Local CMA Resources

Congratulations on your decision to pursue the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) certification. Several CMA Review providers are available to help you prepare and pass the exams.  San Diego Chapter members can use the promotional codes below to receive discounts on specific programs.  The San Diego Chapter does not endorse any particular review provider. Each of us have unique learning styles, time commitments, and budgets that should be considered in selecting a particular provider.

Members of the chapter board are available to answer any questions about the CMA credential, preparing for the exam, or local resources.  Watch this space as we update special offers on CMA reviews and other resources. Contact us at

Chapter Stipends for Completing the CMA

The San Diego Chapter has set aside funds for up to four $250 scholarships each year to chapter members that successfully obtain CMA certification. To qualify, Contact the Chapter via our email and advise that you have enrolled in the Certification Program.  You must be a member in good standing of the San Diego Chapter of the IMA when the CMA designation is awarded. To receive the payout, email us within 30-days of CMA designation issuance.

GLEIM CMA Review Discount for 2023

The San Diego IMA Chapter has partnered with Gleim to ensure your success on the CMA Exam!

For over 40 years, Gleim has set the standard for CMA Exam review. Today, Gleim is the most trusted CMA Review course, an official IMA strategic partner, and the exclusive review course provider for the IMA CMA scholarship program. Gleim remains dedicated to helping candidates pass quickly and confidently, and is proud to offer the best CMA review in the industry. Gleim CMA Review includes thousands of the most realistic CMA exam questions, the most comprehensive coverage, dedicated and reliable support, and so much more!

IMA chapter members, order now and save up to 30% on the Premium CMA Review System. 


More CMAs have trusted and passed with Gleim than any other course on the market. Now it's your turn!


Place your order directly online by going to or contact Alexandra Graham at 800.874.5346 ext 428 or to learn about the significant discounts you are eligible for as an IMA chapter member

BCertifiedPro CMA Review Discount

B Certified is an approved course provider by IMA.  As of July 2023, B Certified Pro is the only IMA-approved CMA training organization in USA (Silver). 

The Coupon Code SDCAL45 will grant the candidate 40% off any CMA Training Package.

In addition to the special discount San Diego Chapter candidates will get:

· $100 cash back once they pass their 1st exam.

· Special discount when they register with IMA (discount up to $485 if they are first-time IMA members). The discount covers IMA membership + Entrance Fees + Exam Fees.

· Option to re-attend the live sessions for FREE if they did not pass the exam or had an emergency and couldn’t continue with the current training.

· Weekly follow-up and strategies.

· 4 hours of FREE practice MCQs & Essays for each part.

· Open Q&A at each live session.

· Free training slides that summarize the topics + Formula Sheets.

· And much more…

The “Full Packages” include Gleim material, but if any candidate has Gleim and wants other databanks or material to study, we also have agreements with Wiley, Hock International, and Becker.

CMA Exam Academy Discount

CMA Exam Academy is a Southern California-based exam prep company that offers the following features: 

  • Video lectures covering all exam topics
  • A personal CMA Coach including:
  • Physical textbooks
  • A personal test question bank
  • Access to a private community of exam candidates
  • The FLASHCARDS mobile app

CMA Exam Academy is offering 10% off any course or study tool available at Southern California IMA member Nathan Laio CMA/CMA Coach.



Live Instruction CMA Exam Prep Webcasts

See the announcement on our home page about a special discount for these webcasts!

Achieve success with the help of a professor-led CMA Llve review presented by the IMA Arizona Valley of the Sun Chapter, and the IMA Wild West Council, in partnership with Gleim.  This is Gleim's longest-running LIVE IMA chapter-sponsored review course featuring CMA Professor Mitchell Davidson, CMA, CPA, CIA, CFE.

Features include:

·       Hybrid review course: Seven live sessions, recorded instructor videos featuring Gleim professor slides, and self-paced online study.

·       One-third of class time is dedicated to student questions.

·       30 minutes of free tutoring from the CMA Instructor.

·       Gleim Premium CMA Review System

·       Extensive coverage of practice multiple-choice and essay questions

·       Access Until You Pass®