CIMA Certificate - Fundamentals of Management Accounting (BA2)

Can be taken anytime
Course Type
Professional Training Course
Course Fee
$175 $150 only

Course Overview

Gain a complete understanding of the fundamentals of management accounting and begin your journey towards the CIMA Professional Chartered Management Accounting Qualification.

Who should take this course

As unit one of an entry-level qualification, this course is perfect for those who have virtually no accounting experience and want to start their journey into the accounting for business industry.


There are no pre-requisites for the course, however, to boost your chances of success a good level of numeracy and English would be beneficial.

Course content

This section of the course covers the fundamentals of management accounting and the role of a management accountant. (C01)

  • Get to grips with the industry basics, including the CIMA definition of management accounting, and the role of the management accountant within a business.
  • Understand the importance of cost control and responsible accounting.
  • Gain an insight to the formation of the CIMA and its existence as a professional body in Management Accounting.
  • Explore the classification of costs, behavioral patterns and their activity.
  • Learn the importance of budgeting and planning from functional and master budgets, to interpreting statements and variances.
  • Learn how to prepare financial statements for the purpose of management perusal and distinguish between the various managerial reports across a diverse range of organisations and enterprises.
  • Understand and learn the contribution concept and how to implement cost-volume-profit analysis while also being able to explain, construct or buy decisions.
  • Evaluate the importance of long term investments.

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