Accounting Makes Cents - an MJ the tutor podcast

Education Podcasts

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.

Location:

United States

Description:

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.

Twitter:

@mjthetutor

Language:

English


Episodes

Strategies in Diffusing and Resolving Conflict

1/30/2023
In this episode, MJ the tutor discusses the different strategies a company may employ to diffuse and resolve business conflict. In particular, strategies discussed in today’s episode fall under the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Model. All strategies are available for use but choosing the right one for specific situations is important to ensure the company does not inflict lasting damage on business relationships. Accounting Makes Cents is biweekly podcast dedicated to CIMA accounting students and...

Duration:00:07:18

How to Prepare Using CIMA Past Exam Papers

1/16/2023
In this episode, MJ the tutor discusses the value in using past paper exams for the CIMA case study preparation. Additionally, she shows how a student can use past paper exams to practice questions and develop answers for the current CIMA case study pre-seen information. 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...

Duration:00:08:37

Tidbits From the SCS Pre-seen February 2023

1/2/2023
In this episode, MJ the tutor discusses some first impression thoughts about the strategic case study (SCS) pre-seen material for the February 2023 sitting. 4 important tidbits about the current pre-seen material are highlighted and explored further. 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. If you like the show,...

Duration:00:09:18

Tidbits From the MCS Pre-seen February 2023

12/26/2022
In this episode, MJ the tutor discusses some first impression thoughts about the management case study (MCS) pre-seen material for the February 2022 sitting. 4 important tidbits about the current pre-seen material are highlighted and explored further. 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. If you like the...

Duration:00:08:57

Tidbits From the OCS Pre-seen February 2023

12/12/2022
In this episode, MJ the tutor discusses some first impression thoughts about the operational case study (OCS) pre-seen material for the February 2023 sitting. 3 tidbits about the current pre-seen material are highlighted and explored further. 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. If you like the show, please...

Duration:00:08:41

The Art of Communication (Anniversary Edition)

11/28/2022
Join MJ the tutor as she celebrates the podcast’s first anniversary today. This is the 27th episode of the podcast. In this episode, MJ also discusses the art of communication in a business setting. 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. If you like the show, please hit subscribe to add it to your listening...

Duration:00:08:54

Black Friday and the Pricing Psychology

11/14/2022
Black Friday season is upon us. And it’s no better time for MJ the tutor to tackle the discussion of 11 different types of pricing strategies than now. Reasons as to why specific strategies are used and how they work are explored in this episode. 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. If you like the show,...

Duration:00:09:33

Let's Get Digital - Operating Models

10/31/2022
The business landscape has been revolutionised by the advent of Internet of Things, is it really a surprise that businesses are expected to adapt to these changes? In this episode, MJ the tutor discusses the types of digital operating models a business can choose from. 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. If...

Duration:00:06:24

Tidbits From the SCS Pre-seen November 2022

10/17/2022
In this episode, MJ the tutor discusses some first impression thoughts about the strategic case study (SCS) pre-seen material for the Nov 2022 sitting. 4 important tidbits about the current pre-seen material are highlighted and explored further. 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. If you like the show,...

Duration:00:08:22

Tidbits From the MCS Pre-seen November 2022

10/3/2022
In this episode, MJ the tutor discusses some first impression thoughts about the management case study (MCS) pre-seen material for the November 2022 sitting. 4 important tidbits about the current pre-seen material are highlighted and explored further. 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. If you like the...

Duration:00:07:59

FLP, What's It All About?

9/19/2022
MJ the tutor looks at the Finance Leadership Program, or FLP for short, as an alternative learning option available for CIMA students. If you’re thinking or currently studying for CIMA, you may want to learn a little bit more about this program. 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. If you like the show,...

Duration:00:09:13

The Diamond and the Saga for the Throne Continues

9/5/2022
Porter’s Diamond is explored in Game of Thrones style. In this episode, MJ the tutor discusses the various conditions and factors of a nation or country, which need to be present to offer a company competitive advantage. 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. If you like the show, please hit subscribe to add...

Duration:00:08:37

The Coffee House and the Mendelow's Matrix

8/22/2022
In this episode, MJ the tutor explores the identity and relationship between business stakeholders in a coffee house setting. It cannot be denied that stakeholders, whether primary or other, are important to the operations and success of a business. MJ will discuss the different stakeholders by using the Mendelow’s Matrix framework. Accounting Makes Cents is biweekly podcast dedicated to CIMA accounting students and those still thinking about it. Episodes will range from providing study...

Duration:00:08:17

M&M Capital Structure - The Chocolate Theory

8/8/2022
In today’s episode, MJ the tutor tackles the technically heavy topic of Modigliani and Miller’s theory on capital structures. She looks at the different propositions raised by this theory, from the original to the revised ones to make them more relatable to real world situations. Accounting Makes Cents is 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...

Duration:00:07:32

Rationalising the Ratios

7/25/2022
As accountants, the world expects us to deal with the number problems of the world. When we see numbers on a financial statement, it’s not just a math problem for us, but a story waiting to be told. In this episode, MJ the tutor talks about some of the financial ratios we perform and calculate (and what they mean) to get the story out of those financial statements. Accounting Makes Cents is a biweekly podcast dedicated to CIMA accounting students and those still thinking about it. Episodes...

Duration:00:09:16

Tidbits From the SCS Pre-seen August 2022

7/11/2022
In this episode, MJ the tutor discusses some first impression thoughts about the strategic case study (SCS) pre-seen material for the August 2022 sitting. 4 important tidbits about the current pre-seen material are highlighted and explored further. 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. If you like the show,...

Duration:00:12:25

Tidbits From the MCS Pre-seen August 2022

6/27/2022
In this episode, MJ the tutor discusses some first impression thoughts about the management case study (MCS) pre-seen material for the August 2022 sitting. 4 important tidbits about the current pre-seen material are highlighted and explored further. 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. If you like the show,...

Duration:00:12:50

Tidbits From the OCS Pre-seen August 2022

6/13/2022
In this episode, MJ the tutor discusses some impressions and thoughts about the operational case study (OCS) pre-seen material for the August 2022 sitting. 3 important tidbits about the current pre-seen material are highlighted and explored further. 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. If you like the show,...

Duration:00:08:46

How Long Will It Take To Finish CIMA?

5/30/2022
In this episode, MJ the tutor discusses the hot topic of how long it will take a student to finish CIMA from start to designation. She discusses a reasonable time frame, and an accelerated one, which is not for the faint-hearted! 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. If you like the show, please hit subscribe...

Duration:00:10:23

I've Got the Pre-seen, Now What?

5/16/2022
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. Accounting Makes Cents is a biweekly podcast dedicated to CIMA accounting students and those still thinking about it. Episodes will range from providing study tips and...

Duration:00:08:56