GITAM-HBS and The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) signed a memorandum of understanding at the GITAM HBS Campus recently, a statement said on Tuesday, Dr. Y. Lakshman Kumar, Dean and Director of GITAM-HBS and Ajay Lalwani, Country head of CIMA, represented the organizations. Dr. YLK said the employability of graduates in India is only 7%, the primary reasons for these are outdated curriculum, no value addition to existing courses, outdated pedagogical methods and untrained faculty. To address these issues, we are launching BBA with CIMA.
Dr. YLK added, A+ Category GITAM University’s Hyderabad Business School launching this program immensely benefit students to become a management accountant professional while pursuing the BBA degree at GITAM HBS. This way Students will get exempt for 9 papers (As the program is integrated with BBA curriculum), best retrained faculty, with modern pedagogical methods, will help the students to get international certification which will add wings to their global career aspirations..
“Two leading education centres are coming together to combine their expertise and further highlight the great value that management accountant professionals can bring in terms of developing sustainable success for organisations in both public and private sectors” said Prof. Siva Prasad, Pro Vice Chancellor.
Principal of School of Technology, Prof. Sanjay, Director Placements Dr. Nathi Venu Kumar, Principal School of Sciences Dr. Rama Rao felicitated the team.
GITAM HBS signs MoU with ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) to add professional certification to B.Com (Hons.) Degree. The two leading educational centres to promote the highest standards of professionalism and ethics have signed the MoU to work in professional training, curriculum development and certifications. This MoU will help the students of GITAM HBS who are pursuing B.Com (Hons.) to get exempted for writing 7 papers offered by ACCA for their certification as the curriculum is integrated. This will also help the students to gain International professional qualification while pursuing B.Com (Hons.), said Dr Y Lakshman Kumar, Dean & Director, HBS.
This will enable GITAM HBS, students to gain globally recognised ACCA certificates combined with B.Com (Hons.) which may deliver cutting edge application skills for Finance professionals in rapidly changing business environment.
Mr. Mohammed Sajid Khan, Head of International, ACCA who signed MoU on behalf of ACCA said ACCA was the First professional accounting body to incorporate International Financial Reporting Standards ( IFRS) into their qualifications 20 year ago.
The ultimate aim of our partnership is to offer the Global certification at an affordable cost, we look forward to a long happy and productive partnership said the Pro-Vice Chancellor Prof. N Siva Prasad,
Sri DVVSR Varma, The Resident Director, GITAM University, The Principal School of Technology, Professor Sanjay, Dr. Rama Rao, Principal School of Sciences, Hyderabad , Dr. Venu Kumar, Director Placements, felicitated the team on this occasion.