Getting the CGMA designation
Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA designation) is the global designation for management accountants.
It’s powered by the resources and expertise of AICPA (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants) and CIMA, two of the world’s leading accounting organisations, to elevate the profession of management accounting.
The global designation adds power to your CV, demonstrating your business acumen, ethics and commitment.
How do I get the CGMA designation?
As a CIMA member, you automatically qualify for the new designation.* You can use the letters CGMA after your name as soon as you qualify as an ACMA.
The CGMA designation extends the global reach of your recognition as a chartered management accountant. You remain a CIMA member as well, with all the benefits of CIMA membership.
The joint venture
The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants is a joint venture of AICPA and CIMA, establishing the Chartered Global Management Accountant designation to elevate the profession of management accounting globally.
Discover more about the new designation and what it means to you as a member.
Watch a video with CIMA CEO Charles Tilley FCMA, CGMA about the benefits of the CGMA designation.
* Please note that members of CPA Australia or CMA Canada who are elected to CIMA membership through the'preferred access' route after 31 January 2012 are not eligible to use the CGMA designation.