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CMA Part 2

Financial Decision Making

 This course covers the material included on the IMA's Content Specification Outline for CMA Part 2 - Financial Decision Making.

This course is designed for:

  • Anyone desiring to take and pass part 2 of the CMA Examination.
  • CPAs interested in receiving CPE credit.
  • There are no prerequisites for this overview level course. There is no advance preparation necessary, but some review of the material prior to the live-lecture workshops is advised.

Objectives - You will learn:

  • Financial Statement Analysis topics including short-term liquidity, capital structure and solvency, return on invested capital, profitability analysis, and earnings-based analysis.
  • Corporate Finance topics including the management and financing of current assets,  risk and return, financial instruments, and the cost of capital.
  • Decision analysis and risk management topics include relevant data in the decision process, cost-volume-profit analysis, marginal analysis (special orders, make or buy, and other analyses), and pricing (supply and demand, cost-bsed pricing, target pricing)..
  • How to make better investment decisions using such models as discounted cas flow methods (net present value and internal rate of return), non-discounted methods (payback method and accrual accounting rate of return), ranking of investment projects, and real options in capital budgeting.
  • Professional Ethics including general ethical rules and ethical procedures in business.

You Will Gain:

  • The knowledge necessary to take and pass part 2 of the CMA examination.
  • CPAs can earn 20 hours of Group-live CPE Credit for attending the live course.
  • National Registry of CPE Sponsors CPE credit - 20 hours as follows:

Finance - 14 CPE Hours
Accounting -  6 CPE Hours

Rigos Professional Education Programs is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

 Live workshops are offered through some of the Rigos affiliates. We offer 20 hours of lecture per part for the CMA examination; therefore, 20 hours of CPE credits are available per part when taking the live lecture course. You can contact our office at 206-624-0716 for further registration and other related information.

 The course is also available in a self-study textbook and software format for $97. To order the self-study course, go to our self-study page and click the order form.

Refund Policy:

  • All sales are final. No refunds will be granted after your registration is submitted.
  • For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact our offices at 206-624-0716.

If you would like more information on our in-house ethics workshops, please contact us at 206-624-0716 or send an e-mail to

Last updated on 7/13/2012 10:50:05 AM