November 2018 OCS Pre-seen is Out!

CIMA has released the OCS pre-seen material for the November 2018 exam sitting. To get your copy of the pre-seen, check out my Home page. The preseen company is GymFiT, which is a listed leading provider of low cost gyms based in Cetland. NOW is an excellent time to kickstart your CIMA case study preparation. Various analyses … Continue reading November 2018 OCS Pre-seen is Out!

Answer Structure – Do I Really Need to Get It?

Hi Tutor MJ What does it mean when I get a feedback on my mock script that I need an answer structure in place? I think I answer the questions okay, but this structure thing is really getting to me. I didn't know I had to have one. I thought CIMA studies were about Accounting, … Continue reading Answer Structure – Do I Really Need to Get It?

Weak, Moderate, Strong – Understanding How CIMA Rates Each Skill

This post is a build on the previous series of posts I did with regards how the CIMA scaling mark worked. If you missed those, here's Part 1 and Part 2 again. Essentially, you will need to look at your results in twofolds. One, you need to get to an overall pass mark. Two, you need to gain … Continue reading Weak, Moderate, Strong – Understanding How CIMA Rates Each Skill

Relevant Costs

My printer at home conked out on me the other day. Working at home has its perk but this...was definitely not one of them. So while I dragged my feet about deciding whether it is worthwhile to go out and buy a new printer, a light bulb lit up and my accountant head was suddenly … Continue reading Relevant Costs

5 Wells of a Good Answer – Well Timed

So if you've just arrived here now, you may have missed a few well-intentioned posts. Just as a recap, here are: Planning Constructing Applying Supporting And now it is time for Timing. The last of the Wells is Well timed. Time needs no introduction in the land of case study exams. As you probably already know, … Continue reading 5 Wells of a Good Answer – Well Timed