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Welcome to CIMA Africa

CIMA is the world’s largest professional body of management accountants offering the most relevant accounting qualification for a career in business. If you are considering a career in business and finance, the CIMA qualification will open doors with employers all over the world.

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  • 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.

  • Dates to Diarise

    Stay up to date with the latest training, social and networking events in Africa


  • COVID-19: CIMA 14-Day Challenge

    The ability to readjust to change is more important than ever, and we want to empower our members with useful, informative resources.

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Take the right turn

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 Registered Tuition Provider scheme was introduced in 2019 and aids students and their employers in finding tuition either by preferred study method (eg online) or geographically. CIMA Registered Tuition Providers in African countries are listed under their respective countries and our searchable web list offers a direct link to their websites so that prospective students and their employers can find out more.

See African Tuition Providers

Registered Tuition Providers have demonstrated that they value the relationship with CIMA and wish to work with us to offer great learning experiences to their students. CIMA assist them in this by providing syllabus support materials and all the latest information on our qualifications and developments in the world of finance.

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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FLP Reseller Partners

Basic Reseller

  • Resell the product, as is, to customers
  • Not involved in product delivery

Learning Partner/Value Added Reseller

  • Both resell and adds features and services to our product
  • Involved in learning delivery and integrate our product with their solution

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.

  • Face-to-face sessions

    Take the final steps towards becoming a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)

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