FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Questions? Find the answers to frequently asked questions about the CGMA designation.

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CGMA designation holders have access to information, resources and tools that focus on critical issues facing business and provide practical solutions. In addition, CGMA professionals build their knowledge and skills by accessing webinars, publications such as CGMA Magazine and CGMA Advantage daily newsletter, thought leadership papers, tools, research, and a global community of management accountants that will assist them in developing skills and knowledge for their careers and help them bring increased value and success to businesses around the world. Find out more about CGMA benefits.
The AICPA and CIMA are working together to ensure that CGMA designation holders enjoy a robust network and experience through popular third-party social networking sites such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. Look for the CGMA presence on all three of these sites.
No. The CGMA designation does not provide audit rights. The right to perform an audit is subject to the legal requirements of each individual country. In the U.S., you must be a licensed U.S. CPA in order to conduct an audit.
Yes. AICPA qualifying members who make the decision to be CGMA designation holders will receive a CGMA certificate once their first year annual dues are paid.

Because the CGMA designation is available with no additional fee for CIMA members, a CGMA certificate will be available for CIMA members to order for a £20 print-offset fee.