‘FinTech’ ‘Big Data’ & ‘Artificial Intelligence’ - not exactly concepts which are front of mind when thinking of traditional finance and accounting sectors, but as the digital disruption remoulds the way we think and do business, terms such as these are appearing more and more.
For many students, enrolling for a professional business qualification is done with the aim of repositioning their careers and finding new employment – often in a higher salary bracket.
'Remote interview’, ‘video interview’ or ‘virtual interview’ - no matter what you call it, this new and intimidating step in the hiring process looks as if it’s here to stay. While the core principles are similar to a regular, face-to-face session, there are some important, often overlooked factors you need to consider while preparing.
Know your content - an obvious statement when looking at what it takes to have a successful exam experience, but there are other habitual changes you can make to boost your efficiency on the big day.
In today’s fast paced world, we’re constantly on the hunt to do more in less time. With smartphones, laptops and the world wide web at a perpetual arm’s reach, it’s easier than ever to become distracted.
From afar, CIMA’s Case Study exams can seem like an intimidating prospect. This unique assessment format thrusts students into the roles of finance professionals within fictitious organisations and asks them to apply the skills and knowledge they have gained to real world situations.
IBTC lecturer, Nicky Brouwer, has broken down the Strategic Case Study Pre-Seen and highlighted some things you should know when preparing for the May Case Study exam.
IBTC lecturer, Muzi Sithebe, has broken down the Management Case Study Pre-Seen and highlighted some things you should know when preparing for the May Case Study exam.
IBTC lecturer, Pilisa Matyholo, has broken down the Operational Case Study Pre-Seen and highlighted some things you should know when preparing for the May Case Study exam.
Students may be exempt from certain levels in the CIMA Professional Qualification if they hold a relevant degree or prior work experience. This allows candidates with the right knowledge to fast-track the process of becoming a CGMA.
The financial and emotional costs involved with failing an exam can often lead us to feeling intense pressure as we prepare to put our skills and knowledge to the test. This is followed by a limbo-like period of waiting for results, which can often outweigh the stress of the actual exam process itself.
The 2021 Budget Speech was one of the most anticipated in recent times, following a year of increased public spending and a universal ‘tightening of the belt’ due to the COVID-19 pandemic.