Results of ICMA’s most recent job analysis study showed content areas that needed to be adjusted to ensure the CMA exam continues to test expertise in the areas most demanded by employers and management accounting professionals.
Effective January 1, 2020:
Changes to Part 1:
Technology is transforming the profession, and we want our CMAs to be prepared. Part 1 of the CMA exam will include a new section on Technology and Analytics.
New Title: Financial Planning, Performance, and Analytics
New Content: Technology and Analytics, Integrated Reporting
Deleted Content: Internal Auditing
Changes to Part 2:
Being able to apply an ethical and strategic framework to decision making in a complex, digital world is a skill every accounting and finance professional needs. Part 2 of the exam will expand the Professional Ethics and Decision Analysis sections.
New Title: Strategic Financial Management
New Content: Business Ethics, Sustainability and Social Responsibility
Deleted Content: Off-Balance-Sheet Financing, Bankruptcy, Tax Implications of Transfer Pricing
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