IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) offers members preparing for the CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) a variety of exam review options. Members can refer to resources on the IMA website, work with textbooks and trainers on their own, or, what has proven successful for many candidates, working with a review course provider.
In this issue, we’re featuring three of the largest review course providers that offer CMA exam prep in Europe for those members wishing to enhance their preparation routine:
“Delivering tomorrow today” is Delaware’s motto. Delaware (www.delaware.pro/en-nl/solutions/cma) is a leading provider of state-of-the-art business and IT solutions and services. Delaware trains people, helps them update their business knowledge, and aligns their financial skills with processes and technology. Delaware’s coach and head of training, Dr. Jan Kooiman, CMA, combines business experience and thought leadership with the rigor of academic discipline. According to the company, “Join the Delaware program and gain ‘academic’ knowledge and practical skills that are immediately applicable in your day-to-day business environment!”
|The Delaware team
MVP Institute of Finance – Markus Verbeek Praehep:
Markus Verbeek Praehep (www.mvp.nl) is a highly recommended provider of professional courses, bachelor’s and master’s programs for working financial professionals for any level in 25 cities in the Netherlands as well as through elearning and in-house trainings. With its broad range of courses for auditors, accounting professionals, payroll professionals and tax consultants, MVP is one of the most well-known training companies specialized in courses for financial professionals in the Netherlands.
The company’s aim is to provide the workforce with the skills they need to perform as an ideal financial professional. In 2014, MVP became part of the largest education group in the Netherlands, NCOI group, a brand and market leader specializing in training financial professionals. This group educates approximately 200,000 working people each year. Within the group, it collaborates closely with brands like Boertien Vergouwen Overduin, a soft skills training company, and Computrain, specializing in skills like data science, robotics, AI, business intelligence, and more, enabling MVP to deliver both hard and soft skills trainings for financial professionals of high quality for the national and global market.
|Members of the MVP team
Staan Academy (www.staan-academy.com) has been a CMA course provider since 2016. The company’s approach is based on research to assure all participants pass their exams. The Staan program starts with self preparation before a monthly interactive session, where candidates start with short one-way sessions and continue with break-out sessions to apply their knowledge in practice.
Staan appreciates each individual and assures there is enough attention for all participants to overcome their challenges by working in small groups. Along with personal attention, the company also provides a platform for a direct dialogue with the class instructor.
All Staan courses and materials are available in English. The company works with instructors who are broadly experienced with teaching in still active in the field of finance. In addition, all courses offered by Staan can be shaped into a tailor-made solution for an in-house CMA review program.
|The Staan team