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    The CGMA designation is the global designation for CPAs working in business and government. Powered by the resources and expertise of AICPA and CIMA, two of the world’s leading accounting organizations, the CGMA designation gives you research, tools and a global network.

    Harvard ManageMentor® is an online learning and performance support resource that proactively builds skills focused on a wide range of topics.

    The CGMA Competency Framework helps you and your clients to understand and assess the skills needed in finance roles.

    The CGMA Finance Impact© Tool provides finance teams with not only a clear understanding of the current status of the function, but guidance on how to improve its performance.

    How to Become a CGMA 

    Beginning in January 2015, AICPA members pursuing the CGMA designation will be required to pass a strategic case study examination. Before implementation of the exam, accounting professionals who meet any one of the following minimum requirements qualify for the CGMA designation: 

     

    • Three years of financial (including internal audit)  or management accounting experience in business, industry, or government, or
    • Two years of financial or management accounting experience plus one year in public accounting, or
    • Three years of financial/management accounting experience on a consulting basis, or
    • Three years in a management accounting role focused on the management and operation of an accounting firm, or
    • Awarded a research-based doctorate degree in accounting or related business field* at an accredited academic institution, and has taught at least four college semester or quarterly classes in accounting or related business field* at an accredited academic institution

    *Related business fields include economics, finance, information systems or other disciplines associated with the strategic management and operations of a business.

    Spotlight

    CGMA Magazine CGMA Magazine

    Delivers the depth and insight to stay ahead. It’s your online source for management accounting new, in-depth analysis of key business issues and best practices for management accountants.
    CGMA.org CGMA.org

    Stay connected to the pulse of the profession, become a knowledge leader and join the conversation. Get all your CGMA benefits through one site.
    Harvard ManageMentor Harvard ManageMentor

    Provided by the AICPA and CIMA exclusively to CGMA designation holders, this valuable online learning and performance support resource serves up critical management skills on demand and is suitable for management accountants at all levels.

    Challenge Your Thinking 

    Tools and Resources Tools & Resources
    Drive best business practices with scenario-planning tools, checklists, decision trees, an ERM maturity assessment tool and real world case studies.
    Reports
    Reports
    Discover leading edge research, tools and techniques, as well as strategic insights from award-winning experts on key issues facing businesses in the global economy.
    Global Economic Survey
    Global Economic Surveys
    Gain insight into the views of CGMA financial executives on their outlook for the economy, their individual organizations, growth and expansion expectations and current economic challenges.
    Products
    Products
    Grow with professional development products tailored to management accounting. Online courses, webinars, digital publications and conferences are available at special pricing for CGMA holders.

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    The CGMA Exam
    Launching in January 2015, the CGMA Exam will test a candidate’s ability to apply theoretical knowledge by making decisions and offering insights about a real-world business situation. Check out this video to learn more!

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    World Congress of Accountants 2014

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    Rome, Italy
    November 10-13, 2014

    The World Congress of Accountants (WCOA) is organised by the International Federation of Accountants and held every four years. The event gives accounting professionals the opportunity to share their views on the current issues and trends in the profession.
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