CMA Exam Prep

About the CMA Exam Prep

CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) is the advanced professional certification specifically designed to measure the advanced accounting and financial management skills used in business today. Join more than 40,000 credentialed peers worldwide, sit for the exam and demonstrate your mastery of financial planning, analysis, control, and decision support, as well as professional ethics.

We offer a comprehensive exam preparation program that includes textbooks and online practice tests. While the primary focus of this course is to prepare individuals for the CMA exam, the course is also an excellent professional development tool for helping individuals advance their career in accounting, finance, or business management.

The CMA  review courses are delivered in two convenient courses, mirroring the two parts of the CMA exam:

PART I – Financial Reporting, Planning, Performance and Control

(4 hours – 100 multiple choice questions and two 30-minute essay questions)

  • External financial reporting decisions
  • Planning, budgeting, and forecasting
  • Performance measurement
  • Cost management
  • Internal controls

PART II – Financial Decision Making

(4 hours – 100 multiple choice questions and two 30-minute essay questions)

  • Financial statement analysis
  • Corporate finance
  • Decision analysis 
  • Risk management
  • Investment decisions
  • Professional ethics

Please note that candidates for the CMA exam may sit for Parts 1 and 2 in any order. 

For information on the CMA Test Prep at Cleary University, please contact Lisa Beaudoin at 734.929.9119.

Registration Information

Advance registration is required for all courses. Registration for all courses is currently being accepted up to five days before the start of class. Course materials are included in tuition and will be distributed on the first day. Please register early to ensure that course materials are ordered for you and that a seat is reserved for you! You may register online, by fax, by mail, or in person.

Online

Please complete the appropriate registration link (access links are located to the right) according to method of payment (either by credit card or by check/PO). Fill out the registration forms on each screen until the progress bar (at top of page) reaches 'Done.' Upon registration completion, a confirmation email will be sent out. If you are paying by check, please mail your check to Cleary University, 3601 Plymouth Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48105, Attention: Business Office.

By Fax

Please send the completed registration form with credit card information to 734.418.1521, Attention: Business Office.

By Mail

Please send the completed registration form with check or credit card information to Cleary University, 3601 Plymouth Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48105, Attention: Business Office.

In Person

Please bring your completed registration form with check or credit card information to Cleary University's Business Office at 3601 Plymouth Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48105.

Method of Payment

We require payment of the course fee at the time of registration. We accept the following forms of payment: check (made payable to "Cleary University"), or credit card (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, Discover).

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CMA Review Part 1: Webex - Summer 2015

CMA Program Information

  • CMA is the credential that focuses specifically on financial planning, analysis, control, and decision support, as well as professional ethics – the critical skills for today's complex and changing business environment.
  • The Wiley's CMA Excel Learning System is used to teach the course and includes textbooks and online practice tests, which are available 24/7
  • The course is also an excellent professional development tool for helping individuals advance their career in accounting, finance, or business management.
  • The CMA is the certification that can deliver a tangible return on your investment. According to the 2013 IMA Annual Salary Survey, professionals with a CMA can earn $34,000 more in average total compensation annually than non-certified peers.
  • The CMA program responds to the needs of busy professionals. The live instruction program offered at Cleary University is directly aligned with the new two-part CMA exam format.
  • Courses are offered at Cleary University's Washtenaw Campus in Ann Arbor, as well as in a live, online format using WebEx.

Who should take this course?

  • Candidates preparing for the IMA's CMA® examination.
  • Practitioners identifying, measuring, analyzing, and interpreting financial information.
  • Managerial finance and accounting professionals involved in strategic, tactical, and operating decisions within their organization's financial management process.
  • Accounting staff members preparing financial reports for non-management groups such as shareholders, creditors, regulatory agencies, and tax authorities.
  • Accredited, licensed, or certified professionals seeking continuing education credits.
  • CPAs interested in moving into an internal corporate accounting role.
  • Students with an interest in business analysis, management accounting and reporting, strategic management, and business applications.