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Management Information

The Management Information exam has 32 questions (80% of the overall marks). They are presented in the form of multiple-choice, multi-part multiple-choice or multiple-response, and one is a scenario-based question (20% of the overall marks) which will be drawn from either costing and pricing; budgeting and forecasting; performance management; or management decision making.

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Sample exams

The Management Information sample exam has been provided to demonstrate the format of the objective test questions that you can expect within the exam - please note this is not intended for use as a mock exam. 

Assessment update

Following the positive response to the scenario-based question within the Accounting assessment launched in August 2013, this type of question is now included within the Management Information assessment.

The assessment includes one scenario-based question which is drawn from either:

  • Syllabus area 1 – costing and pricing
  • Syllabus area 2 – budgeting and forecasting
  • Syllabus area 3 – performance management; OR
  • Syllabus area 4 – management decision making.

The other 32 objective test questions are multiple choice, multi-part multiple choice or multiple response questions (80% of marks).

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