CGMA vs CMA – Which is Right for You?

In January 2012 the AICPA and CIMA joined forces to create a new designation; the CGMA, or Chartered Global Management Accountant. Both are management accounting certifications, pitting the CGMA in direct competition with the CMA. So how can you determine which is best suited for you? Below I’m going to outline key elements of each designation so you can make the … Read More

The New CMA Resume Blueprint

  Hey there candidate, Nathan here.  So here’s the deal – you studied so hard for months, finally passed the CMA exam, but now that you have your new certification, you aren’t sure what to do with it. Well, this week I have asked CPA Talent, Bob Berchtold, to weigh in on this very subject. Don’t be fooled by his … Read More

Best Accounting Schools for CMA Exam

Have you always known that you wanted to become a CMA, but haven’t started school yet? Where you end up studying can drastically affect your success. After all, we tend to choose post-secondary schools that are known for success in our chosen field. Well the same goes for those of you wanting to become a CMA. There are certain schools … Read More

CMA Education Requirement: Determine Your School’s Eligibility

When compared to other accounting designations, the CMA exam requirements are quite clear and easy to fulfill. In fact, this is probably the reason that so many people who write the exam fail to pass it on the first try. But we’re not discussing low failing rates today. Instead I’m going to focus on how you can fulfill the education … Read More