In order to become a Chartered Global Management Accountant (ACMA, CGMA) you need a minimum of three years' verified work-based practical experience. Experience may be drawn from any of the following three areas over a period of 3 years or more (but a minimum of 18 months must be gained within the core area).
|Area 1 - basic experience||Area 2 - core experience||Area 3 - supplementary experience|
|1a. preparing and maintaining accounting records||2a. preparation of management accounts||3a. financial strategy|
|1b. statutory regulatory reporting||2b. planning, budgeting and forecasting||3b. corporate finance|
|1c. IT desktop skills||2c. management reporting for decision making||3c. treasury management|
|1d. systems and procedure development||2d. product and service costing||3d. taxation|
|2e. information management||3e. business evaluation and appraisal|
|2f. project appraisal||3f. business strategy|
|2g. project management||3g. external relationships|
|2h. working capital content|
|2i. risk management and business assurance|
See the CIMA website for more information.