|CIMA: The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants|
CIMA: The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
What is CIMA?
CIMA is the abbreviation for the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. This is the professional body that offers accreditation to colleges who offer the relevant courses. CIMA qualifications are also the most popular and well known qualifications in business.
At College SA we offer the following CIMA Professional Qualifications courses:
The CIMA Professional Qualification: Strategic Level Course is the last level of Professional Qualification. Before entering this programme, you first need to complete the CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting, the CIMA Professional Qualification: Operational Level and the CIMA Professional Qualification: Managerial Level.
This CIMA qualification builds on the fundamentals of analysis to teach students how to interpret their findings and make predictions accordingly. The main focus is placed on developing strategies, so students can expect to learn more about the following: formulating business strategies, formulating financial strategies, formulating risk and control strategies, negotiating projects or loans, offering advice on improving business performance, offering advice on business planning, etc.
Did you know?
While most accounting courses train people for private practice, such as working on external audits and tax issues, CIMA courses prepare the student for a career in business. A more practical, skills based training course which includes strategic advice, managing risk and making business decisions.
The profession of management accounting can be a challenging and rewarding one. If you are looking for a career where you manage the inner working of how a company functions, management accounting may be the right choice for you.
Management accountants provide accurate and timely financial and statistical information required by managers to make day-to-day decisions.
The CIMA qualifications are offered in a series of courses aimed at creating a fundamental understanding of Management accounting. The first CIMA course is the CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting. Once this course has been completed you may gain entry into the next course and expand your understanding of management accounting.
CIMA qualifications are moderated by CIMA international, and are offered at various colleges worldwide, such as College SA. The CIMA exams are held at private examination venues, and the exam information, as well as course information, will be provided before you reach the examination period.
The CIMA certification is a highly valued, international qualification, which provides an excellent career opportunity within a market which always has a demand for employees.
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