The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), founded in 1919, is the world’s leading and largest professional body of management accountants, with 237,000 members and students operating in 184 countries, working at the heart of business. CIMA works closely with employers and sponsors leading-edge research, constantly updating its qualification, professional experience requirements and continuing professional development to ensure it remains the employers’ choice when recruiting financially-trained business leaders.
The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants
The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the Association) is the most influential body of professional accountants, combining the strengths of the American Institute of CPAs and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants to power opportunity, trust and prosperity for people, businesses and economies worldwide.
It represents 650,000 members and students in public and management accounting and advocates for the public interest and business sustainability on current and emerging issues. With broad reach, rigor and resources, the Association advances the reputation, employability and quality of CPAs, CGMAs and accounting and finance professionals globally.
CGMA – The global standard
The CGMA designation distinguishes professionals who have advanced proficiency in finance, operations, strategy and management. The designation recognizes the most talented and committed management accountants with the discipline and skill to drive strong business performance. The route to the CGMA designation includes a combination of exams, experience and is educationally equivalent to a master’s degree.
CIMA CGMA® professionals are financial and business operationals and strategists who can link the board’s objectives and the rest of your organization, guiding critical business decisions and creating sustainable business success.