IMA’s popular CMA Candidate Webinars provide useful, timely information to help candidates get ready to take the CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) exam. During these free, hour-long webinars, presenters offer study tips, insights from previous exam-takers, and strategies that can help you make the most of your exam preparation time.

The most recent webinar was held on April 26 and titled, “The CMA Exam: Test-Taking Tips and Strategies.” It featured presenters Tyler Skelton, IMA manager of academic outreach; Amy Ford, CMA, CPA, senior associate faculty member, Western Illinois University; and Amy Lewis, CMA, corporate controller, Alatrade Foods.

During their interactive discussion and information session, the presenters covered areas to help candidates prepare for the CMA testing experience, including:

  • Effective study approaches
  • Time management strategies
  • Tips on how to best prepare for the essay section of the exam
  • What to expect during exam day at the Prometric Test Center
  • Remote testing option details

Archived versions of prior candidate webinars can be found at CMA Candidate Series.

Upcoming dates in 2022 include:

August 15 (12 p.m. to 1 p.m. ET): “The CMA Exam Essays: Everything You Need to Know!” – This session will discuss how to optimize performance on the essay section of the exams for a better score. Areas covered include how the essay responses are graded; how to maximize your point-earning potential on each essay; and how to manage your time wisely.

October 25 (12 p.m. to 1 p.m. ET): “The CMA Exam: Navigating Multiple-Choice Questions” – In this session, speakers will cover a general overview of the exam content, followed by some general study tips that can be helpful in preparing for the exam. You’ll learn about the importance of establishing a regular study schedule; creating your own flashcards and notes; studying topics you find difficult or challenging; and more.

Watch your email for registration details as they become available.

“Upskill with the CMA” Webinar: Now in June

For those looking to learn more about the CMA exam, IMA is offering a special free “Upskill with the CMA” webinar on June 6 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. ET. 

During this interactive discussion, candidates will hear from CMAs as they explore why the CMA is a global passport, helping to create true business partners that drive strategy and decision making. The discussion will feature a “fireside chat” with three panelists, all CMAs working in a variety of roles and industries, who will discuss the value of the CMA to their careers and their organizations. Discussion topics include:

  • The changing role of the modern CFO’s organization
  • The benefits of earning the CMA
  • The content and structure of the CMA exam
  • The steps to becoming a CMA

Watch your email for registration details.