Preparatory Course For Chartered Institute of Management Accountants Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting

OBJECTIVE

The objective of this course is to prepare students how to prepare group accounts, make pricing and product decisions based on a robust analysis, and manage projects and relationships.

 

Learning outcome

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • discuss developments in strategic management.
  • discuss the concepts associated with managing through people.
  • evaluate techniques for analysing andmanaging costs for competitive advantage.
  • discuss decision making in responsibilitycentres.
  • discuss types and sources of long-term finance for an incorporated entity.
  • produce consolidated primary financial statements, incorporating accounting transactions and adjustments, in accordance with relevant international accounting standards, in an ethical manner.
 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The minimum entry requirement is either one of the following criteria:

  • Student who have completed CITECH Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Services (Financial Management)
  • Students who have completed CITECH Diploma in Accounting and Finance
  • Students who have completed the CIMA Diploma in Management Accounting
  • Students who have completed a relevant degree or diploma.
  • Other qualifications will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

Duration
6 Months (Full Time)
12 Months (Part Time)

Intakes
September

 
Certificate Awarding Body
 
This certificate is awarded by Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.
 
Name of Award
 
Upon completion and passing of external exams, students will be awarded a CIMA Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting issued by Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.
 
Course Structure
 

Module Code

Module Name

Hours

E2

Project and Relationship Management

50

P2

Advanced Management Accounting

50

F2

Advanced Financial Reporting

50

 
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Modules Synopsis
 
E2 Project and Relationship Management

This module emphasises a holistic, integrated approach to managing organisations, from external and internal perspectives. It builds on the understanding of organisational structuring gained from E1 and is centred on the concept of strategy and how organisational strategy can be implemented through people, projects, processes and relationships. It provides the basis for developing further insights into how to formulate and implement organisational strategy, which is covered in E3.


P2 Advanced Management Accounting

This module focusing primarily on the long term, P2 builds on the insights about costs and their drivers (from P1) to provide the competencies needed to analyse, plan and manage costs to support the implementation of the organisationís strategy. It shows how to manage and control the performance of various units of the organisation in line with both short-term budgets and long-term strategy. Finally, P2 covers investment decision making and the risks associated with such decisions. It provides the basis for developing deeper understanding of various types of risk affecting the strategy and operations of organisations (covered in P3).


F2 Advanced Financial Reporting

This module builds on the competencies gained from F1. It covers how to effectively source the long-term finance required to fund the operations of organisations, particularly their capital investments. It also deepens the coverage of financial reporting to more complex aspects of group accounting and analyses the rules governing the recognition and measurement of various elements of the financial statements. Finally it shows how to analyse financial statements to provide insights about the financial performance and position of the organisation over time and in comparison with others.

 
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Mode of Assessment
 
This course will prepare students to sit for external exam set by Chartered Institute of Management Accountant. Students will be required to complete the three individual modules' objective tests. Upon passing the three individual modules' objective tests, the students will be required to sit for the integrated case study. Upon passing both objective tests and integrated case study, students will be awarded the certificate for the respective level from CIMA.
 
Learning and Teaching Strategies
 
Every modules are delivered via lectures, PowerPoint presentations, tutorials, and individual assistance as required.
 
Our courses are generally conducted on a modular basis. Our average contact hours for the Advanced Diploma program are 50 hours per module which comprise of lectures and tutorials.
 
Graduation Requirements
 
Students will be required to complete the three online individual modules' objective tests set by CIMA. Upon passing the three individual modules' objective tests, the students will be required to sit for the integrated case study. Upon passing both objective tests and integrated case study, students will be awarded the certificate for the respective level from CIMA.
 
Articulation Pathway
 
Upon successful completion of this CIMA Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting program, students will be able to progress their study to the CIMA Strategic Level program.
 
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