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Over 6,000 students worldwide take major step towards becoming ACCA members

KARACHI (August 24, 2010) – Results from the latest examinations of ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) show that more than 6,000 students around the world successfully completed their final papers to become affiliates and move closer to membership of the global body for professional accountants. More than 196,000 students sat ACCA examinations in June, producing over 384,000 scripts. ...

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ACCA launches Foundations in Accountancy awards

KARACHI (Jul 19, 2010) – ACCA Pakistan has announced Foundations in Accountancy, a new suite of entry-level awards designed with both students and employers in mind. Foundations in Accountancy is being introduced after detailed consultation with employers, learning providers, members, students and other professional accountancy bodies and regulators. Retaining a revised Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) Qualification, Foundations in Accountancy provides ...

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ACCA and PIFRA Sign MoU for Financial English Training

KARACHI (June 11, 2010) – ACCA Pakistan has reiterated the value of ICFE (International Certificate in Financial English) to its partners in the corporate and public sectors by recently signing a memorandum of understanding with PIFRA (Project for Improvement of Financial Reporting and Auditing). ICFE is a joint qualification of ACCA and University of Cambridge aimed at assessing English language ...

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Results from ACCA Show Continuing Rise in Demand for Accountants

KARACHI (April 26, 2010) – ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) continues to see growth in member and student numbers, reflecting the need for professional accountants, especially in the context of global economic conditions. The global membership of ACCA now stands at 140,000, a growth of 6.5 per cent from the 31 December 2008 figure of 131,500 members. Student ...

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ACCA Pakistan Organizes Workshops for Financial English Teachers

KARACHI (April 01, 2010) – ACCA Pakistan recently organized training workshops for teachers of Cambridge ICFE (International Certificate in Financial English) in Karachi and Lahore. English is the international language of accounting and finance, for finance professionals excellent financial English skills represent greater employability and enhanced career progression. For finance and accounting students this means greater ease in passing professional ...

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Central Depository Company (CDC) becomes ACCA Approved Employer

KARACHI (February 25, 2010) – The Central Depository Company of Pakistan (CDC) has been registered as an Approved Employer with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the global body for professional accountants. The registration process involved the assessment of CDCs standards for staff training and development as well as overall learning environment at the organization. This close relationship will ...

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ACCA Pakistan Organizes “Train the Teacher” Initiative

KARACHI (February 03, 2010) – As part of ACCA’s continued efforts to develop excellence in professional accounting education and establish best practices amongst tertiary accounting education providers, ACCA Pakistan recently organised “Train The Trainer" workshop on 3 February 2010 at the Marriott Hotel, Karachi. Dr Afra Sajjad, Head of Education and Policy Development of ACCA Pakistan and Barrister Mahreen Khan ...

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English really counts: ACCA Pakistan launches ICFE

KARACHI (December 19, 2009) – ACCA Pakistan has launched Cambridge ICFE (International Certificate in Financial English) in Karachi. The launch was celebrated with a Talk show “Harnessing Finance Talent of Pakistan” featuring Ayesha Tammy Haq as moderator. The show featured opinions from industry leaders, including Ms Rahila Narejo, Sr HR Consultant, Mr Arif Masud Mirza, Head of ACCA Pakistan, Mr ...

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ACCA Pakistan holds new members ceremony 2009

KARACHI (December 21, 2009) – ACCA Pakistan recently organised New members ceremony 2009 at a local hotel in Karachi. Mr Raza Haroon, Minister for Information Technology, Government of Sindh was the chief guest ACCA Membership title is recognition for members who have proven their in-depth academic knowledge through rigorous examinations and have completed three years of relevant professional experience along ...

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ACCA Acknowledges High Achievers

KARACHI (November 03, 2009) – ACCA Pakistan organised its first High Achievers Ceremony to appreciate the achievement of 6 global and 16 national High Achievers from the Sindh region who scored highest marks in the CAT and ACCA examinations held in December 2008 and June 2009 sessions. Mr Nisar Khuhro, Speaker of Provincial Assembly – Sindh, graced the occasion as ...

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