IMA®, the association of accountants and financial professionals in business, is one of the largest and most respected associations focused exclusively on advancing the management accounting profession. Globally, IMA supports the profession through research, the CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) program, continuing education, networking, and advocacy of the highest ethical business practices. IMA has a global network of more than 100,000 members in 140 countries and 300 professional and student chapters. Headquartered in Montvale, N.J., USA, IMA provides localized services through its four global regions: The Americas, Asia/Pacific, Europe, and Middle East/India. For more information about IMA, please visit http://www.imanet.org.
IMA® gives you the strategic resources to broaden your knowledge base, sharpen your leadership skills, drive your organization’s performance and enhance your career. We are the association of accountants and financial professionals working in business. Our members have access to the respected CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) program, peer networks, Continuing Professional Education (CPE) courses, career resources, publications and research. For more information, please visit www.imanet.org.
IMA Student membership is available to individuals who are enrolled in at least six (6) undergraduate or graduate credit hours, or the equivalent, per semester. As an IMA Student member, you can learn about the accounting and financial management profession, explore your future career options, and build your résumé and professional network. IMA Student membership fee is $39. To join, please visit www.imanet.org.
Jodi Landau Ryan is the Director, Student Engagement at IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants). In this position, Jodi works with IMA’s student and academic communities to create programs, products and services to meet their specific needs. She also oversees the development of the IMA Student Leadership Conference and fundraising activities. Jodi graduated from Lehigh University with a BS degree in Accounting. Her work experience prior to joining IMA includes experience at another major accounting association as well as exposure to the audit, human resources and training areas within two of the Big Four public accounting firms. She lives in Montvale, NJ with her husband John and two children, Jennifer and Matthew.
BAP provides a unique opportunity for students to connect with peers and a variety of employers, all while developing their business skillset. Through the vast networking and learning events, community service projects, leadership opportunities, presentations, and case competitions, BAP sets the bar at successfully preparing students for their transition into the workforce [and beyond].