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The CIMA Syllabus comprises of nine subjects that are organised in three pillars and three levels.
The three pillars (Enterprise, Performance, Financial) represent specific areas of knowledge. The content of each pillar develops as students move up the qualification. The three pillars are interlinked to provide a coherent body of knowledge that will equip successful students with the competencies they require.
The three levels represent levels of achievement within the qualification. Students progress from the Operational Level to the Management Level and finally to the Strategic Level. At each level students study subjects across the three pillars.
AWARD: Membership of the Chartered Insitute of Management Accountants (ACMA/FCMA) and the CGMA designation
In order to become a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA), you need a minimum of three years' verified relevant work-based practical experience.
The focus of Strategic level is on the long term and setting the strategy for the business. In the Strategic Case Study Exam, your role will be that of a Senior Finance Manager.
E3 Strategic Management
P3 Risk Management
F3 Financial Strategy
AWARD: CIMA Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting (CIMA Adv Dip MA)
The focus of Management level is on the medium term and monitoring and implementation of strategy. In the Management/Gateway Case Study Exam, your role will be that of a Finance Manager.
E2 Managing performance
P2 Advanced Management Accounting
F2 Advanced Financial Reporting
AWARD: CIMA Diploma In Management Accounting (CIMA Dip MA)
The focus of Operational level is on the short term. In the Operational Case Study Exam, your role will be that of a Finance Officer.
E1 Managing Finance in a Digital World
P1 Management Accounting
F1 Financial Reporting
The CGMA Competency Framework is designed to help management accountants and their employers understand the knowledge requirements and assess the skills needed for both current and desired roles. The framework is underpinned by the need for objectivity, integrity and ethical behaviour, and includes a continuous commitment to acquire new skills and knowledge. The CGMA Competency Framework is the foundation that will demonstrate the relevance and capabilities of a CGMA designation holder as a trusted finance and business strategist.
The CGMA Competency Framework was developed through three phases of research: face-to-face interviews, round tables and an online survey. The participants ranged from finance and non-finance staff in mid to senior levels, covering diverse industries from both the private and public sectors.
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In an industry first, we have developed examination blueprints for all Objective Tests and Case Study assessments which will take the mystery out of the our examinations process and clearly articulate what will be assessed in CIMA exams.
The blueprints will evolve allowing us to keep examinable content fresh and relevant. The blueprints won't make exam questions any easier, but it will allow candidates to more clearly demonstrate knowledge, relevance and skills acquisition to current and future employers.
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