TORONTO, Feb. 24 /CNW/ - Certified Management Accountants of Ontario
(CMA Ontario) has strengthened its relationships with two of India's
leading business schools: the Indian Institute of Management in
Ahmedabad (IIM-A) and the Indian School of Business (ISB) in Hyderabad.
CMA Ontario has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with IIM-A,
which provides IIM-A students access to the Canadian CMA Strategic
Leadership Program (SLP). There is currently a pilot program where
IIM-A MBA students are participating in the CMA SLP.
"It is important that Canada's Certified Management Accountants deepen
our relationships with the foremost institutions in India as it
continues to emerge as a force in the global economy," said Merv
Hillier, MBA, FCMA, C.Dir., CMC, President and Chief Executive Officer
of CMA Ontario.
"We are proud to partner with the IIM-A. Together we have built a
strong international bond that will move the management accounting
profession forward. We are also solidifying the sharing of resources so
that CMA Ontario members will have access to the IIM-A online library,
and IIM-A students and alumni will have access to ours."
CMA Ontario is also sponsoring the ISB-Ivey Case Competition 2011 (http://www.isb.edu/casecompetition/). The objective of the competition is to help build a collection of
high-quality, internationally benchmarked cases about Indian
"CMA Ontario looks forward to continuing to build and strengthen our
partnerships with universities in India," said Hillier.
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
some 25,000 members, CMA Ontario is an integral part of a profession
that is 50,000 members strong across Canada and around the world. CMA
Ontario maintains rigorous standards of accreditation and
professionalism in management accounting to protect the public
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