The University of Economics in Bratislava is the first university in Slovakia to sign a memorandum of understanding with the Chartered Intitute of Management Accountants (CIMA). This event is all the more significant as CIMA is celebrating its centenary this year and the EUBA will celebrate its 80th anniversary next year.

However, the signing of the memorandum is not merely a symbolic event. CIMA is a professionally oriented international accountancy organization and represents one of the most prestigious qualifications in the world of management accounting. Obviously, this is reflected in the requirements placed on its members as well as partners. On the other hand, the University of Economics in Bratislava expects from this cooperation that the content of the provided education will be continuously compared with the best in the field of accounting education on the level of qualified professionals in the world. This is not only about focusing on knowledge, but also about the ability to master digital skills and to organize, manage and participate in teamwork in a multinational environment.

Students of the Faculty of Economic Informatics of the University of Economics in Bratislava will also receive an additional benefit—if they are interested in CIMA membership, part of the CIMA examinations will be recognized and they will be able to obtain the CIMA Business Level certificate under preferential conditions.

CIMA and University of Economics in Bratislava partnership offers Slovakian students opportunity to take advantage of the fast track route in obtaining CIMA Professional Qualification and Chartered Global Management Accountant ® designation. Upon successful completion of relevant courses and passing external examinations in English students have a chance to join the global community of finance professionals. CIMA diploma holders are valued in business environment, they are actively sought after by employers from all industries and play important advisory functions in organizational structures, – said Jakub Bejnarowicz, Regional Director for Europe, CIMA.

CIMA meets the expectations of the changing world and that is why our diploma in management accounting provides a set of competences globally recognized as the most current in the area of finance and opens doors to the most attractive and prestigious jobs, - adds Jakub Bejnarowicz.

About The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), founded in 1919, is the world’s leading and largest professional body of management accountants. As part of The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the Association) its members and students operate in 179 countries, working at the heart of business. CIMA members and students work in industry, commerce, the public sector and not-for-profit organizations. CIMA works closely with employers and sponsors leading-edge research, constantly updating its qualification, professional experience requirements and continuing professional development to ensure it remains the employers’ choice when recruiting financially-trained business leaders.

 

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