“I had the pleasure of completing my CMA studies via the zoom classes with Prof Janek Ratnatunga and Dr Chris D’Souza. The 8-hour classes (over 7 days) flew by with great practical examples, good humour and testing analytical scenarios. The skills gained have been invaluable in my career, allowing me to add real value. Post qualification completion I changed jobs and gained a substantial salary increase. There aren’t enough words to express my heartfelt thanks to CMA, Prof Janek and Dr Chris”

Pete Kearney CMA, Senior Business Partner at Department of Corrections NZ


“I recently had the pleasure of attending the CMA workshops virtually organised by Singapore Management University in partnership with the ICMA. The 7-day workshop was insightful, relevant and added much needed skills to my financial toolkit. It aided me in getting closer to my ambition of being a CFO by equipping me with practical knowledge. The CMA also enabled me to take on a new role as Head of Finance for Consumer, Private and Business Banking Operations in Standard Chartered Bank. This course is a must for all aspiring CFOs.”

Kaushik Kadayam, CMA, Head of Finance, Consumer Private and Business Banking Operations Finance Lead, Digital Venture Standard Chartered Bank.


“In the Financial & Accounting field, everybody wants to be recognized professionally, but only a few know that CMA is the real professional certificate that will equip you with the desired knowledge. Professionally, I have found studying the CMA Australia is a valuable source of skills and knowledge.”

Dr. Abdulla M. Al Awadhi PhD CMA, CFO, Emirates Defence Industries Company, UAE.


“I have had the opportunity of attending the April 2015 intake of ICMA – Australia. I can proudly say that it was indeed a privilege to associate myself with the so learned and experienced Professor Janek as he took us not only through the contents of the course but also shared his knowledge on handling situations outside the book. What I liked best about the ICMA Workshop was the incredible variety of strategies that are modelled, the association that developed with all members, and the incredible learning process. It was an amazing learning experience.”

Sarwat Abbas Zaheer CMA, Marketing Analyst & Project Integrator, General Motors Middle East.


“This qualification has helped me immensely in my career by making me understand the importance of Management accounting & finance in the business context. It has given me the confidence to handle day to day operations & to make sound investment decisions.”

Natasha Fernando, CMA, Director-Econopack Industries (Pvt) Ltd., Sri Lanka


“The content, the delivery, and the relevancy of the topics were commendable. While the pace was fast and intense, it was also interesting to hear about real life business cases from you. Your knowledge, skills, and experiences were inspirational. The reading materials were very useful as I could refer to them and apply the concepts in my work. The programme has definitely boosted my confidence level and I would highly recommend it those who wish to upskill their knowledge in management accounting. Thanks Prof Chris, Prof Janek, and Prof Bendan for the wonderful CMA program! Thank you for your guidance!”

Victor Yu, CEO, Singapore Amalgamated Services Co-Operative Organisation Ltd.


“Joining CMA program conducted by Prof Janek and Dr. Chris gave me a Broadview of how the finance function brings value to company as a strategic partner in surviving in this digital era. With the outstanding knowledge of management accounting, The CMA program provides an in-depth view for finance colleagues to acquire more value-added skills in estimating, forecasting, and strategic thinking, which CMA certification provides, especially for the Indonesian market that is currently facing disruption innovation across all industries.”

Dr. Leonardus Wasono CMA ], Chief Financial Officer Telecomsel, Indonesia.


The CMA Program consists of two post-graduate level courses, namely: Strategic Cost Management and Strategic Business Analysis.

“Completing the CMA has made me to connect literally, “what’s going on out there to what’s going on, in here” ie; connecting the market outside, with back end monthly and yearly financial statements inside.”

H. M. Fairoz, Managing Director & CEO, Singer Bangladesh Limited