The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) recently signed an agreement with Smt. M.M.K College of Commerce & Economics (M.M.K College) for a remote, digital self-paced learning program namely The CGMA Finance Leadership Program that will be available for students who are currently enrolled in its Bachelor of Management Studies (Finance), Bachelor of Accounting and Finance and Bachelor of Commerce.
The CGMA Finance Leadership Program enables instant on-line access for aspiring business and finance leaders to learn finance skills to the equivalent of a master’s degree. It also provides a new guided learning and assessment route to completing CIMA’s CGMA Professional Qualification and earning the CGMA designation. With the help of real-life case simulations, it teaches a mix of finance, accounting, business, people, leadership and digital skills that are needed to build successful careers.
Mr Bhaskar Ranjan Das, Director – South Asia, at the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, representing AICPA & CIMA said, “We are proud to partner with Smt. M.M.K. College of Commerce & Economics to promote our CGMA Finance Leadership Program, a complete digital learning platform which will enable business students to become Chartered Global Management Accountants and CIMA members. With the impact of digitalisation, it is crucial for students to have strong skillsets and competencies to stay competitive in job market. I believe the CGMA Finance Leadership Program is the right tool that students can use to get the relevant skills and mindset to prepare themselves for the future workforce.”
Dr CA Kishore S. Peshori, Principal at Smt M.M.K. College of Commerce & Economics, said, “Success is achieved when your dreams come true. Gaining the CGMA designation is a dream for our students, and will help them stand out in the modern business world to reach new career heights. I believe winners don’t do different things. They do things differently. ”
The partnership with Smt M.M.K College of Commerce & Economics will enable the college to offer the CGMA Finance Leadership Program to its, accounting, finance commerce and management students. M.M.K College students who enrol in the CGMA Finance Leadership Program will be eligible to start their CIMA journey at the Operational Level alongside their M.M.K College studies. The agreement also enables students to sign up to the CGMA Finance Leadership Program at a preferential rate.
On successfully completing the programme and fulfiling the practical experience requirements, students earn CIMA membership at either the ACMA or FCMA level in addition to the prestigious CGMA designation, enhancing their career prospects. CGMA designation holders are in demand from the world’s leading companies and offer a route to a varied and fulfilling career, supporting both national and global economies.
This CGMA Finance Leadership Program will also connect students and the university with the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the Association), the global accounting organisation formed by CIMA and The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), and its global network of 689,000 students, members and engaged professionals.
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