Royal beekeeper admits giving bees banned drug

BBC News reported a Royal Beekeeper pleaded guilty to administering a banned drug to honey bees. A first in the UK. Consider the implications of materials used in the manufacturing process that may have positive or negative impacts on bees, the importance of complying with regulatory requirements and the financial/strategic implications of non-compliance. Royal beekeeper […]

Honey Trivia

Thanks to the Honey Association for their Honey Trivia (click here for the original article). Honey Trivia DID YOU KNOW….. Honey bees must gather nectar from two million flowers to make one pound of honey. One bee would therefore have to fly around 90,000 miles – three times around the globe – to make one […]

Product Innovation – Flow Hive

I did promise that I would share my thoughts with you on what may appear across the five variants of the February 2017 CIMA Operational Case Study exams. Having spent some time scouring the internet and will start to share my resources with you. The Flow Hive “It’s the beekeepers dream, turn a tap right […]

Mavis Venderby – CIMA Operational Case Study Pre-seen Information for February 2017 exams

2017-02-ops-ics-pre-seen-information For all of those sitting the February 2017 Operational Case Study Exam, here’s a link to the pre-seen information that all five variants of the exam are based upon. You will need to become familiar with Mavis Venderby, for the purpose of the exam, you will bee (puntastic!) a Finance Officer within Mavis Venderby and be expected […]

Fantastic CIMA Pass Rates

CIMA have shared the 2016 pass rates for OT exams and the November Case Study exams, a rather impressive set of results highlighting how prepared students are for their exams. Well done to students for their hard work and dedication to a challenging professional qualification and bravo to faculty members alike for supporting students towards […]

Success in Operational Case Study Exams – Hints and Tips to Succeed!

CIMA have published a recording of their student webinar held on 18 Jan to highlight the approaches students should adopt to succeed in their Operational Case Study exam.  Student Webinar: Exam Success – February 2017 Operational Case Study (Speaker Sarah Wakefield, First Intuition). Recorded 18 Jan 17.https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3869543537299740674 For more resources visit connect.cimaglobal.com

Facts and Techniques to Pass Operational Case 

CIMA have shared a link to their webinar presented by Clancy Peiris, CIMA’s Head of Learning to provide facts and tips for those preparing for their Operational Case Study.  Student Webinar: Operational Case Study Exams – Facts and Techniques to Pass (Speaker Clancy Peiris, CIMA Head of Learning).https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6984241174554907651 For more exam prep and resources information […]

Past Exam Tasks – Ops ICS – November 2016

The CIMA Examiner will prepare five variants of the Ops ICS exam for each quarterly sitting, I recommend that as part of your exam preparation, you review the documentation from the November 2016 sitting. DO NOT consider the Marici Power case at all! Use each task to review your approach to identifying the requirements within the […]