Strategic Level

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General Guides

Many students approach their first case study with trepidation. They don’t know what to expect or how best to prepare for this exam. A good starting point is to review past exam papers to highlight the key topics that get tested. Are all subjects (E3, F3 and P3) equally represented or not? Are there certain topics within the three subjects that the examiners like to focus on? Are there other topics that examiners rarely test?

The 6 Key Topics for the Strategic Case Study (SCS)
General Articles
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How to Maximise Your Chances of Passing CIMA Objective Tests

There is a reason VIVA Financial Tuition has dedicated the best part of a year to building the world's largest bank of CIMA objective questions...

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Techniques for CIMA Objective Test Success - Exam Day Strategy

Exam day nerves and the time-pressured nature of CIMA's objective tests mean students struggle...

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The CIMA Case Study: How to Write an Answer that puts you ahead of 90% of candidates

In the last two years, we’ve helped over 2,000 CIMA students prepare for their case study exams. We’ve seen what works, and also what definitely does not work...

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Working through your CIMA Case Study Course: a step by step guide to getting the most out of your Case Study resources

We’re going to tell you exactly how you should proceed through your case study course in order to get the most bang for your buck...

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CIMA Student Series: F3 Financial Strategy

In this interview, Ricardo Argibay discusses the challenges he faced in passing his F3 exam, as well as offering some great advice to students yet to take the exam...

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CIMA Student Series: E3 Strategic Management

In the following interview, Ana discusses her experiences with studying CIMA so far, as well as her thoughts ahead of sitting her E3 exam...

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CIMA Student Series: E3 Strategic Management (interview 2)

In this interview, Sonia Swami discusses her experience of CIMA's E3 (Strategic Management) objective test...

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SCS November 2018
Some free articles guiding you through key points of the November 2018 Case Study
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SCS November 2018 Industry Overview

The November 2018 Strategic Case Study is based on a fictional company called Novak...

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SCS November 2018 Financial Analysis: Novak

In this article we look at the financial statements of both Novak and its rival, PosterRend...

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SCS August 2018
Some free articles guiding you through key points of the August 2018 Case Study
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SCS August 2018 Financial Analysis - Finch News Group

The August 2018 pre-seen document focuses on Finch News Group...

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SCS August 2018 Industry Analysis Preview

The August 2018 CIMA SCS Pre-seen focuses on a fictional newspaper company called Finch News Group…

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SCS February 2018
Some free articles guiding you through key points of the February 2018 Case Study
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SCS FEBRUARY 2018 Financial Analysis - Royals Gyms

Royals Gyms is the fictional company at the heart of the February 2018 CIMA Strategic Case…

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SCS November 2017
Some free articles guiding you through key points of the November 2017 Case Study
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SCS November 2017 Financial Analysis - Steelcast

Steelcast is the company in question for the November 2017 CIMA Strategic Case Study exam.

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SCS November 2017 Industry Analysis - Steelcast

The November 2017 Strategic Case Study is based in the luxury watch industry. Strategically…

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SCS August 2017
Some free articles guiding you through key points of the August 2017 Case Study
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by Thomas Newman

SCS August 2017 Financial Analysis - AutoAuto

The August 2017 Strategic Case Study deals with AutoAuto, an electronics and design company

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by Hugo Newman

SCS August 2017 Industry Analysis.

The August 2017 Strategic Case Study deals with AutoAuto, an electronics and design company…

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SCS May 2017
Some free articles guiding you through key points of the May 2017 Case Study
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by Thomas Newman

SCS May 2017 Financial Analysis

The May 2017 OCS Pre-seen presents us with a really interesting fictional company in a fascinating.

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SCS February 2017
Some free articles guiding you through key points of the February 2017 Case Study
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SCS February 2017 Industry Overview.

February 2017 Operational Case Study (OCS) focuses on the obscure beekeeping industry.

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SCS February 17 Financial Analysis

The May 2017 OCS Pre-seen presents us with a really interesting fictional company in a fascinating.

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SCS November 2016
Some free articles guiding you through key points of the November 2016 Case Study
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by Thomas Newman

SCS November 2016 Financial Analysis

The February 2017 Operational Case Study (OCS) focuses on the obscure.

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