Walsh College

Prepare for the Certified Management Accountant Exam

Walsh College offers the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) Exam Preparation instructor-led course at the Troy campus.

The Certified Management Accountant credential signifies mastery of principles and practices for corporate accountants and corporate financial professionals.  The exam and the study program are offered in two parts.  Candidates may sit for either exam part first.  Walsh Exam Prep Part 1 is offered in the fall, Part 2 in the winter.

Future dates to be announced

Contact Cindy Rush for more information. mailto:crush@walshcollege.edu, 248-823-1238

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Why Enroll in This Course?

The CMA is the globally recognized, advanced-level credential appropriate for accountants and financial professionals in business. Achieving the CMA demonstrates your professional expertise in financial planning, analysis, control, decision support, and professional ethics – skills that are in demand by organizations around the world.  Whether you want to enhance the value you bring to your current position, or expand your career potential, the CMA will help you set the standard for professional excellence.

As part of your course, you will receive the GLEIM Review System for CMA which includes access to GLEIM online: Digital and Physical Books, Video Lecture Series, Audio Lectures, Test Bank Questions, Exam Rehearsal and Access Until You Pass ® Guarantee.

Who Should Enroll in This Course?

Our certification preparation course is designed for individuals seeking CMA certification.

Eligibility Requirements

To earn your CMA you must become an IMA member and meet specific education and work experience criteria.  For details on these requirements, visit https://www.imanet.org/cma-certification and navigate to "Getting Started" to find the CMA Handbook. Exam fees are paid directly to IMA and are not part of the Walsh prep course.

Course Topics

Fall 2018

Part 1: Financial Reporting, Planning, Performance, and Control

1.  External Financial Statements and Revenue Recognition
2.  Measurement, Valuation, and Disclosure: Investments and Short-Term Items
3.  Measurement, Valuation, and Disclosure: Long-Term Items
4.  Cost Management Concepts
5.  Cost Accumulation Systems
6.  Cost Allocation Techniques
7.  Operational Efficiency and Business Process Performance
8.  Analysis and Forecasting Techniques
9.  Budgeting -- Concepts, Methodologies, and Preparation
10. Cost and Variance Measures
11. Responsibility Accounting and Performance Measures
12. Internal Controls --Corporate Governance
13. Internal Controls -- Controls and Security Measures

Winter 2018

Part 2: Financial Decision Making

1.  Ethics, Fraud, and Risk Management
2.  Financial Markets and Types of Securities
3.  Valuation Methods and Cost of Capital
4.  Managing Current Assets
5.  Corporate Restructuring and International Finance
6.  Ratio Analysis
7.  Financing and Activity Measures
8.  Investment Decisions
9.  CVP Analysis
10. Marginal Analysis and Pricing

Registration details

Online: Walsh College accepts Visa, MasterCard and Discover.

Fax: Download, print and complete this form (Professional Development registration), and fax to 248-823-1045. A Walsh College representative will call you to get credit card information.

Mail: Download, print and complete this form (Professional Development registration) and mail with payment to: Walsh College, P.O. Box 7005, Troy, MI 48007, Attn: Professional Development

Cancellation policy:  Student must officially withdraw from the program in writing. Full refund up until 7 days before the start of class. No refund if student withdraws within 7 days of the start of class. Email crush@walshcollege.edu for official withdrawal form.

Program Requirements: There are no admission requirements to take this program, however certain criteria must be met for participants taking the CMA exam.  See below.

IMA’s Exam Requirements: Learn more about eligibility and exam registration through the Institute for Management Accountants.  http://www.imanet.org/cma-certification/current-cma-candidates/register-and-schedule-exam

Classes are eligible for continuing professional education credit, however are not eligible for college credit.