Certificate in Business Accounting (CIMA Cert BA)

Access Duration - 365 Days
Awarded By  Awarded By "CIMA"
Guided Learning Hour 40 Guided Learning Hours (40)
Course Material Course Material
Number of Modules 04 Number of Modules 04
Assessment Included Mock Exam Included
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What Will I Learn?

Learn about economics and operating context of business.
Understand how financial markets and government economic policy can impact a company.
Acquire the techniques and knowledge of fundamental accounting.
Learn the role of management accounting in a public or commercial sector.
Understand how to prepare financial statements for a single entity.
Understand how ethics underpins commercial activity.


Maybe you are considering a career in Business Accounting at executive or managerial level or perhaps already working in a similar position and looking for a promotion. Either way, this super amazing certification course in Business Accounting with CIMA certified is the ideal course for you. Since this course, Certificate in Business Accounting is a foundation level course; it covers all the fundamental concepts that will lay the foundation for your Business Accounting career by not leaving any stones unturned. Furthermore, this course, Certificate in Business Accounting is not only practically oriented which will equip you with skills needed for employment, but will also prepare you thoroughly for the examination to get certified with Business Accounting.

What makes this course stand out from the rest?

Since this course covers entire fundamental concepts ranging from Business Economics, Management Accounting, Financial Accounting as well as Ethical, Legal and Corporate governance, you will gain all the comprehensive skills required for the certification exam. Also, you will achieve the ultimate foundation skills that you will need for your further career progression. Your employers and managers will overly impressed when you complete this certification which would be ideal for career promotion as well, as it doesn’t leave any stones unturned. Since at the end of the course, you will be CIMA certified, it would open the doors for further opportunities globally as well as various study options.

The Curriculum is designed by experts who have practical hands-on experience in the business accounting arena. At the end of the Certificate in Business Accounting, there would be a mock exam as well which you could use as a warm-up for the actual certification exam. We can guarantee a 100% pass rate on the entire qualification as we provide support that is tailor-made to each learner.

On the other hand, pursuing a career in Business Accounting will lead you to earn a massive salary as well as a multitude of skills relevant to Business Accounting to achieve the desired success in life. As there will be a separate section on ethical aspects as well as legal issues, you are more likely to gain an all-round skills. Become a real all-rounder in Business Accounting by getting certified with this course.

Who is the CIMA Foundation Level for?

  • School leavers
  • Small business owners
  • Undergraduates and graduates
  • Anyone with an interest in pursuing a career in management accountancy
  • Why Choose Global Edulink?
  • Entry Requirement
  • Assessment
  • Exam Details
  • Certification
  • Career Path
  • Excellent pass rate
  • Dedicated panel of instructors
  • High rate of passing for first-time students
  • Become confident with mock exams and practice questions

The CIMA Foundation Certificate does not require formal entry qualifications. Learners must be over the age of 16 and be competent in Mathematics, ICT and English Language.

The objective tests can be taken in any order. All 4 objective tests must be passed in order to progress to the CIMA Professional level qualification.

The foundation level qualification will comprise of 4 computer-based objective tests. Tests are made up of multiple choice, number entry and drag and drop question formats.

4  Objective Tests

  • Format – Computer-Based
  • Duration – 120 minutes
  • BA1, BA2, BA4 – 60 objective test questions
  • BA4 – 85 objective test questions

(A score of 100 out of 150 will represent a Pass)

Objective tests - GBP95 (Tier 1 per exam)

Please Note : Official Exam is not provided, It should be purchased separately

Please note that the prices are subject to change by the The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) at any given time. The above price mentioned per objective test are at the time of writing only. You may check with the official CIMA website for latest updates in prices. https://www.cimaglobal.com/Starting-CIMA/Starting-CIMA/Fees/

Upon the successful completion of the course, learners will be awarded the CIMA Certificate in Business and Accounting.

A career in management accounting will provide a clear path to progress in your desired employment. Companies worldwide, irrespective of their size require the services and knowledge of management accountants. Management Accountants are marketable across multiple industries.

  • Management Accountant - £32,957

Key Features

Gain an Accredited UK Qualification
Access to Excellent Quality Study Materials
Personalised Learning Experience
Support by Phone, Live Chat, and Email
Eligible for TOTUM Discount Card
UK Register of Learning Providers Reg No : 10053842

Course Curriculum

1: BA1 Fundamentals of Business Economics
BA1 Fundamentals of Business Economics
Chapter 1 – National Income, And The Effects Of Economic Growth Rates And Prices On Business
Chapter 2 – International Trade
Chapter 3 – Economic Development And Globalization
Chapter 4 – Organisations
Chapter 5 – Prices
Chapter 6 – Market Failure And The Regulations Of Markets
Chapter 7 – Data And Information
Chapter 8 – Big Data And Data Analysis
Chapter 9 – Financial Markets And Institutions
Chapter 10 – Financial Mathematics
Chapter 11 – The Effects Of Interest Rates And Exchange Rates On Business Performance
2: BA2 Fundamentals of Management Accounting
BA2 Fundamentals of Management Accounting
Chapter 1 – Accounting For Management
Chapter 2 – Cost Classification And Behaviour
Chapter 3 – Semi Variable Costs
Chapter 4 – Accounting For Overheads
Chapter 5 – Absorption Costing
Chapter 6 – Marginal Costing
Chapter 7 – Cost Plus Pricing
Chapter 8 – Budgeting
Chapter 9 – Variance Analysis
Chapter 10 – Performance Measurement
Chapter 11 – Financial Performance Measurement
Chapter 12 – Non-Financial Performance Measurement
Chapter 13 – Integrated Cost Accounting
Chapter 14 – Probability
Chapter 15 – Measures Of Average And Of Dispersion
Chapter 16 – The Normal Distribution
Chapter 17 – Break-Even Analysis
Chapter 18 – Limited Factor Analysis And Make Or Buy Decisions
Chapter 19 – Interest
Chapter 20 – Investment Appraisal
3: BA3 Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
BA3 Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
Chapter 1 – Accounting Principles, Concepts And Regulation
Chapter 2 – Recording Accounting Transactions
Chapter 3 – Preparation Of Accounts For Single Entities
Chapter 4 – Analysis Of Financial Statements
4: BA4 Fundamentals of Ethics, Corporate Governance and Business Law
BA4 Fundamentals of Ethics, Corporate Governance and Business Law
Chapter 1 – Ethics And Ethical Principles
Chapter 2 – Cima’s Code Of Ethics
Chapter 3 – Corporate Governance – 1
Chapter 4 – Corporate Governance – 2
Chapter 5 – Internal And External Audit
Chapter 6 – Error And Fraud
Chapter 7 – Corporate Social Responsibility
Chapter 8 – Contract Law
Chapter 9 – Employment Law
Chapter 10 – Business Organisations
Mock Exam
Mock Exam : Certificate in Business Accounting (CIMA Cert BA) 00:40:00

Students feedback


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    M H

    Morgan Hopkins

    July 07, 2020
    Highly recommend

    I highly recommend this course.

    A W

    Aurora Walsh

    July 01, 2020
    An outstanding course of study

    This is my first finance course where I have learnt the basic concepts, principles and tools to analyse finance problems. Overall this course is well-designed and engaging. Would definitely recommend.

    E K

    Eli Knight

    June 30, 2020
    Ideal course

    In my opinion, this course is ideal for a beginning accountants or any specialist who would like to understand accounting basics.

    C B

    Cory Berry

    June 09, 2020
    Worthwhile course

    I strongly believe that Financial Accounting Fundamentals is well worth the time to learn the foundational elements needed for success in the business world.

    F C

    Fran Cooke

    June 02, 2020
    Easy to follow

    A step-by-step course which is easy to follow and understand for one with no background on Accounting. Extremely useful for anyone who wish to pick up basic knowledge on Accounting. Overall, the course was informative and helped sharpen my accounting skills.

    M C

    Mark Collins

    May 21, 2020
    Generally good

    It’s a good course and this helps me to get through the exam.

    J D

    Jesse Davis

    May 15, 2020
    Learned a lot

    Definitely the best online course I have taken. You get to learn a lot from this course and feel confident and ready to move onto more advanced topics in accounting. It helped me understand how financial markets and government economic policy can impact a company.

    J A

    Jo Anderson

    May 13, 2020
    Helpful material

    This course gives me a practical understanding of accounting principles, and key financial statements and how to prepare financial statements for a single entity, all of which is helpful for my job role. Strongly recommend to my friends and colleagues.

    J C

    Jaime Clarke

    May 08, 2020
    Easy to learn

    The way the course was set up is easy to learn the topics.

    M J

    Mya Jenkins

    April 29, 2020
    Much intelligible

    Very happy with the overall content, organization and curriculum of the course. It has allowed me to pear inside the world of finance from a theoretical and practical point of view. Friendly and helpful support.

    P R

    Priya Rose

    April 21, 2020
    Selective and satisfying

    I am satisfied to say that I got to learn a lot through the course, it was very helpful for me to when I faced the exam.

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