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CIMA Certificate in

Business Accounting

What is the CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting?


The CIMA Business Accounting eLearning course is a perfect qualification if you’re looking to improve your current skill set or if you’re a complete beginner who fancies a change in career. The CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting is a qualification in its own right and forms a formal entry route into the CIMA professional qualification. Once you successfully complete both qualifications and qualify for a membership, you will be awarded the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation.

In a nutshell: Understand the fundamentals of business and management accounting to start your journey as a powerhouse in the finance industry with the Certificate in Business Accounting full training package.

Spread the payments over 10 months. Pay £54.45 monthly. This payment option incurs a 10% charge.

Overview of our CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting (BA1, BA2, BA3, BA4)

"My tutor was incredibly helpful, from start to finish. The process of ordering the course online from MyProfessional was seamless. I would highly recommend using these guys for an online course." - Thomas Oakley, CeMAP Graduate
Awarding Body: CIMA
Type: Online Course
Course Access: 24 Months
Tutor Support: Available
Mock Exams Included

Is the CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting right for me? 

What is so brilliant about the CIMA Business Accounting course is that no experience is required prior to starting this course. The CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting is an entry level distance learning course and therefore doesn’t require any previous experience in accountancy to enrol. The CIMA Business Accounting course is perfectly suited to beginners looking to embark upon a career in accounting or those looking for a career change. It is recommended that you have a good understanding of English and Maths and the motivation to learn if you wish to enrol on this business accounting training course.

What are the CIMA Business Accounting Training online course modules?

Four elements contribute to the CIMA Business Accounting training:

  • BA1 Fundamentals of Business Economics

  • BA2 Fundamentals of Management Accounting

  • BA3 Fundamentals of Financial Accounting

  • BA4 Fundamentals of Ethics, Corporate Governance and Business Law

CIMA Business Accounting Exams

There are four separate exams for each of the units of study (exams are not included), once successfully completed you will achieve your Chartered Institute of Management Accountants Certificate in Business Accounting.

What does the CIMA Business Accounting course cover?

  • The core areas that make up management accounting, including cost determination, break even analysis, financial planning and control and cost and accounting systems.

  • Learning how conceptual and regulatory frameworks, accounting systems and audits and the preparation of accounting statements work together to cover the basics of financial accounting.

  • Getting to grips with basic maths, including probability, data analysis and variables, as well as forecasting, spreadsheets and financial mathematics and learn how these bare bones come together to create the accounting skeleton.

  • Learning how the goals and targets set by businesses can be achieved and understand the importance of the market system and the macroeconomic context of business.

  • Grasp the complexities of ethics and business law and demonstrate an understanding of the various aspects of the subject area, including company administration, contracts and alternative legal systems.

Gaining a CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting can propel you into a range of professions including finance, project management or accountancy. It’s the ideal course if you’re looking to lay the foundations of a career in management accounting or business finance. You can expect to earn a salary of £32,000 as a studying CIMA member and once qualified you could earn wages up to £60,000 as a CIMA Member.

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