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December 07,2019

What is CMA USA - Course details! Know more about the course

CMA USA course by Lakshya is one little step to be valuable Certified Professionals.

The course helps it’s students of it to earn both practical and theoretical knowledge in the stream of accounting and finance. According to the latest research, it is a fact that the most favoured industries by business graduates or commerce are only Auditing and Accounting. 

CMA – The Certified Management Account is a highly reputed certification awarded by IMA, the Institute of Management Accountants. It is a worldwide US-based association for both accountants and financial professionals working in the field of business.

There are specific reasons why Lakshya is regarded as one of the best CMA USA coaching centres in Kochi. The main reason is due to the fact that Lakshya has curated the subjects of  CMA USA very well across all their coaching centres.

CMA USA syllabus has perfectly-researched study materials in addition to the comprehensive practice sessions. These well-compiled sessions make the students well prepared for their examinations. A CMA certification means that he/she owns the most complete knowledge in the areas such as ethics, financial planning, analysis control and apt decision making.

CMA USA Certification awarded by IMA is globally recognized. It is a simple token by which you will have before you a huge number of career opportunities in multiple organizations within several sectors and domains. The qualified candidates of CMA USA are also recipients of much better financial compensations, compared to their non- certified counterparts. It also provides them with the utmost flexibility to go across business areas.

The Big 4 auditing firms, namely Deloitte, KPMG, Ernst & Young and PricewaterhouseCoopers, are one of the biggest recruiters of CMA certified professionals. They often set CMA Certification as a benchmark in their recruitment process in order to choose the best of candidates.

It is very important for students to have keen insights in finance-related subjects to clear the exams. A student with a weak basis in the subjects may find it hard to understand the advanced concepts behind accounting, finance and management. But when it comes to Lakshya, with their exceptional quality in coaching and continuous guidance provided by certified CMA accountants, it will be an easy task. In addition, Lakshya’s personalized assistance and support in matters like study-related problems, exam registration procedure and so on, is something you can’t see anywhere else.

Other reasons for why it is a well-sought course is also partly due to the short completion period. As its result, most students find it better to choose a CMA USA certification. It’s other features such as affordable fees, flexibility etc. also makes it more demanding. Also, CMA has a curriculum that will touch interesting topics, all which are useful to one’s practical business routine.


The duration of the CMA USA course is 9-12 months only. Which means all it takes is only a short period of time, for one to become a fully-fledged management/cost accountant. And when it is possible to attain with the most cost-efficiency, it is one of the best courses available out there.

The tuition fee of CMA USA Course of Lakshya is 50,000 + GST. Join the course now!

CMA USA Job Opportunities

The CMA certification is a  w key that opens doors to global professionals. Some of the roles one can perform with it are –

  • Senior Accountant
  • Internal Auditor
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Controller
  • Financial Analyst
  • Cost Accountant
  • Finance Manager
  • Budget Analyst
  • Staff Accountant

and others which are hugely respected within our community.

Having a CMA USA certification alone speaks a lot about you. It shows the intense professional credibility you have attained on the basis of your education. These are believed to be the fundamental requirements one should have in order to become a Financial Accountant or a Management Accountant. A simple mention about your CMA certification in your CV will alone makes it stand out against the rest of the non-certified candidates’ and will certainly give you the edge over others in getting the job.

The qualified CMA USA candidates can achieve high profile jobs in Kerala, and in big cities of India itself.

CMA USA Syllabus / Course Structure

The course has two parts when it comes to the exam pattern. These two should be cleared in order to get the certification.

The two parts of the course has a total of 11 competencies.

Part one ‘Financial Reporting, Planning, Performance and Control’ covers -

  • External Financial Reporting
  • Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Performance Management
  • Cost Management
  • Internal Control and Ethics

There will be 100 multiple-choice questions and two 30-mins essay questions in the exam. You need to score at least 50% MCQ‘s right at this part – for the exam will be on a 0-500 scoring system. To be successful in passing the exam, you need to have a score of 360 at any rate on the exam according CMA USA pass percentage criteria.

Part two ‘Financial Decision Making’ covers -

  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Corporate Finance
  • Decision Analysis
  • Risk Management
  • Investment Decisions
  • Professional Ethics.

The same applies here in part two. You will have 100 multiple-choice questions in addition to the two 30-mins essay questions. You will need to attain a score of 360 out of the 500. That is 50% answers incorrectly out of all the MCQ questions.

CMA USA Eligibility Criteria

The interested candidate should have completed his/her 10 +2 studies.

And should have a UG Degree or other equivalent professional certification.

You have the option to take up the course before/after graduation. Even though you are required to earn a degree from a recognized college or university. This can be achieved within a period of 7 years.

Also, there are other equivalent professional certificate courses available now. You can clear those too beforehand in order to enter the CMA USA Course.

You need to pass the exams, in addition to being fulfilling education and experience requirements. The professionals who have 2 or 2+ years of experience need only to pass the second part of CMA USA exams for attaining the designation. You have the option to fulfil the mentioned requirement before entering the CMA course, while on pursuing CMA or even after entering into it. It is from only a relevant professional background a candidate should earn work experience. According to the current norms, work experience in the realm of management accounting is highly acceptable.

To earn your CMA USA certification, it is not at all crucial to having an educational background in accounting or commerce. The best way to accomplish a career in the domains of commerce is to acquire a professional certification in its respective subjects. So, students who have completed their +2 studies, in any stream, can enter into CMA USA Course. One of the advantages you will be having when pursuing the course is that you only need to give lower exam fees, for it is affiliated with IMA. Also, you will have the advantage of gaining CMA scholarships.

CMA USA Salary Package

CMA or Certified Management Accountant certification is often considered to be one of the best qualifications any students can pursue to have a great career. The certification itself conveys a lot regarding a person’s abilities and knowledge in management and accounting.

But then comes the question of most importance – ‘How much can a person earn after his CMA?’

Well, to be honest, that depends on the factors like your company’s current size and growth, your position in it, your experience level etc.

According to the Global Salary Survey of 2019 done by IMA, CMA certification holders earn globally 57% more comparatively to median salary. And 55% more than Non-CMAs when it comes to comes to the median total compensation. A fresher with the best of acquired academic knowledge, can earn up to 4.5 to 6.5 lakhs per year. The Financial Controllers and Managers are the highest earning positions one can always look up to.

With the arrival of MNCs, it is a well-known fact that CMA’s now have  wide career opportunities and high-demand in India. As mentioned above, salaries of every certification-holders could vary. It is purely dependent on their abilities and knowledge. Also based on the practical knowledge and skill sets they have acquired along with their CMA USA certification.

Upcoming Batch / CMA USA Fee Structure

Regular Batch is starting on June 2020

There are 3 components in CMA exam fee.

The exam fee can vary for students and academics. It is entirely different for professionals too. The fee cited by IMA for this category also includes – CMA entrance fee, IMA membership fee, and CMA examination fee.

At Lakshya, coaching fee of CMA USA is only ₹50,000 + GST

(excluding IMA registration fee, IMA official prep materials (Wiley’s), exam fees)


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