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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. The writing aspect of the exam can be daunting for many people. Preparation is key to reducing anxiety about the essay section. I’m going to help you with some CMA exam essay tips in this post. Don’t get thrown off by the […]

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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? You want to pass the CMA exam, preferably on the first try, and this means you need to study properly. So, how long to study for the CMA? CMA Exam Study Time: […]

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

If you are a CMA student thinking about taking the exam early, you likely have a few questions. Is taking the test early worth it? Only you can know for certain if it’s right for you but I hope to be able to provide enough information in this post to help you make an informed […]

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CMA Exam Results: 2019 Score Release Dates

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. As a result, if you’re planning to take the CMA exam, it’s essential you understand how to register and schedule your time to take the exam, what the recommendations are, and other important information about how to plan your exam. My goal […]

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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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