Special pathways

Give your career a globally recognised competitive edge by gaining the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation! The following CIMA special pathways are available if you reside in Sri Lanka:

CIMA CFO Programme

The CIMA CFO Programme provides a unique opportunity for CFOs and strategic decision makers in the upper echelons of the business world to leap forward – become a CIMA member and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) to elevate their role to “value integrator”.

As a CGMA you are part of a global community of like-minded peers which enables you to network, share experiences/ best practices and gain access to thought leadership tools which keep you at the forefront of your profession.

Participant Profile

  • Open to all C-suite and Senior Finance Executives with at least 10 years of relevant work experience* with high level of managerial responsibility within their organisations in finance and/or business functions

* Fulfil the Practical Experience Required as specified by CIMA to obtain the CIMA membership and CGMA designation

  • Examples of appropriate functions/titles: MD/CFO/CEO, Director/Executive Director/Executive Vice President, Controller, General Manager and other senior-level financial positions

Step 1

Submit detailed CV to:

CV must contain personal details, qualifications obtained, detailed work experience

Step 2

CIMA stringently reviews applications, conducts interviews where necessary and admits shortlisted candidates into the programme

Step 3

Candidate attends workshops to prepare for the CIMA Strategic Case Study Exam

Step 4

Candidate files application for CIMA membership before attempting the Strategic Case Study Exam

Step 5

Candidate sits for the Strategic Case Study Exam

Step 6

Award CGMA and CIMA Membership

Upon passing the Strategic Case Study exam and successful membership application

Programme fees: GBP 2,000

For more information, contact CIMA:

Colombo T. 0112503880 | Kandy T. 0817393910/ 2227883 

CIMA for MBA holders

MBA holders can now join the fast-track route to gain the globally trusted and highly valued Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation.  

Register at GBP 425
Fee includes CIMA registration fee, exemptions for 12 subjects, first year subscription fee, CIMA Gateway Exam fee (first attempt only)

Call CIMA Sri Lanka on 011 2503880 or email