Management case study

Course Description

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Management Case Study (MCS) is an critical component of the CIMA Professional Qualification. The MCS is designed to test candidates' ability to apply their knowledge and skills in the context of a real business situation. Cima online course is also designed for individuals who are looking to advance their career in management accounting and wish to develop their strategic management and decision-making skills.

The MCS assesses students' abilities to apply their understanding of key concepts and techniques learnt across the core pillars of management level, including advanced financial reporting, managing performance, and advanced management accounting, in a simulated business context.

This dynamic course offers structured real-world business scenario, providing students with the opportunity to analyze, evaluate, and make strategic decisions as if they were at the management level within a company in the case study material.

The final assessment for the MCS is a three-hour case study exam, conducted online. Candidates are required to demonstrate their ability to integrate and apply their knowledge about the case study company already revealed to them through pre-seen material and skills to a variety of business issues presented in the un-seen material on the day of the examination. The exam simulates a business role scenario, asking candidates to respond as finance professionals.

This course is ideal for individuals who have completed the operational and management level exams of the CIMA qualification only and are looking to progress to the strategic level. 

The MCS examination typically requires a commitment of 3-4 weeks of study, depending on the individual's background and experience. Participants are advised to dedicate a minimum of 25-30 hours per week to their studies to fully grasp the course materials and prepare for the case study exam.

Upon successful completion of this case study examination, Students are awarded Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting (Adv Dip in MA) by CIMA itself which has huge value in terms of career progression and is reckoned well in the Corporate Finance world.

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  • Price5000
  • DurationNA
  • Lessons2
  • Access6 months