CIMA and TIMSR sign deal boosts business and finance leadership in INDIA

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The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) based in London, recently signed an agreement with Thakur Institute of Management Studies and Research (TIMSR) located in Mumbai, to offer its CGMA Finance Leadership Program to students who are currently enrolled in its Master of Management Studies (Finance). It will connect the university and its students with the world’s largest body of accountants, students and engagement professionals – The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants.

Apparently, the CGMA Finance Leadership Program provides instant on-line access for aspiring business and finance leaders to learn finance skills to the equivalence 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. It complements Masters’ degrees with the help of real-life case simulations, teaching a mix of finance, accounting, business, people, leadership and digital skills that are needed to build successful business careers.
The CGMA Financial Leadership Program has been developed with employers and professionals to meet the future of accounting and finance by the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, the body representing the American Institute of CPAs and The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

Left-Right. Bhaskar Ranjan Das, Director, South Asia, at the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, the unified voice of AICPA & CIMA and Dr. Pankaj Natu, Director, Thakur Institute of Management Studies & Research signed the agreement on 24 June 2022

Bhaskar Ranjan Das, South Asia, at the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, the unified voice of AICPA & CIMA said, “We are proud to partner with Thakur Institute of Management Studies and Research to promote our CGMA Finance Leadership Program, a complete digital learning platform which will enable business students to work towards becoming Chartered Global Management Accountants and CIMA members. With the impact of digitalization, 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 to prepare themselves for the future workforce.”

Dr. Pankaj Natu, Director, Thakur Institute of Management Studies & Research said, “We are delighted about the strategic collaboration between TIMSR and CIMA for the CGMA® Finance Leadership Program. This partnership will enable both institutions to recognize, promote and certify management accounting professionals worldwide. This partnership will enable the development of future leaders and allow them to showcase their talent in the business world.”

The partnership with TIMSR will enable the Institute to offer the CGMA® Finance Leadership Program to students of the Master of Management Studies (Finance). TIMSR students who enrol in the CGMA ®Finance Leadership Program will be eligible to start their CIMA journey alongside their TIMSR studies, obtain exemptions and start their CIMA studies at the Management Level, building on existing education achievement, credentials and practical experience. The agreement also enables TIMSR students to sign up to the CGMA® Finance Leadership Program at a preferential fee for the next two years.

On successfully completing the programme and fulfilling 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.

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