Get Ready for the CMA Exam with these Resources

IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) offers various ways to help candidates learn about and prepare for the CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) exam.


CMA Candidate Webinar Series

These free one-hour webinars provide expert advice to help increase your chances of performing well on the exam.

The most recent webinar was held on October 24, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. ET, and covered “The CMA Exam: Navigating Multiple-Choice Questions.” In this webinar, speakers provided a general overview of the exam content, followed by some general study tips that can be helpful in preparing for the exam. The presenters discussed the importance of establishing a regular study schedule; creating your own flashcards and notes; studying topics you find difficult or challenging; and more.

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

The next webinars scheduled for 2024 include: April (test-taking tips and strategies); August (essay questions); and October (multiple-choice questions). Watch your email as details become available.


“Upskill with the CMA” Webinar

IMA also recently held its informative “Upskill with the CMA” webinar on September 18. Check out this link to see an archived video recording.

A highlight of the webinar was a “fireside chat” with three panelists, all CMAs working in a variety of roles and industries, who described the value of the CMA to their careers and their organizations. The speakers were:

  • Scott Chandler, CMA CIA, Chief Financial Officer, Spindrift
  • Li Chen, CMA, PMP, AWS, Financial Systems App Analyst, Amazon
  • Fritzy Marcelo, CMA, CPA, Accounting Manager, Balt USA

The CMA panelists discussed why the CMA is a global passport, helping to create true business partners who drive strategy and decision making. Other topics covered in the webinar included:

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

Sorry you missed it? Watch your email for details about “Upskill with the CMA” webinars planned in 2024.