There are two accelerated entry routes for members of professional bodies:
Management Gateway Exam
With a SAIPA membership or MBA you can apply to enter the CIMA qualification at management level by attempting the Management Case Study Exam (also called the CIMA Gateway Exam). This exam will test your application based on the content from the management level papers E2, P2 and F2.
SAICA Gateway Exam
SAICA members can enter the CIMA qualification at strategic level and have to sit the Strategic Case Study Exam. Depending on the experience, you may also need to pass the E3 (strategic management). The Strategic Case Study exam will test your application based on the content from the strategic level papers E3, P3 and F3.
Get the study texts for the three papers in advance to help you catch up on theory and practice case study technique by doing the non-integrated tasks in your Workbook. Then join us for two full weekends of case study analysis and question practice. Your Exam Prep Classes include three textbooks, case study workbook, case study analysis and 3 mock exams with timed tasks to ensure you are exam fit.
An online course that's designed to get you exam fit. A multitude of question practice, timed tasks, tasks for submission to your tutor and mock exams with debriefs. All this with a tutor on hand and a support team to monitor your progress. This option includes 3 hardcopies of your textbooks to ensure you can adequately review the theory before you tackle the case study.
Preparing for a gateway exam from home is entirely possible. Get the textbooks for the three papers in advance to help you catch up on your theory. Then use the Workbook to practice non-integrated tasks on various case studies. Your Toolkit is the real pre-seen case study analysis and includes a timed mock exam. Your course includes two more mock exams which can be submitted to your tutor for review to ensure we iron out the final bit of exam technique before the big day.