ABOUT IMA

Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) is the world's leading organization dedicated to empowering management accounting and finance professionals to drive business performance.

With a network of nearly 65,000 professionals, IMA provides a dynamic forum for management accounting and financial professionals to develop and advance their careers through its Certified Management Accountant (CMA®) and Certified Financial Manager (CFM®) programs, cutting-edge professional research and practice development education, networking, and the advocacy of the highest ethical and professional practices.

IMA Members are today's leaders, managers, and decision makers in management accounting and financial management. As Members, we are dedicated to continued professional development, to achieving the highest levels of professional certification, and to supporting each other in our commitment to professional excellence.


Vision Statement

The world's leading association for management accounting and finance professionals.


Statement of Mission

To provide a dynamic forum for management accounting and finance professionals to develop and advance their careers through certification, research and practice development, education, networking, and the advocacy of the highest ethical and professional practices.


Mission of the Ethics Program

Encourage organizations and individuals to adopt, promote and execute business practices consistent with high ethical standards, by providing valuable insight into the complexities that result from social and technological change.

The following definition of ethics is provided as a foundation for our members.

"Ethics in its broader sense, deals with human conduct in relation to what is morally good and bad, right and wrong. It is the application of values to decision making. These values include honesty, fairness, responsibility, respect and compassion."

Rushworth Kidder
President, Institute for Global Ethics

 


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Certified Management Accountant

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  • No other accounting or finance credential lends itself more directly to today's complex and changing business environment
  • Distinguish yourself as a business professional who is committed to a strict code of ethics
  • Confirm substantial knowledge of accounting, finance, and important related fields and demonstrate the ability to integrate this information into the business decision process
  • Demonstrate your commitment to personal professional development and lifelong learning

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