ICYMI: 2019 CIMA Professional Qualification Syllabus

Changes are a-coming. Perhaps the post title is a bit miswritten. I don't really think anyone's missed the announcement or introduction of a new Professional Qualification syllabus. CIMA has certainly been very vocal about the changes. But in case you have forgotten (perhaps this is the more appropriate word to use), the updated syllabus is … Continue reading ICYMI: 2019 CIMA Professional Qualification Syllabus

CIMA Exam Pass Rates – September 2019

CIMA's latest pass rates that are currently available on its website covers the period of 1 October 2018 to 30 September 2019.  Pass rates for all case study levels are down from May to the August sitting. It is the first time in a long while (actually since last year) that Operational Case Study Exam … Continue reading CIMA Exam Pass Rates – September 2019

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