Students who complete the CIMA qualification earn the Chartered Global Management Accountant designation, formed by the AICPA and CIMA to highlight the importance of management accounting in today's economy.
Noel Tagoe, Executive Director of Education, CIMA, said "The CIMA Gen Y survey shows an aspirational generation keen to climb the corporate ladder on their own terms.
Aidan Goddard, CFO & COO for Asia Pacific, L'Occitane en Provence, commented "CIMA training does not only benefit candidates, but it also helps companies to build businesses, save money and add value to projects.
The new agreement commits CIMA to partner the CGIO in its research and publish annual reports on state-owned enterprises in Asia over the next three years.
As my presidential tenure draws to a close, I feel a great deal of pride in the work that CIMA's members, students and staff are doing around the world.
Having qualified under Reed International's CIMA training scheme, he worked largely in the paper industry until joining the Stanley Group in 1970.
It was this desire to give something back that led Epsley to get involved in his local branch, and, eventually, the CIMA council.
As far as manifestos go, Epsley's is straightforward -- he wants to continue to drive ahead the CIMA qualification to employers worldwide.
Under the terms of the proposed agreement, CIMA and the AICPA would create a nonprofit joint venture called the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants.
Both the AICPA and CIMA would continue to exist as stand-alone membership organizations.
I would also like to encourage our members to become involved in CIMA activities.
CIMA is currently researching two topics: management accountants in leadership and how management accountants are gaining insights from data.