CIMA Diploma in Management Accounting – Operational Level

This programme is the first level of the CIMA Professional Qualification. It introduces several operational and functional areas of a business, such as information systems, operations management, marketing, human resource management, cost accounting, budgeting, taxation, financial accounting and reporting.

This study option includes:

CIMA E1 - Managing Finance in a Digital World

CIMA F1 - Financial Reporting

CIMA P1 - Management Accounting

CIMA - Operational Level Integrated Case Study

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If you have an interest in strategising, management techniques and managing the daily financial operations of a business, as a CIMA Global Learning Partner SACOB can offer you the CIMA Diploma in Management Accounting. Our operational level qualification introduces the various working processes of a company, from information systems and strategic marketing to financial reporting and tax principles.

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Chartered Institute of Management Accountants


CIMA Diploma in Management Accounting. (CIMA DIp MA)


With this CIMA qualification, you can seek promotions, or apply for a wider range of jobs. Upon your completion of this course, you'll be one step closer to becoming a chartered management accountant, making you an asset to many companies.


Successful completion of CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting.

Equivilent cerfification requires CIMA exemptions.


Up to 12 months


E1: Managing Finance in a Digital World
P1: Management Accounting
F1: Financial Reporting and Taxation


Home Study

The Home Study Package offers:

Study guides
Workbooks - Not for all subjects
Lecturer Support - via Email, Phone and access to the Student Question & Answer Platform

Online Classroom

The Full Online Classroom Package builds on the Home Study Package and provides you with the digital resources that may be available for your course as well as giving you access to the SACOB Online Classroom. The Online Classroom Package offers:

Video Kit
Study plans
Assessment downloads and uploads
SACOB Student Forum


3 Computer based examinations, 1 per subject.
1 Operational Integrated Case Study Exam (Computer based)

What's next

You are now eligible to further your studies with SACOB and CIMA and can enroll in the CIMA Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting ? Managerial Level.