You’ve worked hard to get where you are. With its truly global foundation and rigorous standards, the CGMA designation tells the world not just what you’ve done, but what you’re going to do.

Using the CGMA designation
CIMA members can use the CGMA designatory letters alongside their ACMA/FCMA. Find out more about the designation and its benefits.

CIMA members, having completed the CIMA Professional qualification, are automatically eligible for the CGMA designation at no additional cost. A member must continue to pay his or her annual CIMA subscription to remain a CGMA designation holder.  For more information, log in to MY CIMA.

Maintaining the CGMA designation
The CIMA CPD requirements do not prescribe hours/units but let the member decide what he or she needs to do to remain professionally competent and advance his or her career. CIMA members must record their development activity for a rolling three-year period and CIMA audits a random sample each year.

CIMA members do not need a certificate to use the CGMA letters.  If a member would like to receive a certificate, he or she may contact CIMA at There will be small administration charge of £20.

Website access
CGMA designation holders have exclusive access to content on Members can access full content on the website with their login and password from