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About Chartered Institute of Management Accountants Training and CIMA Qualification courses in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Musaffah, UAE
Zabeel International is one of the Top CIMA Institutes / CIMA tuition providers, having more than 29 years of experience and CIMA Authorized Examination Centre in DUBAI UAE.
The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) is a UK based professional body that offers professional training and qualification in management accountancy and related subjects. It is focused on accountants working in industry, and provides ongoing support and training for its members.
CIMA focuses on Industries offering more than just accounting knowledge. You will not only be financially qualified but also be professionally trained in developing business management Capabilities of advising on business strategy and risk management etc
Who needs the CIMA Qualification / CIMA Master’s Degree?
Anyone can pursue CIMA Qualification. But your educational background will play a vital role in getting exemptions in exam papers. This makes it ideal for professionals already active in accounting and people keen on a career change. The CIMA Qualification is equivalent to a master’s degree.
CIMA Learning Outcome
The CIMA Professional Qualification provides more strategy, more management accounting and more relevance across a board business perspective than any other professional accountancy qualifications. Gives you expertise in finance, it provides skills to make key decisions in business and advise others of the financial implications.
The CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) professional qualification is equivalent to a master’s degree, the independent UK agency responsible for government scoring of immigrants’ qualifications has said.
CIMA Approved learning partner.
Zabeel International Institute of Management & Technology is a CIMA Registered Learning Partner/Provider in Dubai UAE.
CIMA Exam Centre in Dubai
For all the levels, The British University in Dubai knowledge village.
CIMA Qualification Levels:
Certificate Level (4 subjects)
Operational level (3 subjects+ 1 Case study paper)
Management level (3 subjects+ 1 Case study paper)
Strategic level (3 subjects + 1 Case study paper)
13 Subjects + 3 case study paper
The CIMA certificate in business accounting is CIMA’s own entry route to the CIMA professional qualification.
Your degree or accounting qualification may also exempt you from some operational and management level papers.
The certificate subjects are:
FI 021 – BA1 – Fundamentals of Business Economics
FI 022 – BA2 – Fundamentals of Management Accounting
FI 024 – BA3 – Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
FI 025 – BA4 – Fundamentals of Ethics, Corporate Governance & Business Law
You can sit the four certificate subjects in any order and in any combination to suit your requirements Exams All certificate exams are computer based and can be taken at any time.
CIMA Assessment/Exam Pattern (For all Three Level)
There is a three hour written exam paper, plus 20 minutes of pre-exam reading time, with three sections:
Section A 20 marks: a variety of compulsory objective test questions, each worth between two and four marks. Mini scenarios may be given, to which a group of questions relate.
Section B 30 marks: six compulsory short answer questions, each worth five marks. A short scenario may be given, to which some or all questions relate.
Section C 50 marks: one or two compulsory questions. Short scenarios may be given, to which questions relate.
The pass mark for each operational and management level subject is 50%. Permanent credit is awarded for any paper where candidates score 50% or more.
CIMA Level 2: Operational level
The three papers at this level are:
CIMA Diploma in Management Accounting
Students who pass all three operational level papers will be awarded the CIMA Diploma in Management Accounting
CIMA Operational level case study
Your role will be that of Finance officer, your audience will be manager and project owners, the question
Types will be short essays supported by calculations & analysis and the case study focus will be;
– Preparation of parts or of entire financial statements
– A cost and/or budgeting issue- Analysis of the structure or the organisation, as well as cross-functional communication.
The three papers at this level are:
CIMA Advanced diploma in Management Accounting
Students who pass all three management level subjects will be awarded the CIMA Advanced diploma in Management Accounting
CIMA Management level case study
Your role will be that of manager, your audience will be CFO and senior business managers, the question
types will be long and short essays, supported by calculations and analysis and the case study
focus will be on;
– Impact on the financial statements and the performance of the organisation.
– Product & pricing decisions, and/or the performance evaluation of division(s) component parts.
– Consideration of key stakeholders, and implementation via projects.
The three papers at this level are:
All three strategic level subjects must be studied at the same time and students must sit all three exams (E3, P3 and F3) together at the first sitting. Following this, any re-sits can be taken in any combination (for example one at a time).
These papers must be successfully completed before students attempt the test of professional competence in management accounting.
CIMA Strategic level case study
Your role will be that of senior manager, your audience will be CFO and rest of senior management team, the question types will be long essays supported by calculations and analysis and the case study focus will be on;
– A financial strategy needs to be formulated, ensuring the strategy is adequately funded.
– Risks associated with this need to be scrutinized.
– Analysis of strategic options, leading to recommendations and justification.
CIMA TEST CENTRES/Exam Centres
CIMA is working in partnership with Pearson VUE*, who have over 20 years of experience in offering electronic testing and already run computer-based assessments for the CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting.
There are 5,000 Pearson VUE test centres in 178 countries. We are working with Pearson VUE to continue to increase the number of exam centres globally
CIMA Entry Route/Eligibility/Exemptions
For Details on Exemptions and Entry routes kindly refer the website or contact us directly.
Master’s Gateway route for MBA holders
I am an MBA holder in Accounting / Finance. What are my exemptions?
If you hold a Master’s or MBA in Accounting, you can take the accelerated Master’s Gateway route to the CIMA Professional Qualification. You’ll just need to pass the CIMA Gateway exam, which is a three-hour computer-based case study exam, available four times a year.
Once you’ve passed the CIMA Gateway exam, you’ll be exempt from 11 exams and can progress straight to the strategic level of the CIMA Professional Qualification, the final step towards CGMA status.
CIMA Course Duration:
How long will it take to complete CIMA?
The five certificates in business accounting exams can be studied and tested at your own pace. Some students complete them in as little as three months. On average, students take one year to complete this level.
Students complete the ten professional qualification exams in four years, on average. Most students attempt two or three exams at each sitting (in May and November each year) but if you are very ambitious they can be completed in three sittings.
CIMA Course fees:
CIMA tuition fee does not include the CIMA registration fee (For info Pls refer the website) also need to take into account the cost of study materials and the Training… For Details on Training cost kindly contact us directly.
CIMA Course Material / Books:
We use official Kaplan Text + Exam Practice Kit material/books for CIMA and additional review materials like BPP etc…
CIMA Retake Policy and Pass Guarantee:
Our ACCA Exam Prep course is the best ACCA certification exam preparation courses in the industry. Our unique study methodology ensures your success. It is easy to see why we guarantee your success or your money back.
When you take the test in the testing window following your course and if you do not pass, you can retake the course tuition free – new materials might be required at your expense – if you meet the criteria below. Criteria for Retaking the Course Tuition Free:
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