BUSINESS-BOOSTING COURSES … Celebrating the launch of 17 short learning programmes – devised by Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University’s School of Accounting and the University’s Business School, and aligned to the internationally-recognised Chartered Institute of Management Accounting (CIMA) – are (from left) NMMU School of Accounting Director Prof Frans Prinsloo, CIMA South Africa Head Zahra Cassim, NMMU Business School Director Prof Steve Burgess, and NMMU Management Accounting Associate Prof Johnathan Dillon.
As aspiring business leaders climb the corporate ladder in today’s globalised, rapidly-changing world, the skill sets they require stretch far beyond traditional number crunching, to being able to think strategically and make sustainable, future-orientated decisions.
That is why Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University’s School of Accounting and the University’s Business School have paired up to offer South African individuals and companies something unique: a sure-fire way to help themselves develop critical business knowledge and skills, which fall under the banner of management accounting.
They have developed 17 accredited short learning programmes (SLPs), which are specifically linked to the internationally-renowned Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) qualifications.
These CIMA-aligned SLPs – and the partnership between the two NMMU Schools and CIMA – were