The CMA is the globally recognized, advanced-level credential appropriate for accountants and financial professionals in business. Achieving the CMA demonstrates your professional expertise in financial planning, analysis, control, decision support, and professional ethics – skills that are in demand by organizations around the world.

ICMA® (Institute of Certified Management Accountants) is the certification affiliate of IMA. ICMA is responsible for developing, administering, and grading the CMA exam; establishing the policies and procedures for the CMA program; and for ensuring the program’s overall integrity. The ICMA Board of Regents is responsible for setting the policies, and the ICMA staff is responsible for operations.

 

THE VALUE OF THE CMA DESIGNATION

The CMA is a time-efficient and cost-effective certification program with the potential to deliver significant return on your investment. Professionals with a CMA earn 61% more in total compensation than non-CMAs (IMA Global Salary Survey, based on median data)

THE CMA credential is...


Prestigious
Self-selected credential earned through testing

Professional
IMA's Salary Survey shows strong career growth and greater earning power

Rigorous 
Testing, education, job experience, and continuing education requirements

Empowering
Promoting your credential allows you to become a leader in your profession

Competent
Attests proven on-the-job skills

 

CAREERS AS A CMA

CMA certification expands your opportunities in your current position and for the long term. Leading employers—from multinational corporations to private firms, academic institutions, and not-for-profit organizations—seek out CMAs to hire and promote in positions requiring critical accounting and financial management skills. 

Here are some of the many titles that CMAs hold:

Staff Accountant
Cost Accountant
Internal Auditor
Budget Analyst
Financial Analyst
Senior Accountant
Finance Manager
Controller
Vice president, Finance Treasurer
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Executive Officer

CMA EXAM PREP COURSES

At yields we have developed a solid CMA Exam prep course structure combining experienced trainers, exclusively live sessions, small group classes, and a strong learning partner.

 

CMA PARTS

The CMA exam is organized into two parts, which can be taken in any order. Each exam part is four hours in length and includes 100 multiple-choice questions and two 30-minute essay


  • 5 hours
    Financial Reporting, Planning, Performance and Control - Part 1
  • 5 hours
    Financial Decision Making - Part 2

    A. Financial Statement Analysis (25%)
    B. Corporate Finance (20%)
    C. Decision Analysis (20%)
    D. Risk Management (10%)
    E. Investment Decisions (15%)
    F. Professional Ethics (10%)


You must register to take at least one exam part within the first 12 months of entering the program and must complete both exam parts within three years.

 

TESTING WINDOWS

Testing is available in January & February; May & June; September & October. Candidates residing in Lebanon can sit for the test at Amideast Beirut.

 

 

To be certified as a CMA, candidates must fulfill both an education requirement and an experience requirement in addition to passing the exam.

You should have:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university

Foundational knowledge of economics, basic statistics, and financial accounting

Two continuous years of professional experience in management accounting or financial management, includes: Preparation of financial statements - Financial planning & analysis - Monthly, quarterly, and year-end close - Auditing (external or internal) - Budget preparation & reporting - Manage general ledger and balance sheets - Forecasting - Company investment decision-making  - Costing analysis - Risk evaluation

Our experienced consultants at Yields will help you with the pre-qualification once you are ready to register for the CMA review

Financial Reporting, Planning, Performance and Control - Part 1

Start Sep 20, 2018End Nov 20, 2018
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Financial Decision Making - Part 2

Start Feb 05, 2019End Apr 04, 2019
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