Certified Management Accountant (CMA)

For over 40 years the Certified Management Accounting (CMA) designation has served as the benchmark for excellence in the field of management accounting. Achieving the CMA demonstrates your professional expertise in financial planning, analysis, control, decision support and professional ethics – skills that are in demand by organisations around the world.

PwC's Academy is an Approved Training Provider of IMA. Our CMA training programme is made up of comprehensive preparation classes and a full revision programme.

Comprehensive preparation and revision classes

This is a series of lectures delivered by our experienced faculty members. These lectures will include:

  • IMA approved Wiley comprehensive study materials
  • Progress tests and weekly online assignments
  • Revision classes after each session
  • Access to over 2000 practice questions
  • Two paper based mock exams
  • Exam oriented handouts prepared by our experts that summarise the class material, section by section
  • Wiley Participant Guide 
  • Support courses on exam strategies, tips and techniques 
  • Highly experienced industry experts with over 12 years CMA teaching experience

Additional Support

  • Guidance on IMA membership, study plans and exam registration


Download Abu Dhabi and Dubai - Part 1 and 2 (October exams) schedule.

Download Riyadh - Part 1 and 2 (October and March exams) schedule.

Download Qatar - Part 2 (December exams) schedule.

UAE - October 2016

Part 1 Location Dates
Tuition Dubai 21 Oct - 26 Dec
Revision   13 Jan - 14 Jan
Tuition Abu Dhabi 22 Oct  -24 Dec
Revision   13 Jan -  14 Jan
Part 2     
Tuition Abu Dhabi 22 Oct - 24 Dec
Revision    13 Jan - 14 Jan
Tuition Dubai 21 Oct - 26 Dec
Revision   13 Jan - 14 Jan

Tuition + Revision: AED 7,000

Combo Package (Part 1 & 2): AED 12,600 (AED, 11,900 with Early Bird offer*)


KSA - October 2016 and March 2017

Part 1            Location          Dates
Tuition Riyadh

19 Nov, 26 Nov, 3 Dec,

10 Dec,17 Dec, 24 Dec

Revision   7 Jan - 8 Jan
Part 2    
Tuition Riyadh

11 Mar, 18 Mar, 25 Mar,

8 Apr, 15 Apr, 22 Apr

Revision    6 May - 7 May

Tuition + Revision: SR 7,500

Combo Package (Part 1 & 2): SR 14,000


Qatar - September 2016

Part 1       Location Dates
Tuition Doha 26 Sep - 5 Dec
Revision Doha 7 Dec - 14 Dec

Tuition + Revision: QAR 7,000

"The study materials were very comprehensive. The classes were well organised. The teaching was concept based which gave me a good perspective of the subject matter as well as helped me prepare for the exams."
Amrutha Venkata, CMA Part 1

"I am pleased to say that I was very satisfied with my CMA instructor and his teaching methods, his dedication to us and class discussions. The overall experience was informative and interesting and I’m really looking forward to applying the skills and knowledge I have acquired in my profession. The CMA is a really useful qualification and I’m glad that I chose to do it with PwC’s Academy."
Fatima Ashfaque, Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development

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Part I: Financial Reporting, Planning, Performance and Control Part II: Financial Decision Making 
External Financial Reporting Decisions  Financial Statement Analysis
Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting Corporate Finance 
Performance Management Decision Analysis
Cost Management Risk Management
Internal Controls Investment Decisions 
  Professional Ethics
  • The CMA exam consists of two parts, each of which is a 4 hour examination
  • The exams consist of 100 MCQs and 2 essay style questions
  • The exams can be taken in January/February, May/June, and September/October
  • The minimum passing score is 360 our of 500 for each part
The CMA programme lets you proceed at your own pace and since there are only 2 exams it is possible to complete your CMA in 6-12 months. However you must have completed two years of professional  experience in management accounting  either prior to, during or after passing the exams.

IMA is the worldwide association of accountants and financial professionals working in business. They are committed to helping you–and more than 70,000 members–to expand your professional skills, better manage organizations, and enhance careers.

For more information, please visit http://www.imanet.org/

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Alternately, for more information please contact us at: 

Email: academyme@ae.pwc.com

Telephone: +971 (0) 4 304 3137

Or fill in our enquiry form and we will get back to you shortly. 


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Friday: closed