Membership in a professional association is an investment. And as an IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) member, you want to make sure you’re getting the most from that investment. Here are the many benefits of being part of one of the largest, most respected associations focused exclusively on the management accounting profession:

Advance Your Career

  • CMA Certification: For nearly 50 years, IMA’s CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) certification has been the global benchmark for management accountants and financial professionals. Earn the CMA to prove mastery of 12 critical practice areas most in demand by today’s employers. The CMA exam curriculum was updated this month.
  • CareerDriver®: IMA’s free online career management tool and an exclusive member benefit, CareerDriver helps you assess your skills and match them to 46 job titles. You can also build a customized development plan with the help of more than 1,000 resources, including self-study courses, webinars, publications, and on-the-job activities.

Learn Continuously

  • CSCA Specialty Credential: The CSCA® (Certified in Strategy and Competitive Analysis) credential complements and expands upon the strategic planning, competitive analysis, and decision-making skills developed through the CMA. IMA’s CSCA Learning Series is available to anyone as a stand-alone product. Visit the IMA Education Center to learn more.
  • 500+ CPE courses: Satisfy your CPE requirements with a broad catalog of courses for every stage of your career.
  • IMA Webinars: Enhance your career and industry knowledge with exclusive free, members-only sessions, plus earn NASBA CPE credits.
  • Free CPE: IMA now offers three CPE products to members free of charge: “IMA Excel 365: Tips in Ten,” “Action Required: Navigating Ethical Dilemmas,” and “Webinars on Demand.”

Build Networks

  • IMA's Annual Conference & Expo, Regional Conferences, Student Leadership Conference: Gain a dynamic networking and learning experience at these popular events: the IMA Annual Conference & Expo is held every June, while the Student Leadership Conference takes place in November.
  • MyIMA Network: Connect with professionals worldwide through this proprietary online networking tool. You can also network through our Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn channels.
  • IMA's 300+ Global Chapters and Councils: Get involved with your local community at one of more than 300 professional chapters, councils, and student chapters located around the world, many of which are outside of the U.S.

Keep Current

  • IMA's Publications: Take the pulse of the profession with timely, actionable information from:
  • IMA Thought Leadership: Access the latest and rigorously researched data, best practices, and techniques with our sponsored research studies and analyses of industry trends and our Statements on Management Accounting (SMAs), practitioner guides on a wide range of topics within the profession.
  • Technology & Analytics Center: Offers educational resources focused on key technology and data analytics trends affecting the accounting and finance profession.
  • Count Me In: IMA’s podcast, covering all things accounting. You can listen and subscribe using your favorite app to keep up with the latest trends in the profession.

Uphold Ethics

  • Ethics Center: Members and other professionals can access our confidential Ethics Helpline for guidance on ethical issues in business. You can also access resources, such as our Statement of Ethical Professional Practice and various learning resources, to promote integrity in business.
  • Annual Ethics Benefit: In keeping with IMA’s commitment to upholding the highest ethical standards, IMA members now receive an Annual Ethics Benefit: two free NASBA CPE credits per membership year to be used towards IMA Ethics Series products. Visit the My Tokens section of your IMA profile to redeem.

Save More

IMA members enjoy savings from some of the world’s leading brands, such as:

  • Insperity – Gain access to numerous offerings from this NYSE-listed company to help improve business performance, including human capital management, payroll services, employment screening, insurance services, and more. View details at the IMA Member Link.
  • Dell – IMA members in the U.S. and Canada can now receive up to 40% off the everyday price of Dell-branded small business products and Dell-branded electronics and accessories. Visit to learn more.
  • – IMA members receive a 15% discount on the 1-800-FLOWERS family of brands, including Harry & David, The Popcorn Factory, and more. Learn more at the IMA Member Link.
  • Lenovo – IMA members in the U.S. and Canada can save up to 30% off the everyday public web price of Lenovo’s entire product line of laptops, tablets, desktops, servers, accessories, and more. Visit the IMA Lenovo Webstore.
  • Wiley CMAexcel – Receive 25% off all Wiley CMAexcel products, the industry-leading suite of CMA exam review products. Just enter code IMAMEMBER at checkout.
  • UPS Shipping – Members in the U.S. and Canada now have access to new and improved flat discount pricing: 50% off domestic/next day/deferred; 30% on ground commercial/residential; and 50% on additional services. To enroll, call 1-800-MEMBERS (1-800-636-2377). For more information, visit the IMA Member Link (U.S) or the IMA Member Link (Canada)
  • Office Depot/Office Max – Save up to 80% on more than 93,000 products and enjoy free next-day delivery on qualifying orders of $50 or more. For more information, go to the IMA Member Link.
  • GEICO Automobile Insurance – Receive special discounts on Geico's already-low rates. Call 1-800-368-2734 to speak with an agent or visit the IMA Member Link.
  • Mercer Personal Insurance – Members have access to insurance plans at economical rates not available to the general public. Insurance coverage includes term life, accident, long-term care, disability, and other options. Visit the IMA Member Link to learn more.
  • Rental Cars (Avis and Budget) – Enjoy up to 25% off every Avis rental; click on the IMA Member Link for more information. You can also enjoy up to 25% off every Budget rental; click on the IMA Member Link for more information.
  • Credible – A unique member benefit: A student loan refinancing program to help IMA members save thousands with their student loans. Find out more at the IMA Member Link.