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Preparatory Course for Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) is quite unlike other accounting or finance qualifications. Its scope extends far beyond pure accountancy and even most management training courses.

 


The CIMA qualification is internationally recognised; it is the key to management success in industry, commerce and public sector organisations across the world. CIMA provides students with a hands-on role, which encompasses many different areas and not just finance. The role builds up students' confidence to provide information vital to the decision-making process, making use of effective Management Information Systems. By becoming a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), you will attain one of the world's most prestigious qualification for strategic and financial management.

Learning Outcomes

CIMA produces versatile professionals who have been assessed in a practical business setting and can apply their business skills in many different areas and roles. CIMA members go way beyond accountancy - they use their skills to provide analysis, decision support, value creation and risk management.

 

 

Duration

36 months (Full time and Part time)

Entry Route to CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting

Open to All - Entry into the CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting is open to all, regardless of your financial knowledge. All you require is a passion to succeed in business and be competent in mathematics and the English language.

Entry Route to Professional Qualification

  • CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting or
  • Relevant degree in accountancy or business or
  • Accounting Technician qualification or
  • ICWAI,ICMAP, ICASL, ICMAB, ACCA or
  • MBA

Please visit www.cimaglobal.com to find out more about the above entry routes.

English Language Requirements

Language Proficiency – Professional Certificate in English – Intermediate awarded by FTMSGlobal Academy or equivalent, or IELTS 6.0 / TOEFL (paper-based) > 500 or TOEFL (computer-based) > 173 or any other equivalent qualification.

Exemptions

Depending on your background, you may be eligible for exemptions from some of the CIMA exams. For more information please visit: www.cimaglobal.com/exemptions. Exemptions are a concession and are only awarded at the discretion of CIMA; there is no automatic entitlement to exemptions.

Delivery Methods

Lectures, tutorials and mock examinations.

Examinations

Examinations for CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting are computer based and are held throughout the year,Examinations for CIMA Professional Qualification are held twice a year, in May and November. Please click here to see the CIMA Exam Dates.

CIMA Intakes (Course Start and End Date)

(Full Time / Part Time)

February of current year - January of 3rd year
July of current year - June of 3rd year

Graduation Requirement

Successful completion of all CIMA Levels' Exit Points' modules.

Awards

By CIMA U.K.

Modules

Certificate in Business Accounting
  • C01 Management Accounting
  • C02 Financial Accounting
  • C03 Business Mathematics
  • C04 Business Economics
  • C05 Ethics, Corporate Governance and Business Law
Operational Level
  • E1. Enterprise Operations
  • P1. Performance Operations
  • F1. Financial Operations
Management Level
  • E2. Enterprise Management
  • P2. Performance Management
  • F2. Financial Management
Strategic Level
  • E3. Enterprise Strategy
  • P3. Performance Strategy
  • F3. Financial Strategy
    • Professional Competence Level
      Paper T4 :
      Part A:
      Initial Professional Development / Work Based Practical Experience. The module covers strategic
      Management, project management and management of relationships.
Part B:
      – Case Study Examination ONLY - Test of Professional Competence in Management

    Accounting (TOPCIMA).

Fee*

S/N Title List Fee
1 CIMA SGD 12,198

*Fee is inclusive of prevailing GST & subject to exchange rate fluctuations.
FTMSGlobal reserves the right to amend published course fees without notice.
Scholarship will be given to those students who paid the full amount. Please contact our FTMS consultants for more information.

 

CIMA Pathway Chart

Cima Pathway Chart

Career Opportunities

CIMA will be your passport to employment in commerce, financial services, consultancy and management in the public or private sector.

Exit Points: Awarded by CIMA

  • Exit Points 1: CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting
  • Exit Points 2: CIMA Professional Qualifications

Certificate in Business Accounting

CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting

(With Exit Points)
Award by CIMA U.K.


CIMA

Introduction to the Certificate

The CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting is designed to give the student a solid grounding in the fundamentals of accounting, business and finance. While it is a recognised qualification in its own right and valued by employers, it is also CIMA’s entry qualification into the CIMA Professional Qualification. It offers you the opportunity to build and develop your business and financial knowledge, both enhancing your CV and helping you to shape your career.

Learning Outcomes

The students will have adequate knowledge, understanding and mastery of the body of knowledge and skills.

Duration

12 months

Entry Requirements

Open to All
Entry into the CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting is open to all, regardless of your financial knowledge. All you require is a passion to succeed in business and be competent in mathematics and the English language.

English Language Requirements

Students are expected to provide evidence of a level of English ability at least equivalent to 6.5 of the International English Language Testing Standards (IELTS) achieved within past 24 months or a pass in FTMSGlobal English Programme at Intermediate Level 2 stage.

Delivery Methods

Lectures, tutorials and mock examinations.

Assessment Methods

Computer-based assessment methodology.

Graduation and Progression

Upon graduation students can progress to Professional Chartered Management Accounting Qualification awarded by CIMA U.K.

Fees*

S/N Title Fee
1 CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting SGD 3,750

*Fees are inclusive of prevailing GST & subject to exchange rate fluctuations.
FTMSGlobal reserves the right to amend published course fees without notice.

CIMA Registration and Examination Fees

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Fees shown are in British Pounds and are subjected to exchange rate fluctuations.
CIMA reserves the right to amend published fees without notice.

Award

By CIMA U.K.

Course Modules

Certificate in Business Accounting
  • C01 Fundamentals of Management Accounting
  • C02 Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
  • C03 Fundamentals of Business Mathematics
  • C04 Fundamentals of Business Economics
  • C05 Fundamentals of Ethics, Corporate Governance and Business Law

Course Module Synopses

C01 Fundamentals of Management Accounting
Fundamentals of Management Accounting paper introduces candidates to core management accounting topics such as cost determination, breakeven analysis, standard costing, cost and accounting systems and financial planning and control.

C02 Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
Fundamentals of Financial Accounting paper takes candidates through conceptual and regulatory frameworks, accounting systems and control, and preparing accounts for single entities.

C03: Fundamentals of Business Mathematics
Fundamentals of Business Mathematics introduces students to basic mathematics, probability, summarising and analysing data, variables, forecasting, financial mathematics and spreadsheets.

C04: Fundamentals of Business Economics
Fundamentals of Business Economics covers the goals and decisions of organisations, the market system and the competitive process, the financial system and the macroeconomic context of business.

C05 Fundamentals of Ethics, Corporate Governance and Business Law
Fundamentals of Ethics, Corporate Governance and Business Law covers ethics and business, ethical conflict, corporate governance, comparison of English law with alternative legal systems, the law of contract, the law of employment and company administration and finance.

Computer Based Assessment (CBA)

All five assessments for the CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting are exclusively taken using computer based
assessment and use objective test questions.

Each assessment runs for two hours and the pass mark is 50%.

The three main advantages of computer based assessment are that you:

  • Have the opportunity to sit for CIMA UK assessment at FTMSGlobal Academy, a Computer Based Assessment (CBA) Centre
  • Can sit for assessments, and if necessary re-sits assessments, whenever you are ready, at any time during the year
  • Gain instant results and performance feedback

Exemption

Depending on your background,you may be eligible for exemptions from some of the CIMA exams. For more information please visit www.cimaglobal.com/certexemptions 

Exemptions are a concession and are only awarded at the discretion of CIMA U.K.; there is no automatic entitlement to exemptions.

Career Opportunities

Entry level jobs in the field of accounting, finance and business.

Test of Professional Competence in Management Accounting

TOPCIMA

Test of Professional Competence in Management Accounting (TOPCIMA)

Exit Point 5 Award

Code Modules
T4 Part A: Initial Professional Development – Work Based Practical Experience
T4 Part B: Case Study Examination
It comprises a case study that requires students to apply strategic management accounting, techniques to make and support decisions within a simulated business context. It draws on the material covered in the three strategic level papers but focuses on the application of strategic and practical knowledge to a real life business situation.

Career Opportunities

CIMA will be your passport to employment in commerce, financial services, consultancy and management in the public or private sector.

Membership

On successful completion of the Test of Professional Competence in Management Accounting, students may apply to be elected as members of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) UK.

CIMA Preparatory Course