Who seeks the CMA designation and why?

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So I have an opportunity to have all the expenses associated with studying for and taking the two parts of the exam for the CMA designation paid for and wanted to ask the community about it. It's offered as a scholarship at my university. What is the significance of this designation and what sort of person in what part of their career would stand to benefit most from it? I am trying to gauge if this is something worth expending the effort on.

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Jan 26, 2018

poordad, hey, look at the bright side, at least you didn't get a ton of monkey shit thrown at you...here is my best guess on threads that might be helpful:

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Or maybe the following users have something to say: @Barboone @wilder01 @mknickerson

I hope those threads give you a bit more insight.

Mar 8, 2018