The Department of Commerce of the Faculty of Science and Humanities and the School of Management ,SRM University, have entered into a joint MoU with Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) UK and ACCA’s approved Learning Partner International Skill Development Corporation (ISDC) UK to introduce globally recognized Professional qualifications in finance and accounting for students studying at SRM University.
ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is a global body for professional accountants. The Association supports 188,000 members and 480,000 students in 178 countries to help them develop successful careers in accounting and business, with the skills required by employers. ACCA works through a network of 100 offices and centres and more than 7,110 Approved Employers worldwide.
Students Studying UG Commerce and Management programs at SRM University will also have the opportunity to qualify with ACCA qualifications. The program entails the students to attain ACCA qualification while pursuing their UG degree. ISDC is a Limited Company Registered under the Companies Act of England and having operations across the globe. It imparts a set of Skill Development Activities through its structured plan and aims at developing skills for tomorrow. ISDC is the largest professional training providers in the country. They engage about 70 + universities and colleges in India.
The MoUs were signed by the Registrar of SRM University, Dr. N. Sethuraman and Mr.Saravanakumar – Regional Head South, ACCA. “In a fast changing business environment where opportunities come with increased challenges, the MoUs will enable students of our University to face the complexities of the market with greater confidence and higher skills. It is an arrangement with mutually beneficial results”, said Dr. Sethuraman at the signing of the MoUs.
“With this MoU students of SRM University will be able to pursue globally recognized ACCA Professional Qualification in finance & Accounting and have opportunity to get UG & PG degree in Accounting & Finance from University of Oxford Brookes field, London & University of London, UK along with their B.Com program at SRM University. This will enable Students studying at SRM University to have a successful career, be competitive and on demand by the employers”, said Mr. Saravanakumar.
“As the global economy is changing at a faster rate, it is pivotal that we need to build the nation with the right skills. Since a vast majority of Indian population falls in the age group between 25-35 years, it is the time for us to act fast and move in the direction of the countries with mature financial and corporate systems” remarked Mr.Jai Eapen, Head, Strategy and Development of ISDC for India