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Our launch timeline

What's happening, when, and how we're supporting you.

Whether you're considering or currently studying with CIMA, a fully qualified member, tuition provider or an employer, the timeline below will give you information on when the changes are happening and what support will be available.

We'll continue to add more information to this timeline, so keep visiting this site so you don’t miss out on any new information.

  • October 2018

    • 1
      Extensive consultation with learning partners to co-develop learning materials and new examination blueprints
  • November 2018

  • December 2018

  • January 2019

  • February 2019

    • 1
      Release of examination blueprints for Objective Tests and Case Study exams under the 2019 Professional Qualification. Find out more
  • March 2019

    • 31
      Student and member 2019 subscriptions due.
  • April 2019

  • May 2019

  • June 2019

    • 1
      Updated exam marking and results guidance released.
    • 21
      Exam and Question tutorials released — the exam tutorial will allow you to gain familiarity with the technology used to deliver the exam. The question tutorial will allow you to gain familiarity with the types of questions encountered in the exam.
    • 30
      2020 Exam timetable released.
  • July 2019

    • 1
      Detailed transition guides per subject released.
    • 31
      Last chance to claim the Digital Mindset Pack for members — your voucher code expires on 31 July.
  • August 2019

    • 1
      Courses and learning products from tuition and learning partners will begin launching for the 2019 CIMA Professional Qualification.
    • 1
      Updated Kaplan Study Texts available to purchase.
    • 1
      New CIMAstudy.com courses available to purchase.
  • September 2019

  • October 2019

  • November 2019

    • 3
      Last day of Objective Test exams under the 2015 Professional Qualification.
    • 4
      First day of Objective Test exams under the updated 2019 Professional Qualification.
    • 5
      9
      Last Operational Case Study exam window under the 2015 Professional Qualification.
    • 12
      16
      Last Management/Gateway Case Study exam window under the 2015 Professional Qualification.
    • 19
      23
      Last Strategic Case Study exam window under the 2015 Professional Qualification.
  • December 2019

  • January 2020

  • February 2020

    • 1
      First Case Study exam window under the updated CIMA Professional Qualification.
    • 1
      Resit available under the 2015 Professional Qualification for students who failed a November Case Study exam.