University of Chicago Booth School of Business Executive Education introduces new study resources for CIMA certification candidates

Issue date: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2016

IMCA announced today a series of online and live workshops for CIMA certification candidates. ...


University of Chicago Booth School of Business Executive Education introduces new study resources for CIMA certification candidates
Program delivered via online and live workshops

Denver—June 1, 2016—Investment Management Consultants Association® (IMCA®) today announced a series of new study resources for CIMA® certification candidates: The Investment Workshop Series: Preparation for CIMA® Exams. Developed and delivered by the University of Chicago Booth School of Business Executive Education, the series is comprised of consecutive online and live sessions. Eight interactive online workshops provide foundational knowledge on core topics, followed by a two-day classroom-format workshop at the Gleacher Center in Chicago. Online workshops begin June 20 and the first in-class workshop is scheduled for July 29.

“We are pleased to provide this quality exam preparation content for candidates aspiring to earn the prestigious CIMA certification,” said Mark Lewis, director of executive education at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. “These sessions utilize a proven teaching methodology and we believe any certification candidate should seriously consider incorporating this series into their Qualification Exam and Certification Exam game plan.”

Kathleen Fitzgerald, adjunct assistant professor of management at Chicago Booth, is the program instructor. She brings a wide array of experience as an educator and practitioner, and has conducted more than 75 review sessions to prepare candidates for the exams in the CIMA certification process.

Click here for more information. In addition to these study resources, IMCA offers CIMA certification candidates who are IMCA members a complimentary online Candidate Resource Center featuring sections quizzes and practice exams, along with a comprehensive text, The Investment Advisor Body of Knowledge + Test Bank: Readings for the CIMA Certification. Additional independent exam review offerings are available to candidates seeking tutoring or overview services.


  • IMCA: Ryan Hoffman, Communications Director. P: 303.850.3079. E-mail: [email protected]. Twitter: @IMCA.
  • University of Chicago Booth School of Business: Rebecca Meyer, Associate Director, Executive Education. P. 312.423.8037. E-mail: [email protected].

About IMCA
Established in 1985, Investment Management Consultants Association® (IMCA®) is a nonprofit professional association and credentialing organization with more than 10,700 individual members and certificants worldwide. IMCA’s mission is to deliver premier investment and wealth management credentials and world-class education. Since 1988, IMCA has offered the Certified Investment Management Analyst® (CIMA®) certification, which is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), to meet international standards (ISO 17024) for personnel certification. IMCA’s Certified Private Wealth Advisor® (CPWA®) certification is suited for wealth management professionals working with high-net-worth clients. In 2015, IMCA conferences, online education and regional seminars hosted more than 4,500 attendees.

IMCA® and Investment Management Consultants Association® are registered trademarks of Investment Management Consultants Association Inc. CIMA®, Certified Investment Management Analyst®, CIMC®, CPWA®, and Certified Private Wealth Advisor® are registered certification marks of Investment Management Consultants Association Inc. Investment Management Consultants Association Inc. does not discriminate in educational opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

About University of Chicago Booth School of Business Executive Education
Consistently ranked among the top programs in the United States and worldwide, Executive Education at Chicago Booth is where intellectual rigor, engaged teaching, and cutting-edge research meet. We create and learn in an exhilarating climate of constructive discourse.

Our programs, both open enrollment and distinctively customized, capitalize on the unique Chicago Approach to meet the specific talent and leadership development objectives of our clients. By combining our analytical, discipline-based frameworks with your real-world experience, you will be able to make a lasting impact as soon as you leave the classroom.