CIMA is available at the following select campuses: CT, DBN North, Sandton and PTA.



The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) is the world’s largest professional body of management accountants. Their mission is to help people and businesses to succeed in the public and private sectors. CIMA prepares people for a career in business.

The CIMA Professional Qualification: Chartered Management Accountant (SAQA ID 20400) comprises three pillars of knowledge divided into three levels of achievement. These levels are the Operational level, then the Management level and finally the Strategic level.

The Advanced Financial Reporting (F2) programme is one of the courses on the Management level of the CIMA Professional Programme.


The IIE Business School provides contact support sessions only, to help students prepare for their CIMA assessments. Students must register directly with CIMA for the objective tests and the integrated case study. These are written at a Pearson VIE testing centre. An examination fee will be charged by CIMA for each assessment.


From: R5250
Flexible payment options:
Deposit: R1600
3 Months: R1260
6 Months: R650


You will also need to register with CIMA via this link


Please note that content of this factsheet is subject to change.



Students need to be registered with CIMA who determine entrance requirements.  

 Access to the Management level of the CIMA professional programme is usually granted by CIMA through the successful completion of:  

  • the CIMA Operational level; or
  • the IIE Bachelor of Commerce degree with Financial Management as the core discipline.


The following content will be covered in this course:  

  • Sources of long-term finance.
  • Financial Reporting.
  • Analysis of financial performance and position.



  • Management accounting professionals who wish to learn about long-term finance.
  • Management accounting professionals who wish to acquire skills in producing and analysing complex aspects of group accounting.
  • Management accounting professionals who want to use financial statements to provide insights about overall performance of a business over a period of time.



The IIE Business School at Varsity College, an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE), is a recognised CIMA learning partner to provide contact support sessions to students who are registered with CIMA.  



Lectures will consist of 30 hours tuition support at The IIE Business School at Varsity College for this course.


CIMA programme rules apply for CIMA certification.  

The Business School’s preffered partner for study material is Kaplan Publishers. You can order directly from them or purchase their material at any reputable academic book store


What students past and current are saying.

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"I've completed 2 courses with The IIE's Business School at Varsity College Cape Town. My experience with this institution has been overwhelming. The staff and lectures are very helpful and excellent in the roles they play. Their schedules and time frames for each of the courses I've finished thus far have been 100% correct."

Stanley Roman

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"The course was so practical, I feel like I have the ability to go out and manage a project. It's not all theory that I have no clue how to apply. It was a privilege to learn from Bobby Keller at The IIE's Business School at Varsity College Pretoria. He has a lifetime of experience to share."

Lida van Eden

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"The IIE's Business School at Varsity College Cape Town gave me a chance to experience tertiary education the way it should be. I am able to go into the working world with some of their academic teachings and life advice."

Thabiseng Chiwashira

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