This qualification is tailored to senior managers who have degrees or professional qualifications in all business fields (marketing, management, finance, banking, accounting etc.).
To obtain the Certified Global Business Analyst (CGBA)® professional qualification, participants undertake only the Strategic Business Analysis (SBA) module of the CMA preparatory program.
It is open for those who have a degree or professional qualification in any business discipline (both accounting and non-accounting). A participant must have at least 5-years of senior business experience to enrol in program. The assessments done are the case studies within the Strategic Business Analysis course module.
As such as all ICMA members have completed the above module in their CMA preparatory studies; this designation is automatically available to all CMA for the payment of a fee.
The fee for the CGBA certification is A$ 150 for three years use of the post-nominals CGBA.
Please note that annual membership in the ICMA (at either the FCMA, CMA, AMA, GMA, RBA, RCA, CAT or MAA levels) must be maintained during this period. The Management Accounting Affiliate (MAA) membership of ICMA is an open membership for all individuals (accountants or not). If you are not a member of ICMA; then join at least as an MAA, by completing the membership application form.
For more information, and downloading an application form, see http://www.cmawebline.org/education/cgba-program.html