BDO Academy to pioneer CIMA professional qualification in Georgia

04 August 2017

BDO Academy is pleased to announce that Chartered Institute of Management Accounting (CIMA) has extended its operations to Georgia and designated BDO Academy as accredited Learning Partner.

CIMA Learning Partner candidates are carefully evaluated against a set of global quality standards to help students with finding the right tuition provider wherever they are. The selected partners are awarded with designations based on the standards met across criteria such as delivering quality courses, supporting students and providing ongoing support to help them develop.

BDO Academy as a proud member of CIMA worldwide community will be offering the very best of CIMA tuition as early as from October 2017.

“At BDO, we value knowledge and education and believe it to be the solid foundation of professional success”, says Zurab Lalazashvili, managing partner, “to be able to provide the world class professional qualification like CIMA locally is very important. Several years of partnership with ACCA proved to be very successful. We are now taking another step towards diversification by providing new courses in management accounting through CIMA’s finest program. I am truly thankful to CIMA for the trust they’ve put in BDO Academy and hope to work closely and effectively together.”

CIMA offers full professional qualification for management accountants and financial managers who play a vital role in managing business opportunities, who inform the strategy of the organisation they work in and will help secure the future of the business. In Georgia, due to its developing economy and business environment, there is a great need for highly skilled management accountants. So the demand for the qualification is more obvious than ever.

CIMA is the world’s largest and leading professional body of management accountants with 218,000 members and students in 177 countries. Its mission is to help people and business succeed. CIMA is part of the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the Association) set up jointly with the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) to power opportunity, trust and prosperity for people, businesses and economies worldwide. The Association represents 650,000 members and students. With broad reach, rigor and resources, the Association advances the reputation, employability and quality of CPAs, CGMAs and accounting and finance professionals globally.

BDO Academy shares the core principles of global BDO brand in provision of exceptional client service and continues to offer diverse, quality tuition to ensure the competitive, well-educated workforce the benefit of businesses and overall economy in the country.