Emphasising Business strategy and concepts like Cost and Risk Management and interpretation of financial statements, CIMA is one of the esteemed qualifications any aspiring Management Accountant can think of. The CIMA Qualification training programme offered by ISDC Learning is one of the easiest pathways to obtain this coveted Global Qualification.

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The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) is the world’s foremost professional body for management accountants and is widely regarded as the most up-to-date Global Finance Qualification for a career in Business Management. CIMA has a unique blend of Finance and Management and equips an aspirant to analyse financial information from a management perspective.

CIMA stands for Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, and it has been one of the significant Global Management Accounting Bodies since 1919, with over 2,27,000+ members and students operating at the core of business in over 179+ countries.

CIMA professionals are highly preferred in shared services, financial services sector as well as managerial roles across various sectors and industries. A CIMA professional has the privilege to be entitled to the CGMA (Chartered Global Management Accountant) designation, powered by CIMA and AICPA, two of the world’s most prestigious entities.

CIMA Pathway

Each level of the CIMA Qualification is designed to muster a perfect Management Accounting Professional. CIMA provides multiple entry pathways to its qualification.

  • BA1 – Fundamentals of Business Economics
  • BA2 – Fundamentals of Management Accounting
  • BA3 – Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
  • BA4 – Fundamentals of Ethics, Corporate Governance and Business Law

Examination Type: Objective (4 Exams)
Award Received: CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting ( CIMA CERT BA )

  • E1:Managing Finance in a Digital World
  • P1: Management Accounting
  • F1: Financial Reporting

Examination Type: Objective (3 Exams) & Case Study (1 Exam)
Award Received: CIMA Diploma in Management Accounting (CIMA dip MA)

  • E2: Managing Performance
  • P2: Advanced Management Accounting
  • F2: Advanced Financial Reporting

Examination Type: Objective (3 Exams) & Case Study (1 Exam)
Award Received: CIMA Advance Diploma in Management Accounting (CIMA ADV DIP MA)

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

Examination Type: Objective (3 Exams) & Case Study (1 Exam)

Career Prospects

CIMA-certified professionals are considered specialists in financial accounting, management, accounting, and a variety of other subjects. Aspirants have a huge selection of career opportunities to pick from including:

    • Management Consultant
    • Business Analyst
    • Management Accountant
    • Financial Controller
    • Forensic Accountant
    • Finance Data Analyst
    • Project Manager and many more.

Entry Requirements to CIMA

CIMA offers multiple entry points to its qualification.

  • Entry to Certificate Level
    +2 students or graduate students with non-commerce backgrounds can enter the CIMA path at the Certificate Level with no exemption.
  • Entry to Operational Level
    Graduates from commerce backgrounds can gain direct entry into the Operational Level with 4 paper exemptions and give an examination for 12 papers to qualify for the qualification.
  • Entry to Management Level
    Postgraduates from commerce backgrounds can gain direct entry to the Management Level with 11 paper exemptions and only 5 papers to qualify for the CIMA Qualification.
  • Entry to Strategic Level Case Study
    Applicants who already hold a CMA or CA designation can directly enter into the Strategic Level Case Study with 15 paper examinations with only 1 case study to qualify.
  • CGMA Designation
    To be eligible for the CGMA designation, you must demonstrate a minimum of 36 months of work-based experience in each of the four knowledge areas outlined by the CGMA Competency Framework: Technical Skills, Business Skills, People Skills, and Leadership Skills.

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Implementing a learner-oriented learning methodology through a state of the art digital learning platform, ISDC Learning makes CIMA more accessible to anyone, anywhere, anytime.


ISDC Learning’s teaching technique incorporates video lessons, practise questions, energizers, test simulation, webinars, and a unique individualised study plan to enhance the student experience of attaining a CIMA Qualification.

Approved Materials

We provide the students with CIMA approved study text & exam that corroborates with the advancing nature of the industry.

Exceptional Faculties

Our expert panel of teaching faculties consists of dynamic Academicians, Management Professionals and Industry Experts who are dedicated to transforming students into global professionals.

E-Learning Technology

ISDC Learning offers Pre-Recorded Audio-Video Lectures, Interactive Discussion Brainstorming Forums, Interactive Live Online Audio-Video session from Industry Experts, Eyes on Learning with High-Quality Multimedia Content and more through our state of the art digital learning platform: ISDC Pro. The curriculum is tailor-designed to increase and ensure students’ progression by providing them with exam effective, flexible, and cost-effective learning solutions.

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