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The prestigious qualifications offered by the Institute are recognized around the world and allow members to call themselves Chartered Accountants and to use the designatory letters ACA or FCA.
The right to use designatory letters after their names as active CIMA Business School members.
The financial benefits of holding the designatory letters CEng have recently been proved in the Institution of Chemical Engineers' (IChemE) Salary Survey 2008.
Once they have completed their training contracts, all will be eligible for associate membership of the Institute, entitling them to use the designatory letters `ACA' after their name.
More than 3,000 new members qualify each year for the Institute's qualification, which allows members to call themselves chartered accountants and to use the designatory letters ACA or FCA.
The Institute's qualification, which allows members to call themselves Chartered Accountants and to use the designatory letters ACA or FCA, is recognized around the world as a prestigious business qualification.
An MBA is considered to be a premium qualification, but most students don't seem to worry about what the degree offers, as long as they can put those three designatory letters after their names.
You don't simply earn your designatory letters for life; you continue to show your professionalism by studying the fundamentals of business ethics and by adhering to CIMA's code of ethics throughout your career.
The committee found a prima facie case for James Kendall to answer concerning use of the designatory initials ACMA after his name in his e-mail footer when communicating with CIMA, in contravention of members' regulation 11.
Regardless of whether an individual is unconnected to CIMA and falsely claiming to be either a member or a student, or is a past member who's still using the designatory letters or describing themselves as a "chartered management accountant", the institute will take action.
We need to do what the engineering bodies did years ago: let members have the designatory letters "C Ace" (chartered accountant) followed by ACA, CIPFA or ACMA.