Welcome to CIMA Africa

By choosing CIMA, you are taking the right turn to a dynamic and rewarding career and earning yourself the CGMA® designation (Chartered Global Management Accountant) from the world’s leading, and largest, professional body of management accountants. With many CGMA designation holders in senior management positions around the world, it’s a proven path to achievement.

CGMA designation holders go way beyond accountancy, offering business the best possible opportunity to remain sustainable and successful. As a finance and business qualification, CIMA is a guarantee of high standards, and our reputation ensures that doors will open for you around the world, throughout your career. 

  • Where We Lead, Others Follow

    Management accountants lead businesses to success. CIMA is the first and only global professional body for Chartered Management Accountants and is recognised as the most relevant financial qualification for business today.

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Management accountants lead businesses to success

Our flexible entry policy gives anyone with a passion for business the chance to study towards CIMA regardless of educational background.

We recognise that people come to CIMA at different stages in their life. It doesn't matter whether you are new to business and accounting or an experienced professional.

For this reason we have created a framework that allows you to take advantage of existing qualifications and skills you may have already gained, but ensures you still acquire all the skills, knowledge and experience you need to become a qualified a Chartered Global Management Accountant. Ambitious school leavers, graduates and professionals have all chosen CIMA as the most relevant accounting qualification for a career in business. All you need is a good grasp of maths and English.

The CIMA accreditation scheme aids students in finding the right tuition provider. The tuition providers within the scheme have been assessed by CIMA against a set of global quality standards and have been awarded with designations based on the standards met across criteria such as delivering quality courses, supporting students and providing ongoing support to help them develop.

There are three levels within the CIMA Global learning scheme:Learning Partner, Advanced Partner and Premium Partner.

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Premium Partner
This is the highest level of accreditation awarded. Tuition providers with a Premium Partner status offer the very best in CIMA tuition, having been through a rigorous assessment and quality assurance process. 

Advanced Partner
Tuition providers with an Advanced Partner status have proven they meet the global standards for tuition at this level which means you can expect a high standard of teaching and support. Studying with a CIMA Global Learning Advanced Partner will get your studies off to a great start.

Learning Partner
Global Learning Partners have been successfully assessed against CIMAs global standards for tuition at which means you are studying with a provider who is working in partnership with CIMA towards the provision of the best levels of tuition and support for their students.

Pro Vision Books
37F Ordinance Road, Durban, 4091
T. +27 (0)31 337 2112
F. +27 (0)31 368 4500
M. +27 (0)83 887 3113 (SMS only)

Book Express
167 Perth Road (Corner Lancaster), Wastdene, Johannesburg, 2092
+27 (0)11 726 8208/ +27 (0)11 482 8433
M. +27 (0)84 444 5158 (SMS only)

CharterQuest Training Institute
98 Sanet Street, Northwold ext 20, Randburg 2194,  
T. +27 11 234 9223 / +27 11 403 0642 / +27 12 342 8285

For queries regarding exemptions, examination registration, new student registrations and fee payments contact us:
T. 0861 CIMASA (0861 246272) or  +27 (0)11 788 8723

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Growing Management Accounting Knowledge

Centre of Excellence - Southern Africa

At CIMA we know the only way to support and grow the accounting profession and build knowledge about management accounting best practices is to invest deeply and diligently into creating opportunities for research.

For more information on how to apply for research grants, please contact CIMA on:

T. +27 11788 8723

What is the CIMA Centre of Excellence?

The CIMA Centre of Excellence (COE) is devoted to funding accounting research on the continent. The output of this innovation research centre will include accounting research papers and local and regional material that will position CIMA as the experts in the field of management accounting, both regionally and globally.

CIMA COE is a collaborative project with universities, the public sector and key industry players. The objective of the CIMA COE is to establish a mechanism to support and grow new applied research relating to management accounting in Southern Africa to satisfy industry needs. 

Find out more about the CIMA Centre of Excellence

IFRS Certificate Programme

The International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), issued by the International Accounting Standard Board (IASB), are becoming the global accounting standard for how companies prepare financial statements. The IFRS Certificate Programme gives participants the skills to compete effectively in today’s global business environment.

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Welcome to CIMA Africa

  • Stay up to date with the latest news in Africa

    Get exclusive insight on news, trends and research in Africa. It’s the perfect way to stay up to date while you’re on the go. Plus, catch the latest country updates, CPD events, face-to-face sessions, and awards evenings in Africa.

  • CIMA Exam Fees Reduced

    We recognise that you may face obstacles when progressing through the qualification. We want to ensure you can study CIMA regardless of economic conditions and fluctuating exchange rates.

  • CGMA Africa Conference 2019

    The next CGMA Africa Conference will take place in September 2019. More information to come.

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