CIMA focuses on business, giving more than just accounting knowledge. You will not only be financially qualified but also professionally trained in business management, capable of advising on business strategy and risk management. Anyone can pursue the 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.
About the Course
Overview of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants Training and CIMA Qualification courses in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, UAE
Zabeel International is one of the Top Institutes offering CIMA training in UAE. Zabeel is offering CIMA training in Dubai for more than 30years is CIMA Authorized Examination Centre in DUBAI. CIMA qualification is offered by 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 the 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
Zabeel International Institute of Management & Technology is a CIMA Registered Learning Partner/Provider in Dubai UAE.
Zabeel uses official Kaplan Text + Exam Practice Kit material/books for CIMA training and additional review materials like BPP 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.
Learning Outcome of CIMA training course:
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.
Detailed Course Content:
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
CIMA Level 1:
Entry level: Certificate in Business Accounting
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 Level 2: Operational level
The three papers at this level are:
E1: Organisational Management
P1: Management Accounting
F1 : Financial Reporting and Taxation
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.
CIMA Diploma in Management Accounting
Students who pass all three operational level papers will be awarded the CIMA Diploma in Management Accounting
CIMA Level 3: Management level
The three papers at this level are:
FI 136 – E2 – Project & Relationship Management
FI 137 – P2 – Advanced Management Accounting
FI 138 – F2 – Advanced Financial Reporting
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
FI 139 – Overview of E2, P2 & F2 | FI 155 – Analysis on pre-seen Case Study & Mock Exams Exam sequence
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 organization.
– Product & pricing decisions, and/or the performance evaluation of division(s) component parts.
– Consideration of key stakeholders, and implementation via projects.
CIMA Level 4: Strategic level
The three papers at this level are:
FI 140 – E3 – Strategic Management
FI 141 – P3 – Risk Management
FI 142 – F3 – Financial Strategy
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
FI 143 – Overview of E3, P3 & F3 & Analysis on pre-seen Case Study with Mock Exams Exam sequence
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.
About Certification and Awarding Body – Option 1
About Awarding Body:
The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), founded in 1919, is the world’s leading and largest professional body of management accountants.
CIMA helps individuals and businesses to succeed by harnessing the full power of management accounting – not just accounting for the balance sheet, but accounting for business.
Together with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), CIMA established the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation in 2012 to provide members with a new level of resources and recognition.
We provide continuing professional development services, fund academic research, develop thought leadership, monitor professional standards, maintain a code of ethics for members, and work with external tuition providers and assessment services to provide the best study and examination experience.
CIMA training Entry Route/Eligibility/Exemptions
For Details on Exemptions and Entry routes kindly refer the website here 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 Retake Policy and Pass Guarantee
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:
Attendance: You MUST attend 80% of all your CIMA training classes.
Pre Class Test: You must complete all pre class tests and obtain minimum 70% mark in all tests.
Testing: You must take the 2 Mock during the Revision Course and achieve a minimum score of 70% on the Test 4. Final Model Exam Test Score: Must get an 70% or higher on the final model exam.
CIMA 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 Examination Dates:
All 3 levels Objective Type Exam – On-Demand(Year round)
Case Studies – Four sittings per year(February/May/August/November)
CIMA 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.
CIMA exams are set based on a tiered pricing structure.View exam pricing by selecting your tier in this link.
About Certification and Awarding Body – Option 2
KHDA Certificate :
Airport operation Course completion certificate attested by KHDA (Knowledge and Human Development Authority, UAE)
The Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) is responsible for the growth and quality of private education in Dubai. We support schools, universities, parents, students, educators, investors and government partners to create a high quality education sector focused on happiness and wellbeing.
Title : PREPARATION FOR CIMA – (CERTIFICATE/OPERATIONAL/MANAGEMENT/STRATEGIC LEVEL)
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