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ACCA announces Simpson Scholarship Programme

Karachi (March 16, 2009) ACCA has recently announced a scholarship programme for its students. The Simpson Scholarship exists to reward talented ACCA students who have already proven them to be sufficient merit and distinction in the ACCA exams. This scholarship will fund the exam and registration fees of five students for a period of five years or until they become ...

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ACCA Pakistan Holds 7th Graduation Ceremony

Karachi, 23 October 2008 – ACCA Pakistan held its 7th graduation ceremony at Bahria Auditorium in Karachi. This event was attended by graduates, place winners, their parents, employers and tuition providers. The ceremony commenced with welcome address by Mr. Arif Masud Mirza, Head of ACCA Pakistan. He congratulated the graduates and place winners on their remarkable success and thanked all ...

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Netsol gains ACCA’s Silver Trainee Development Award

Netsol Technologies Limited has acquired “Silver” approval from ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) in recognition for their commitment towards training and development of students working towards the ACCA Professional and Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) Schemes. The Head of ACCA Pakistan along with its Business Development Department visited NetSol Technologies Ltd. (Pakistan) to present ACCA approved employer certificate and to ...

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ACCA Students Quiz Pakistan outshines UAE and Sri Lanka

ACCA Pakistan recently organized its fifth annual quiz for the CAT and ACCA students across the country. The regional contests were held in Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad on 23 August 2008 in which 21 teams from different ACCA tuition providers participated. The regional winners contested in Karachi and Rise School of Accountancy from Punjab region won the national title. The ...

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ACCA Pakistan to Organize Annual Quiz

ACCA Pakistan is organizing its fifth annual quiz for the CAT and ACCA students across the country. The regional contest will be held in Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad on 23 August 2008 in which 21 teams from different ACCA tuition providers will participate. The regional winners will meet in Karachi on 30 August 2008 for the national championship. The national ...

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ACCA Pakistan awards Afghan Graduates

ISLAMABAD – A number of international donor agencies have recently reported that there is a burning issue of lack of trained accounting professionals in Afghanistan. The agencies are primarily concerned about the sustainability of development and other projects in the absence of structured accounting processes in Afghanistan. Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) Qualification offered by ACCA has emerged as the qualification of ...

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IIA Offers New Tools for CIA Exam Preparation

The Institute of Internal Auditors has developed a new tool to provide internal auditors with the best possible preparation methods for the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) exam. The CIA Learning System is the first training curriculum ever provided by IIA for its CIA exam. It offers a combination of print materials, Web-based interactive learning opportunities, and live training. Online pre- ...

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MBA Students More Likely to Cheat, New Survey Finds

A survey of 5,331 students at 32 graduate schools in the United States and Canada found an “alarming” amount of cheating across disciplines, but more among the nation's future business leaders. Fifty-six percent of graduate business students admitted they had cheated at least once in the last year, compared with 47 percent of non-business students. The students, who were surveyed ...

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Public Confidence in Accountants Growing

After a public-perception downfall following the 2002 accounting scandals, accountants are regaining ground. In response to a Harris Poll, 68 percent of U.S. adults surveyed said accountants tell the truth, up 13 percentage points from 55 percent four years ago. In comparison, about half (48 percent) of U.S. adults generally trust that the President tells the truth — down substantially ...

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ICAP announces Professional/Final Summer 2006 examination results

KARACHI, July 31, 2006: The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) has announced the results of its Professional/Final Summer 2006 Examinations. Result Summary: No. of Candidates Complete Passed in Final Examinations 159 Complete Passed in Module E (PE-1) 174 Permanent Credits in Module – E 408 Permanent Credits in Module – F 282 The following is the award of ...

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