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ACCA Organizes Talent Fair and Launches Career Portal

LAHORE (October 09 2009) – ACCA Pakistan recently organised Talent Management and Recruitment Fair 2009 in Lahore to bring ACCA students, affiliates and ACCA Approved Employers on one platform. During the event, ACCA Pakistan also launched its first career portal in partnership with Rozee.pk. This portal provides access to a range of employment opportunities for accountancy professionals and at the ...

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ACCA awards Platinum Approved Employer Status to OMV

KARACHI (September 01, 2009) – ACCA Pakistan has awarded Platinum Approved Employer status to OMV. This award is the highest level recognition in the Approved Employer Scheme and symbolizes OMV’s achievement of attaining best practice standards relating to the support of ACCA trainees and members in the workplace. Mr Markus Turczyn, Head of Finance, OMV, commended ACCA Pakistan as their ...

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Adamjee Insurance Recognized for Training ACCA Professionals

KARACHI (August 26, 2009) – ACCA Pakistan has awarded Adamjee Insurance Company Limited (AICL) with Silver Approved Employer status in recognition of their commitment towards training and development of ACCA trainees and members. The certificate was presented to Mr Mudassar Zubair, CFO, Adamjee Insurance by Mr Arif Masud Mirza, Head of ACCA Pakistan. During the ceremony Mr .Mudassar Zubair stated ...

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ACCA Qualification Sees Steady Growth Globally

KARACHI (August 20, 2009) – ACCA reports that a record number of students sat for their examinations in June 2009 with 187,335 candidates taking a total of 370,715 papers around the world. This compares with 182,449 students taking 365,528 papers in December 2008. The exam results, issued recently show that 5,416 students have successfully completed their final examinations to become ...

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Train the Trainer – ACCA Pakistan holds teacher training initiative

KARACHI (August 11, 2009) – As part of ACCAs continued efforts towards developing excellence in professional accounting education and establishment of best practices among tertiary accounting educators, a workshop – “Train The Trainer” was recently held at a local hotel in Karachi led by Dr Afra Sajjad, Head of Education and Policy Development, ACCA Pakistan and Mr Wali Zahid, CEO ...

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Pakistani ACCA Student Wins Simpson Scholarship

KARACHI (August 05, 2009) – Sehrish Hussain Khan, ACCA student from Pakistan, is one of this years five winning ACCA students to be awarded a scholarship. The other winners are from China, Kenya, and England. The Simpson Scholarship exists to reward talented ACCA students who have already proven their merit in the ACCA exams. The scholarship will fund the exam ...

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ACCA to launch International Certificate in Financial English (ICFE) Qualification

KARACHI (July 20 2009) – ACCA Pakistan is launching International Certificate in Financial English (ICFE) Qualification in Pakistan this week (20 – 27 July 2009). During the week, ACCA will undertake a series of activities including presentations to well-known organisations in the IT, telecom, banking and FMGG sector and educational institutions. Other activities include radio show, free pre-testing for ICFE ...

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Pakistani ACCA Student Wins Global Award

Karachi (June 16 2009) – Muhammad Azhar Azim, a student of ACCA from Lahore, Pakistan, is one of the three successful students who have received the ACCA's Sir David Tweedie Award for 2008. In the prize ceremony held in London – UK this week, Sir David Tweedie in presence of Brendan Murtagh, President ACCA and other dignitaries presented the award ...

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ACCA Launches Cambridge International Certificate in Financial English (ICFE)

KARACHI (May 23, 2009) International Certificate in Financial English (ICFE), a product of ACCA and University of Cambridge – ESOL, will now be available to students and professionals of accounts, finance and business studies in Pakistan. The course tuition is initially being offered by School of Business Studies (SBS), Karachi. SBS arranged a launch ceremony and orientation programme at a ...

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ACCA Pakistan organises career counselling training

(March 27 2009 – Karachi) ACCA Pakistan recently organised a career counseling and training session for school heads, counselors and faculty which was attended by many well reputed schools and colleges in Karachi. The participating schools included Mama Parsi School, Army Public School, Cordoba School, Foundation Public School, Falcon House Grammar School, Shah Willayat School, Fahim’s School System, Fatimiyah Boys ...

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