The philosophy of the Institute of Certified Management Accountants (ICMA) is predicated on the idea that an active commitment toward excellence is fundamental to the process of education. ICMA utilizes its two decades of experience and its worldwide capacity to create programs that meet the needs of a dynamic society without limiting the educational delivery system.
ICMA recognises a need for innovative programs that reduce barriers while maintaining standards of quality. The structure and programs are designed to offer a sensitive and stimulating vehicle for the academic and professional pursuits of the full-time working person. Since a need is satisfied, ICMA continues its development as an institution dedicated to growth and excellence and sincere concern for the specific needs of its student membership body.
Student members are offered a variety of methods to obtain their qualification: Directed Online Independent Study, Classroom Lectures, In-House Seminars and Workshops, and more recently Zoom seminars. ICMA offers guidance, stimulation to growth, support for creativity and learning, evaluation, and access to a community of peers and faculty.
Ultimately, ICMA is committed to scholarship and quality education at the lowest possible cost to its students.
Continuing Professional Development
The educational objectives of the Institute of Certified Management Accountants (ICMA) are therefore to further the development of management accounting education in the universities and business schools of Australia and Internationally, to encourage research into the application of management accounting theory and practice, and to provide continuing professional development for its members.