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ICWAI Professional Body & Professionalism - 4

This is part 4 of the topic Professional Body and Professionalism by CMA B V Prabhakar. He discusses on how accounting bodies IMA-USA, ICWAI-INDIA & ICSI-INDIA apply the above principles.

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II. INSTITUTE OF COST & WORKS ACCOUNTANTS OF INDIA (ICWAI)

(www.icwai.org)

ICWAI is a premier statutory accounting body established by an Act of Indian Parliament, namely, Cost & Works Accountants Act, 1959 (CWA Act) to impart and develop cost & management accountancy profession in India. It operates under jurisdiction of Ministry of Corporate Affairs of Central (Federal) Government of India. It has chapters all over India and also in Middle East.

Vision Statement

"ICWAI would be the preferred source of resources and professionals for the financial leadership of enterprises globally "

Mission Statement

"ICWAI professionals would ethically drive enterprises globally by creating value to stakeholders in the socio-economic context through com…

Professional Body & Professionalism - 3

This is part 3 of the topic Professional Body and Professionalism by CMA B V Prabhakar. He discusses on how accounting bodies IMA-USA, ICWAI-INDIA & ICSI-INDIA apply the above principles.

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PROFESSIONAL LEARNING CENTER

IMA has an online Professional Learning Center with access to Programs designed for Continuing education courses for Certified Management Accountants (CMAs) and professional development programs designed to help management accountants and finance professionals build their careers.

All IMA professional development programs relate to one or more of the five core competencies of management accounting:

Strategic CostingBusiness Performance ManagementFinance Governance, Risk, and Compliance Technology Enablement Leadership Strategies and Ethics
WEBINARS

Webinars are designed to actively engage members in the latest trends and thinking in the profession without having to leave the office or home. IMA conducts webinars session at least a month…

Professional Body & Professionalism - 2

This is part 2 of the topic Professional Body and Professionalism by CMA B V Prabhakar. He discusses on how accounting bodies IMA-USA, ICWAI-INDIA & ICSI-INDIA apply the above principles.

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Efforts of different professional bodies to promote professionalism.

Let us now see the case of three Professional Bodies, IMA-USA, ICWAI-INDIA & ICSI-INDIA, and compile how these Professional Accounting Bodies ensure, build and promote Professionalism among its members.

I. INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANTS , USA (www.imanet.org)

The Institute of Management Accountants (IMA®) is the world's leading organization dedicated to empowering management accounting and finance professionals to drive business performance.

With a network of about 60,000 professionals, IMA provides a dynamic forum for management accounting and financial professionals to develop and advance their careers through its Certified Management Accountant (CMA®) program, cutting-edge profess…