The Gold Standard for Accounting and Finance Professionals Working Inside Organizations.

Join a leading group of professionals who have advanced beyond the practical accounting skill set by earning the Institute of Managerment Accountant’s presitgious global certification, the Certified Management Accountant (CMA).

By evolving into a strategic business partner committed to a standard of excellence grounded on a strong ethical foundation and lifeflong committment to learning, your will be better positioned for career advancement and greating earning power.

Visit for valuable CMA Certification resources:

IMA Membership Application
CMA Exam Registration Form
CMA Resource Guide and Checklist
Online CMA Candidate Discussion Groups
Detailed Outline of Exam Content
Learning Outcomes Statements
Study Materials
Suggested Reading List
Frequently Asked Questions
IMA’s Statement of Ethical Professional Practice
Continuing Education Opportunities
IMA Career Center

How to prepare for the CMA Exam

When preparing for the Exam, there are essentially four options.

1. Self Study

Totally self-paced, can study any time
Requires self-motivation and time management
Materials – IMA, Gleim (See discount info below), Hock, (See other sources on IMA website.)
2. Self Study with Online Course

Enhances self-study option; online support from subject-matter expert
Requires self-motivation and time management
3. Group Study (See below for info on how to start/join a group)

Group approach motivates individuals
Scheduled meetings keep candidates on track
4. Live Instruction through a local college/university (See Ivy Tech info below)

Classroom dynamics motivate individuals
Scheduled class sessions keep you on track
Live access to instructor for assistance with exam-related content
Live Instruction

Are you excited about starting down the road to certification, but not quite sure you want to go it alone. No problem. Contact Ivy Tech today and join the next CMA review course using IMA’s CMA Learning System!

Next Review Course (Part 1 -New Exam Format) starts in March 2010.

Contact Ivy Tech for more information and to enroll

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Group Study

Study groups forming. Complete the form below. Indy IMA board members will help to get groups formed and provide best practices.


The Indy IMA Chapter participates in the Gleim discount program. If you plan to use Gleim’s study materials can contact Melissa Leonard at 800.874.5346, ext 131 or via email at for more information on the transition to the new exam format or for assistance in ordering.

Gleim will release a new edition of the Gleim CMA Review System in January 2010 to reflect the new two-part CMA Exam format. Gleim is offering a special rebate.

Click here
for a summary of what these changes mean, what to expect from the new
CMA Exam, and how they relate to the CMA candidate.

CMA – The Gold Standard for Accounting and Finance Professionals Working Inside Organizations