Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK)

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CIMA training classes in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

CIMA is highly regarded professional qualification awarded by Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) – UK. There a number of benefits which you can get from CIMA credential.

Robust course structure

The syllabus is strong on the core management accounting skills, but also includes variety of other skills e.g. Big Data, sustainability, integrated reporting and finance function transformation. You also study risk, as well as costing and cost management.

Passing your CIMA assessments at every level shows to an employer that you have a grasp of theory and practice.

Online assessment

All assessments are computer based and in the case of the objective tests are available ‘on demand’.

CIMA the first global accountancy body to pioneer a combination of computerized assessments to examine the syllabus. CIMA syllabus and assessment gives you a robust and flexible learning experience to suit your lifestyle.

Global recognition

By becoming a CIMA member you will join the world’s largest professional body of management accountants. You will be able to use the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation and be part of a truly global network. The CGMA designation is powered by two of the world’s leading accounting bodies – CIMA and AICPA. It aims to establish management accounting as the most valued profession in business world

Eligibility criteria for CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting

No formal qualification is required

CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting

The Certificate in Business Accounting is CIMA’s entry level accounting qualification for students with little or no accounting background. The certificate level gives you business experience beyond just financial accounting and you’ll gain insight into how the different areas of accounting relate to the business world. The certificate level consists of five subjects:

Fundamentals of management accounting Fundamentals of financial accounting Fundamentals of business mathematics Fundamentals of business economics Fundamentals of ethics, corporate governance and business law


If you have any previous accounting experience you might be eligible for exemptions from subjects at this level. Please contact us for more information.

What is the official fee?

For information regarding fee, visit CIMA

Exam Location

UAE student can appear in Dubai & Abu Dhabi Examination Pearson VUE Centers.

Master’s gateway route

Eligible individuals are required to take the CIMA Gateway exam, also known as the Management Level Case Study exam for those who are not on the accelerated route. The CIMA Gateway Exam is:

  • a computer based case study exam
  • three hours long
  • available in four windows a year
  • assesses knowledge and competencies covered in the Management level of the CIMA Professional Qualification.

Once you have passed the CIMA Gateway Exam, you will be granted 12 exemptions that include subjects from the certificate level, operational and management level exams, allowing you to progress straight to the strategic level of CIMA Professional Qualification.

Eligibility for becoming a CIMA qualified professional

Anyone can study CIMA, whether you’re new to business and accounting or already have some experience.

Before you can get started on the Professional qualification, you will need a foundation in business or accounting studies.

These can be:
• The CIMA Certificate in business accounting.
• A Master’s in accounting or an MBA.
• Proof of membership of ICWAI, ICMAP or ICMAB.
• Proof of membership of an IFAC body.

Course outline

The syllabus is split into three pillars and three levels, and comprises 12 exams.

Operational Level

E1 – Organisational Management

P1 – Management Accounting

F1 – Financial Reporting and Taxation

OCS – Operational Case Study Exam

Management Level

E2 – Project And Relationship Management

P2 – Advanced Management Accounting

F2 – Advanced Financial Reporting

MCS – Management Case Study Exam

Strategic Level

E3 – Strategic Management

P3 – Risk Management

F3 – Financial Strategy

SCS – Strategic Case Study Exam


Objective tests

You take nine key assessments (the objective tests) on demand and via computer with results available immediately. This will give you more flexibility with how you plan your way through the qualification.

You can choose to sit your assessments the moment you feel you are ready. There’s no need to follow a rigid test schedule. As soon as you pass, you can move on to the next objective test.

Case Studies

Case studies, available four times a year, focus on the key skills employers have asked for.

Case study assessments consolidate the learning at each CIMA level (operational, management, strategic) to reflect real-life work situations. They are also taken via computer but marked in person by examiners.

Study Options Available



 CMA Training Classes in Dubai and Abu Dhabi Weekend and weekday / Morning & evening batches are available Qualified tutors Exam style questions thoroughly solved in class.


Best CMA training institute for One to Once classes Ideal for those who cannot commit to fixed class timings. Lectures are planned according to your own schedule.


• Suitable for high executives and corporate clients • CMA training and exam preparation in Dubai and Abu Dhabi • Exam focused class lectures


Ideal for corporate clients who wants to upgrade their staff. CMA classes at your own location and time in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

Why You Should Choose Apex Professional Training Institute

  • Interactive teaching methodology is used for focused and accurate knowledge
  • Extensive emphasis on exam practice sessions which enable candidates to develop necessary skills required to pass exam in first attempt.
  • Individual home assignments are provided to students for better preparation of real examinations.
  • Class discussions & participation are integral part of lectures so as students comprehend difficult concepts with examples.
  • Regular class test sessions are taken so that students can judge their performance.
  • Full compliance with international learning and development standards and guidelines for preparation and study methodology.

Our Campus Location: Abu Dhabi | Masdar City | Dubai

Abu Dhabi City Campus

Level – III,
Abdullah Darwish Building,
Corner of Hamdan & Salam Street,
Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.
Landline: +971 2 554 8051
Course Inquiry: +971 55 679 4618

Masdar City Campus
(Only specific courses)

Level – I,
Incubator Building,
(Near Masdar Institute of Science & Technology)
Masdar City, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.
Landline: +971 2 554 8051
Course Inquiry: 00971 55 679 4618

Dubai Campus

Level 20, 48 Burj Gate Tower,
Downtown Dubai,
Near Burj Khalifa/ Dubai Mall Metro Station
Course Inquiry: 00971 50 963 1642

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