Local CMA Resources

San Diego Chapter CMA Coordinator
Derek Murphy is the San Diego Chapter's CMA Coordinator.   Derek can be reached through the Chapter email with any questions about the CMA credential, preparing for the exam or local resources.

The San Diego Chapter has set aside funds for up to four $250 scholarships each year to chapter members that successfully obtain CMA certification. Scholarship criteria:
  • Contact Chapter and advise that you have enrolled in the Certification Program
  • Be a member of the San Diego Chapter of the IMA when CMA designation is awarded
  • Within 30-days of CMA designation issuance, contact Chapter and request scholarship payout
Gleim Chapter Discount Program Increased:

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

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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.

Live Instruction CMA Exam Prep Webcast:

Live CMA Exam Prep: Part 2 Starts September 26, 2020

Gleim Instructor-led CMA Live Exam Preparation Webcasts, presented by the IMA Arizona Valley of the Sun Chapter and the Wild West Council.

Starts:  September 26, 2020
Ends:  December 5, 2020
Duration:  10 weeks on Saturday mornings (no session on November 28)

Part 2 Time: 6:00 AM to 7:30 AM AZ Time (AZ doesn't observe daylights savings time)

 Mitchell Davidson, CPA, CMA, CIA, CFE

Cost: IMA Members: $700, Student and Corporate Members: $600.  If you already have the Gleim or other exam prep materials the fee is $250 for members.

Thist is a 15 hour live, online, accelerated CMA exam prep class scheduled over 1.5 hour sessions over 10 Saturday mornings.  It is led by our qualified CMA instructor, Mitchell Davidson, CPA, CMA, CIA, CFE,  and utilizes a study group format that includes 30 minutes of each class focused on student questions. 

The CMA Live Exam Prep is executed by both the IMA Wild West Council and the IMA Valley of the Sun Chapter. The class is provided through Zoom which is available on the web as well as through an app on tablets and smart phones. We recommend using headphones with microphones for better sound. You are also able to dial in by phone.

The price includes: 1 free 30 minute one on one help session with the instructor, an experienced CMA instructor with years of experience, Gleim Premium Review System: Gleim Instruct Video Lectures, Online Review and Books, Gleim’s “Access Until You Pass”, Gleim’s “Personal Counselor”, Free Domestic Shipping on Initial Purchase, Largest Test Bank Available, Access to Accounting Experts, Audio Lecture, and Study Planner.

Please note: Space is limited for the class, so register early and don’t miss out! To be registered for the class, payment must be received by the deadline.

Pay through the Eventbrite link below by September 19 to avoid late fees.  You can use any credit card at check out.

Part 2 Registration:

For more information contact:

Derek Heijmans, CMA
CMA Director, Wild West Council

Tom Dopler, CMA
CMA Director, AZ Valley of the Sun Chapter