CIMA Management Case Study (MCS)

Provided by SAA Global Education


Awarded by The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)

Course introduction


The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), founded in 1919, is the world’s leading and largest professional body of management accountants, with members and students operating in 177 countries, working at the heart of business. CIMA members and students work in industry, commerce, the public sector and not-for-profit organisations. CIMA works closely with employers and sponsors leading-edge research, constantly updating its qualification, professional experience requirements and continuing professional development to ensure it remains the employers’ choice when recruiting financially-trained business leaders.

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure

The Course Outlines for CIMA Management Case Study Workshop:

Day Topic
Day 1 (1)        Introduction to CIMA Management Case Study Workshop(2)        Management Case Study Exam:
●     Format, Tools, Expectations
●     Study Resources
(3)        Technical Knowledge Quiz and Brief Recap of:
●     Project and Relationship Management (E2)
●     Advanced Financial Reporting (F2)
●     Advanced Management Accounting (P2)
Day 2 (1)        Introduction to Pre-seen Materials(2)        Management Case Study self-check 1
(3)        Practice Case Study: Past Management Case Study Exam Questions
●     Case Solutions and Presentation by students
●     Debrief by instructor
●     Post exam kit
Day 3 (1)        Analysis of Pre-seen Case Study(2)        Linking Pre-seen Case materials to the Competencies Tested:
●     Business Skills
●     Leadership Skills
●     Technical Skills and
●     People Skills
Day 4 (1)        Case Solutions and Presentation by students(2)      Management Case Study self-check 2
After workshops Mock Examination (3 Hours)Revision + Debrief ( ½ days )
Contact hours for Workshops and Revision is 33 hours.
Time allowed for the actual CIMA examination is 3 hours.
Examination can be taken at any of the Pearson VUE Exam Centres nearest to you.


CIMA will award the CIMA Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting (CIMA Adv Dip MA) to those students who passed their Management Case Study Examination upon the completion of their Management Level.
Re-sit: For the re-sit student, you may enrol (over the counter) “3 Hours Mock Exam + Revision” package for $690 (inclusive of GST) 2 weeks before the revision date.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for the CIMA Management Case Study (MCS) Exam,  students must have passed (or received exemption from) all the three CIMA Management level objective tests, namely E2, P2 and F2.For individuals who have either obtained an MBA, Master’s in Accounting or a membership at a recognised IFAC professional bodies (including passed finalist), they may be eligible to take the MCS Exam through the Gateway Programmes.

Individuals who have more than 6 years of relevant working experience in Accounting or Finance functions may be eligible to take the MCS Exam through the CIMA Corporate Professional Pathway Programme, subject to CIMA’s approval.

To find out your eligibility, kindly write to CIMA Singapore: [email protected] . Please visit: to find out more.

Duration & Intake

Programme Duration

Upon completion of the Management Case Study examination, students can progress to Strategic Level.

Fees & Funding

Please enquire below for course fees and financial grants: