Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Cima and UOWD join hands to offer professional qualifications  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 26/04/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!

(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The chartered institute of management accountants (cima) has signed a memorandum of agreement (moa) with the university of wollongong in dubai (uowd) as part of its ongoing initiative to expand its presence and reach out to larger student groups in the uae.

the globally recognised cima qualification allows graduates to become part of a global network improving their employability and earning potential across the world.

geetu ahuja head of gcc cima said: “with over 4000 students from almost 100 countries across the world uowd has a large talent pool of ambitious high-calibre students. at cima we regard uowd as a key strategic partner in improving the employability and success of students and graduates within the finance and accounting profession. the cima programme empowers graduates builds up their confidence boosts their cv and enhances their professional skill set thereby adding value to employers”.

cima has also developed professional qualifications relevant to the middle east allowing prospective students to specialise in niche professional sectors such as islamic finance. the implementation of the cima course as part of the uowd programme means that students will now have the chance to be professionally qualified and have the option to fast track their career. the introduction of the cima programme will enrich career prospects for uowd graduates.

professor valerie lindsay dean of the faculty of business at uowd said: “as one of the leading providers of education in the uae we want to assist students beyond the classroom. at uowd our goal is to help students get better prepared for a challenging and rewarding career. we understand that the transition from university life to the business environment can be challenging and intimidating which is why we partnered with cima. we wanted to give students the opportunity to develop skills beyond the classroom and advance the communication skills competencies and skill sets that are essential for a career in business finance and accounting.”


Khaleej Times

  MENA News Headlines
 Mar 31 2015 - Qatari PM opens Gulf Disability Society forumGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani with senior officials and participants at the opening of the 15th Gulf ...

 Mar 31 2015 - Pet Abandonment: Where has your love for your pets gone?Khaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Eighty to 100 animals are estimated to be getting abandoned every month across the country, reported 999, the official publication of the Ministry of Interior.The pets are ...

 Mar 31 2015 - Palestinians observe Land DayThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Palestinians burn tyres in fields to mark Land Day in the village of Khuzaa, east of Khan Yunis, yesterday. The day is observed in remembrance of six Arab Israeli protesters ...

 Mar 31 2015 - Qatar 2022 World Cup may not need cooling systemsGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) A winter World Cup in Qatar may not require cooling systems to lower temperatures in the stadiums as proposed in the bid for a summer tournament, said an executive from the ...

 Mar 31 2015 - Inter-GCC trains to travel at a speed of 350km per hourGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Long-distance passenger trains to be run between Qatar and other GCC countries, after the completion of the fourth phase of the railway construction across the state during the ...

 Mar 31 2015 - UAE to allow 100% foreign ownership of business outside free zonesThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Plans for a law to allow full foreign ownership of companies outside free zones in strategic sectors are at an advanced stage, the Minister of Economy said.At a the Annual ...

 Mar 31 2015 - Abu Dhabi in the fast lane with Furious 7 releaseKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Even before Paul Walker's untimely death late last year, The Fast and the Furious franchise was already breaking box-office records globally. With the release of Furious 7 ...

 Mar 31 2015 - Emirati who passed information to Iranians jailed for three yearsThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) A man who passed on information about the government body he worked for to Iranian agents has been jailed for three years by the Federal Supreme Court.Abdulsalam Al Baloushi, ...

 Mar 31 2015 - Lost your phone? You can block it instantlyKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Lost or stolen mobiles can be blocked instantly to protect the owner's data and prevent fraud, the General Authority for Regulating the Telecommunications Sector (TRA) said ...

 Mar 31 2015 - Qatar- Saudi admitted to hospital with heel in his headThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) A Saudi man was admitted to a hospital in the Jubal governorate with a serious and strange head injury.The man was admitted with stiletto heel of a woman's shoe in his head, ...




Arab Advisors_12th convergence conf


Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices


Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks

Saudi Arabia 

Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor


Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters

© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help