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CMA Exam Changes: Changes Coming to the CMA Exam in 2020

Breaking news, Certified Management Accountant (CMA) candidates: The CMA exam is changing soon! The Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) recently announced the CMA 2020 exam changes, and if you plan to earn the CMA certification in the next year or so, you need to know about them. To help you know what to expect and […]

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CMA Exam Part 1: Certified Management Accountant Exam Part

The Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exam has 2 parts, each focusing on a different set of topics. Together, Part 1 and Part 2 serve as an objective measure of your knowledge and competence in the field of management accounting. You must dedicate your studies to getting very familiar with each part, so let’s start by […]

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CMA Exam Difficulty: How Hard Is the CMA Exam?

Passing the CMA exam is one of the most involved and intensive steps in earning the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) certification. Because the exam has 2 parts, presents hundreds of questions, and takes hours to complete, careful and time-consuming preparation is a must. But along with knowing the question counts and content coverage, CMA candidates […]

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CMA Exam Essay Questions: Complete Guide to Ace this Section

Many aspiring CMAs with international background dread the essay part of the exam. What exactly are the examiners testing on, how are the essays graded, and how can you get a good score? Let’s take a look. If you are unable to watch this video clip, the following covers similar tips regarding CMA exam essay […]

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CMA Exam Study Time: How Many Hours to Study for the CMA Exam?

When discussing CMA exam study time, people often ask one another: how many hours do I need to study for the CMA exam? Let’s figure this out together. CMA Exam Study Time: How Many Hours of Study Do I Need? 100? 200? 300? The IMA suggests at least 150 hours to study for each part […]

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CMA Exam for Students: Is Taking the Test Early Worth It?

I’ve got more questions lately from students who are interested in getting the CMA certification, and specifically on whether it makes sense to take the CMA exam as student candidates. Here are my thoughts together with sharing from fellow young candidates. Please find below the text version for your reference. The Advantage of Taking the […]

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CMA Exam Results: 2019 Score Release Dates (Plus 7 To-Dos)

Typical CMA exam score release dates in 2016, how long candidates expect to wait for the CMA exam results, and what to make the best use of it.

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CMA Exam Awards and Scholarships

IMA has a series of CMA exam awards and scholarships to recognize top performers in management accounting. CMA Exam Awards This is the recognition given to those achieving the highest scores in the CMA exam. ICMA Gold Medal Winners CMA exam candidates are awarded with the ICMA medals with the highest, second-highest and third-highest scores […]

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CMA Exam Dates, Schedule and Calendar (Don’t Miss the Testing Window!)

As part of the planning, know the CMA exam dates, schedule, and deadline. Here is the latest info: Overview of CMA Exam Schedule There are currently 3 testing windows each year for the CMA exam: Testing Window CMA Exam Dates 2019  Jan-Feb  Jan 1 to  Feb 28  May-Jun  May 1 to  Jun 30  Sep-Oct  Sep […]

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2018 CMA Exam Changes and Updates (Are There Any?)

2018 is another unexciting year for those of you looking for CMA exam changes (anyone? 😉 ) While the LOS (Learning Outcome Statement, or basically the syllabus) remains the same, there are subtle changes in the Professional Ethics Statement that IMA updated in July 2017. The new Statement is effective to be tested in September […]

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