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Wiley CMA Learning System Exam Review 2013 Component, Part 1: Financial Planning, Performance and Control

Wiley CMA Learning System Exam Review 2013 Component, Part 1: Financial Planning, Performance and Control

ISBN: 978-1-118-45537-1

Nov 2012

600 pages

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Wiley CMA Learning System Part 1: Financial Planning, Performance and Control covers the topics of Planning, Budgeting, and Forcasting, Performance Management, Cost Management, Internal Controls, and Professional Ethics.  Many of these topics also provide a foundation for the concepts and methodologies that will be the subject of the Part 2 Exam.  Containing key formulas, knowledge checks at the end of each topic, study tips, and practice questions, Wiley CMA Learning System Part 1 provides a candidate with what they need to pass Part 1 of the CMA Exam.

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Part 1 Introduction

Section A: Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting

Topic 1: Budgeting Concepts

Topic 2: Forecasting Techniques

Topic 3: Budgeting Methodologies

Topic 4: Annual Profit Plan and Supporting Schedules

Topic 5: Top-level Planning and Analysis

Practice Questions: Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting

Section B: Performance Management

Topic 1: Cost and Variance Measures

Topic 2: Responsibility Centers and Reporting Segments

Topic 3:  Performance Measures

Practice Questions: Performance Management

Section C: Cost Management

Topic 1: Measurement Concepts

Topic 2: Costing Systems

Topic 3: Overhead Costs

Topic 4: Operational Efficiency

Topic 5: Business Process Performance

Practice Questions: Cost Management

Section D: Internal Controls

Topic 1: Risk Assessment, Controls, and Risk Management

Topic 2: Internal Auditing

Topic 3: Systems Controls and Security Measures

Practice Questions: Internal Controls

Section E: Professional Ethics

Topic 1: Ethical Considerations for Management Accounting and Financial Management Professionals

Practice Questions: Professional Ethics

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Appendix A: ICMA Learning Outcome Statements – Part 1