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studying CAT,ACCA, CIMA & IMIS courses at LIT

Welcome and thank you for your interest in

MESSAGE FROM THE EXECUTIVE PRESIDENT

Here at LIT we offer a variety of study methods including weekend, revision, part-time and evening classes. This enables us to meet the needs of our students who we recognise run busy lives. In keeping true to our mission, we strive to build bridges between peoples’ dreams of progress within their careers and their responsibilities to family life and existing work obligations.

Recognising the significance of professional skills and their benefits, LIT has developed facilities to provide recognized professional courses such as ACCA, CAT, IMIS and CIMA. As a recognised Teaching and Examination Centre for these courses, LIT offers students the opportunity to gain professional qualifications, enabling them to be successful in the job market. Two key elements in providing professional knowledge and LIT Accounting presentation in a class skills are the availability of competent faculty and IT facilities. Both these elements are present with excellence in LIT structure. LIT boasts a high calibre faculty with knowledge and experience gained at distinguished educational institutions. IT facilities are up-to-date and readily available. If necessary, students are coached and advised on selection of courses and subjects. Assistance is given to students to successfully read in their chosen area of study. With our support and your efforts, I hope you will thoroughly enjoy your stay here at LIT, and be successful in becoming a proficient Professional Accountant with an ACCA qualification.

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Hind Ratan Gold Medalist NRI Baharat Guvrav Nobel Laureate, USA Cultural Minister, USA Asian Who’s Who International Educationist Congressional Medal, USA

UNO, UNIDO, UNCTAD, WHO Brithsh Overseas Administration.

Consultancy & Projects:

Academic Experience:

Birmingham University, B’ham. Middlesex University, London. Durham Universtiy, UK. Ahmadu Bello Universtiy, Nigeria. Yarmouk University, Jordan. Berkeley University, California, USA. King Fahd University, Saudi Arabia. City University, London. Open University, UK. South Bank University, London. London School of Economics & Pol.

Dr U Kazi PhD, MSc, MA. Executive President

CONTENTS Educational mission of LIT ---------------------------------------------------------1

L I T

C A T

Introducion to CAT registration Registration Examination Terms Computer Based assessments (CBE) Fees at ACCA What happens next? Practical experience CAT New syllabus LIT fees structure Entry requirements and exemptions Courses and discounts

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The ACCA qualification --------------------------------------------------------Registration --------------------------------------------------------Student registration deadline ---------------------------------------------------------Student examination deadline --------------------------------------------------------Entry requirements and exemptions --------------------------------------------------------Mature student entry route --------------------------------------------------------Type of courses available -- -----------------------------------------------------Term and examination -------------------------------------------------------Exemptions -------------------------------------------------------Computer Based Assessments (CBE) -----------------------------------------------------Course structure --------------------------------------------------------ACCA syllabus 2005 --------------------------------------------------------ACCA examination Rules --------------------------------------------------------Practical experience --------------------------------------------------------ACCA FEES --------------------------------------------------------Contact ACCA ---------------------------------------------------------

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CONTENTS The CIMA qualification Registration Exemptions Main entry requirements Term and examination Types of courses available Examination rules Exam regulations CBA: Computer based assessments CIMA 2005 syllabus structure Prerequisite entry requirement CIMA awards CIMA Fees Study pattern CIMA CONTACT ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------10 10 10 10 11 11 11 11 11 12 12 13 13 13 13

C I M A

Introduction -----------------------------------------------------About the IMIS examination syllabus -----------------------------------------------------Study mode----------------------------------------------------I M I s Examination dates IMIS syllabus
Foundation, Diploma, Higher Diploma, Graduate Diploma -

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Fees -----------------------------------------------------Levels of diploma, leading to Greenwich university BSc degree ------------------------------------------------------

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CAT, ACCA, CIMA & IMIS Academic Year & Terms ----------------------------------

EDUCATIONAL MISSION OF LIT

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he educational mission of LIT is to prepare students through high-quality undergraduate and graduate degree programs for professional global roles via conventional and non conventional modes of study.

Alumni: by keeping them promoted research and informed of our progress, scholarship to meet LIT’s encouraging them to be part of rigorous academic and profes- the ongoing LIT community and sional standards. keeping track of their progress.

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adopted an educational methodology that ensures the development of capabilities to deal with national & international challenges, by means of language training as well as international academic exchanges.

enhanced high quality education as a competitive tool in an advanced country with affordable costs, so as to enable students to aspire to higher education.

developed consultancy and Supporters and well wishers: professional services to enthrough appreciation of their hance the quality of the delivery contribution to the growth of the of education, enabling students Institute, including them in our vito achieve their goals in life and sion of the future. society. Community: through our and cross cultural experisupport in meeting the eduence to enhance their ca- cational and social needs of the reer in the world market place. community, bringing LIT students closer together with the commuhrough achieving our mission, nity to promote local culture and we aim to benefit: helping to create an all inclusive spirit within the community. Students: through a nurturing environment for prohe growth of international busifessional, intellectual and social ness and the rapid transfer of development to maximize their technology between and among potential. countries has also generated the desire and need for greater eduFaculty/Staff: by providing cational activities within the world opportunity for knowledge context. LIT has, from the beginand skill development, fair com- ning followed this rationale and pensation for their contribution attempted to work effectively to the Institute, encouragement towards Global Educational Partfor innovative research and writ- nerships. ing and to be role models for students. nowledge of different cultures and people is one of the key elements in the success of international businesses. LIT Global partnerships offer students an opportunity to gain this useful knowledge and cross cultural experience to enhance their career in the world market.

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Introduction to CAT Scheme
The Certified Accounting Technician Scheme (CAT) is composed of both exams and practical experience. It provides a solid foundation for those wishing to fulfil an accounting role at technician level or as a fast track towards ACCA accountant status. To obtain CAT status you will need to complete a set of exams and one year’s practical experience. The course is designed to be flexible and suit your own needs, allowing the student to study and gain experience at their own pace. Technician Upon completion of the CAT Scheme you can apply to use CAT letters after your name and have the opportunity to join the CAT Alumni. Alternatively, the CAT scheme enables you to move directly to Part 2 of the ACCA professional Scheme exams.

Accounting

Registration
London Eye All students are required: i. To register directly with ACCA as a CAT student. ii. Register with LIT as student. Students can register online at www. accaglobal.com or write to ACCA

Examinations are taken in June and December. Courses will run in two periods:

Course duration
January to May July to November

Examination Period
June Examination December Examination

student registration deadline:
December exams June Exams 15 August 31 december (preceding year)

Computer based assessments (CBE)
LIT is a qualified CBE centre. Registered students can sit Introductory and Intermediate Levels of the CAT exams papers as computer-based exams (CBEs). CBEs allow you to sit exams outside the set June and December exam sessions and access your results immediately. You may contact the Institute to arrange for further details or simply to arrange an examination date. The Standard fee is currently £37 per paper. We require students book their CBE exam date at least 4 working days in advance. You will need to be registered as a CAT student and have your student registration number before sitting any CBE.

Examination:
Tower Bridge There is no formal restriction on the number of exams a student can take at any one exam session. Students are advice to attempt a maximum of four papers in at each exam sitting. Although students may sit papers in any order it is advisable to attempt all papers in numerical order. There are nine papers in total to complete including two out of three option papers at Advanced Level. You can choose to change your optional papers if you wish.

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Entry requirements and Exemptions
You must normally be aged 16 or above to register, but there are no formal academic qualifications necessary. If you have no academic qualifications, you will be expected to complete all three Levels of the Certified Accounting Technician examinations. Holders of certain qualifications may receive exemptions from some of the papers. Technician You may claim exemption from the Introductory Level exams if you satisfy the one year’s practical work experience requirement and can verify this by completing your Technician Training Record (TTR), which will be sent to you when you have registered as a CAT student.

Accounting

What happens next?
Some Glimpses of LIT Activities As soon as your registration application has been processed successfully (please allow up to 6 weeks), you will receive your Student Information Pack, which contains all you need to know about your partnership with ACCA, including: You will also receive regular copies of the student magazine, Student Accountant containing important information about forthcoming examinations, technical articles on the syllabus, news, reviews and other useful information.

Practical Experience:
In order to qualify for the CAT scheme you will need to complete all 9 papers and gain at least one year’s supervised work experience. Practical experience can be gained at any size organisation in any type of business and in any combination of sectors. While the student is expected to arrange their own practical experience ACCA has resources available to help you secure a position, please visit ACCA website.

Email: litrkazi@aol.com CALL US London 0044 208 863 1555 Mumbai 91(22)26732858

Registration Card • Student Handbook • Detailed syllabus • Technician Training Record (TTR) • Notification of any exemptions awarded • Details of your personal pass code for access to ACCA online facilities

Email: litr@,vsnl.net

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Syllabus

New Syllabus
In the new syllabus you will complete nine exams, divided into three Levels. These are all designed to test the knowledge, skills and understanding you will need to work in accounting support roles. The exams cover the key areas of accounting, finance, IT and management. Advanced Level exams are of equivalent standard to the first year of a university degree and offer a choice of options to suit your career needs. At Advanced Level, an element of choice is introduced so that you can tailor your learning to suit your work experience and career aspirations.

New syllabus 2005 INTrOdUCTOrY LEVEL Recording Financial Transactions 1 Information for Management Control 2
ACCA Accounting Course in Progress INTERMEDIATE LEVEL Maintaining Financial Records 3 Accounting for Costs 4 ADVANCED LEVEL Managing People and Systems 5 Drafting Financial Statements 6 Planning, Control and Performance Management 7 PLUs TwO OPTIONs FrOM: Implementing Audit Procedures 8 Preparing Taxation Computations 9 10 Managing Finances

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LIT FEES STRUCTURE

FEEs at ACCA:
Initial Subscription (payable on registration) £52 Annual Subscription (payable from 1 January following date of registration) £52 Examinations fees payable before each exam • Introductory Level: £30 per paper (total £60) • Intermediate Level: £30 per paper (total £60) • Advanced Level: £35 per paper (total £175) ________________________________________ Exemption fees are not charged at Introductory and Intermediate Level. Exemption fees at Advanced Level are the same as the fees for this Level.

Initial registration Fee New Tuition Fee (from
september 05)

£100-00

£3450-00

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CAT FEES, COURSES & DISCOUNTS

special Offer Prices

CAT Introductory Level

Paper 1: Paper 2:

Recording Financial Transactions Information for Management Control

Full-time course for June 05 exams start: Jan Mar July september 12% dIsCOUNT £250 =£220

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CAT Intermediate Level Accounting Seminar at LIT Paper 3 : Maintaining Financial Records Paper 4 : Accounting for Costs : CAT Advanced Level (Core papers) Paper 5 : Managing People and Systems Paper 6 : Drafting Financial Statements Paper 7 :Planning Control & Performance Management Convocation Ceremony CAT Advanced Level (Optional papers)

12% dIsCOUNT £250 =£220

CAT COURSES DISCOUNTED PACKAGES TOTAL COURSE FEE All Papers £3450-00 Registration £100-00

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COMPUTER BASED EXAMS (CBE) Paper 1 Exam Fee Paper 2 Exam Fee Paper 3 Exam Fee Paper 4 Exam Fee £45 £45 £45 £45

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Accountants from Mongolia

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) is one of the world’s leading professional accountancy organisations, with 320,000 students and members in 160 countries. The ACCA qualification is widely recognised and highly respected. Its members are found across the globe in all economic sectors as professional financial accountants

Registration All students are required:
• To register directly with ACCA as a student. Enrolment at LIT does not automatically register you with ACCA. • Register for specific exams with ACCA. Once you are registered with ACCA they will send you a form for this purpose. • Register with LIT as a student. Students can register online at www.accaglobal.com or write to ACCA.

at the address shown on page 10.

Student Registration Deadline
December Exam 15 August June Exaam 31 December (preceding year)

Entry requirement and Exemptions
ACCA provides a number of entry routes that take into account previous qualifications at different levels. For entry into ACCA’s professional scheme please view the main features as outlined below

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Student Examination Deadline:
December Exam 15 October June Exaam 15 April Note: Deadlines stated here are subject to change therefore, students must check with ACCA for deadlines relating to registration for courses, exams and exemptions.

Mature Student Entry Route (MSER)
Students who do not possess the minimum entry qualifications outline in PER and are aged 21 years or over. The MSER requires the student pass papers 1.1 and 1.2 within two years of registering with ACCA.

7 Types of Courses Available: Mode of Study Full time ACCA COURSE INFORMATION Evening Courses: Weekend: Time Slot 09:30 am – 12:30 pm 13:30 pm – 16:30 pm 17:30 pm – 20:30 pm 09:30am – 12:30 pm 13:30 pm – 16:30 pm

Term and Examination:
Lecturer in Computer Lab

ACCA EA EXAM DATES:

Examinations are taken in June and December. Courses will run in two periods: Course Duration Examination period January to May June Examination July to November December Examination

CAT Qualification
Applicants aged 16 and over who have completed ACCA’s CAT qualification gain direct entry to Part 2 of ACCA’s professional qualification.

CBE Computer Based Assessments

Lecturer with students in the Computer lab

LIT is a qualified CBE centre. ACCA offers all CBEs for Papers 1.1 and 1.2 for the Professional Scheme. You may contact the Institute to arExemptions range for further details or simply Holders of a relevant degree or proto arrange an examination date. fessional qualification from a recognised institution may be considered The Standard fee is currently £37 for exemptions from some of the per paper. We require students papers in Parts 1 and 2. Exempbook their CBE exam date at least 4 tions must be applied for in writing working days in advance. You will directly to the ACCA professional need to be registered directly with body. Students are advised to confirm exemptions before beginning ACCA before you can sit a CBE their course of study. For each exemption awarded a fee must be paid. Please visit website www. accaglobal.com for further informaEmail: tion and deadlines for exemptions. litrkazi@aol.com

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Course structure
The ACCA syllabus consists of 16 papers taken over the course of three parts.

Syllabus

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Part 1-3 papers ttt Part 2-6 papers ttt Part 3 choose 2 optional papers from 4 plus 3 core papers

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syllabus 2005 PArT 1 1.1 1.2 1.3 PArT 2 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6
Preparing Financial Statements (INT/GBR) Financial Information for Management Managing People Information Systems Corporate and Business Law Business Taxation (GBR) Financial Management and Control Financial Reporting (INT/GBR) Audit and Internal Review (INT/GBR)

ACCA

LIT Convocation in which a student receiving her degree

Option Papers 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7
Audit and Assurance Services (INT/GBR) Advanced Taxation (GBR) Performance Management Business Information Management

Core papers Strategic Business Planning and Development Advanced Corporate Reporting (INT/GBR) Strategic Financial Management

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ACCA Examination Rules
LIT Executive President in award ceremony You have 10 years to complete all exam papers from the date of registration. The pass mark for all papers is 50%. Exams are held twice a year in June and December. Between one and four papers can be taken at any one sitting. You must complete papers in numerical order unless an exemption has been awarded. l All Part 1 papers must be completed before any Part 3 papers can be taken. l One of the two optional papers from Part 3 must be completed before the core papers are attempted. l Part 3 has three core papers (3.5, 3.6 and 3.7), all of which must be completed in the same examination session. If a student fails one of the core papers they will have the next two examination periods to pass the third paper. Following this, if the third paper is not passed then all three papers will have to be re-taken. l l l l l

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Practical Experience

Yearly Fees at LIT

Delegates with LIT faculty

Practical experience requirements Yearly Tuition must be satisfied along with passing Fee £3450-00 the professional examinations in or£100-00 registration der to become an associate member of ACCA. The student will be required to present evidence of 3 years supervised relevant practical training. OR: £250 per paper whether the candidate chooses to undertake the study on Practical training can be gained in a full-time, evening or weekend basis. any organisation or country. It may be completed before, during or af- The fees include the revision courses ter the passing of professional ex- and lecture notes. Examination Texts, aminations. Thus, ACCA provides Kits and Notes are however not ingenuine flexibility for the student cluded in the package and you will attempting to attain associate status. be required to make your own arrangements to get the relevant texts

How do I get in contact with the ACCA? The ACCA has an offices in Glasgow, as follows:
• ACCA Connect

64 Finnieston Square, Glasgow, G3 8DT, , UK Tel: +44 (0)141 582 2000 Fax: +44 (0)141 582 2222 Email: student@accaglobal.com

Please visit www.accaglobal. com for the most up to date and detailed information on ACCA and their range of services.

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Executive President in Award ceremony

The CIMA Qualifications
The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) is one of the world’s leading professional management institutes, and a member of the QTP (Quality through Partnership) scheme. CIMA is a widely respected and recognised professional qualification sought out by many employers across the business world. Students develop a diverse range of skills within accounting, decision making, analysis, business strategy and management. It is the ideal qualification for those wishing to advance their career prospects into a variety of roles in financial and business management. Relevant professional fields include: commerce, financial services, public sector or management consultancy. Once you have become qualified, you automatically become a member of CIMA. This gives you the privilege to act as Management Accountant for entities, whether in manufacturing, commercial / service organisations or in the public or private sector of the economy.

Registration
All students are required: u To register directly with CIMA as a student. Enrolment at LIT does not register you with CIMA.

  Main Entry  Requirements

Mongolian Accounting Project

In order to study for the CIMA, you can either be a school leaver, u. Register for specific exams university graduate, or a mature stuwith CIMA. Once you are dent holding any of the following: registered with CIMA they will At least two A’ Levels and three send you a form for this purpose. GCSE Passes (five separate subjects) • BTEC National Award u. Register with LIT as student. • AAT Intermediate • NVQ or GNVQ Level 3 Note: Students must check with CIMA • A degree in a relevant subject. for deadlines relating to registration • CAT for courses, exams and exemptions. • Overseas qualification equivalent to the above. Exemptions Depending on your previous academThere is a possibility for exemption for ic background / qualifications you some qualifications enabling you to enter may enter at either certificate level or at a more advanced stage of the course. managerial level. LIT can offer advice on the issue of ex- Suggested exemption application dates: emptions. However, it must be noted that • March – for May exams this is a matter dealt with by the official • September – for November exams CIMA body. Those seeking exemptions Please note that this is just a sugwill have to make exemption applications gested guideline and all applicants to CIMA for their approval. Please visit wishing to obtain exemptions should CIMA for further details at www.cima- check the final exemption deadlines global.com. directly with CIMA.

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Computer based assessments CBA
LIT is a qualified CBA centre. CIMA offers all certificate level papers C1C5 via CBA. You may contact the Institute for further details or simply arrange an examination date. Certificate level papers can be taken at any time throughout the year. The Standard fee is currently £37 per paper. We require students book their CBA exam date at least 4 working days in advance. You will need to be registered directly with CIMA before you can sit a CBA exam.

Term and Examination CIMA exam dates:
CIMA examinations are held twice a year: • May • November Please note that the foundation level subjects can now be taken by computer based assessment at any time during the year. u Examinations take place in either May and November Course Duration Examination Period January to May May Examination July to November November Examination

Type of Courses Available
Type of Course Full-time: Time slots 09:30am – 12:30pm 13:30pm – 16:30pm 17:30pm – 20:30pm 09:30am – 12:30pm 13:30pm – 16:30pm

Evening Courses: Weekend: Sat/Sun

Examination Rules
The examination structure offers students the flexibility to study various combinations of subjects at their own pace. However, progression rules do apply at each level of study • Certificate level: All papers under the certificate level must be completed as a pre-requisite entry requirement to the subsequent levels. These papers are 5 in total and are tested by computer based assessment. LIT is a registered CBA centre enabling students to sit exams with us at their own pace. • Managerial Level and strategic Level: All papers under these two levels are three hours and paper based, students are offered two exam date sittings in a year. • TOPCIMA: This is one 3 hour paper please visit CIMA website for further details at www.cimaglobal.com.

Exam Regulations
All Managerial Level papers must be completed before a student can progress onto the strategic level papers. It is entirely up to the student the order and number of papers he/she sits at the managerial level. At the strategic level all papers must be taken at the first sitting. However, resits can be taken in any order and combination.

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Strategic Level

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Graduation Photo

Paper P10: Test of professional competence in Management Accounting (TOPCIMA)

Paper P6 Mgt. Acct. Business Strategy

Paper 3 Mgt. Acct. Risk & Control Strategy

Paper P9 Mgt. Acct. Financial Strategy

CIMA Advanced Award in Management Accounting
Managerial Level
Paper P5 Integrated Mgt. Paper P4 Organisational Magagement and Information Systems Paper P2 Mgt. Accounting & decision Mgt. Paper P1 Mgt. Accounting Performance Evaluation Paper P8 Financial Analysis Paper P7 Fin. Acct. & Tax principles

Business Mgt Pillar Group of LIT students in convocation Hall

Business Mgt Piller

Business Mgt Pillar

CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting. Pre-requisite entry requirement
The New 2005 Syllabus structure comprises three levels, each level is self contained in the sense that an award is obtained when the student completes a level. (see CIMA awards below). At each level students study subjects from each of the three learning pillars (see above diagram).

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How do I get in touch with CIMA ?
CIMA, Head office (UK) 26 Chapter street, London, sw1P 4NP. Tel +44 (0)20 8849 2251 Fax +44 (0)20 8849 2450 Email cima.services@cimaglobal.com website: www.cimaglobal.com

CIMA Awards • Certificate Level:
Comprises 5 papers and upon its completion the student is awarded a CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting. Comprises 6 papers and upon its completion the student is awarded a CIMA Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting. Comprises 3 papers and upon its completion the student is awarded a CIMA Passed Finalist Certificate. Strategic level plus TOPCIMA and after a period of relevant work experience the student is invited to become a Member of CIMA.

• Managerial Level:

• strategic Level: • Member of CIMA:

CIMA Fees

Study Pattern
Getting qualified is easy given the flexibility of the CIMA structure. At LIT we do the hard work so that you can study at your own pace and structure your exams around your own schedule commitments. Students can choose from full-time study, part-time study or evening and weekend classes. • Full-time students: CIMA recommends between 2-4 papers at any one examination sitting. Generally, this means Certificate levels will require a minimum of two sittings taking 1 year to complete. The remaining levels can be completed within 6 months each at a minimum.

registration Full Program Fee Total

£ 100-00 £3,450-00 £3550-00

Lord Bonsar awarding Degree

The annual fee covers twelve subjects, i.e. six subjects per term. However, students are advised to attempt between two and four papers at any one exam sitting, although it is possible to sit six. Note: £250 per subject whether the candidate chooses to undertake the study on a full-time, evening or weekend basis. The fees include the revision courses and lecture notes. Examination Texts, Kits and Notes are however, not included in the packages and the candidate is required to make their own arrangements to acquire these items

• Part-time/ evening and weekend students:

CIMA recommends between 2-4 papers at any one examination sitting. Students of the above category are provided with the greatest flexibility and can complete the course in their own time.

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Sir Nicholas Bonsar , Dr Frost & Other Faculty

Introduction
The Institute for the Management of Information Systems (IMIS) is the leading international professional association. IMIS is an acknowledged leader in the development of professional education and training programmes. The Institute’s own comprehensive framework of formal examination courses is highly respected within the industry and increasingly popular worldwide. IMIS is a truly global network of over 14,000 members living and working in more than 70 countries around the world. In recognition of the pressing need for IS professionals to maintain and enhance their skill levels in a rapidly changing technological environment, IMIS is also at the forefront of developments in the sphere of life long learning. The IMIS course is also recognised by Department of Education in the UK. The IMIS syllabus is divided into four levels, each one equating to levels of study in the UK higher education system.

Examination Dates

June & December

About the IMIS Examination Syllabus
The IMIS qualification is widely recognized and popular with employers for its practical focus. The syllabus aims to prepare students to confidently enter the ‘real world’ of IS management. Each level syllabus is designed to prepare the student to enter the workplace armed with the skills and knowledge needed to meet the challenges at a specific job level. For example, the Diploma Course prepares candidates to work at the equivalent level of early entry analysts, while the Higher Diploma Course graduate will be prepared to work at the equivalent level of analyst or team leader. All graduates of IMIS will automatically qualify for membership, and be entitled to a range of benefits and services. Please visit www.imis.org.uk to view types of membership.

S t u d y Full-time, part-time and Weekend. Mode: Duration: One Academic Year ComSeptember, January mencement and July. Dates

Glimpse of English Lecture

IMIS website www. imis.org.uk

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INSTITUTE for the MANAGEMENT of INFORMATION SYSTEMS

The IMIs syllabus is divided into four discrete levels: 1. Foundation diploma 2. diploma. 3. Higher diploma. 4. graduate diploma.

A Higher diploma:

Students in class with professor

The Higher Diploma course will advance the students’ knowledge in various IS fields including operations, programming, systems analysis and Foundation diploma design and computer management. The Higher Diploma award equates Suitable for candidates wishing to gain with the Higher National Certificate/ the knowledge and skills to work flu- Diploma (HNC/HND). ently with computers and in a technological driven environment. Comple- Entry requirements: tion of the foundation Diploma satisfies entry to the IMIS Diploma. Candidates - Diploma level examinations having completed the Foundation Di- - BTEC National Certificate/ ploma are working at the equivalent Diploma in Computing or subject level of early entry analysts. with a significant computing Entry requirements: element. Suitable for candidates that do not - 5 GCSE passes at grade C or meet the minimum entry requireabove including Maths and Eng ments: lish and 2 ‘A’ levels, one of, which - 4 GCSE passes at grade C or must be in a computing subject. above - Candidates over 21 years of age , including English and a numerate must have 4 years computing subject. experience or, in a related field. - Mature students (21 yrs +) with 2 years’ relevant work experience Graduate Diploma Course provides an opportunity to obtain an Ordinary Degree level qualification in the Management Information Systems, which then leads to BSc. (Hons), offered by the University Entry requirements: of Greenwich. It affords the ability to enhance career opportunities - Completion of the Core and by awarding a qualification, which mandatory modules at Foundation level will be nationally and internationally recognised. Management of the - 4 GCSE passes at grade C or programme rests with the University above, including English and a and University regulations apply in numerate subject. all cases. University teaching staff will be in frequent and direct contact - Mature students (21 yrs +) with 2 with staff and students at LIT. years’ relevant work experience.

diploma:

Graduate diploma

Students in Seminar

The Diploma builds on those skills acquired at the foundation level. Successful completion leads to the award of a Diploma, which equates to a National Certificate.

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FEES

INSTITUTE for the

Registration
MANAGEMENT of INFORMATION SYSTEMS

£100-00 £3450-00 £3450-00

Higher Diploma Graduate Diploma

£3450-00 £3450-00

Tuition Fees Foundation Diploma

Levels of Diploma Leading to BSc Degree

A student receiving his award

Foundation diploma Modules
F01 F02 F03 F04 F05 F06 Communication Skills Arithmetic Computing Awareness Use of Packages Book-Keeping Office Practice H13 H14 H15 H16 H17 H18

Higher diploma Modules
Systems Analysis & Design Applications Development Networking software Engineering Management Information Systems Business Information Technology

diploma Modules
d01 d02 Some Members of LIT faculty d04 d05 d07 d08 Information Technology 1 Business Communications Information Technology 2 Programming Project Financial & Quantitative Methods Micro Computers & Networked Systems

Graduate diploma Modules
S S Human Computer Aspects Information Systems Engineering Business Systems & Strategy GD Coursework & Project Database Design

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Dr Kazi., H ., Course Director, PhD, MPhil, MSoc, MA.

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Faculty

LIT Faculty
Ganiyu., I., Lecturer, ACCA, BSc in Admin.& Finance, Sage Business networking, 3 years teaching experience, Auditing, finance, and accounting, Finance accountant, FDM Associate.
Goodson, C.M.,Head of English School, English Lecturer, 9 yrs English teaching to foreign students, TESOL Trinity Certificate, Oxford House College London; Diploma in French Translation , University of Westminster; Emilia Jagnieza, English Lecturer. 3 yrs English teaching to foreign students, QTS (UK), MA (English).

Dr. Kazi, U., Professor, PhD, MSc, MA., 26 years of teaching experience, LSE, OU, Berkeley, USA, Economics & Computer fields. publications in international Journals. Nagpal s., Asst. Professor, MPhill (regd.), MSc, PGD Diploma, 2 years of teaching experience, Accounting, International Business, Export Mgt. QM. Gray T. dean of Administration, English Lecturer, 18 yrs English teaching to foreign students, TESOL, Trinity College, Oxford; Certificate in TESL (Cultural and Business), Hotel Mgt, Marketing. Varia, s., Lecturer, ACCA, Sage , 2 years teaching experience, Finance, Accounting, Taxation. singh, H., Asst Professor, MSc, BSc, PG Diploma, 3 years teaching experience, Information Technology, Economics, Computer Study. Senior Operational Planning Officer. Kazi., H ., Course Director, PhD, MPhil, MSoc, MA. 20 years of teaching experience, Middlesex University, LSE, Nigeria and Jordan, Research & Consultancy at Berkeley, USA, public & voluntary sector consultancies, publications in international journals. Kalhari., N., Lecturer, Diploma in Bookkeeping, MBA (regd.) 2 years teaching experience, Taxation, organisation behaviour and performance mgt. Toufik., B.,Asst. Professor, , MSc, BSc, ACP, C& G, 6 years teaching experience, Multimedia, computer skills, software engineering, C++, Java, IT Trainer, Network Engineer

shams, M., Asst Professor, MSc, ACCA 3 years teaching exerience, finance management, human resource management, chief accountant, asst office.

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