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Fact Sheet, CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting (CIMA CERT Sheet, CIMA Certificat¢  The CIMA Certificate
Fact Sheet, CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting (CIMA CERT Sheet, CIMA Certificat¢  The CIMA Certificate
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  • CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting (CIMA CERT BA) AIE

    Overview The CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting (Cert BA, National Certificate: Business Accounting, NQF5, SAQA ID 24418) will help students with little or no accounting experience unleash their true business potential. Teaching core business and finance skills beyond simple financial accounting, Cert BA syllabus is the perfect stepping stone towards a career in business and finance. Cost and Management Accounting has been identified as one of the most in demand position within the financial sector (Careerjunction) both locally and internationally, the CIMA designa- tion, being the most requested pre-requisite skill.

    The Cert BA is a qualification in its own right and also forms a formal entry route into the CIMA Professional Qualification. Once students successfully complete both qualifications and qualify for membership, they will be awarded the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation. Upon completing the Certificate, you will be able to proceed to the CIMA Professional Qualification, starting at the Operational level (CIMA Diploma in Management Accounting).

    • A South African National Senior Certificate (NSC) with a good understanding of English and Mathematics or Mathematics Literacy OR Adequate working experience.

    Admission Requirements

    Upon completion you will receive your: • CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting (CIMA CERT BA) • National Certificate: Business Accounting, NQF5, SAQA ID 24418

    Duration

    • Full Time • Part Time • Online

    Mode of Delivery

    • When you have completed all exams students can progress on to the CIMA Diploma In Management Accounting (CIMA DIP MA)

    Articulation Options

    Full Time • 6 months (9 Sessions/Week, 1.5 hours each, +- 2 ½ day/week, class times are between 08:30 & 16:00) • All credits are achieved via your study duration at the institute, studio time and project-based assignments. *Sessions will be grouped together to lower cost of traveling, however, in some cases classes may not follow this convention and schedules are subject to change. Online & Part Time  • Part Time = 12 months (2 Hours/week, every 2nd Saturday 08:00 - 14:00) • Online = 12 Months (Online live Q&A or structured classes, 2 Hours/week, 18:00 - 20:00) • Credits are obtained through a combination of live virtual classes, pre-recorded video lectures and project-based tasks. 

    1. Upon completing the Certificate, you will be able to proceed to the CIMA Professional Qualification, starting at the Operational level (CIMA Diploma in Management Accounting). 2. By becoming a CIMA member you will join the world’s largest professional body of management accountants. You will be able to use the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation and be part of a truly global network, making international transferability a no effort exercise.

    3. The CGMA designation is powered by two of the world’s leading accounting bodies – CIMA and AICPA. It aims to establish management accounting as the most valued profession in business worldwide. 4. Get a free Office 365 Education A1 license, valid for the duration of your studies.

    5. Job placement assistance through our industry network and online recruitment portal, exclusively available to AIE graduates. Visit www.recruitgraduates.co.za for more.

    International Alliances/Progression Options (As per CIMA website) CIMA members have access to a number of strategic alliances, including: • Recognition from the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants[15] • An accelerated route to Associateship of the Association of Corporate Treasurers[10] • A mutual recognition agreement with the Society of Management Accountants of Canada[11] • A mutual recognition agreement with CPA Australia[12] • A strategic alliance with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia[13] • A joint qualification program with the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants[14] • MOU with Institute of Cost Accountants of India • Strategic Alliance with the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMAP) • An accelerated route to the CGMA designation for members of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA)

    Features & Benefits

    For more information, please contact a student advisor:

    Gauteng: 011 262 5115 l Cape Town: 021 202 7890 info@aie.ac l www.aie.ac

    What you get

  • Academic Institute of Excellence

    Curriculum

    Salaries & Skills

    Career Options

    • Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) • Business Managers • Management Accountant • Finance Manager • Cost Accountant • Business Analyst • Management Consultant • CFO

    BA1 focuses on the economic and operating context of business and how the factors of competition, the behaviour of financial markets and government economic policy can influence an organisation. It also deals with the information available to assist management in evaluating and forecasting the behaviour of consumers, markets and the economy in general

    Students will gain an understanding of the areas of economic activity relevant to an organisation’s decisions • A. Macroeconomic and Institutional Context of Business (25%) • B. Microeconomics and Organisational Context of Business (30%) • C. Informational Context of Business (20%) • D. Financial Context of Business (25%)

    Fundamentals of Business Economics (BA1)

    Fundamentals of Financial Accounting (BA3)

    In BA3 students will obtain a practical understanding of financial accounting and the process behind the preparation of financial statements for single entities. These statements are prepared within a conceptual and regulatory framework requiring an understanding of the role of legislation and of accounting standards. The need to understand and apply necessary controls for accounting systems, and the nature of errors is also covered. There is an introduction to measuring financial performance with the calculation of basic ratios.

    • A. Accounting Principles, Concepts and Regulations (10%) • B. Recording Accounting Transactions (50%) • C. Preparation of Accounts for Single Entities (30%) • D. Analysis of Financial Statements (10%)

    Fundamentals of Management Accounting (BA2)

    BA2 teaches students fundamental knowledge and techniques that underpin management accounting. It identifies the position of the management accountant within organisations and the role of CIMA. The subject portrays the role of management accounting in the contexts of commercial and public sector bodies and its wider role in society.

    • A. The Context of Management Accounting (10%) • B. Costing (25%) • C. Planning and Control (30%) • D. Decision Making (35%)

    Fundamentals of Ethics, Corporate Governance and Business Law (BA4)

    In BA4 students will gain an understanding of the professional standards to be demonstrated for the benefit of all stakeholders. With this in mind, the place of ethics and ethical conflict is an essential underpinning for commercial activity. It includes the role of corporate governance, corporate social responsibility and audit; and their increasing impact in the management of organisations. Wherever business is conducted the legal and administrative framework underpins commercial activity. With this in mind the areas of contract law, employment law, administration and management of companies is considered.

    • A. Business Ethics and Ethical Conflict (30%) • B. Corporate Governance, Controls and Corporate Social Responsibility (45%) • C. General Principles of the Legal System, Contract and Employment Law (15%) • D. Company Administration (10%)

    Study Kit Your study kit is included in your fees and will contain: 

    • Free WIFI (10GB/Month, On Campus only).  • CIMA Approved and Accredited textbooks • Orientation kit including: Student Card, Welcome Letter, and Getting Started Guide.  • Access to our myAIE student portal and student support team via phone, email and tickets.  

    FREE Wi Fi

    * All statistics are derived from www.payscale.com

    For more information, please contact a student advisor:

    Gauteng: 011 262 5115 l Cape Town: 021 202 7890 info@aie.ac l www.aie.ac

    SA

    Accountant R120 000 - R489 000

    Account Manager R143 000 - R568 000

    Financial Manager R359 000 - R1 000 000

    Accountant £18 000 - £46 000

    Account Manager £19 000 - £40 000

    Financial Manager £36 000 - £62 000U KSA

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    AIE (Academic Institute of Excellence) has been granted provisional registration as a private college in terms of Section 31(3) of the CET Act and Regulation 12(4), with registration number 2018/FE07/003 for a period of three years. AIE (Academic Institute of Excellence) is a accredited CIMA Learning Partner and offers the following CIMA courses: • Certificate in Business Accounting • Professional Qualification: Management Accounting • Professional Qualification: Chartered Management A

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