Certified Management Accountant (CMA)

Gold Standard in Management accounting and Finance

Work at Big 4s

96% Pass Rate

About CMA Course

(Become US CMA in just 2 papers)

The Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation, awarded by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) in the USA, represents the highest level of certification for management accountants. The IMA, USA, boasts a global community of 125,000+ members across 140+ countries and 300 chapters. This program is designed to prepare you for the evolving needs of the business world, enabling breakthroughs in the finance profession. The CMA certification not only provides a future outlook for businesses but also empowers you to create substantial value.


Why CMA Course?

image 28 Recognized Globally

image 28 Open doors to high-level positions at MNC

image 28 Connects you to a global network of 140,000 professionals.

image 28 Valued by employers for skills and strategic insights.

image 28 According to the IMA 2023 Salary Survey, CMAs earn a median total compensation 21% higher than non-CMAs.

CMA Earning Potential Advantages: Percentage
Higher Median Annual Compensation 21%
Higher Median Salary (Age 27-42) 19%
Boost in professional Confidence 83%

US CMA Course Subjects

The CMA: Two Exam Parts Covering 12 Competencies
CMA Part 1: Financial Planning, Performance, and Analytics
Topic % Of Exam
External Financial Reporting Decisions 15%
Planning, Budgeting, and Forecasting 20%
Performance Management 20%
Cost Management 15%
Internal Controls 15%
Technology and Analytics 15%
CMA Part 2: Strategic Financial Management
Topic % Of Exam
Financial Statement Analysis 20%
Corporate Finance 20%
Decision Analysis 25%
Risk Management 10%
Investment Decisions 10%
Professional Ethics 15%

CMA Course Eligibility and Duration

Minimum Eligibility

image 14 Hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university or a related professional certification.


image 14 Depending on the candidate's dedication and focus, it takes a minimum of 6 months to complete the CMA course. IMA provides a duration of maximum 3 years, from the date of registration, to complete the CMA Course.

Certification Process

  • image 14 Step 1 – Education Qualification ( Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university & maintain active IMA Membership).
  • image 14 Step 2 – Successfully Clear 2 Parts of the CMA.
  • image 14 Step 3 – Fulfill 2 Years of Experience in management accounting or financial management. This requirement may be completed prior to or within seven years of passing the examination.
  • image 14 Step 4 – Apply for your CMA Certificate.
  • image 14 Step 5 – Adhere to ethical standards.
Mock exams
Digital and Printed Books Provided
Placement support and Discussion Forums
500+ Flashcards for Quick Revision
3000+ MCQs
70 Essay Questions
Unlimited Practice Tests
Personal Support from Mentors

CMA Career Opportunities

  • image 14 Chief Financial Controller
  • image 14 Finance Manager
  • image 14 Financial Risk Manager
  • image 14 Cost Accountant
  • image 14 Chief Financial Officer
  • image 14 Senior Accountant
  • image 14 Risk Analyst

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CMA is the Highest level of certification for management accountants awarded by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), USA. The program prepares you to meet the evolving needs of the business and make breakthroughs in the Finance Profession. CMA provides a future outlook of the business and helps to create value.

The US CMA is an internationally recognized certificate recognized in America, the Middle East, Europe, Australia, and Asia. When you successfully complete this course, you may have the opportunity to work for MNCs such as Accenture, Big 4 research firms, and US-based banks.

Depending on the candidate's dedication and focus, it takes a minimum of 6 months to complete the CMA course. IMA provides a duration of maximum 3 years, from the date of registration, to complete the CMA Course.

Yes, candidates need 2 continuous years of professional experience in management accounting or financial management.

Yes, the CMA is globally recognized, providing opportunities for employment in various countries and industries.

No negative marking

Yes, the US CMA is recognized in India through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India (ICWAI) and the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), USA. This agreement fosters mutual recognition, allowing members of ICWAI to enroll as members of IMA, USA, and vice versa, enhancing the development of the Management Accountancy profession.

In the world of corporate accounting, the CMA (USA) qualification is highly sought after. It's designed to boost skills in accounting management and critical business thinking. In India, those with a CMA (USA) have great opportunities with Big4s and Multinational Companies. Graduates holding the CMA USA certification are in high demand across various sectors, including enterprise, education, training, and both public and private industries.

Yes, the CMA course is structured to allow students to take CMA exams at their convenience, held quarterly. Additionally, VGLD conducts CMA (USA) classes on weekends, specifically catering to working professionals, providing the flexibility to balance work and studies effectively.

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