Pune, 22ndSeptember 2013:The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), a premier global body for professional accountants, today launched its flagships course in partnership with two leading colleges in Pune - Ness Wadia College of Commerce and Symbiosis College of Arts and Commerce. With thesepartnerships, the students of both these renowned colleges could be able to gain an internationally recognised professional qualification by the time they graduate.
ACCA signed Memoranda of Understanding with two institutions - The Modern Education Society, which owns Ness Wadia College of Commerce, and the Symbiosis Education Society, which owns Symbiosis College of Arts and Commerce, to ensure better co-ordination among the institutions to offer the ACCA Qualification, which is equivalent to a UK Master’s degree.Students at both colleges will be able to complete the ACCA Qualification exams, which are based in International Financial Reporting Standards and which are valued by employers around the world, via face-to-face tuitions.
Commenting on the development, Ms.IlhamPunjani, Business Relations Manager, ACCA said, “We are delighted to be working closely with these two premier colleges in western India to enable hundreds of young students to pursue their studies and qualify as complete finance professionals with ACCA. Thousands of people of ability and application around the world have realised their ambitions with ACCA and are enjoying successful careers in all sectors, and we look forward to our partnerships with these esteemed educational partners in the future.”
ACCA organized a seminar in the city, which also witnessed huge participation from the student community. Speaking on the occasion, Dr. M MAndar, Principal, Ness Wadia College of Commerce &Secretary of the Modern Education Society said, “Keeping in tune with the vision of the college, the ACCA programme strengthens the industry – academia linkage. Being a globally accepted The ACCA Programme consolidates Accounting knowledge, offers a globally transferable qualification and a springboard to new opportunities in the business world. ‘
Dr. HrishikeskSoman, Principal of the Symbiosis College of Arts and Commerce also commented on the development, saying “We are excited about tying up with ACCA, as it will provide opportunities to our students to gain exposure to international accounting practices and also help them to focus on a career in accounting and finance on a global platform.”
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