CIMA Professional Qualification – Operational Level
The CIMA Professional Qualification is recognised worldwide as the most relevant global finance qualification for a career in finance.
This course comprises of 4 individual modules:
- Managing Finance in a Digital World E1
- Management Accounting module P1
- Financial Reporting Module F1
- Operational Level Case Study
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 Operational Level is one of three you need to complete in order to achieve the CIMA Professional Qualification.
Successful completion of your Operational Level exams will contribute towards achieving the CIMA Professional Qualification.
Varies depending on enrolment date.
On completion of your exams, you will receive the CIMA Diploma in Management Accounting (CIMA Dip MA).
In order to study this course, you must have completed one of the following: - CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting - Degree in Business or Accounting - AAT Technician/Diploma Level 4.
A mixture of progress tests and mock exams, as well as completion of four exams.
- Different rationales for costing
- Costing concepts and objects
- Applying costing methods to determine the costs for different purposes
- Different rationales for budgeting
- Preparing budgets
- The concept of budgeting control
- Main types of short-term decisions made by organisations
- Underlying concepts used for short-term decision making
- Techniques to support short-term decisions
- Applying basic risk management tools
- Technical skills
- Business skills
- People skills
- Leadership skills
During this course you will complete a number of progress tests and mock exams in preparation for your exams.
You will need to sit an exam at the end of each module in order to achieve the CIMA Diploma in Management Accounting (CIMA Dip MA). For modules E1, P1 and F1 you will sit a computer based objective test comprising of a range of questions types. For the Operational Case Study, you will sit a case study exam. This exam is a role simulation that requires you to apply your knowledge to real- life work situations.
Exams are not included in the cost of this course. You will need to book your exams directly with CIMA.
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.
On successful completion of your exams, you will achieve the CIMA Diploma in Management Accounting (CIMA Dip MA). This counts towards your overall CIMA membership.
The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) is the world’s largest leading professional body of management accountants, with the most useful accounting qualification for a career in business.
In order to study this course, you must have completed one of the following:
- CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting
- Degree in Business or Accounting
- AAT Technician/Diploma Level 4
To complete the full CIMA Professional Qualification, you will need to complete a total of 3 years work experience. You can start your work experience at any time and can continue gaining experience after completion of your exams.
Registration fees and exams are not included in the cost of this course. You will need to book and pay for these directly with CIMA.
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