The US CMA course come about as the international touchstone for financial white-collars and management accountants. The CMA US certification is offered by IMA (Institute of Management Accountants),USA, which is wide spread among 140 countries including India.
This is a professional certification from USA which one can get now in India within 9-12 months. Since the US CMA course and certification has opened new avenues for students and professionals in a global perspective, a detailed overview on the US CMA course details and US CMA certification from IMA is worthwhile and discussed below.
CMA US Course Syllabus:
The CMA US course involve a 2 part online exam based on the following sections:
A. US CMA Part 1- based on Financial Planning, Performance and Controls which contain following sub sections.
a) External Financial Reporting Decisions.
b) Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting
c) Performance Management
d) Cost Management.
e) Internal Controls.
f) Information Technology and Analytics.
B. US CMA Part 2- includes Strategic Financial Management having following subsections
a) Financial Statement Analysis.
b) Decision Analysis.
c) Risk Management.
d) Investment Decisions.
e) Professional Ethics.
Each part of the exam contains 100 MCQs and 2 Essay questions to answer.
Eligibility for the CMA US Course and Certification from IMA
To pursue the US CMA course and to obtain the CMA US certification from IMA, one has to comply with the following major requirements as mentioned below.
a) A bachelor’s degree from a recognised institution.
b) The academic credentials should be equivalent to 120 credit points.
c) Continuous 2 years work experience in financial accounting or related areas.
d) A valid IMA membership.
e) Commitment to abide by the IMA’ s Statement of Ethical Professionals Practice.
US CMA Course Duration
On an average, it takes about 12-18 months to complete both parts of exam which can be shortened to about 6-9 months upon dedicated study preparation within 3 years of registration. There are 3 exam windows available annually i.e. January/February, May/June and September/October respectively. One can book the slot as per the choice. Each part of the online exam has a duration of 4 hours.
US CMA Course Fee
The US CMA course fees and US CMA certification fees from IMA differs between a student and a working professional. The break ups for the entire fees as per status are depicted in the tables below:
US CMA Course Books
For successful completion of US CMA course and to obtain the CMA US certification, choosing a good study material/book is of immense importance. Several IMA approved CMA review courses are available like Gleim, Becker, Wiley, Hock etc. To name a few. One can select on the basis of content, price, lucidity etc. As for example, Gleim reviews are concise, exam oriented premium material with unique megabank in affordable price category.
CMA US Coaching
Effective study preparation of US CMA course and obtaining US CMA certification from IMA, need study support from books and coaching from a quality US CMA training institute than self studies only.
Choose the best US CMA institute in India, Africa, and Middle East – Uplift Pro
Uplift Pro is one of the top training institutes for the US CPA, US CMA, US CIA courses in India, Africa, and Middle East. Uplift Pro is also an Indian partner of GLEIM, US and an IMA US authorized US CMA course study center. We train students for US CMA through live online classes instead of pre recorded videos.
Being an authorized study partner of IMA US for US CMA course and an Indian partner of Gleim International, that provide premium time tested study materials, the Uplift team of mentors are selected from well qualified seasoned professionals with corporate exposure.
Our team consists of seasoned professionals and entrepreneurs from IIEST, IITs, London Business School, and ULCA who have decided to provide a strong back to young ambitious students and professionals to reach their desired career destinations in an organized way.
Some of our exclusive features include.
A. Authorized partner of IMA US CMA course in India
B. Live online classes ensuring that the regular office working hours is least impacted
C. The dedicated faculty team for uplift live online US CMA classes are CMA US qualified with incredible marks and have more than 25 years working experience in corporate world. This help the student to learn and simulate the real life corporate working conditions which can not be attained through a CMA pass out faculty only.
D. 1:1 personal support from our 30 plus years of experienced CMA certified faculties. Also, provides full admin support through the dedicated Uplift WhatsApp study group. We have a pass rate of 80% in US CMA course exams.
E. Pass percentage of US CMA students ” at first attempt” is about 80% in a duration of 6-9 months in comparison to near about 40-45% pass rate in a global perspective.
F. The small batch size of online classes provide effective interaction with the faculty which help personalized attention towards achieving the target of 80% “pass at first attempt”. Frequent mock tests to make a student exam-ready.
G. Affordable US CMA course fees with special discount in your IMA fees.
H. “Till you pass” guarantee assuring that you may attend our live online classes at no extra cost until you pass. It means once you become an uplift student, you can attend unlimited live online classes till you pass at no extra cost or reregistration fees.
I. Comprehensive coverage of US CMA course details including authorized GLEIM CMA study materials , class mock session, IMA registration and job assistance.
J. Provide full video recordings of each live class to every student on the next morning for revisions. Dedicated WhatsApp support group for 24*7 doubt clearing sessions beyond the class.
K. Provide EMI options for payment of tuition fees and 0% interest loan facilities.
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