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Join the CIMA Class of ’23 (May/Aug Case Study exams)

A unique opportunity to kick start your CIMA Case Study exam studies. Introducing a free and highly interactive 8-week programme of study and exam support for any candidate at the Operational, Management or Strategic levels. It’s ideal for anyone studying, or planning to study for, CIMA Case Study exams in May and August 2023.

What’s in it for me?

Join an award-winning Class of ‘23 and, in return for your commitment, you will receive a structured programme of study and exam support as outlined below. If followed, it will improve your chances of success in your chosen Case Study exam. The programme contains more than 60 hours of support material, including:
  • Study Calendar -  A step-by-step weekly guide with downloadable learning resources to maximise your chances of exam success.
  • Recorded webcasts and articles, focussing on study techniques, time management and essential exam skills.
  • A dedicated Facebook group providing an opportunity to network with and learn from your peers, and interact with CIMA staff.
  • Certificate of Completion ― CIMA Class of ’23.

How does the programme work?

The purpose of this programme is to make your study more effective and maximise your exam marks through careful planning. Therefore, It does include support material that will allow you to take ownership of your learning, exam preparation and developing essential exam skills. With advice on time planning, and insights from the markers, examiners and exam top performers, it will also ensure you’re aware of all the exam requirements.

Please note that the Class of ’23 is NOT designed to replace tuition or the work of the tuition providers. It will NOT provide you with the underpinning syllabus knowledge required to pass the Case Study exam.

Is this programme for you?

This free-of-charge programme is for you if you:

  • Need step-by-step guidance and additional learning support.
  • Want to get back on track with your studies and know where to start.
  • Have challenges around procrastination and time management.
  • Value peer-to-peer support and networking opportunities.
  • Need to develop essential study and exam skills.

What’s the process going forward?

  • Register with the programme before the 15th March 2023.
  • Complete a short survey for us to better understand your expectations and study support requirements.
  • Join the CIMA Class of ’23 Facebook group.
  • Watch the recorded onboarding webcast by 24th March 2023.
  • Kick-start your learning journey. Follow the step-by-step guide and resources in the Study Calendar.
  • Book the May 2023 CIMA Case Study exam as early as you can but before the closing dates for your exam level.
  • Sit your exam in the May 2023 exam window.
  • Follow the instructions and guidance you will receive in Friday check-in emails.
  • Receive a Certificate of Completion in September 2023.

What we need from you?

Motivate yourself by booking your Case Study exam early in the support programme. Commit yourself to sticking to that exam date and plan backwards from it. Follow the study support programme and guidance in our weekly emails either in full, or by selecting relevant resources as and when you need them. Note that the more you participate in the programme, the greater your chances of exam success.

Please review the detailed FAQs.

Terms and conditions

  1. CGMA candidates at Operational, Management or Strategic Level who do not have outstanding debt (including 2023 subscription fee) are eligible for this programme.
  2. Candidates should schedule/book and sit their CGMA Case Study (CS) exams for the May 2023 exam window.
  3. If unsuccessful in the May 2023 exam, candidates will be awarded one free exam resit subject to the condition that exams must have been scheduled/booked and sat in the May 2023 exam window.
  4. Each candidate will be notified by email within 10 working days of their CS exam results that a credit has been added to their My CIMA account. This offer is valid for in centre and CIMA Online Exams (taken remotely at home/office).
  5. Only one free exam resit per candidate will be available and the free exam resit credit is valid only for the August 2023 CS exam window. All free exam resit credits will lapse if not used for the August 2023 CS exam window.
  6. The exam credit is not transferrable to CGMA Objective Test exams or to another CGMA candidate.
  7. Candidates who are unsuccessful in the May 2023 CS exams should wait to receive the email confirming their free exam resit credit before scheduling their resit exam. The exam credit will be lost if the resit exam is scheduled before it has been applied to your My CIMA account.
  8. A certificate of completion will be awarded to all CGMA Class of ’23 candidates after the completion of the programme, subject to sitting and passing a CS exam either in May or August 2023 exam windows.
  9. Certificates of completion will be sent to the eligible candidates by 31 July 2023 for those who pass May 2023 CS exams, and by 31 October 2023 for those who pass August 2023 CS exams.
  10. Our IT systems are being upgraded in April 2023; this may affect your exam booking, scheduling, and sitting. Therefore, please take careful note of the key dates below:
  • No exams can be sat between 12 and 26 April.
  • CGMA exams may be booked between 12 and 16 April, IF the exam is scheduled for or after 27 April.
  • You will not be able to access your MyCIMA account for any purpose, including exam booking and scheduling, between 17 and 26 April.

If you’ve already scheduled an exam during this period (12 to 26 April inclusive), please reschedule as soon as possible. If you fail to reschedule the exams during this period, the exams will be cancelled (and refunds will automatically be applied).




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