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Official Training Manual (OTM) Overview 

The Official Training Manual (OTM), published by CFA UK, contains essential reading for those seeking success in the IMC exam and provides comprehensive coverage of the syllabus. The 17th edition of the IMC training manual covers the syllabus for examinations taken from 1 December 2019 to 20 November 2020. Candidates wishing to sit the IMC exams before 1 December 2019 should contact CFA UK on to purchase edition 16 of the syllabus (valid for examinations to 30 November 2019).

Important Information 

The OTM includes:

  • Comprehensive coverage of the syllabus
  • Worked examples and calculations
  • Self-assessment questions
  • One mock examination

IMC OTM version 17 vol 1

Edition 17 unit 1


IMC OTM edition 17 vol 2

Edition 17 unit 2


 IMC OTM Vol 1 and 2 edition 17

Edition 17 unit 1 and 2

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Training providers 

A number of training providers offer tuition and study support on the IMC and are known to CFA UK. These are listed below.

Please note that CFA UK does not not currently operate a formal endorsement process.