Walsh offers an instructor-led preparation course for the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exam. The CMA credential signifies mastery of principles and practices for corporate accountants and corporate financial professionals.
The exam and the study program are offered in two parts: Part 1 in the fall and Part 2 in the winter. Candidates may sit for either exam part first.
CMA Exam Prep Course Details
Fall 2023 – Part 1
|When:||Weekly Oct. 2 – Nov. 20 (eight weeks)|
|Time:||6-9 p.m. weekly|
|Course Investment:||Part 1 – $1,750|
Why Enroll in This Course?
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. Whether you want to enhance the value you bring to your current position, or expand your career potential, the CMA will help you set the standard for professional excellence.
As part of your course, you will receive the GLEIM Review System for CMA which includes access to GLEIM online: Digital and Physical Books, Video Lecture Series, Audio Lectures, Test Bank Questions, Exam Rehearsal and Access Until You Pass ® Guarantee.
Classes are eligible for continuing professional education credit, however are not eligible for college credit.
Who Should Enroll in This Course?
Our certification preparation course is designed for individuals seeking CMA certification.
To earn your CMA you must become an IMA member and meet specific education and work experience criteria. For details on these requirements, visit https://www.imanet.org/cma-certification and navigate to “Getting Started” to find the CMA Handbook. Exam fees are paid directly to IMA and are not part of the Walsh prep course.
Fall: Part 1: Financial Planning, Performance, and Analytics
- External Financial Statements and Revenue Recognition
- Measurement, Valuation, and Disclosure: Investments and Short-Term Items
- Measurement, Valuation, and Disclosure: Long-Term Items
- Cost Management Concepts
- Cost Accumulation Systems
- Cost Allocation Techniques
- Operational Efficiency and Business Process Performance
- Analysis and Forecasting Techniques
- Budgeting — Concepts, Methodologies, and Preparation
- Cost and Variance Measures
- Responsibility Accounting and Performance Measures
- Internal Controls –Corporate Governance
- Internal Controls — Controls and Security Measures
- Technology and Analytics
- Integrated Reporting
Winter: Part 2: Strategic Financial Management
- Ethics, Fraud, and Risk Management
- Financial Markets and Types of Securities
- Valuation Methods and Cost of Capital
- Managing Current Assets
- Corporate Restructuring and International Finance
- Ratio Analysis
- Activity Measures and Financing
- Investment Decisions
- CVP Analysis
- Marginal Analysis and Pricing
- Business Ethics
- Sustainability and Social Responsibility
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Student must officially withdraw from the program in writing. Full refund up until 7 days before the start of class. No refund if student withdraws within 7 days of the start of class. Email email@example.com for official withdrawal form.
There are no admission requirements to take this program, however certain criteria must be met for participants taking the CMA exam. See below.
IMA’s Exam Requirements:
Learn more about eligibility and exam registration through the Institute for Management Accountants. Click here to verify eligibility with IMA.