1Course Overview

CIMA Professional Qualification - Strategic Level

Course code: EXP035

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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. 

The Strategic Level is one of 3 you need to study and complete in order to achieve the CIMA Professional Qualification. This Strategic Level package includes 4 individual modules - Strategic Management, Risk Management, Financial Strategy, and the Strategic Case Study

Successful completion of this Strateguc Level will contribute towards achieving the CIMA Professional Qualification.

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2Course Content

The CIMA Strategic Level comprises of 4 modules:

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/

You must have completed and passed the Operational Level and Management Level before you can progress to the Strategic Level.

Assessment

You will need to sit a 90 minute computer based objective test at the end of modules 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 the case study module. This will create a simulated business situation for students. The exam 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 module successful learners will receive a Strategic Level pass . This pass will count towards your overall CIMA Professional Qualification...

Students who complete all 3 levels 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 a

What if I still have questions?

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