FIN-DM consists of 5 components Grouped into representation Layers:

1)	FIN-DM Conceptual View – Layer 1
2)	FIN-DM Hierarchical View and Key Enablers list – Layer 2
3)	Accompanying Checklists (4 in total) – Layer 3, and
       a.	Glossary covering key terms used in the FIN-DM
       b.	Application Guidance, which provides description of the FIN-DM and its goals, and guides users in applying the model.