CIMA Operational Case Study: A Winning Study Schedule

Image: Courtesy of Flickr user Dafne Cholet CIMA Operational Case Study (OCS) Overview I’m sure you don’t need me to tell you that there’s a lot to do in preparation for your CIMA operational case study As you will have seen from an earlier blog post I wrote, your approach needs to involve: Careful analysis […]

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How to Analyse Your CIMA Case Study Pre Seen (To Pass Your Exam)

The sheer volume of your CIMA case study pre seen material can be a daunting propsect.  After all, there’s usually pages and pages of information ranging from: Background and history of the company Main people working at the business Where the company is right now Financial statements Management accounting information Industry outlook And much more […]

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CIMA E1 Syllabus: Get Your Full Breakdown

CIMA E1 Syllabus Overview The CIMA E1 syllabus looks at the structuring of organisations and how the interrelated parts of the organisation work together to execute strategy Under the CIMA E1 syllabus you’ll cover: The structure and principles underpinning the operational functions of the organisation Their efficient management Their effective interaction to enable the organisation […]

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A Breakdown of the CIMA P1 Syllabus

CIMA P1 Syllabus Overview CIMA P1 looks at how to implement strategy by constructing budgets and making pricing/volume decisions. You’ll gain an understanding of costs and how to manage short term risks. CIMA P1 also stresses the importance of costs and the drivers of costs in the production, analysis and use of information for decision […]

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5 Lessons from Current Students on their CIMA Exam Experience in 2015

As you know I’m always looking to give you my best advice on the skills, approach, mindset, and exam technique required to become CIMA qualified. Luckily, having been through the CIMA exams and qualified myself I’m able to look back and give you my first hand experience of what works and what doesn’t. But with […]

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