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He holds an Honours in Accountancy degree from the University of Zimbabwe. He is passionate about technology and its practical application in today's world.

April 2019

Ordinary Level Specimen Papers: New Curriculum (November 2018 – )

By |2019-04-24T11:37:19+02:00April 24th, 2019|Exams, Ordinary Level Exams|

Below are links to specimen papers for the New Curriculum. The first examination under the New Curriculum was administered in November 2018 of last year. It involves some significant changes and the purpose of these specimen papers is to provide a feel of what a typical examination will be like.

You need to unzip the papers to get PDF files

Most of […]

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Commerce: Barriers To Effective Communication

By |2019-04-16T08:24:09+02:00April 15th, 2019|Notes, O Level Commerce Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

ZIMSEC O Level Commerce Notes:  Communication: Barriers To Effective Communication

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Commerce: Effective Communication

By |2019-04-16T08:27:32+02:00April 15th, 2019|Notes, O Level Commerce Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

ZIMSEC O Level Commerce Notes:  Communication: Effective Communication

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Commerce: The Communication Process

By |2019-04-16T08:29:37+02:00April 15th, 2019|Notes, O Level Commerce Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

ZIMSEC O Level Commerce Notes:  Communication: The communication process

  • Communication is the secret sauce of civilisation and makes us who we are
  • Communication can be defined as the exchange of information, ideas, opinions and feelings
  • The process of communication and it’s stages can be shown on a diagram such shown below

communications_model-min The […]

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Introduction to Enterprises And Entrepreneurs

By |2019-04-14T07:38:11+02:00April 14th, 2019|Notes, O Level Commerce Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

ZIMSEC O Level Commerce Notes: Introduction to Enterprises And Entrepreneurs

  • You will remember that there are four factors of production namely:
    • Land
    • Labour
    • Capital
    • Enterprise/Entrepreneurship
  • While the first three are often made up of tangible resources such as a piece of land, the company’s labour force or a tractor for example
  • The fourth resource (another name for a factor […]
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January 2019

Here Is How You Can View Your ZIMSEC Results Online

By |2019-03-25T15:05:36+02:00January 30th, 2019|General|

ZIMSEC have shut down the results portal for this year. Apparently, there was a time window where you could view the results online and this has passed. You can no longer view results online. Go to your former school

You have probably heard that the results for the 2018 November ZIMSEC results are out. The other exciting bit of news […]

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2019 O Level ZIMSEC Results Are Out, You Can View Them Online

By |2019-01-30T09:59:49+02:00January 30th, 2019|General|

If you want to view your results online please follow the instructions here

Good news everyone the 2019 O Level ZIMSEC results are now out. Even more good news you do not have to trudge to your centre in order to get them. In a new development you can now access your results online. Please note that you can […]

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September 2018

Uses and Limitations of Marginal Costing

By |2018-09-18T10:04:19+02:00September 18th, 2018|Cambridge AS A Level Accounting, Notes, ZIMSEC A Level Accounting|

Cambrige AS and A Level Accounting Notes (9706)/ ZIMSEC  Advanced Accounting Level Notes: Uses and Limitations of Marginal Costing

  • According to research by CIMA the leading Management Institute
  • Traditional costing methods such as Absorption costing are still in widely used by manufacturing businesses throughout the world
  • There is are reasons for this:

Uses/Advantages of Absorption costing

  • Marginal costing is easy […]
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The differences between marginal and absorption costing

By |2018-09-17T08:34:09+02:00September 17th, 2018|Cambridge AS A Level Accounting, Notes, ZIMSEC A Level Accounting|

Cambrige AS and A Level Accounting Notes (9706)/ ZIMSEC  Advanced Accounting Level Notes: Marginal Costing vs Absorption Costing

  • Having introduced you to both absorption costing and marginal costing
  • It is time to look at some of the differences between the two
  • In discussing marginal costing we have already pointed out the differences between it and marginal costing
  • […]

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Reconciliation of Marginal Costing and Absorption Costing Profits Example

By |2018-09-04T17:59:20+02:00September 4th, 2018|Cambridge AS A Level Accounting, Notes, ZIMSEC A Level Accounting|

Cambrige AS and A Level Accounting Notes (9706)/ ZIMSEC  Advanced Accounting Level Notes: Reconciliation of marginal costing and absorption costing profits

  • As has been said here, due to changes in inventory levels from period to period
  • The profit figures obtained using absorption costing and marginal costing method might vary
  • It is now time to look at an example

The […]

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