On June 18th, 2012, the Chicago Tribune released an article titled "6 in-demand certifications". Certified Management Accountants made the list. Here is what the Tribune had to say:
"Certified management accountant
What they do: According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, these workers record and analyze financial information for organizations. The information is intended for internal use by business managers. CMAs are also known as cost, managerial, industrial, corporate or private accountants.
Certification details: A CMA is earned by joining the Institute of Management Accountants, having a bachelor’s degree and completing two continuous years of professional experience in management accounting or financial management. The CMA exam is taken in two parts and covers planning, budgeting and forecasting, internal controls and professional ethics, corporate finance, decision analysis, risk management and professional ethics, among other topics."
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