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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 current OTM (16th edition) covers the syllabus for examinations taken from 1 December 2018 to 30 November 2019. Candidates sitting the IMC exams after 1 December 2019 should purchase the 17th edition when available in November 2019.

Important Information 


The OTM includes:

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

Please note: Edition 17 of the OTM Unit 1 and Unit 2 will become available to purchase no later than 21 October.

Edition 17 OTM is valid for exams from 01/12/2019 to 30/11/2020.

Edition 17 OTM is priced as follows:

  • Unit 1 – £100
  • Unit 2 – £105
  • Unit 1 and 2 – £185 (save £20)

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Orders will be dispatched within 3 working days from payment received
once dispatched estimate delivery times:

  • Recorded UK mainland - 3 to 5 working days
  • Europe  - 5 to 10 working days
  • Rest of the world - 5 to 10 working days

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.