The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) is the world's largest professional body of management accountants. CIMA members are qualified to work across an organisation, not just in finance. In addition to strong accounting fundamentals, CIMA teaches strategic business and management skills.
Students who complete this qualification are able to register as Chartered Management Accountants with the designation ACMA, CGMA.
The ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the global body for professional accountants. The ACCA aims to offer business-relevant, first-choice qualifications to people of application, ability and ambition around the world who seek a rewarding career in accountancy, finance and management.
The Chartered Certified Accountant Programme confers the designation ACCA. Members are recognised to perform the Audit Function in the UK and certain European and other countries. Employees without formal tertiary qualifications gain access by means of the Professional Qualification: Chartered Certified Accountant Programme.
The Foundations in Accountancy (FIA) is the ACCAs suite of entry level qualifications. The perfect start for a career in accountancy and finance - whether you are just starting out in finance or if you need a professional qualification to show for your experience.
Students can progress with their studies through the ACCA (from F4) and become a Chartered Certified Accountant.
The Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) Institute is the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence – a champion for ethical behaviour in investment markets and a respected source of knowledge in the global financial community.
The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers has been around since 1931. Its role is to improve and maintain the quality, credibility and reputation of bookkeeping, accounting, office administration and financial management training and qualifications in Southern Africa.
Graduates from the ICB’s Accounting Certification Programme can study further to become a chartered certified accountant, through the ACCA or become a management accountant through the CIMA.
This qualification is ideal if you enjoy running a company in an organised way. You will learn a little bookkeeping and a lot of all-round office knowledge. As you work through the 12 learning areas (or subjects), you’ll move up from Junior Office Administrator to Office Manager. This qualification will allow you to land your first job, make you more employable, be considered for promotions and increase your responsibility in your workplace.