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CMA Canada accredits Bachelor of Business Administration Accounting Program at TWU

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Certified Management Accountants of Canada (CMA Canada) has awarded the accreditation of the Bachelor of Business Administration Program, with a specialization in accounting, at Trinity Western University (TWU).

To achieve quality growth in the management accounting profession, CMA Canada oversees an accreditation process that recognizes superior educational programs at leading academic institutions. These programs provide substantial coverage of the CMA Competency Map Entrance Requirements and equip students with in-depth knowledge and skills in management accounting and financial accounting.

“The CMA accreditation program provides increased potential for candidates who may enter the CMA Strategic Leadership Program™ directly from academic institutions,” said Joy Thomas, MBA, FCMA, C.Dir., President and CEO, CMA Canada. “It also demonstrates our continued emphasis on attracting the best and the brightest students to the management accounting discipline.”

TWU is among an exclusive group of academic institutions to have an undergraduate accounting program accredited by CMA Canada.

"We are thrilled and honoured to be receiving this accreditation,” said Andrea Soberg, MIR, CHRP, Dean of the School of Business at TWU. “This achievement continues to enhance the high-quality business program we offer to our students. In particular, it’s wonderful to be aligned with a partner that has a similar vision as us— a desire to develop future leaders who will have a positive impact on the world.”

“Trinity Western University’s tagline — Education. Transformation. Impact. — speaks directly to why we value our relationship as educational partners,” said Vinetta Peek, CMA (Hon.), CMA, President and CEO, CMA British Columbia. “Their school of business does not just teach accounting; it creates leaders with a solid foundation in strategic business principles and the motivation to transform how the world does business, which complements the CMA designation’s goal of creating possibilities.”

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  • Last Updated on November 30th, 2012 at 3:10pm
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