Funding for scholarship and key education initiatives of the Aubrey Dan
Program in Management and Organizational Studies (Faculty of Social
TORONTO, Nov. 21 /CNW/ - The Certified Management Accountants of Ontario
(CMA Ontario) is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Faculty of
Social Science at The University of Western Ontario, London, ON.
Today at Western, CMA Ontario will present a first-installment cheque to
Acting Dean of Social Science, Dr. Julie McMullin and Dr. Joan Finegan, Acting
Director of the Management and Organizational Studies (MOS) Program. A special
presentation including faculty, administration, and students will take place
at 11:15am in the Dean's Suite, 9th Floor, Social Science Centre, at The
University of Western Ontario.
The CMA funds will strengthen the relationship between the two
organizations, and promote education and research initiatives in the
management accounting programs of the Aubrey Dan Program of MOS. In addition,
CMA Ontario is supporting a scholarship award in the name of Keith Fleming,
Director of the MOS Program for the past six years.
"Over the years our students have benefited from our close working
relationships with several professional organizations. CMA in particular, has
been a strong supporter; both the faculty and students of MOS appreciate the
experience, knowledge and perspective offered by CMA members. There is no
doubt that MOS will benefit enormously from this financial gift, which
recognizes the outstanding contributions of Dr. Keith Fleming and the academic
excellence of our students. We are delighted that it will also allow us to
provide them with enhanced career planning services," said Dr. Joan Finegan,
Acting Director, MOS, University of Western Ontario.
"It has been a pleasure working with the students, faculty and
administration of the MOS program at Western. CMA Ontario has experienced
increasing numbers of CMA Exam writers from the MOS program year over year. In
building a strong working relationship with the Faculty of Social Science, our
ultimate goal is the success of MOS students as business leaders. We know that
the expertise gained in the CMA designation areas of management, strategy and
accounting will contribute to that success," said Deborah Clarke, Southwestern
Ontario Regional Director, CMA Ontario.
Additional information on the Management and Organizational Studies
degree program is available at: http://mos.uwo.ca/
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About The University of Western Ontario - Aubrey Dan Program in
Management and Organizational Studies (MOS)
MOS is unique among business programs in Canada, offering undergraduate
degrees in Marketing, Accounting, Finance, Human Resources and Commercial
Aviation. The MOS program combines a strong foundation in the social sciences
with conventional business subjects. Students are able to choose a variety of
courses from across the Faculty of Social Science. This affords students the
opportunity to understand human behaviour, an important factor for successful
participation in today's global marketplace.
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,
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(416) 967-0751, Cell: (647) 219-0691, email@example.com or Dr. Joan
Finegan, Acting Director, Aubrey Dan Program in Management and Organizational
Studies, The University of Western Ontario, (519) 661-2111 x 84932,