CIMA® MEMBERSHIP

Membership of the CIMA institute opens up a new world of opportunities for CIMA® qualification holders and provides access to personalized dashboard, resources for career growth & attractive CIMA® program offers.

With fee covered for up to 10 years, membership is an invaluable perk for CIMA® qualification holders. The myCIMA dashboard provided to each CIMA® member contains insightfully curated informational, educational and professional development resources and other benefits.

CIMA® Professional Membership

The professional membership is not open for public, and is exclusively reserved for professionals who have already earned their CIMA® qualification.

CIMA® professional members get useful career and networking resources to improve their visibility within the global community of management accountants; broaden their knowledge base; sharpen their leadership skills; drive their organization's performance; and speed up their journey toward the boardroom. The membership card gives access to all CIMA institute networking events, and the exclusive privilege of referring their friends and relatives for the CIMA® program on a member discount of 10% on the standard program fee.

CIMA® professional members get the membership card along with a life-long access to the CIMA institute dashboard. Key resources shared with professional members include information on networking events, programs, webinars and seminars for senior professionals in areas related to business, finance and indeed, management accounting. To add, members get periodic updates on training and educational opportunities, with possibilities of special program fee wherever possible.

Membership fee for the first 10 years is already included in the CIMA® package for CIMA® qualification holders who qualified through the CIMA® standard route. For CIMA® qualification holders through the Master’s and Professional pathways, the CIMA® program fee covers membership for 8 and 5 years respectively. After the expiry of the membership period, CIMA® qualification holders have to pay a nominal fee of US$ 150.00 annually to renew their membership. Professionals can also choose the one-time fee option and pay US$ 300.00 for life-time membership.

CIMA® Student Membership

CIMA® Student Membership is for students of universities and business schools on the CIMA® Ace network.

CIMA® student membership automatically converts into CIMA® professional membership once a student has successfully earned the CIMA® qualification. Student members get a CIMA® student membership certificate, besides their unique CIMA® email id. They get their membership card, however, only after they have obtained the CIMA® qualification. Also included are a number of career-resources to help them improve their employability and visibility among employers; enrich and broaden their knowledge and skills in line with global trends in the investment & management accounting profession, and equip themselves well for a great start to their careers.

Key resources shared with student members include information on employment opportunities, student contests, webinars and seminars in areas related to business, finance and indeed, management accounting. To add, members also get periodic updates on employment opportunities, job-interview and application tips; on training and education opportunities, with possibilities of special CIMA® program fee wherever possible.

Membership fee for the first 8 years is already included in the CIMA® program package offered to students of institutions on the CIMA® Ace list. After the expiry of the membership period, all CIMA® qualification holders have to pay a nominal fee of US$ 150.00 annually to renew their membership. Candidates can also choose the one-time fee option and pay US$ 300.00 for life-time membership.

CIMA® Institutional Membership

Institutions on the CIMA® Institutional Educator network obtain CIMA® institutional membership by default, those on the CIMA® Ace, CIMA® Accord and networks are pre-qualified, eligible of complimentary CIMA® institutional membership.

CIMA® institutional member-organizations get useful career and networking resources for their students and members, besides special fee offers for the CIMA® program and in CIMA® networking events for members. Key resources shared with institutional members include information on networking events, programs, webinars and seminars for senior professionals in areas related to business, finance and indeed, management accounting.

  • If you are a Professional…

    You have to be either pursuing the CIMA® program or have completed it to become a CIMA® Professional member.

  • If you are a Premier Academic Institution…

    You have to be on the list of CIMA® Ace institutions to become eligible for CIMA® institutional membership.

  • If you are a Premier Professional Body…

    You have to be on the list of CIMA® Accord institutions to become eligible for CIMA® institutional membership.

  • If you are a Registered Academic Institution…

    You have to be on the list of CIMA® Institutional Educators to become eligible for CIMA® institutional membership.

  • If you are a Student…

    You have to be registered in a full-time Master’s or MBA degree program in CIMA® authorized institution to become a CIMA® Student member.

Member Benefits

  • 01. Exclusive CIMA® Membership Card
  • 02. Organic and periodically updating list of books and journals to be read with purchase or subscription discount vouchers wherever possible
  • 03. Life-long access to exclusive, members-only CIMA® publications
  • 04. Discounts on CIMA® program for individuals referred by CIMA® members
  • 05. Free entry and registration in the CIMA institute networking events
  • 06. Quarterly updates on national and global conferences/ seminars/ webinars etc., with discount coupons wherever possible
  • 07. Quarterly updates on useful online/ offline training programs and courses etc., with discount coupons wherever possible
  • 08. Periodic updates on job and career opportunities in various regions of the world
  • 09. Articles and opinions of leaders on a wide gamut of issues related to business, finance, accounting and international business and technology
  • 10. Periodic regional and national online huddles among CIMA® qualification holders of a region or a nation
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