The CMA (Certified Management Accountant) is the advanced professional certification offered by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), USA, specifically designed to measure the accounting and financial management skills that drive business performance. More than 70,000 professionals worldwide and top global employers in business value the CMA Credential.
Achieving the CMA credential demonstrates your mastery of financial planning, analysis, control, and decision support, as well as professional ethics because:
IMA is the worldwide association of accountants and financial professionals working in business. IMA's mission is to provide a forum for research, practice development, education, knowledge sharing, and the advocacy of the highest ethical and best business practices in management accounting and finance.
The CMA exam is designed specifically to validate mastery of the advanced skills required to manage finance functions within an organization, enabling you to deliver value in today's complex business environment. There are two parts to the CMA, which can be taken in any order.
The CMA Exam is Changing In 2020!
IMA (Institute of Management Accountants) recently
undertook a comprehensive job analysis to ensure that topics on the CMA (Certified
Management Accountant) exam continue to be current, relevant and valid. Changes
to the exam as a result of this survey can be found below. The changes to the
CMA exam take effect on January 1, 2020.
CMA 2020: New Exam Structure and Content
Part 1: Financial Planning, Performance, and Analytics
15% External Financial Reporting Decisions
20% Planning, Budgeting, and Forecasting
20% Performance Management
15% Cost Management
15% Internal Controls
15% Technology and Analytics
Part 2: Strategic Financial Management
20% Financial Statement Analysis
20% Corporate Finance
25% Decision Analysis
10% Risk Management
10% Investment Decisions
15% Professional Ethics
ICMA offers coaching for Part 1 and Part 2 of the CMA Program.
About the CMA program, please visit Link.
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Parts 1 and 2 will be given during the following three testing window periods: January and February, May and June, and September and October.
The study package includes Wiley CMA Learning System with online access to Test Bank. The coaching fee do not include Exam fee, IMA Membership fees and CMA Entrance fee payable directly to IMA.