Here's a list of what you should expect from our course:.
To establish management accounting as a recognized profession by identifying the role of the management accountant and financial manager, the underlying body of knowledge, and a course of study by which such knowledge is acquired
To encourage higher educational standards in the management accounting field
To establish an objective measure of an individual’s knowledge and competence in the field of management accounting
To encourage continued professional development by management accountants
Financial Statement Analysis -25%
Principal financial statements and their purposes; limitations of financial statement information; interpretation and analysis of financial statements including ratio analysis and comparative analysis; market value vs. book value; fair value accounting; international issues; major differences between IFRS and U.S. GAAP; off-balance sheet financing; Cash Flow Statement preparation, analysis, and reconciliation; and earnings quality.
. Corporate Finance – 20%
Types of risk; measures of risk; portfolio management; options and futures; capital instruments for long-term financing; dividend policy; factors influencing the optimum capital structure; cost of capital; raising capital; managing and financing working capital; mergers and acquisitions; and international finance.
Decision Analysis – 20%
Relevant data concepts; cost-volume-profit analysis; marginal analysis; make vs. buy decisions; income tax implications for operational decision analysis; pricing methodologies including market comparable, cost-based and value-based approaches.
Risk Management – 10%
Types of risk including business, hazard, financial, operational, strategic, legal compliance and political risk; risk mitigation; risk management; risk analysis; and ERM.
Investment Decision – 15%
Cash flow estimates; discounted cash flow concepts; net present value; internal rate of return; non-discounting analysis techniques; income tax implications for investment decisions; ranking investment projects; risk analysis; real options; and valuation models.
. Professional Ethics – 10%
Ethical considerations for the organization
Exam Format: 100 multiplechoice questions and two 30-minute essay questions
Duration: 4 hrs
Exam fees & Deadlines:
For Professional Members: CMA Entrance Fee (nonrefundable) $250* Exam Fee $415 per part
For Student/Academic Members: CMA Entrance Fee (nonrefundable) $188* Exam Fee $311 per part
AMIDEAST 38 Mohie El Din Abo El Ezz Street, CAIRO
American Center 3 Pharaana St., Azarita, ALEXANDRIA
Dates: Both Parts will be given by three testing window periods:
January and February
May and June
September and October