Part-time Management Accounting Course | The Business School

CIMA Management Accounting

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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 Management Accounting (P1) programme is one of the courses on the Operational level of the CIMA Professional Programme.


Course Information



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

    Access to the Operational level of the CIMA professional programme is usually granted by CIMA through the successful completion of:
  • The IIE Bachelor of Commerce degree with Financial Management as the core discipline.
Course Information

The Operational level consists of three courses:

  • Cost accounting systems.
  • Budgeting.
  • Short-term decision making.
  • Dealing with uncertainty through decision analysis.

Course Information


CIMA programme rules apply for CIMA certification.

Course Information

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