i-MBA is in the pleasant position to announce that graduates of the Program can be awarded significant exemptions for the CIMA -The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants-Professional Qualification. The CIMA Professional Qualification is recognized worldwide as the most relevant global finance qualification for a career in business. By studying with CIMA you will be joining the world’s largest professional body of management accountants and become part of a truly global network of over 600,000 current and next generation finance professionals.
On completion of the CIMA Professional Qualification, you will be awarded the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation, recognizing your value and showcasing your professionalism, business and leadership skills, ethics and commitment.
For the completion of the CIMA Professional Qualification one has to follow the syllabus which is split into three pillars and three levels, and comprises of 12 exams: nine Objective Tests, and three Case Study exams).
All i-MBA graduates will enter the CIMA qualification at the management level case study via the master’s gateway route and they will be awarded the following exemptions (see also the below figure):
CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting
BA1 Fundamentals of Business Economics
BA2 Fundamentals of Management Accounting
BA3 Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
BA4 Fundamentals of Ethics, Corporate Governance and Business Law
CIMA Operational level
E1 Organizational Management
P1 Management Accounting
F1 Financial Reporting and Taxation
CIMA Management level
E2 Project and Relationship Management
P2 Advanced Management Accounting
F2 Advanced Financial Accounting
Moreover, students of the Program who have attended and successfully completed the below i-MBA elective courses:
- DS-217 Management of Change
- DS-420 Corporate Finance
- DS-446 Mergers & Acquisitions
- DS-436 Project Finance
Will be awarded the exemptions of:
CIMA Strategic level
E3 Strategic Management
F3 Financial Strategy
i-MBA graduates who entered the Program at 2015 (for the Full Time Program) and at 2014 (for the Part Time Program) and incoming cohorts who are expected to complete their studies until 2020, are eligible for the above exemptions. For more details on each level, please visit here.
These exemptions are considered an important opportunity for the graduates of the MBA International who wish to boost their career prospects in the field of management and financial accounting. Through the preparation for the CIMA Professional Qualification they will develop the critical knowledge and skills that employers are looking for and be ready to work in any business – large or small, public or private, all around the world.