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Your journey towards qualifying as a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) could be fast-tracked, thanks to our various fast track entries in Indonesia including the Global C-suite Business and Finance Programme, CGMA Corporate Professional Pathway, CIMA-IAI Strategic Leaders Programme and more.

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Fast track entry routes

Your journey towards qualifying as a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) could be fast-tracked, thanks to our various fast track entries in Indonesia including the Global C-suite Business and Finance Programme, CGMA Corporate Professional Pathway, CIMA-IAI Strategic Leaders Programme and more.

Find your best entry route

– CGMA Corporate Professional Pathway

Your work experience counts.

Expand your career horizon with the fast track CGMA Corporate Professional Pathway, designed with multiple entries points to the CIMA Professional Qualification based on your work experience in finance, accounting and business functions.

There are three levels of entry depending on your work experience:

Entry point Minimum work experience required Award
Strategic level Implementing business strategies from finance perspectivesIdentifying and managing risk at a lower levelImplementing a financial strategy CGMA designation and CIMA membership (after successful membership application)
Management Case Study Dealing with stakeholders and implementation of projectsMaking product and pricing decisionsPerformance evaluation of divisions or partsKnowing how the business impacts on the financial statements and ability to analyse the performance of the organisation through financial statements CIMA Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting
Operational Case Study Analysing the structure of the organisation as well as cross-functional communicationCosting and/or budgetingPreparing part of or entire financial statements including group accounts CIMA Diploma in Management Accounting

Your learning need not stop at the CIMA Diploma or Advanced Diploma level. The CGMA designation will be yours after you complete another 4 exams (Advanced Diploma holders) or 8 exams (Diploma holders) and submit a successful application for CIMA membership.

The process

  1. Employer shortlists candidates.
  2. Candidate completes the online application form and uploads CV, highest academic document and ID/passport.
  3.  CIMA admits the candidate into the programme. Employer will make the necessary payments.
  4. Candidate attends revision classes to prepare for the exams.
  5. Candidate sits for the exam.
  6. Candidate receives the respective award.

Study support

Online study support is available through BAFstudy.com. Face to face classes will be held upon request (terms and conditions apply).

Exams

The Strategic level exams consist of three Objective Tests and one Case Study.

Objective Tests are available all year round. For case study exams, there are four windows a year when you can sit for the exams (February; May; August; and November).

You can sit for the exams at any of the Pearson Vue test centres nearest to you.

The exams are computer-based.

  • CIMA-IAI Strategic Leaders Programme

CIMA and Ikatan Akuntan Indonesia (IAI) are proud to introduce the CIMA-IAI Strategic Leaders Programme. This programme provides a fast track route for Chartered Accountants (CA) from IAI to obtain the CIMA professional qualification and the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation.

This programme is open to chartered accountants who are good standing members of IAI with more than ten years of relevant working experience. Qualified candidates will only need to complete the final exam of the CIMA professional qualification, the Strategic Case Study exam.

The journey

  1. Candidate completes the application form and submits CV, highest education document and ID/passport.
  2. Upon approval of the application, candidate registers as a CIMA student.
  3. Candidate sits for the Strategic Case Study exam.
  4. CGMA and CIMA membership awarded upon passing the Strategic Case Study exam and successful membership application.

Study support

BAF will organise revision classes or residential workshops before the exam. The sessions will be conducted by experienced BAF lecturers. Terms and conditions apply.

  • Global C-suite Business and Finance Programme

As a C-suite executive, you would probably have gained vast work experience in finance and business functions that would qualify you to be a certified professional. Leap forward to become a CGMA through the fast track Global C-suite Business and Finance Programme. Sit for ONE final exam of the CIMA qualification.

Under the fast-track Global C-suite Business and Finance Programme, candidates will sit only for the last exam of the CIMA qualification. Upon successful completion of this exam and with the relevant work experience, candidates will qualify for CIMA membership and earn the professional global designation of Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA®). It is open to all CFOs, CEOs and senior management who wish to enhance their professional standing with the CIMA professional qualification.


Study and qualification

Successful candidates who are accepted into the Global C-suite Business and Finance Programme will have to prepare for the last exam of the CIMA qualification – a three-hour case study exam. The exam primarily involves the application of strategic management accounting techniques to analyse, recommend and support decisions, areas which fall within the job scope of CFOs and senior management.

Why should you join the programme?

This programme will enhance your skillsets in leadership, people and business:

  • Build the confidence to lead an agile finance function that is fit for purpose in the digital age.
  • Be a strong leader with a broader skill set to influence and inspire those around you.
  • Possess the tools to become a strategic business partner with good decision-making skills to create value for your company.
  • Sharpen your skills in providing relevant insights for your organisation to stay future-focused.
  • Unique opportunity to network with peers around the world.
  • Get access to a world-class international trainer with a proven track record in running this programme in the Asia Pacific region.

Workshops

All successful candidates must attend a four-day exclusive training workshop and complete a four-week online revision session.

Criteria for entry

  • Candidates must have at least ten years’ experience in finance and business functions and currently be in a leadership role.
  • Candidates must have worked for or are working in a renowned organisation in Indonesia.
  • Candidates must not be a Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Indonesia Chartered Accountants (Ikatan Akuntan Indonesia, IAI).

How to apply

Complete the application form and submit the following supporting documents:

  • Employment CV – covering current and past employment history with detailed explanation of responsibilities and education history
  • Highest education document (both certificate and transcript)
  • A copy of identification card or passport (crossed ‘For CIMA use only’ for verification purpose)

Conditions for acceptance into the programme

  • All related work experience for CIMA membership must be filed before attempting the CIMA exam.
  • The CIMA exam should be attempted within 12 months upon registration with CIMA.

Strategic case study exam

The strategic case study exam is based upon a case study that is set within a simulated business context relating to one or more fictionalized organisations. The context described in the case study is based on a real business or industry. The case study, therefore, has no specific syllabus content of its own. It primarily involves the application of strategic management accounting techniques to analyse, accounting techniques to analyse, recommend and support decisions.

Pricing options

Option 1

Inclusive of relevant fee including exam fee at the first attempt, face to face classes in other countries, and four weeks comprehensive online study support. 

Note: The programme fee does not include flight and accommodation.

Option 2 (self-study option)

Inclusive of relevant fee including exam fee at the first attempt, and four weeks comprehensive online study support.

  • CIMA/CPA Australia Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA)

Recognising that global portability is increasingly important for professional accountants around the world, CIMA and CPA Australia entered into a mutual recognition agreement.

  • Students or members of other professional bodies

Want to accelerate your career? Whether you’re still studying or you’ve progressed to the membership at a recognised IFAC body, it’s important to think about what you want to achieve next.

  • Master’s Gateway

Adding a professional qualification to your MBA or Master’s in Accounting will give you an even stronger advantage in the job market. Find out about the Master’s Gateway accelerated route into CIMA.

At a glance:

  • Accelerated entry to the CIMA Professional Qualification for MBA or Master’s in Accounting holders
  • Be equipped with the up-to-date knowledge and practical experience employers are looking for.

If you hold a Master’s or MBA in Accounting, you can take the accelerated Master’s Gateway route to the CIMA Professional Qualification. You’ll just need to pass the CIMA Gateway exam, which is a three-hour computer-based case study exam, available four times a year.

Once you’ve passed the CIMA Gateway exam, you can progress straight to the strategic level of the CIMA Professional Qualification and then take the final step towards CGMA status.

As a CIMA student, you’ll have exclusive access to CIMAconnect, the online study support community. There you’ll find free resources such as past papers, practice exams, blogs and discussions about the Master’s Gateway route.

CIMA Indonesia Representative Office Marquee, Equity Tower 35th Floor Jl. Jenderal Sudirman Kav.52-53 Jakarta 12190

T. +62 21 29277854 E: indonesia@aicpa-cima.com

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