6 – 9 Months
2 Levels (12 subjects)
Starting from INR 9,000/month
What is CMA ?
Certified Management Accountant
The ‘Certified Management Accountant’ is an internationally recognised management accounting course. The course is governed by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) – headquartered in the US.
A CMA qualification will ensure you are at the center of an organization, working with the management team on key strategic decisions through your expertise in the accounting, finance, and business domains.
Key Highlights of CMA
- Industry Experts as Faculty
- 100% Placement Assistance
- EMI Options starting at ₹9,000/month
- 80% Pass Rates at Zell vs 50% Global Average
- Weekday & Weekend lectures
- Live & recorded lectures
- 1:1 Student Mentorship
- Optimal Batch Sizes
- Access to Unlimited Practice Tests
- Personalized Study Plan
Find out how you can qualify for the US CMA course
- – Candidates should have cleared their 12th grade (associate degree outside India) to be eligible for the US CMA exams.
- – Candidates must clear both US CMA exams and be a graduate in any domain to get certification from the IMA body.
Financial Planning, Performance, and Analytics
- External Financial Reporting Decisions (15%)
- Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting (20%)
- Performance Management (20%
- Cost Management (15%)
- Internal Controls (15%)
- Technology and Analytics (15%)
Strategic Financial Management
- Financial Statement Analysis (20%)
- Corporate Finance (20%)
- Decision Analysis (25%)
- Risk Management (10%)
- Investment Decisions (10%)
- Professional Ethics (15%)
Students life impacted
Industry expert as faculty and mentors
Hours of R&D on Experts in experiential method
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Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What is CMA?
The US CMA is a credential granted by the Institute of Management Accountants. The course focuses on various aspects of finance, accounts and business.
Q. Should I pursue CA or CMA?
This decision depends on the amount of time you are willing to invest in gaining a professional qualification. A CA will particularly take 5+ years to complete with opportunities in India. Whereas the US CMA designation can be earned as soon as 6-9 months & it provides global exposure as well.
In terms of the core subjects: CA focuses more on Financial & Statutory Accounting, Statutory Auditing, Company Law, etc. & the US CMA focuses more on the management aspect with subjects such as Financial Statement Analysis, Performance Management, Cost Management & Corporate Finance.
Q. What is the difference between CMA India and US CMA?
The Indian CMA focuses mainly on the Indian standards of accounting (Ind As) which is a subset of IFRS whereas the US CMA covers the US GAAP, IFRS and various aspects of finance. This lethal combination allows candidates to land jobs in the business domain and work with the world's leading CFOs on various strategic decisions.
Q. What are the kind of opportunities available for me after US CMA?
The CMA designation is the apex management accounting designation. You will be an in-demand professional in countries such as the USA, Canada, Middle East & now even in India as most of the corporates are looking to hire CMAs
Q. How long will it take for me to do CMA?
With training with top-quality exclusive CMA-qualified faculty, you can complete your CMA exams within 6-9 months at Zell!
Q. What is a CMA Designation & how do I receive mine?
A CMA designation is the final step in your CMA journey. You can use it next to your name such as CMA Pratham Barot
Q.The requirements to be eligible for the CMA License
1. The Candidate should be 18+ Years
2. The Candidate should have passed both CMA Papers.
3. The Candidate should have completed their graduation.
Q. What is the Salary of a CMA?
A fresher CMA can expect anywhere between ₹ 4-5 Lakhs as a starting salary & abroad, the global average salary of a fresh CMA is $60,000!!
And of course, these numbers are just to start with & as you progress in your career, the sky’s the limit!
Q. Can I pursue CMA after the 10th?
Unfortunately, no! You can only pursue CMA after your 12th standard. Although, if you have your heart set to start with an accounting & finance qualification, ACCA(Association of Certified Chartered Accountants, UK) is an amazing option for your career, as it allows candidates who have just cleared their 10th grade to start their ACCA journey via the FIA Foundations in Accounting route)!
Q.Do I have a time limit to complete my CMA exam?
A candidate needs to complete all CMA papers within 3 years of paying the entrance fee to the IMA
Q.How does the CMA exam scheduling work?
The candidate needs to be an IMA member, and pay the exam application fee - which is valid for a period of 3 years within which the candidate needs to complete the exam (in case they fail to clear the exam, they would have to repay this fee and they get 3 more years) and then book the exam and pay the exam fee 4-5 weeks prior to the date they want to appear for the exam.
Q.Where are the US CMA exams held?
The exams are held in 8 Prometric centers across India. The exams are closely proctored, with candidates not being allowed to carry any items not necessary for the exam to the center. The exams are held in Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Calcutta, Chennai, Hyderabad, New Delhi & Trivandrum.
Q.Can I do CMA if I'm in my first year?
Any non-graduate (as long as they have cleared 12th grade) can go for the US CMA course.
Q.In how many countries is the US CMA course accepted?
The US CMA course is recognised in India, China, UK, Canada, Middle East countries.
Q.Which country offers the highest opportunities for US CMA?
UAE offers the highest number of opportunities to US CMAs since it consists of several international companies that require financial managers to guide them in the right direction.