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:
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CMA Exam Prep Class Webcast - Part 1 & Part 2 - Next session starts September 2019

  • Sponsored by IMA Wild West Council and IMA AZ Valley of the Sun Chapter
  • Instructor: 
  • Mitchell Davidson, CPA, CMA, CIA, CFE
  • 10 Saturdays: Dates to be announced.
  • Time: Part 1 - 7:45 AM to 9:15 AM AZ Time , Part 2 - 6:00 AM to 7:30 AM AZ Time (AZ doesn't observe daylights savings time)
  • Cost: IMA Members: $700, Student Members: $600.  Bundle Price for members is $1,300.  Take advantage of Early Bird rates for more savings.
  • This 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 AdobeConnect which is available on the web (Google Chrome and Firefox preferred) 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.
  • Already have Gleim or other Exam Prep Materials: IMA Members: $250, for participation excluding Gleim Review System or other CMA Exam Prep if you already own a recent version.
  • For more information contact:
    Derek Heijmans, CMA
    CMA Director, Wild West Council
    via the WWC email