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The CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting elevates people and businesses to success by developing skills and unlocking talent.
Students without any exemptions or a finance or accounting background will most likely start studying CIMA through the Certificate in Business Accounting (Cert BA).
Power up your career in the world of business and finance by gaining a solid understanding of fundamental accounting, management and business principles.
The CIMA Professional Qualification is recognised worldwide as the most relevant global finance qualification for business. You’ll develop invaluable finance and business skills and the fundamental knowledge you need to drive business success.
CIMA and The Hackett Group have developed a comprehensive talent management and professional development qualification programme specifically tailored for global business services (GBS) and shared services (SS) professionals.
The Certified Global Business Services Professionals programme will help organisations around the world to build a road-map to achieving world-class standards and focuses on developing people, not just processes.
The Certified GBS programme comprises three levels of qualification, aligned to job role and underpinned by continuous professional development:
CIMA leads in Islamic finance through a suite of award-winning self-study qualifications that meet market demands and requirements.
If you're a finance, accounting or law professional working in manufacturing, fossil fuel extraction and almost any other industry or sectors seeking to trade or who seek finance for future investment in a Shari’ah compliant manner, then studying one of our Islamic finance qualification is for you.
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