The GMA Conversion Program is open to any Graduate or Professional in any discipline to obtain the pre-requisites to undertake the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) Preparatory Program. Those having an Advanced Diploma in Accounting are also eligible to enter the GMA Conversion Program.
The program consists of 4 units (taught at the Honours/Masters level):
- Financial Management
- Financial Statement Analysis
- Financial Modelling
- Managerial Accounting
Students should have a degree or a professional qualification in any discipline; or an Advanced Diploma in Accounting.
On completion of the GMA Conversion Program, a student member can apply for Graduate Management Accountant (GMA) membership of ICMA without experience. Students require either completion the CMA preparatory program or 3 years relevant experience to obtain the Associate Management Accountant (AMA) membership of ICMA.
Alternatively, on completion of the GMA Conversion Program, a student member can directly enroll in the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) preparatory program.
Recognised Prior Learning
Recognition will be given by ICMA for students who have successfully completed these subjects (or equivalent) at any recognised University or recognised professional accounting body such as CA, CIMA, ACCA and CPA.
Where to Study?
Students can undertake these subjects (or equivalent) at any recognised University that allows single semester study, or via ICMA Recognised Provider Institutions or Online.