The Certified Management Accountant (CMA) qualification is
available to both accountants and non-accounting managers who
are interested in gaining advanced knowledge in the strategic
management information and performance reporting area.
Accountants who wish to obtain CMA certification can
participate in the CMA program, which will undertake two
advanced units, namely, 'Advanced Management Accounting' and
'Advanced Strategic Management Accounting'.
Those without an accounting background, who are
nevertheless interested in obtaining a professional
qualification in the area, are able to undertake the above CMA
program after they first complete a 'conversion' program of 4
coursework units, two of these being core subjects in the MBA.
In addition these students will need to do two further
electives, Financial Statement Analysis and Management
Accounting. On the completion of this 'conversion' program,
these students will also undertake the advanced units required
by all students prior to