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I know that you understand the need of upskilling yourself to stay updated in the rapidly changing scenarios in the Global job sector.

International Professional Accounting Certifications like US CPA, CMA and CIA are nowadays your stepping stones to climb the corporate ladder.

But still there might be a question in your mind….

“What do I choose? ”Do I choose to learn from a local offline training institution or an global live online training program?”

If this is the question that’s nagging you, it’s natural, and it’s good.

You should make an informed decision.

Which one is best for you?

Offline classroom training Or live interactive online training like HOCK India’s CMA/CPA classes?

Let’s look into each one.

:: Offline Classroom Training ::

Well, nothing can beat the classroom learning experience.

Interacting with the instructor, asking questions and getting answers instantly, and hanging out with friends after the session is over.

It’s so good to be back to school.


Price: It costs you a fortune. A decent offline training program might cost you anywhere between 1 Lakh to 1 lakh 50 thousand rupees.

That’s a huge investment for many of you.

Trainer’s Experience: Your level of learning depends entirely on how good your trainer is. When you’re in tier 2 cities, you may not get access to the best trainers and has to settle for less.

Time Investment: You also have to invest a particular time at the training venue. And If there is no training center at your location, you may have to travel to the nearest location or relocate to a place where better institutes are present. That’ll cost you a bit more.

Future Support: You won’t get access to the training program or trainer after the completion of the course. You also won’t get support. You are on your own.

Lack of Course Updates: Pretty much standard courseware that doesn’t get updated frequently.

In short, when it comes to the value you get for the huge money you pay, it isn’t much.

I might be biased, and I recommend you to take my feedback with a pinch of salt.

But that’s what I’ve learned from people I meet in the meet-ups and other CMA/CPA training events I participate.


:: Live Online Interactive Training on Webex Platform::

Affordable: You’ll be paying 1/2 of the cost of a classroom training program. And if you are beginner trying to get a job or someone in the early stages of your career, this is crucial.

Also, you get the best value for money.

Trainers: You can learn from the top experts without breaking the bank.

You will be able to learn from your favorite mentors without needing to travel to other cities or countries, and that’s the power of online training programs.

Lifetime Access: You’ll get lifetime access to the course materials, which means you can access them whenever you want/need to refresh things you’ve learned.

Most of the programs are regularly updated and offer you free access to the course updates.

Support: Online programs help you interact with influencers and experts in a live environment.

Recordings: Even if you miss a class, you can go through its recording at your free time. So practically there is no class bunking here. 🙂

Most of the programs offer you community support – where you get to interact with students like you who helps each other and mentors to help to clarify your queries.

Learn from Anywhere: And the best part is you can learn from anywhere after your working hours. All you need is a device with an internet connection.

That’s why even the leading colleges and universities have started online courses and other kinds of online learning programs so that they can reach those audiences who are interested in their courses but couldn’t afford the large sum of fees or traveling to different countries.

Of course, online learning has its shortfalls.

You don’t get fancy classrooms or classroom experience but you can wrap yourself with your favourite blanket in a chilled winter and study.

But you can be as interactive with the faculty in a live online program as you can be in a offline one.

And, when it comes to the cost vs. value, I can confidently say that you’ll be getting the best value for your investment.

It’s your turn.

Which course do you want to choose?

Here are your options

You can choose an offline institute, pay anywhere between 100K.


You can choose to Join HOCK INDIA’S LIVE ONLINE INTERACTIVE COACHING FOR CMA US [& Get HOCK CMA review materials plus Brian Hock‘s videos worth 798 USD] all in a package of just 60,000 INR plus GST (18%) only for Indians valid till 31st March.


You can choose to Join HOCK INDIA’S LIVE ONLINE INTERACTIVE COACHING FOR CPA US [& Get HOCK CPA review materials and software and videos worth 1198 USD] all in a package of just 80,000 INR plus GST (18%) only for Indians valid till 31st March.


You can choose to do nothing, and not grow in your career.

Remember, it’s your choices that define your future.