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Certified Management Accountant

Certified Management Accountant (CMA) Program

Registration is closed, please email IPEx if you would like to be added to the waitlist for this program.

This two-part course prepares participants for the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) certification examination developed and conducted by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) with 40 years of experience. This exam-preparation course provides a focused review of all subject matter for the CMA Certification. These courses use a focused curriculum to give you the greatest chance of passing the CMA Examination. Note: Successful completion of this preparatory course does not guarantee passing the exam. Achieving the CMA credential demonstrates your mastery of financial planning, analysis, control, and decision support, as well as professional ethics.

Class Schedule:

Winter 2014

  • CMA Part II : Inseat Host Location Holland MI
  • Tuesday Evenings January 7 - April 22, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Cost $1,395 facilitation + $245 books, total investment: $1,640
  • Virtual Inseat Course: Grand Rapids, Lansing, Kalamazoo, Midland, Saginaw and Warren
  • Tuesday Evenings January 7 - April 22, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Cost $1,395 facilitation + $245 books, total investment: $1,640
  • CMA Part II Online
  •  January 6 - April 25, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Cost $1,395 facilitation + $245 books, total investment: $1,640

This Program is Designed to:

  • Prepare participants to take the CMA certification exam
  • Offer experienced accountants and financial professionals in business in-depth review of current and best practices

What to Expect:

  • CMA certified instructor will facilitate learning throughout this course
  • Program format is traditional in-seat setting and offered state wide through Davenport University’s Virtual In-seat Class Room (V.I.S.C.L.)

About the Instructor:

Timothy Bergsma, CMA Assistant Professor Accounting & Finance, Davenport University Maine College of Business

MBA from Grand Valley State University, 2001

BBA from Davenport College of Business, 1995 

Tim Bergsma is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). He has over 15 years of experience in the field of accounting. His years of service to the accounting profession are complimented by his experience in business management and business ownership.

Tim’s areas of specialty include a broad range of topics within management accounting such as cost accounting, activity based management, budgeting/forecasting, differential analysis, pricing strategy and operational control. Additionally, he specializes in the fields of forensic accounting and fraud examination. Tim’s abilities in this area extend into fraud prevention consulting as well as fraud detection and investigation support.

Tim is currently working on a Ph.D. in Applied Management and Decision Sciences with a specialization in accounting.

Students will learn:

CMA Part I* (15 Weeks)

This course is an introduction to the CMA Credential and CMA Learning System as well as the following concepts:

  • Section A:  Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Section B:  Performance Measurement
  • Section C:  Cost Management
  • Section D:  Internal Controls
  • Section E:  Professional Ethics 

CMA Part II* (15 Weeks)

This course is an introduction to the CMA Credential and CMA Learning System as well as the following concepts:

  • Section A:  Financial Statement Analysis
  • Section B:  Corporate Finance
  • Section C:  Decision Analysis and Risk Management
  • Section D:  Investment Decisions
  • Section E;  Professional Ethics

 *Courses do not have to be taken in succession 

Why You Should Attend:

The CMA is the advanced professional certification specifically designed to measure the accounting and financial management skills that drive business performance.

Achieving the CMA credential demonstrates your mastery of financial planning, analysis, control, and decision support, as well as professional ethics.

The CMA credential is...

  •  Focused — On the critical skills you use in business
  •  Respected — Leading employers seek to hire and promote CMAs
  •  Valued — CMAs earn higher compensation than noncertified professionals
  •  Convenient — CMA exams are offered in hundreds of locations worldwide

Course Fees:

Cost is $1,395 per person for instructor led course and $245 for required materials.

Total Investment: $1,640

For more information, call the Institute for Professional Excellence at Davenport University at (616) 233-2589 or email us.

To register for this course, please submit the form below.