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Should ICWAI have TTP scheme for its students


There is a news item on Accountancy Age on 31-Dec-2007

"Tesco Ireland and Hibernian are the two latest companies to joint the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland (ICAI) employer partnership scheme.

The employer partnership scheme’s objective is to promote best practice in learning and development by working with employers to help chartered accountants employed in their businesses fulfill their CPD requirements." Click here to read more

I feel that ICWAI should have tie ups with the employers in India, so that students pursing Cost & Management Accountancy will be focussed in this direction. Similarly the profession will get a boost since there will be a partnership by ICWAI with the industry. The career path of management accountants will be guided to rise in the corporate ladder.

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Santosh Puthran


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Poll : Does CIMA, UK qualification add value

Poll : Does pursuing CIMA, UK qualification add value to a member of ICWAI, India ? Vote on the poll and share your thoughts by commenting the blog.


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I feel that if you are a member of ICWAI and you pursue CIMA, UK qualification, you are not adding any value to your skills since you will be learning the same. Once you are qualified, you are still a Cost & Management Accountant but from UK. For an employer, I would still have same skills and training on Management Accounting.

However if you pursue qualification like Company Secretary or CPA or ACCA, your skills are enhanced with the knowledge gained during training and passing of exams. After qualification, you are bound to follow the CPD programs of ICWAI and other institute. In competitive world, employer look for people with multiple skills.

Which one promotes you as professional better against your name:
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or AICWA, ACS
or AICWA, CPA
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