When the CIMA syllabus changes from November , students will need to be aware of key dates and transition rules that may affect their progress. As it currently stands, students are advised to continue with their current courses and CIMA progression plans, with the intention of completing a level by November For each exam passed on the syllabus or a previous credit , candidates will receive a credit for the syllabus. The tables below provide simple guidance on how best to approach the transition to the updated syllabus given your current situation.
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The November MCS case study is based around a sportswear company called GSC, it specially designs, markets and sells high performance sportswear in a country with a highly developed economy. I wrote about this E2 model some time ago on the blog, you can read more about it here. This makes the increased revenue growth year-on-year that GSC has shown since very impressive and paints a picture of a well run and ambitious company. GSC positions itself as a differentiated, high-quality and high-performance sportswear provider and, therefore, considers primarily the activities of other organisations that position themselves similarly, when performing competitor analysis, rather than focusing on the activities of the low-price, fashion-orientated retailers…..
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View key dates to help you plan your studies. Plan your CIMA exams. On demand tests are are available all year.
The updated CIMA syllabus for comes into effect from the 4th November , which means students sitting objective tests from that date onward will be tested on the new syllabus which is geared towards finance in a digital age. But fear not for those students who do FAIL a November case study under the old syllabus as you will still get one chance to pass the next case study sitting in February under the syllabus. By now, hopefully all students are aware of the transition arrangements you could be facing and how best to approach them to ensure you do not waste any time with your studies. If not, CIMA have this excellent transition tool that will help you plan your path to becoming qualified under the new syllabus. The qualification structure itself has not changed, there are still the three pillars enterprise, performance and financial and there are still case study exams to be completed at each level operational, management and strategic.