ICMA® (Institute of Certified Management Accountants) recently announced the winners of its most recent awards for the CSCA® (Certified in Strategy and Competitive Analysis) exam.

The following individuals, who took the CSCA exam during the September 2021 testing window, were recognized for their outstanding performance:

  • Nischit Sharma, CMA, CSCA, of Dubai, U.A.E., received the CSCA Gold Award for achieving the highest exam score.
  • Paras Chhabra, CMA, CSCA, of New Delhi, India, received the CSCA Silver Award for achieving the second-highest exam score.
  • Jeremy Skog, Ph.D., CMA, CSCA, of Alexandria, Va., received the CSCA Bronze Award for achieving the third-highest exam score.

The CSCA is a certification program for IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) members who have passed both parts of the CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) exam. Administered during March and September each year, the three-hour CSCA exam includes 60 multiple-choice questions and one case study. Registration for the 2022 testing windows is now open.

“The CSCA certification provides an excellent complement to the CMA certification, helping to expand a professional’s strategic planning and analytical skills,” said Srikrishna Mankal, CMA, chair, ICMA Board of Regents. “ICMA congratulates these three individuals, from three regions of the world, who performed so well on the exam. They have made an important investment in their professional future and will be well-positioned to offer strategic insights to and contribute at a higher level at their respective organizations.”

For more information on the CSCA program, including registration information, resources, and flexible enrollment options, please visit imanet.org/csca. Note that candidates now have the option of taking the exam in person at a Prometric Test Center or remotely (visit Remote Testing for CMA and CSCA Exams to learn more about the new remote option). All questions about the program can also be answered by viewing these FAQs on the IMA website.