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CGMA Corporate Professional Pathway

Your work experience counts. Expand your career horizon with the fast track CGMA Corporate Professional Pathway, designed with multiple entry points to the CIMA Professional Qualification based on your work experience in finance, accounting and business functions.

CGMA Corporate Professional Pathway

There are three levels of entry depending on your work experience:

Entry point Minimum work experience required Award
Strategic level
  • Implementing business strategies from finance perspectives
  • Identifying and managing risk at a lower level
  • Implementing financial strategy
CGMA designation and CIMA membership (after successful membership application)
Management Case Study
  • Dealing with stakeholders and implementation of projects
  • Making product and pricing decisions
  • Performance evaluation of divisions or component parts
  • Knowing how the business impacts on the financial statements and ability to analyse the performance of the organisation through financial statements
CIMA Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting
Operational Case Study
  • Analysing the structure of the organisation as well as cross-functional communication
  • Costing and/or budgeting
  • Preparing part of or entire financial statements including group accounts
CIMA Diploma in Management Accounting

Your learning need not stop at the CIMA Diploma or Advanced Diploma level. The CGMA designation will be yours after you complete another 4 exams (Advanced Diploma holders) or 8 exams (Diploma holders) and submit a successful application for CIMA membership.

View the complete CIMA Professional Qualification syllabus.

The process

1 Employer shortlists candidates.
2 Candidate completes the online application form and uploads CV, highest academic document and ID/passport. 
3 CIMA admits the candidate into the programme. Employer will make the necessary payments.
4 Candidate attends revision classes to prepare for the exams.
5 Candidate sits for the exam.
6 Candidate receives the respective award.

Study support

Online study support is available through and CIMAConnect. Face to face classes will be held upon request (terms and conditions apply).


  • The Strategic level exams consist of three Objective Tests and one Case Study.
  • Objective Tests are available all year round. For case study exams, there are four windows a year when you can sit for the exams (February; May;August; and November).
  • You can sit for the exams at any of the Pearson Vue test centres nearest to you.
  • The exams are computer-based.

C-suite executives (CEO, COO, CFO and senior management)

C-suite executives can apply for the fast track one-exam

CGMA Strategic Leaders Programme


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