*This post has been updated on 24 August 2020 to cover the 2019 CIMA syllabus and exam changes. Dear MJ Thank you for Saturday's class. I am re-taking MCS this sitting and I have a question with regards scoring. Last time I sat the May exam, I did not make it and only got 77. I failed because I was below the … Continue reading A Brief Look at How the Case Study Scaling Mark Works – How Does 100 Equate to 150?
Dear MJ This might be a silly question...but why do I need to use headings and sub-headings on my answers? What's the purpose of these? I feel it is all just aesthetics. I'm sure not making any marks by making my answers look pretty. Kind regards, Eden Hi Eden While I'd agree that content is still king and that there … Continue reading Headings Up!
IFRS, Can I Get Your Number?
Dear MJ I'm ashamed to admit this. I'm an accountant by profession and I'm supposed to be good with numbers, but I can't for the life of me remember which IFRS and IAS go with which standards and notes. I get them all mixed up! And with the time constraints, I go blank. If I … Continue reading IFRS, Can I Get Your Number?
4 Weeks to Go…Will I Make It?
Dear MJ, I need some advice regarding my forthcoming MCS exam. I only have 4 weeks to cram and I fear I'm not prepared enough to sit for the exam. I assume I haven't got enough time for revisions either. Could it be possible to obtain some guidance or is it possible for you to point me … Continue reading 4 Weeks to Go…Will I Make It?
To Be or Not to Be a Fast Typist?
Typing skill level required for the CIMA case study exam.