1Course Overview

CIMA Professional Qualification Complete

Course code: EXP036

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The CIMA Professional Qualification is recognised worldwide as the most relevant global finance qualification for a career in business. On completion of the CIMA Professional Qualification, you will be awarded the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation. This showcases your professionalism, business and leadership skills, ethics and commitment. 

This course contains all modules and case studies required to achieve the CIMA Professional Qualification. 

Successful completion of this course will result in achieving the CIMA Professional Qualification.

We also offer each of the modules and case studies individually. All options are listed on our CIMA qualifications page

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2Course Content

The CIMA Professional Qualification course comprises 12 modules. You must complete and pass all 12 modules.

Organisational Management Module E1

  • Introduction to Organisations (25%)
  • Managing the finance function (15%)
  • Managing technology and information (15%)
  • Operations management (15)
  • Marketing (15%)
  • Managing human resources (15%)

Management Accounting module P1

  • Cost Planning and analysis for competitive advantage (25%)
  • Control and performance management of responsibility centres (30%)
  • Long-term decision making (30%)
  • Management control and risk (15%)

Financial Reporting and Taxation Module F1

  • Regulatory environment for financial reporting and corporate governance (10%)
  • Financial accounting and reporting (45%)
  • Management of working capital, cash and sources of short-term finance (20%)
  • Fundamentals of business taxation (25%)

Operational Case Study

  • Consolidates the learning from modules Organisational Management E1, Management Accounting P1 and Financial Reporting and Taxation F1 to reflect real-life work situations
  • Technical skills – 39%
  • Business skills – 16%
  • People skills – 21%

Project and Relationship Management module E2

  • Introduction to strategic management and assessing the global environment (30%)
  • The human aspects of the organisation (20%)
  • Managing relationships (20%)
  • Managing change through projects (30%)

Advanced Management Accounting module P2

  • Cost Planning and analysis for competitive advantage (25%)
  • Control and performance management of responsibility centres (30%)
  • Long-term decision making (30%)
  • Management control and risk (15%)

Advanced Financial Reporting module F2

  • Sources of long-term finance (15%)
  • Financial reporting (60%)
  • Analysis of financial performance and position (25%)

Management Case Study

  • Consolidates the learning from modules Project and Relationship Management E2, Advanced Management Accounting P2 and Advanced Financial Reporting F2 to reflect real-life work situations
  • Technical skills – 39%
  • Business skills – 16%
  • People skills – 21%

Strategic Management module E3

  • Interacting with the organisation’s environment (20%)
  • Evaluating strategic position and strategic option (30%)
  • Leading change (20%)
  • Implementing strategy (15%)
  • The role of information systems in organisational strategy (15%)

Risk Management module P3

  • Identification, classification and evaluation of risk (20%)
  • Response to strategic risk (20%)
  • Internal controls to manage risk (20%)
  • Managing risks associated with cash flows (20%)
  • Managing risks associated with capital investment decisions (20%)

Financial Strategy module F3

  • Sources of long-term finance (15%)
  • Financial reporting (60%)
  • Analysis of financial performance and position (25%)

Strategic Case Study

  • Consolidates the learning from modules Strategic Management E3, Risk Management P3 and Financial Strategy F3 to reflect real-life work situations.
  • Technical skills – 25%
  • Business skills – 25%
  • People skills – 25%
  • Leadership skills – 25%

 

3Other Information
Pre-requisites to enrol on the course

You must have a CIMA certificate in Business Accounting, a degree in business or accounting or an AAT Level 4 diploma. In addition, you will need 3 years of relevant practical experience; which can be gained before, during or after studies. Find out more about practical experience requirements on the CIMA website https://www.cimaglobal.com/Studying/Becoming-a-cgma/Practical-experience-requirements/Updated-requirements/

Assessment

You will need to sit a 90 minute computer based objective test at the end of modules E1, P1, F1, E2, P2, F2, E3, P3 and F3. Objective tests comprise of a range of items including short multiple choice questions, number entry questions, drag and drop questions and other formats. They test all component learning outcomes across the whole subject. The cost of the objective test is not included in the price of this module. You will need to book with CIMA via the following link: https://www.cimaglobal.com/Studying/Exams/Scheduling-your-exam/ 

You will need to complete a 3 hour long case study exam at the end of each case study module. This will create a simulated business situation for students. The exams will include pre-seen and unseen material. The cost of the case study exam is not included in the price of this module. You will need to book with CIMA via the following link: https://www.cimaglobal.com/Studying/Exams/Scheduling-your-exam/ 

This course is offered on a distance learning basis, with access to required study materials and unlimited support from your personal tutor via email. Study at your own pace, wherever and whenever you choose.

Course Outcome

At the end of this course successful learners will achieve the CIMA Professional Qualification.

CIMA (the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) is the world’s largest leading professional body of management accountants, with the most useful accounting qualification for a career in business. 

4Q&As

Your Questions Answered

I've already got an accounting qualification - do I still have to complete all modules and exams?

There may be exemptions depending on what qualifications you already have. 

To find out if you are eligible to claim for an exemption use the CIMA exemptions link below:

https://www.cimaglobal.com/Starting-CIMA/Starting-CIMA/Exemptions/

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Complete tuition stage video tutorials covering the entire syllabus
  • Complete practice stage video tutorials covering exam standard questions to ensure you are 100% ready for your exam
  • Focussed energisers and webinars to keep you on track for exam success
  • Learning reinforcement exercises for you to track how well you are doing
  • Exam simulation matching the CIMA format
  • Your own unique personalised study plan
  • Online learning platform
  • Personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • FREE CV writing service
Are there any additional costs?

Exams are not included in the cost of this course. You will need to book and pay for your exams directly with CIMA.

What if I still have questions?

That’s not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Support Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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