elite
Tutor workshops
Personal Mock Marking
Private Tutor Access
Exam debriefs
Writing workshops
Elite Student Forum
Live webinars
Video Lectures
Applied Theory
Mock Exams
Lesson Notes
Theory Reviews
Pass Guarantee
£299
£799
Elite Course Payment Options

We offer two payment options.

Instalments
One-payment
Pay Today
£199
£799
7 x £100 monthly instalments
£700
-
Total
£899
£799

The course runs for 5 weeks, starting on Apr 18, 2025.

Feature
Standard
Elite
Tutor workshops
Personal Mock Marking
Private Tutor Access
Exam debriefs
Writing workshops
Elite Student Forum
Live webinars
Video Lectures
Applied Theory
Mock Exams
Lesson Notes
Theory Reviews
Pass Guarantee
£299
£799
Elite Course Payment Options

We offer two payment options.

Instalments
One-payment
Pay Today
£199
£799
7 x £100 monthly instalments
£700
-
Total
£899
£799
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Trusted by over 10,000 students

Suzanne Robinson

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