IMA’s strong growth—in new members, CMAs, global chapters, and other measures—reflects our increasing ability to benefit the profession.
Nearly 4,300net new IMA members
IMA gained nearly 4,300 net new members in fiscal 2012, including a net increase in U.S. membership.
More than 37,000 active CMA participants
Celebrating its 40th anniversary, the CMA program now has more than 37,000 participants (CMAs and candidates) around the world. This includes a record-setting 2,300-plus new CMA certificates awarded in fiscal 2012; 10,000 new candidates enrolling in the program; and an all-time high of 19,000 active CMAs. The number of CMA Review Course Providers is up 40%.
21 international chapters
IMA is expanding its global influence beyond the U.S. We now have a roster of 21 international chapters supported by a global regional portfolio of offices serving the Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Middle East–Africa regions.
85 student chapters
The number of student chapters has more than doubled during the past two years, from 40 to 85. This reflects IMA’s increasing importance as a source of learning, career, and networking opportunities for the future leaders of our profession.
$100,000 allocated for special global
The IMA Research Foundation and ACCA launched a joint program to support research on vital management accounting topics, such as enterprise risk management, technology enablement, and business performance management. Academics and accounting practitioners may submit research proposals in these and other categories, and a total of $100,000 in grant funding has been dedicated to fund the accepted proposals.