Professional development
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British Council

The UK is a large provider of professional qualifications which can help you enhance your international career prospects.

Once you become a member of a professional institution, you may be required to sit exams in order to obtain your qualification. Here are some of the institutions we organise exams for on a regular basis:

ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants)

The ACCA is the global body for professional accountants. We are an authorised exam centre, delivering thousands of paper-based ACCA exams every year during their two main sessions - June and December.

You should book and pay for your exams directly with ACCA. There are no local fees.

You can download the ACCA registration user guide for 2014 from the link below.

APMG-International

APMG's wide portfolio of certifications includes the internationally recognised Best Management Practice Schemes and a range of IT and general management certifications. The most popular certification in Bulgaria is PRINCE2, in the field of Project Management.

Book and pay for your exam on APMG's website and you will receive your timetable from them approximately 1-2 weeks before the exam date. There are no local fees.  

CIM (Chartered Institute of Marketing)

CIM is the world's largest organisation for professional marketers providing internationally recognised qualifications.

Book an exam directly with CIM and we will then contact you to confirm the local timetable. There is a local fee of 160 leva per exam which should be paid before the exam date.

CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants)

CIMA is the world's largest professional body of management accountants, offering finance qualifications for the business. We host CIMA's professional qualification paper-based exams every year during the main sessions in May and November.

You should book and pay for your exams directly with CIMA. There are no local fees.

CIPS (Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply)

CIPS is the leading body representing the field of purchasing and supply chain management. Exams are held at our centre in May, July and November every year.

Book an exam directly with CIPS and we will then contact you to confirm the local timetable. There is a local fee of 150 leva per exam which should be paid before the exam date.

CII (Chartered Insurance Institute)

CII is the world's leading professional organisation for insurance and financial services. Exams are held every year in April and October.

Book an exam directly with CII and you will receive confirmation of your timetable from them. There are no local fees.

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