Career After CIMA Certificate

The CIMA designation is a worldwide recognized business & finance qualification. After completing the CIMA course, you will be eligible to use the letters CGMA after your name. It will add more value to your CV and will help you to get more job opportunities. Delphi is one of the top institutes providing CIMA Classes in Dubai.

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Why CIMA Qualification?

The demand for CIMA qualified professionals is very high, as they are preferred in various sectors like the banking sector, IT sector, E-commerce as well as various managerial roles across the globe. The main goal of CIMA is to produce a quality professional who can contribute to the company’s success. The career options for CIMA qualified professionals include financial controllers, financial analysts, & commercial analysts. With a good amount of experience, a CIMA candidate can become a Chief Financial Officer or Finance Director.

With CIMA certification you have a greater chance of securing top jobs and also can get higher salaries and bonuses than your non-certified counterparts. The most talented candidate with CIMA can become the chief executive officer or managing director.

Demand for CIMA professionals is on a global scale. As a CIMA member, you will get global recognition in more than 180 countries. It is a highly prestigious qualification in the accounting & finance profession. You can get an outstanding reputation & status with this gold standard qualification.

CIMA designation will help you to get a chance to become a member of the largest organization of management accountants. Candidates with CIMA qualifications have the business skills and knowledge to work in a senior positions all around the world.

CIMA Course Details

Chartered Institute of Management Accountant (CIMA) established in year 1919, is reputed qualification in Business & Finance. With CIMA qualification you can work in the field of Corporate Finance, Financial Reporting, Financial Analysis, Business Analysis, Project Finance, Treasury Management, Risk Management etc.

CIMA Levels

CIMA exams are divided into four levels: Certificate level, Operational level, Management level, & Strategic level.

Level 1: Certificate in Business Accounting (Cert BA)

    Certificate level subjects are:

  • BA1 – Fundamentals of Business Economics
  • BA 2 – Fundamentals of Management Accounting
  • BA 3 – Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
  • BA 4 – Fundamentals of Ethics, Corporate Governance, and Business Law

This level includes 4 objective exams & you will get CIMA Certificate in business accounting.

Certification in BA is an entry-level own route of CIMA qualification. You can get exemptions from this level depending upon your degree or accounting qualification.

Level 2: Operational Level
Operational level subjects are:

  • E1: Organizational Management
  • P1: Management Accounting
  • F1: Financial Reporting and Taxation

The operational level includes 3 objective exams & 1 case study exam. In this level, you will get a certificate of CIMA Diploma in Management Accounting.

Level 3: Management Level
Managerial level subjects are:

  • E2: Project and Relationship Management
  • P2: Advanced Management Accounting
  • F2: Advanced Financial Reporting

The management level includes 3 objective exams & 1 case study exam. In this level, you will get a certificate of CIMA Advance Diploma in Management Accounting.

Level 4: Strategic Level
Strategic level subjects are:

  • E3 Strategic Management
  • P3 Risk Management
  • F3 Financial Strategy

The strategic level includes 3 objective exams & 1 case study exam. In this level, you will get a certificate in Assessment of Practical experience.

Comparison with Other Professional Certifications

Administered By Chartered Institute of Management Accountants Institute of Management Accountants- IMA USA American Institute of Certified public Accountant-AICPA USA Association of Chartered Certified Accountants – ACCA UK
No. of Papers/Exams 16 exams split into 4 levels 2 4 13
Duration 2-3 Years 6-9 Months 12-18 Months 2-3 Years
Paper pattern Objective Test Exam + Case Study Exam MCQs & Essay type questions MCQs & Task based Simulations MCQs, Scenario Based & Case Studies
Syllabus Business Economics, Management Accounting, Financial Reporting & Taxation, Project & Relationship Management, Strategic & Risk Management Management Accounting, Costing, Financial Management Auditing, Taxation, Financial Reporting, Costing, Economics, IT Security Auditing, Accounting, Taxation, Costing, Corporate Law, Financial Management
Exemptions Up to 15 Papers Exemptions No Exemptions No Exemptions Upto 9 Papers Exemption

Who should become a Chartered Management Accountant?

Graduates with a commerce background

Undergraduates or graduates with a non-commerce background

Post Graduates


Accounting & Finance professionals

Job positions after CIMA Certification

  • Finance Manager
  • Finance Director
  • Management Consultant
  • Business Analyst
  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • Accounts Assistant

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How to Become a CIMA?


Register & Apply for Exemptions

Register as a CIMA student & make sure to check if you are eligible for any exemptions before starting your studies.


Decide Your Learning Method

Start your CIMA Exam preparation with our Instructor led live/classroom classes and practice questions through our e-learning portal.


Obtain a Certificate in Business Accounting or Equivalent

This level is dedicated to candidates without an accounting or finance background. You should apply for an exemption to Cert BA if you have a university degree in accounting, business, economics, management, and finance.


Enter the Professional Qualification Program

Once you pass the Cert BA level or get the required exemptions, you are eligible to take the CIMA exam.

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