Chartered Institute of Management Accountants-CIMA

COURSE SUMMARY:

SAQA ID: 20400
NQF Level: 7
*Duration: 1 year Certificate, 6 Months Diploma, 6 Months Advanced Diploma
6 Months Strategic Level, Full Qualification (CIMA) 3years
Examinations: Computer Based Assessment (5 Modules) Certificate in Business Accounting
Paper Based Examinations at CIMA designated Centre
Course Starting Date: Full Time: 10th February 2014
Part Time: Saturdays (10th February 2014)
Part Time: Evenings (10th February 2014)
Examinations: Examined by 2 or 3 hour examination set by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) UK
Progression: CIMA Certificate in Accounting and Business, CIMA Diploma in Management
Accounting (Operational Level) NQF Level 6, CIMA Advanced Diploma inManagement Accounting, CIMA Strategic Level, TOPCIMA (NQF Level 7), MBA
* Based on passing without failing any module.

CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANTS (CIMA)

INTRODUCTION.

  1. CIMA is the world’s largest and leading professional body of management accountants. It has 172,000 members and students in 165 countries.
  2. CIMA members and students work in industry, commerce and not for profit organizations.
  3. CIMA has strong relationships with employers, and sponsors leading research.
  4. CIMA constantly updates its qualification, professional experience requirements and CPD programme. This ensures that CIMA members and students are first choice for employers who are recruiting financially trained business leaders.
  5. CIMA is committed to upholding the highest ethical and professional standards, and to maintaining public confidence in management accounting.

WHO IS THIS COURSE INTENDED FOR?

  1. Accounting Practitioners
  2. Management Accountants
  3. Book Keepers aspiring to become Chartered Management Accountants
  4. Accountants who do not have formal qualifications
  5. Internal Auditors
  6. Tax Practitioners
  7. Finance Directors
  8. Top CFOs, CEOs
  9. Anyone who have strong numerical (mathematics) skills and would like to have a progression in accounting field

COURSE FACILITATORS

Highly qualified Lecturers with vast experience in delivering the CIMA programme or equivalent professional programme and having undergone through the programme themselves

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

The CIMA offers various entry points on to the CIMA Qualification, depending on your age and previous academic qualifications.

CIMA CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS ACCOUNTING

The certificate in business accounting is CIMA’s entry level qualification. It is the route into the professional qualification for students with little or no accounting background. It is also a recognised qualification in its own right which is valued by employers. The certificate in business accounting is designed to give you a solid grounding in accounting fundamentals.

Subjects

The certificate subjects are:

  1. Fundamentals of management accounting
  2. Fundamentals of financial accounting
  3. Fundamentals of business mathematics
  4. Fundamentals of business economics
  5. Fundamentals of ethics, corporate governance and business law

You can sit the five certificate subjects in any order and in any combination to suit your requirements

AAT ENTRY ROUTE

AAT Technician/Diploma level

If you have completed the AAT Technician/Diploma level you are exempt from the CIMA Certificate in

Business accounting, the CIMA entry level qualification. You can start studying for CIMA’s professional qualification right away.

AAT Foundation/Intermediate level

If you hold the AAT Foundation/Intermediate level, you can still study for CIMA. You will begin with CIMA entry level qualification, the certificate in business accounting. When you have completed the certificate level, you can progress to the professional qualification with all the fundamental knowledge you need to succeed.

ACCELERATED GRADUATE-ENTRY ROUTE

Studying CIMA after university is a strong career move. It can enhance your degree and strengthen your employment prospects. CIMA is a natural progression for people with finance and business degrees. It is also a business-relevant qualification that complements degrees in other areas.

Graduates with accredited degrees

Graduates with degrees accredited by CIMA may be eligible for exemptions from the certificate in business accounting and from certain exams within the professional qualification.

Graduates with relevant degrees

Graduates with degrees related to accounting, business, finance, law and other relevant areas may be eligible for exemptions from the certificate in business accounting.

Please visit the CIMA website for more information on exemptions. (http://www.cimaglobal.com)

Graduates with other degrees

Graduates in other disciplines will start by studying the certificate in business accounting, which will give you a solid grounding in the fundamentals of accounting.

You will progress to the professional qualification with all the fundamental knowledge you need to succeed.

The 2010 CIMA PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

The new 2010 CIMA Professional Qualification is different from the 2005 Qualification it has 4 levels:

  1. Operational Level-CIMA diploma in management accounting
  2. Management Level
  3. Strategic Level
  4. Test of professional competence in management accounting (T4).

How long will it take to complete CIMA?

The five exams in Certificate in Business Accounting can be studied and tested at your own pace. Some students complete them in as little as three months. On average, students take one year to complete this level.

Students complete the ten professional qualification exams in four years, on average. Most students attempt two or three exams at each sitting (in May and November each year) but if you are very ambitious they can be completed in three sittings. You also need three years’ experience before you can become a Full CIMA member. You can gain this experience while studying or after you finalize your qualification

On Campus/On Company site*                                     

Paper Code Description Tuition Fee (Rand) Tuition FeeOn Campus CBA CIMA Exams
C01 Fundamentals of management accounting R 3700.00 R1300.00
C02 Fundamentals of financial accounting R 3700.00 R1300.00
C03 Fundamentals of business mathematics R 3700.00 R1300.00
C04 Fundamentals of business economics R 3700.00 R1300.00
C05 Fundamentals of ethics, corporate governance & business law R 3700.00 R1300.00
SUB TOTAL R 18500.00 R6500.00
REGISTRATION FEE (R1000.00) ONCE OFF (1 GBP=R16.90) CIMA REG =GBP 75.00 X R16.90= R 1300 INC COMMISSION R1000.00 GBP 75.00(R 1300.00)
TOTAL (TUITION AND EXAMINATIONS)+ REGISTRATION R 19500.00 R 7800.00
GRAND TOTAL R26800.00
Kaplan Study Books (R695 x 5) R3475.00  
Kaplan Revision Kits(R595 x 5) R2975.00  
TOTAL FOR FULL COURSE R 33750.00  
   

*On Company Site: an extra fee will be charged for logistics and transport.

NB: CIMA may charge an extra GBP 75.00 for annual subscription

On Campus/On Company site*                                     

Paper Code Description Tuition Fee (Rand) Tuition FeeOn Campus Examinations
E1 Enterprise Operations R 4700.00 GBP 84.00
F1 Financial Operations R 4700.00 GBP 84.00
P1 Performance Operations R 4700.00 GBP 84.00
SUB TOTAL R14100.00 GBP 252.00
REGISTRATION FEE (R1000.00) ONCE OFF R1000.00 GBP 75.00
TOTAL R 15,100.00 GBP327.00
GRAND TOTAL: TUITION + EXAMINATIONS + CIMA REGISTRATIONS* 1 STERLING POUND (GBP) = R 16.90 (GBP 327.00 X 16.9=R5526.30) R20,626.30 =R 5526.30
Kaplan Study Books R2085.00  
Kaplan Revision Kits R1785.00  
TOTAL FOR FULL COURSE R 24,496.30  

*On Company Site: an extra fee will be charged for logistics and transport.

Home Study

Paper Code Description Tuition Fee (Rand) Tuition FeeOn Campus Examinations
E1 Enterprise Operations R 3700.00 GBP 84.00
F1 Financial Operations R 3700.00 GBP 84.00
P1 Performance Operations R 3700.00 GBP 84.00
SUB TOTAL R 11100.00 GBP 252.00
REGISTRATION FEE (R1000.00) ONCE OFF R1000.00 GBP 75.00
TOTAL R 12,100.00 GBP327.00
GRAND TOTAL: TUITION + EXAMINATIONS + CIMA REGISTRATIONS* 1 STERLING POUND (GBP) = R 16.90 (GBP 327.00 X 16.9=R5526.30) R17,626.30Books Included =R 5526.30

 NB: CIMA may charge an extra GBP 84.00 for Annual Subscription.

BANKING DETAILS

                                    FIRST NATIONAL BANK                          OR                  STANDARD BANK

ACCOUNT: JOHANNESBURG POLYTECHNIC PTY LTD   JOHANNESBURG POLYTECHNIC PTY LTD
BANK: FIRST NATIONAL BANK -SOUTH AFRICA   STANDARD BANK
BRANCH: BRAAMFONTEIN   BRAAMFONTEIN
ACCOUNT: 62389074677   202688011
AC TYPE: CHEQUE-CURRENT ACCOUNT   CHEQUE-CURRENT ACCOUNT
CODE: 251905   004805
*SWIFT CODE: FIRNZAJJ   SBZAZAJJ
* Important for International Students who may need to do Swift Transfer
BANK ADDRESS: 92 – 94 Jorissen Street, Braamfontein, 2001   76 Jorissen Street, Braamfontein, 2001
REF: QUOTATION NUMBER OR YOUR NAME AND SURNAME   QUOTATION NUMBER OR YOUR NAME AND SURNAME

PLEASE FAX YOUR DEPOSIT /EFT COPY TO US ON 086 653 8029 OR SCAN TO EMAIL TO info@polytechnic.co.za   FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT JOSEPH ON: Tel: 011 403 2625 OR 083 204 4773

On Campus/On Company site*                                     

Paper Code Description Tuition Fee (Rand) Tuition FeeOn Campus Examinations
E2 Enterprise Management R 4900.00 GBP 84.00
F2 Financial Management R 4900.00 GBP 84.00
P2 Performance Management R 4900.00 GBP 84.00
SUB TOTAL R14700.00 GBP 252.00
REGISTRATION FEE (R1000.00) ONCE OFF R1000.00 GBP 75.00
TOTAL R 15,700.00 GBP327.00
GRAND TOTAL: TUITION + EXAMINATIONS + CIMA REGISTRATIONS* 1 STERLING POUND (GBP) = R 16.90 (GBP 327.00 X 16.9=R5526.30) R 21,226.30 =R 5526.30
Kaplan Study Books R2085.00  
Kaplan Revision Kits R1785.00  
TOTAL FOR FULL COURSE R25,096.30  

*On Company Site: an extra fee will be charged for logistics and transport.

Home Study

Paper Code Description Tuition Fee (Rand) Tuition FeeOn Campus Examinations
E2 Enterprise Management R 3700.00 GBP 84.00
F2 Financial Management R 3700.00 GBP 84.00
P2 Performance Management R 3700.00 GBP 84.00
SUB TOTAL R 11100.00 GBP 252.00
REGISTRATION FEE (R1000.00) ONCE OFF R1000.00 GBP 75.00
TOTAL R 12,100.00 GBP327.00
GRAND TOTAL: TUITION + EXAMINATIONS + CIMA REGISTRATIONS* 1 STERLING POUND (GBP) = R 16.90 (GBP 327.00 X 16.9=R5526.30) R17626.30BooksIncluded =R 5526.30

NB: CIMA may charge an extra GBP 84.00 for Annual Subscription.

On Campus/On Company site*                                     

Paper Code Description Tuition Fee (Rand) Tuition Fee

On CampusExaminationsE3  Enterprise Strategy R 5500.00GBP 90.00F3  Financial StrategyR 5500.00GBP 90.00P3 Performance StrategyR 5500.00GBP 90.00SUB TOTALR16500.00GBP 270.00REGISTRATION FEE (R1000.00) ONCE OFFR1000.00GBP 75.00TOTAL R 17,500.00GBP 345.00GRAND TOTAL: TUITION + EXAMINATIONS + CIMA REGISTRATIONS* 1 STERLING POUND (GBP) = R 17.00

 (GBP 327.00 X R17.00=R5865.30)R 23365.30R 5865.30Kaplan Study BooksR2085.00 Kaplan Revision KitsR1785.00 TOTAL FOR FULL COURSE R 27,235.30 

*On Company Site: an extra fee will be charged for logistics and transport.

Home Study: Books Included

Paper Code Description Tuition Fee (Rand) Tuition Fee

On CampusExaminationsE3  Enterprise Strategy R 3800.00GBP 90.00F3  Financial StrategyR 3800.00GBP 90.00P3 Performance StrategyR 3800.00GBP 90.00SUB TOTALR 11400.00GBP 270.00REGISTRATION FEE (R1000.00) ONCE OFFR1000.00GBP 75.00TOTAL R 12,400.00GBP 345.00GRAND TOTAL: TUITION + EXAMINATIONS + CIMA REGISTRATIONS* 1 STERLING POUND (GBP) = R 16.90

 (GBP 327.00 X 16.9=R5526.30)R18,265.30R 5865.30

            NB: CIMA may charge an extra GBP 84.00 for Annual Subscription.

 CIMA: CIMA Southern Africa
PO Box 745, Northlands 2116
South Africa
Office address:
1st Floor, South West Wing
198 Oxford Road, Illovo, South Africa
T. +27 11 788 8723/ 0861 CIMA SA
F. +27 11 788 8724
E. johannesburg@cimaglobal.com
Web: www.cimaglobal.com

Please download Registration form and course brochures here:


COURSE DELIVERY MODES

Full time classes-These are available 3 days per week (Monday, Wednesday and Friday), they are ideal for those who are not currently working or anyone who feels he/she requires extra time to study. There are 2 hour lessons 2 days per week giving you maximum contact hours to pass your CIMA programme

Part time Classes-These are available on in the Evenings from 6.30pm-8.30pm and on Saturdays from 9.00am to 5.00pm. Please note that the college may shift some part-time classes to Sundays during Block release programme.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Please note that you must register a minimum of 9 papers and pay for the tuition before we release a Provisional Letter of Admission for application of a student permit. Letters from sponsors are no longer accepted. Please check on the brochure for international students

PROGRESSION AND RECOGNITION UPON COMPLETION

The CIMA Qualification is rated at NQF Level 7, and gives a normal progression to an MBA and many other avenues of career growth. Just check from the CIMA website for a wide range of opportunities throughout the world where you can make an impact with your CIMA Qualification.

CIMA AND SAICA (SOUTH AFRICA INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS)

Please check www.saica.co.za for exemptions for CIMA Qualification holders who want to be Chartered Accountants in South Africa.

REQUIREMENTS WHEN REGISTERING AT JOHANNESBURG POLYTECHNIC

  • Copy of ID Documents/Refugee/Asylum Seekers Permit /Passport
  • Copy of ACCA /CIMA / IMM Registration Number if already registered or any proof of registration with the examination body. If not registered kindly request for assistance from our registration office.
  • Copies of relevant academic transcripts (e.g. Matric Certificate/High School/University Certificates and Transcripts thereof)
  • Fully filled registration form
  • Registration fee of R1000.00
  • Tuition Fees Payments for the number of Papers selected

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