Chartered management accountants work in 88 per cent of the Fortune 500 companies.
Online PR News – 11-December-2015 – Ikoyi, Lagos – CIMA, the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, has a launched a special limited offer for qualified Nigerians, especially holders of MBA, Masters in Accounting and members of IFAC accounting bodies, who are aspiring to its Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation. CGMA, the CIMA qualification, is well respected globally because of the scope of its curriculum which focuses on management accounting.
The special offer, which closes 31 December, allows Nigerians with the relevant qualification to extend the global reach of their career with the CGMA designation. This designation for management accountants is recognized the world over as the most relevant finance qualification for business and is powered by the expertise and resources of CIMA and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Chartered management accountants work in 88 per cent of the Fortune 500 companies. This is because big businesses worldwide understand the importance of having management accountants who are more forward looking in their approach to play a critical role in monitoring and driving the success of the business.
Under this special registration offer, students who apply for the programme within the stipulated timeframe would pay only the capped exemption fees and would also be exempted from paying the annual subscription of CIMA until 2017.
Ijeoma Anadozie, CIMA Country Manager says: “Our mission as an organisation is to help people and businesses succeed and we see this as the way to make CIMA more accessible to a greater number of undergraduates, graduates, business, finance and accounting professionals".
The Country Manager disclosed that CIMA’s accelerated route has been extended to chartered accountants, MSc in Accounting and MBA holders in Nigeria. The route, according to her, grants 12 exemptions out of 17 papers, leaving applicants just fives papers to write after the initial assessment. Successful candidates are also awarded the CIMA Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting, entitling them to use of the professional letters CIMA Ad Dip MA. In addition, anyone with a relevant degree can also benefit from other categories of the carefully defined exemptions policy of CIMA that allows a student to start studying at the right point and progress more quickly through the qualification.
CIMA is the world’s largest and leading professional body of management accountants with the mission to help people and businesses to succeed in the public and private sectors.
CIMA is the world’s largest and leading professional body of management accountants with the mission is to help people and businesses to succeed in the public and private sectors.
We have more than 227,000 members and students in 179 countries. They work at the heart of business in industry, commerce and not for profit organisations. We have strong relationships with employers, and sponsor leading research.
We constantly update our qualification, professional experience requirements and CPD programme. This ensures that our members and students are first choice for employers who are recruiting financially trained business leaders.
We are committed to upholding the highest ethical and professional standards, and to maintaining public confidence in management accounting.