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A Second Certification for CMAs

You passed the CMA Exam – what’s next? Congratulations to everyone who passed the CMA Exam in the most recent exam window! This is a great accomplishment and one that you should celebrate. A common question I get from recent CMAs is, “What certification should I pursue next?” While this is a question that depends…
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CIA Part 1 Textbook Update April 2022

The CIA Part 1 Textbook has been updated, and the new files are available for current students to download in My Studies. The significant changes are listed below including page numbers in the new April 2022 book. Section VI Additional discussion about Fraud Risk Assessment During Engagement Planning, pages 152-153. Added information and examples about…
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Should I take the CMA or CPA Exam?

CMA or CPA? I have been asked this question a lot recently, and I would like to offer some thoughts about these two qualifications and provide some insight to think about when choosing between these two credentials. International Recognition First, both CMA and CPA are internationally recognized qualifications supported by international professional organizations. While CPA…
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Why CMA is the Best Accounting and Finance Certification

There are several well-known international certifications for accounting and finance professionals, including CMA, CPA, CIMA, ACCA, ACA, CIA, CFA, and others. The first step for you as a professional seeking a certification is determining which one will be the most beneficial. This requires looking not only at your current job, but also what you would…
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CIA Part 3 Textbook Update March 2022

The CIA Part 3 Textbook has been updated, and the new files are available for current students to download in My Studies. The significant changes are listed below including page numbers in the new March 2022 book. Section I Added discussion of Competition in Global Industries and International Marketing, pages 10-16. If you have any…
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CIA Part 1 Textbook Update February 2022

The CIA Part 1 Textbook has been updated, and the new files are available for current students to download in My Studies. The significant changes are listed below including page numbers in the new February 2022 book. Section V The Three Lines Model is now in its own Study Unit, with subsequent Study Units being…
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