to the business world of the twenty-first century. A fast
moving world of great uncertainty, and great opportunity
for those with talent, vision and the right qualification.
This world needs people with the knowledge and skills that
are acquired by becoming a Chartered Management Accountant.
The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
may be the right qualification for you, particularly as
you can study at your own pace by Distance Learning from
any geographical location.
in the United Kingdom, The Chartered Institute of Management
Accountants is the leading management accounting body in
the world. Since its foundation in 1919, CIMA has continued
to revise their programme in line with leading edge developments
in financial management. The CIMA qualification, which is
totally relevant to the needs
of business, is highly sought after in organisations and
have been voted by employers in the U.K. as the most preferred
professional accountancy qualification.
quite unlike other accounting or financial qualifications.
Its scope extends far beyond pure accountancy and even most
management training courses. It is a complete education for
business in the twenty-first century. And it is recognised
and valued the world over.
the CIMA Professional Chartered Management Accounting
qualification you will show to employers that your skills set
is far greater than number crunching alone. You will have
developed key decision making, management, strategic and
Year after year, the world’s most prestigious employers put
CIMA at the top of their list of preferred business
qualifications. CIMA will be your passport to career success
in any field you choose: commerce, financial services,
consultancy, government, the public sector, or manufacturing.
By becoming a
member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
(CIMA), you will attain the world’s most prestigious
qualification for strategic and financial management. It is
your true global currency.
The day of
the ‘bean counter’ has gone forever.
responsible for the day-to-day profitability of their business
operations use sophisticated software to analyse the financial
consequences of their decisions. Financial record-keeping and
analysis are automated. And financial accountability has
become a key part of every executive’s job description.
maintain the growth rates that capital markets demand,
business leaders are compelled to make increasingly risky
decisions. They look to their finance people to support and
participate in these decisions to help them understand the
risks and likely consequences and to help manage the rapid
change that their organisations must then undergo.
that management accountancy skills influence every area of a
business, are internationally recognised and are valued in
every business and industry sector.
strategic and decision making skills you will acquire
through doing CIMA will give you many more career options,
not necessarily in Finance. Many CIMA members work in
Management Consulting, Business Analysis or Project
Management. Many then move on to Finance Director and Chief
membership has reported the following results after qualification:
- UK: 80% earn more than
£30k; 40% earn in excess of £50k (which in Ireland rises
to 44%) with 9% earning over £100K
- Malaysia: 95% earn over
- Hong Kong: 94% bring
home more than 391,601 Hong Kong Dollars
- South Africa: 65% are
paid over 382,267 Rands
- Sri Lanka: 44% earn in
excess of 1,621,012 Rupees
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