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Public Sector Accelerated Program in Ireland

Gain a CIMA Diploma in Management Accounting with the completion of your first exam!

The CIMA Public Sector Accelerated Program is an opportunity for experienced Public Servants to gain a qualification highly valued across the public and private sectors, with thousands of companies around the world training their people with us.

Starting your CIMA journey

Programme Length:   Selection criteria: Programme requirements:
12 months Public Servant or high potential/performing team member with a minimum of two years relevant experience.

Please submit a detailed CV including personal details, academic qualifications and detailed work experience.

The CV will be reviewed by CIMA to assess program eligibility.

Boost your career by gaining a CIMA Diploma in Management Accounting with the completion of your first exam

How does it work?

CIMA have partnered with Learnsignal to provide you with online study material.

  • Your first exam is the Operational Level Case study.
  • Access to the Learnsignal study platform will be available for a period of 12 months, allowing you to take the case study exam within this timeframe. Upon successful completion of the Operational Level Case Study, you will be awarded the CIMA Diploma in Management Accounting with the designatory letters CIMA Dip MA.
  • You then have the option to progress through the Management and Strategic levels.There are 3 objective tests and 1 case study exam at each of these levels. 
  • Our flexible structure puts you in control. You choose when and where to sit each exam, available remotely from the comfort of your own home and at more than 5,500 Pearson Vue test centres around the world.

*You are required to complete three years’ of relevant practical experience.

Cost: Only £900


  • Fast track entry route
  • Registration and subscription until the end of the year. 
  • Operational level case study exam fee
  • 12 months subscription to Learnsignal

Need more info?

To find out more about how CIMA can help you to get ahead, leave your details below or please contact Claire Lambert, Business Relationship Manager for Public Sector Ireland at

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Who is CIMA?

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), is the world’s leading and largest professional body of management accountants. Our unique blend of management accounting, financial accounting and business-focused subjects produces highly-competent and confident Chartered Global Management Accountants (CGMAs) who lead their organisations to sustainable success.

Global reach

Upon successful completion of the qualification you will become a Chartered Global Management Accountant and hold the globally recognised designations ACMA, CGMA. You will also become a member of the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, a global body representing 650,000 members and students across 179 countries and territories.

Gain a globally recognized finance qualification with the completion of your first exam!