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CMA (USA) Institute in Calicut,Kerala

CMA is the highest level of certification in management accounting awarded by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), USA. The US CMA Course is globally recognized, advanced-level credential appropriate for accountants and financial professionals in the business

CMA acronym stands for ‘Certified Management Accountant’. CMA is one of the highest management accounting credentials in the world administered by the IMA (Institute for Management Accountants). Spanned over just 2 exams, CMA’s curriculum uses some of the most advanced testing techniques to test management accounting aspirants all over the world if they’re worthy of the designation CPA. Lakhs of aspirants take US CMA exams every year to grow into Management Accountants, Finance analysts and many other roles.

US CMA Designation offers great value, it gives you

  • Career Avenues
  • International Recognition
  • Global Qualification
  • In-depth knowledge about Management Accounting, Finance, Business Economics and Management concepts required for a business professional
  • Elite Network of CPAs
  • Elite Network of CMAs

Given the widespread need for management accountants, every other industry requires CMAs, A few of the major industries that absorb CMAs are the following

  1. Consulting Services
  2. E-commerce
  3. Financial Planning
  4. Accounting
  5. Taxation
  6. IT &ES
  7. Non-Profit Organizations
  8. Business Valuation And Many more

With diverse industry relations and corporate tie-ups, Simandhar Education provides placement assistance to all its US CMA learners.

US CMA Eligibility

Educational level

  • The US CMA Exams are administered by IMA, the world’s largest management accounting body. IMA offers membership to all the aspirants successfully clearing 2 CMA exams.
  • 12th in India (Associate degree outside India) is required to appear for the US CMA exams.
  • Graduation is required to be eligible for a CMA credential.
  • Aspirants pursuing Graduation are also eligible for US CMA Credential.
  • Simandhar Education provides a free eligibility check that you could use to check if you’re eligible to take the prestigious US CPA certification.

IMA conducts US CMA exams in three testing windows every year in India and all over the world. The testing windows are as below.

  • January – February
  • May – June
  • September – October

The CMA USA Certification comprises of a single level of examination which is divided into two parts. Candidates can attempt any part in any order as per their convenience.

The CMA USA subjects are

  • Part 1: Financial Reporting, Planning, Performance and Analytics
  • Part 2: Strategic Financial Management

CMA USA syllabus covers the topics as explained in table below:

  • External Financial Reporting Decisions [15%]
  • Planning, Budgeting, And Forecasting [20%]
  • Performance Management [20%]
  • Cost Management [15%]
  • Internal Controls [15%]
  • Technology & Analysis [15%]

  • Financial Statement Analysis [20%]
  • Corporate Finance [20%]
  • Decision Analysis [25%]
  • Risk Management [10%]
  • Investment Decisions [10%]
  • Professional Ethics [15%]

How many times CMA exam is conducted in a year?

The CMA (Certified Management Accountant) exam is a prestigious exam that is conducted by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). The exam is conducted globally, including in India, and is designed to test the skills and knowledge of aspiring management accountants.

Typically, the CMA exam is conducted twice a year - once in January/February and once in July/August. However, it is important to note that the exact dates may vary from year to year, and it is advisable to check the IMA website or consult with a reputable institution such as Westberg International for the latest information on the exam schedule.

At Westberg International, we provide our students with up-to-date information on the CMA exam schedule and offer comprehensive training and guidance to help them succeed in the exam.