November 2019 OCS Pre-seen is Out!

CIMA has released the OCS pre-seen material for the November 2019 exam sitting. To get your copy of the pre-seen, check out my Home page. The preseen company is Chokolate Box, a leading premium chocolatier manufacturing innovative and accessibly priced luxury chocolate. It is a publicly listed company and operates within the food industry of … Continue reading November 2019 OCS Pre-seen is Out!

Code Word: Strategy…Part Three

So for the past 2 weeks we've been talking up a storm on strategy (see Part 1 here and Part 2 here). We've looked at planning a strategy and working out where we stand. We've looked at making some choices and devising how we will get there. This week, we shout our last battle cry...the … Continue reading Code Word: Strategy…Part Three

Code Word: Strategy…Part One

Strategy is the plan of action, the grand design, the scheme...the blueprint. Called by many names, but in the world of management accounting, strategy is no different. It is the very definition of a company and the backbone it needs to stand up straight and say to the world, "Lookout, here I come!" And while … Continue reading Code Word: Strategy…Part One