CIMA is the world’s leading, and largest, professional body of management accountants. Our unique blend of management accounting, financial accounting and business-focused subjects produces competent and confident CGMAs who can lead their organisations to sustainable success.

  • It takes strategic vision to lead

    Management accountants analyse information to advise strategy and drive sustainable business success. Anyone can study the CIMA qualification, whether they’re new to finance and business or an experienced professional.

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  • Studying with CIMA

    Studying with CIMA

    Get all the support and resources you need to achieve exam success, connect with fellow students and find out more about the benefits of being a CIMA student.

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  • Being a CGMA

    Being a CGMA

    Explore the range of benefits and services available to CGMAs, to keep you at the forefront of your profession and continuously equip you with the professional development resources, skills, and support you'll need throughout your career.

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  • Introducing the CGMA Essentials

    Introducing the CGMA Essentials

    Available on the CGMA Store, the CGMA Essentials gives you 12 months of unlimited access to a library of recorded webinars and conference sessions presented by leading subject matter experts.

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Benefits of being a CGMA

The value for me of the CGMA designation is the increase in global reach in terms of recognition and the resources we are able to share across CIMA and AICPA to generate world class thought leadership publications.

Sarah Ghosh FCMA, CGMA, Director, Lean Finance Consultancy Member Benefits

Benefits of being a CGMA

As a CGMA, I bring financial acumen grounded in a commercial world. I can easily translate complex financial terms and models into plain English ensuring all of the senior leaders in our organisation understand the financial implications of their act

Katrina Nurse FCMA, CGMA, Finance Director, Selfridges Member Benefits

Benefits of being a CGMA

As a CGMA, you have the skills needed in today's fast changing and complex business world. Combining financial expertise and business acumen, you’re driving the decisions critical to creating and sustaining organisational value.

Member Benefits

The Global Management Accounting Principles

This thought leadership and insight establishes and sets the global gold standard for management accounting for years to come.

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  • Member Information

    Whether you are newly qualified, an existing member or a Member in Practice, here is what you need to know about your membership. Stay up to date with the members’ handbook, get information on fees, how to become a fellow and much more.

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  • CIMA Professional Development

    Keep on top of your CIMA Continuous Professional Development (CPD) with our quick guide. Find out what you need to do to ensure you are meeting your CPD requirements.

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  • Member Network

    Whether you're looking for a qualified accountant who can offer business advice and accounting services or a member wanting to network with peers, find out more about CIMA's member network.

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How accountancy’s Mr Fixit rose to the top

From a working-class background and war refugee parents, Steven Swientozielskyj has worked his socks off to become the number one management accountant globally.

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CIMAconnect outage

We would like to apologise for the current service outage on CIMAconnect. Our technicians are working with our IT partners to restore service as quickly as possible. We will keep you updated.

We are aware that CIMAconnect is an essential tool for many students and are deeply sorry for the inconvenience. In the meantime you can access some study resources including the August 2018 Pre-seen material.

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Mind the Skills Gap

A study of learning and upskilling in the UK workplace conducted by the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants reveals career complacency presents serious risks for UK employers.  

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CIMA and ITN productions Present "Data - Deluge and Decisions"

Now available -  a news and current affairs-style programme exploring a wide variety of skills, smart decision making, and discussions on how accountancy is being transformed.

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CIMA opens doors all over the world

  • Islamic Finance

    Islamic Finance

    CIMA leads in Islamic Finance through a suite of award-winning self-study qualifications that meet market demands and requirements.

  • Learn to leverage Excel features, functions and techniques to their full potential

    Learn to leverage Excel features, functions and techniques to their full potential

    The CGMA Store's Excel training resources are designed specifically for accounting and finance professionals.

  • What are the Global Management Accounting Principles?

    What are the Global Management Accounting Principles?

    Quality decision making has never been more important – or difficult. Our Global Management Accounting Principles© will help you succeed in this new business era.

Future-proof your career with CIMA

Save 125 GBP when you register to become a CIMA student today!

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Products & Services

  • CIMA Study Planner

    CIMA Study Planner

    Study, made easy with the CIMA Study Planner. Create your plan today.

  • Data Analytics and Beyond

    Data Analytics and Beyond

    Explore data analytics resources on the CGMA Store to help you go beyond disruption.

  • Boost your career

    Boost your career

    New finance jobs added daily. Upload your CV to be headhunted and apply for roles today.

  • CPD resources and support

    CIMA provides you with a wide range of resources to help you meet your development needs.

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  • CGMA Store

    CGMA Store

    Explore an unprecedented choice of CPD resources in leadership, strategy, communication, risk, technology and much more.

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  • Webinars


    No matter where in the world, you are just one click away from a multitude of CPD support.

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  • CIMA on demand

    CIMA on demand

    Online CPD courses that are ideal for busy finance and business professionals that require training that’s convenient.

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