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Professional Education Orientation Session by ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants)

08 October 2019

Business Studies Department had organized an orientation session on Professional Education for the students of Accounting specialization on 29th September 2019 between 10.00 AM and 12.00 PM at Multipurpose Hall. 

Dr. Bassam, Head of Business Studies Department delivered the welcome address and introduced the speakers Ms. Fazeela Gopalani, Head of ACCA Middle East and Mr. Alexander Leach - Senior Education Manager - Middle East ACCA, and also shared the objective of the session which was aimed at guiding the students in choosing the right career path by opting for professional education after graduating from Higher College of Technology. He also highlighted the number of exemptions students from HCT can claim from ACCA papers after completing their B.Tech level.

 Ms. Fazeela Gopalani,  delivered a  session briefing about ACCA and the prospects of career growth with professional education.

This was followed by a session by Mr. Alexander Leach, in which he emphasized on importance of professional education and the skills required to meet the job market requirements.  He also shared as to how professionally qualified graduates succeed in securing their jobs and how the big companies are looking forward to employing these graduates, who have earned their academic and professional qualifications. The session concluded with an interactive Q & A session.

The session was well attended and appreciated by the students. The very positive feedback received from the students is a testimony to the fact that aim of the session was accomplished.

The program was hosted and organized by Accounting Faculty Members Dr. Bassam (HoD) and Ms. Sameena Begum, Ms.Tersa Manju and Dr.Soofi.


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