On 23 October 2018 the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and the Faculty of Management at the University of Lodz organized event: University Management Accounting Day (UMAD). The meeting was hold for the first time in Łódź and aimed to familiarize students with the practical aspects of management accounting, to create an opportunity to meet representatives of companies employing high-class specialists as well as to realize that by gaining international qualifications one can definitely stand out in the labor market. Students had the possibility to listen to the lecture given by professor Tomasz Wnuk-Pel about Implementation of Activity Based Costing in Polish Companies. Afterwards, the lecture Future of Finance was conducted by CIMA representatives from England – Jane O’Rourke and Doug Withington. During UMAD, students could talk and ask questions about the CIMA Program with the CIMA Ambassador Jakub Kaczorowski.
Photo gallery from this event: https://www.flickr.com/photos/138241519@N02/albums/72157701268542311
Video from this event: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gu2EQCernE4&feature=youtu.be
- SSC Charity Beach Volleyball Tournament
On 23 August 2018 at Monta Beach Volleyball club in Warsaw our Ambassador Jakub Kaczorowski had a pleasure to play as a member of the CIMA team in the 2nd annual SSC Charity Beach Volleybal Tournament. The main idea of the event was to help charity organizations by cash donation.
During the tournament they had possibility to compete and have conversation with the representatives of CBRE, Dentons BSC, Citi, RBS, Lionbridge, TMF and SSC Heroes. It was a great opportunity to meet new people and have fun playing volleyball.
Citi took 1st place, Lionbridge 2nd, and CBRE 3rd. The Tournament organizers supported 3 Charities from this event. The Top 3 tournament-winning teams shared cash donations of 10.500 PLN for their favorite charities.
- On Tuesday, June 5 2018, the Faculty of Management of the University of Lodz, the officially signed contract with the Chartered Institute of Management Accounting CIMA
On behalf of the Faculty of Management at the University of Lodz, the document was signed by dr hab. prof. UŁ Tomasz Czapla, Dean of the Faculty, while CIMA was represented by Jakub Bejnarowicz – Associate Director, CIMA Europe.
The parties confirmed their cooperation by combining their knowledge and resources aimed at offer students the opportunity to acquire a vocational qualification preparing students of the Faculty of Management at the University of Lodz to start a professional career in management accounting.
The CIMA program at WZ UŁ enables students of Management and Finance to obtain Certificate in Business Accounting, obtain exemptions from CIMA exams and confirm knowledge during examinations taking place outside the University in standardized Pearson Vue Exam Centers.
We are very happy that the Faculty of Management at the University of Lodz joins the group of partner universities of the CIMA Institute, and the students have the opportunity to acquire a globally recognized certificate in management accounting from CIMA at the best university in Łódź. Our cooperation is a response to the needs of today’s and tomorrow’s job market and employers who highly value the skills of employees with CIMA qualifications and competences. It is worth noting that at this stage employers declared interest in students and graduates of the CIMA Program at the Faculty of Management, University of Lodz – said Jakub Bejnarowicz, Associate Director, CIMA Europa.
In turn, doctor Jan Michalak, Coordinator of the CIMA Program at WZ UŁ, stressed that the combination of knowledge of specialists from the University of Lodz and CIMA opens many opportunities, including the prospect of better education of our students in the field of business competences and introducing them to the world of management accounting specialists. – We hope that signing the contract will be an important step not only for us, but also for young students in this field of knowledge who will be able to develop with the support of a world-renown partner already at university. Obtaining the CIMA certificate allows student to get a better job in finance area and to accelerate their career advancement.
- CIMA Workshop for students of the Faculty of Management, University of Lodz
The first CIMA Workshop for students of the Faculty of Management at the University of Lodz in Finance and Management with CIMA Member Anna Stępnicka ACMA, CGMA F&A Solution Design Consultant at Infosys Poland – behind us. Soon, we are planning next events in the CIMA program at ULOD – we will inform you.
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