CIMA graduates felicitated at the GCC convocation ceremony
01/04/2014 11:13 am EDT

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More than 520 students and members from 36 nationalities have been recognised for successfully completing a level of the CIMA qualification in 2012 and 2013

The students were felicitated at the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants’ (CIMA) first GCC-wide convocation ceremony.

The event was marked by keynote speeches by prominent guests, including Malcolm Furber, President of CIMA, followed by a presentation of the letter of recognition to all students and members and prizes to top scorers for outstanding performance in the CIMA exams.

Prominent attendees at the convocation included H.E. Abdulrahman Saleh Al Saleh, Director General, and Department of Finance for the Emirate of Dubai.

CIMA is the world’s leading and largest professional body of management accountants, with over 218,000 members and students operating in 177 countries. The CIMA qualification is designed to deliver a strong understanding of all aspects of business allowing professionals to contribute across many areas of an organisation, not just in finance. In addition to strong accounting fundamentals, CIMA teaches strategic business and management skills, equipping professional to be capable of advising on business strategy and risk management.

Geetu Ahuja-Head of GCC at CIMA said, “We take great pride in the success and achievement of our students. At CIMA our goal is to empower and nurture professionals for a career in management accounting. Most accounting qualifications train people for private practice, working on external audit and tax issues. CIMA prepares people for a career in business. It teaches skills for strategic advice, managing risk and making key decisions. On behalf of CIMA, I would like to congratulate every single student who passed the CIMA course and I wish them a successful career in the future.”

CIMA is the world’s largest professional body of management accountants and offers the most relevant finance qualification for business. For further information visit

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