Accounting Makes Cents - an MJ the tutor podcast

Accounting Makes Cents - an MJ the tutor podcast

Join MJ, a longtime tutor, explore various accounting and business topics to help students with their journey in attaining a CIMA qualification and beyond. This podcast will help kickstart your study preparation.

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May 16, 2022 8 min

The pre-seen material is a very important document when it comes to the case study exams. Not only does it give you background, it provides context for the exams. In this episode, MJ the tutor talks about what students can do to get the most out of the pre-seen material to help better prepare for the case study exams.

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In this episode, MJ the tutor takes a break from all things accounting…but just can’t seem to get away. She discusses some of the musings and misconceptions about being an accountant.

Accounting Makes Cents is biweekly podcast dedicated to CIMA accounting students and those still thinking about it. Episodes will range from providing study tips and resources to brief discussions of CIMA syllabus topics.

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In this episode, MJ the tutor discusses some first impression thoughts about the strategic case study (SCS) pre-seen material for the May 2022 sitting. 4 important tidbits about the current pre-seen material are highlighted and explored further.

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In this episode, MJ the tutor discusses some first impression thoughts about the management case study (MCS) pre-seen material for the May 2022 sitting. 4 important tidbits about the current pre-seen material are highlighted and explored further.

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In this episode, MJ the tutor tackles frequently asked questions about the CIMA case study exam. While all information is available on the CIMA website, students facing a CIMA case study exam for the first time normally agonises over what they’d be facing up on exam day. MJ the tutor recognises the angst and sets out to alleviate some of the common ones here.

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In this episode, MJ the tutor explores the relationship between the three primary forces in project management, namely time, quality and cost. These three forces signify project constraints. MJ the tutor looks at how to navigate the different choices between these 3 forces and the possibility of the best solution.

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February 21, 2022 7 min

After 2 years of COVID-19, we’re living a new reality. Most employees can now work from home and the business world doesn’t stop. In this episode, MJ the tutor ponders whether the opportunity to remote work from home is an effective way of motivating employees, analysing it whilst using a tool like Herzberg’s Two-Factor theory.

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The OT (Objective Test) exam is 90 minutes long and there are 60 questions to get through. While answers are simply selected, rather than writing essays and reports, students still need time to think or calculate. But having only 1.5 minutes to think and answer in between questions, is it truly possible? In this episode, MJ the tutor talks about those persistent objective test questions and how students can use different levels of ...

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In this episode, MJ the tutor discusses the Trolley Problem, where the inspiration came from, and how this can connect to the CIMA Code of Ethics. She also describes a practical application of how to deal with an unethical scenario based on a simple not-so-life-threatening variation of the Trolley Problem.

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January 10, 2022 9 min

In this episode, MJ the tutor tackles the topic of a popular performance management tool like Balanced Scorecard, considering its 4 perspectives and its various limitations. She also applies BSC to your favourite neighbourhood barista from the coffee shop around the corner.

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In this episode, MJ the tutor covers Case Study 101 for the Overwhelmed Student. She briefly discusses where to start, study resources and materials available, as well as what is needed to get the exam done.

Accounting Makes Cents is biweekly podcast dedicated to CIMA accounting students and those still thinking about it. Episodes will range from providing study tips and resources to brief discussions of CIMA syllabus topics.

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In this episode, MJ the tutor talks about the CIMA professional qualification. She touches on the differences between the objective tests exams versus the case study exams. In the end, she imparts the importance of case study exams so that students can understand and better prepare for it.

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November 29, 2021 8 min

Join MJ the tutor (that’s me!) on her inaugural podcast episode as she explores the meaning of True North and encourages students to find theirs when it comes to their CIMA aspirations. She also speaks about her “why”.

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November 1, 2021 1 min

The day is here! It’s the release day of the podcast trailer!

Accounting Makes Cents will be a biweekly podcast dedicated to CIMA accounting students and those still thinking about it. Episodes will range from providing study tips and resources to brief discussions of CIMA syllabus topics.

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