Certified Management Accountants of Ontario provide $20,000 annually to Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa



    Funds to research use of management accounting practices in Canadian
    companies

    TORONTO, Nov. 23 /CNW/ - The Certified Management Accountants of Ontario
(CMA Ontario) is pleased to announce a further commitment to its continued
partnership with the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa.
    The ongoing relationship with the CMA Ontario accredited Bachelor of
Commerce (Honours) program with accounting specialization, will support
research into the use of management accounting techniques in Canadian
companies.
    On November 23, Merv Hillier, CEO and President of CMA Ontario, will
present a $20,000 cheque to Associate Dean Francois Julien at the 9th annual
"Not for Bean Counters Breakfast and Networking Event", an on-campus function
where students and Ottawa area business leaders will meet and interact.
    "Over the past two decades the role and tools of the management
accountant have changed drastically. The strengthened partnership with CMA
Ontario will help us research and better understand techniques of modern
accounting practices such as the balanced score card and activity based
costing," said Ron Eden, Associate Professor at the Telfer School of
Management. "With the support of CMA Ontario, we are able to provide our
students with the experience and knowledge to be effective management
accountants."
    "The professional education of a Certified Management Accountant focuses
on management, strategy and accounting, making the designation a perfect fit
with the Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree. Pursuing the CMA designation
provides a student with the career advantage of obtaining a professional
accounting designation," said Jacques Tremblay, Regional Director, CMA
Ontario. "Telfer commerce students understand the importance of networking in
the business world, and this breakfast event will begin to open doors and
provide contacts in the public and private sectors."

    Additional information on the HBComm program is available at:
    http://www.telfer.uottawa.ca/

    To learn more about Certified Management Accountants, log on to:
    www.cma-ontario.org

    About the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa

    The Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa is uniquely
positioned to link with and learn from Canada's leaders. With some 3,300
students, 200 full- and part-time faculty and 20,000 alumni, the Telfer School
of Management offers a diverse and vibrant environment in which students,
faculty, researchers and alumni can forge rewarding lifelong relationships.
    The Telfer School of Management is accredited by The Association to
Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and The Association for
MBAs (AMBA), and offers Bachelor of Commerce, MBA, MHA, Executive MBA and
MSc programs. Located in the heart of Canada's capital and offering a broad
range of outstanding research and teaching programs in both official
languages, the University of Ottawa is Canada's university.

    About the Certified Management Accountants of Ontario (CMA Ontario)

    The Certified Management Accountants of Ontario is a self-governing
professional organization that awards the Certified Management Accountant
(CMA) designation to qualified candidates in Ontario. With 16,000 certified
members and 4,000 student members, CMA Ontario is an integral part of a
profession that is 47,000 members strong across Canada and around the world.
CMA Ontario maintains rigorous standards of accreditation and professionalism
in management accounting to protect the public interest.





For further information:

For further information: Sharon Armstrong, Vice President, Marketing and
Communications, CMA Ontario, Direct: (416) 204-3118, Cell: (416) 885-8073,
sarmstrong@cma-ontario.org; or Rick Hall, Principal, RICK HALL PR, Direct:
(416) 967-0751, Cell: (647) 219-0691, rickhall@rickhallpr.com; or Christian
Coulombe, Marketing Manager, Telfer School of Management, University of
Ottawa, (613) 562-5800 x 4672, coulombe@telfer.uottawa.ca

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