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IMA and Wiley Announce New Release of 2013 CMA (Certified Management Accountant) Learning System as Part of their Partnership Venture
November 12, 2012
Montvale, N.J. and Hoboken, N.J., November 12, 2012 – IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants), the association of accountants and financial professionals in business, and global publisher John Wiley & Sons, Inc., announced today the release of the new 2013 Wiley CMA Learning System (CMA LS) and Online Intensive Review product suite. Part of the partnership venture between IMA and Wiley, the suite includes print and online educational materials designed to prepare accounting and finance professionals for the CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) exam.
IMA’s CMA certification program is an advanced-level assessment for accounting and financial professionals in business. The two-part exam covers financial planning, performance and control, and financial decision making.
Currently released by Wiley, the new 2013 CMA LS product suite includes a two-volume set of textbooks, online practice tests and the CMA Online Intensive Review, an online self-study course with a library of more than 2,000 sample test questions. All study materials align with the ICMA® (Institute of Certified Management Accountants) Learning Outcomes for the CMA exam. Users of the materials will notice a clean, user-friendly design and online functionality with content from IMA.
“The CMA Learning System has been a premier study product for management accounting professionals and I’m confident Wiley will leverage its considerable global reach to the academic, student and corporate communities, while bringing new innovations to the market,” said Jeff Thomson, CMA, IMA president and CEO.
"Wiley is pleased to support the CMA as part of our interest in growing the awareness of management accounting as a leading career in business,” said David Pugh, vice president and publisher, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. “Wiley’s CMA Learning System product suite will help professionals advance their careers and the profession as a whole.”
The Wiley CMA Learning System and Online Intensive review product suite is available through major online retailers globally and via www.wileycma.com. The Wiley CMA Learning System will also be available in eBook format scheduled to launch in early 2013.
About IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants)
IMA®, the association of accountants and financial professionals in business, is one of the largest and most respected associations focused exclusively on advancing the management accounting profession. Globally, IMA supports the profession through research, the CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) program, continuing education, networking, and advocacy of the highest ethical business practices. IMA has a global network of more than 65,000 members in 120 countries and 200 local chapter communities. IMA provides localized services through its offices in Montvale, N.J., USA; Zurich, Switzerland; Dubai, UAE; and Beijing, China. For more information about IMA, please visit www.imanet.org.
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