Bengaluru, 09 September 2019: Institute of Chartered Accountants in collaboration with Manipal Executive Education, a business unit of Manipal Global, announced the launch of the General Management Program. The first-of-its-kind program aims at training candidates to be first-day-first-hour ready, for the participants’ CA final rank holders in Bangalore.
The three-week residential program will be delivered through case studies by industry experts and academicians. This program is designed to create a powerful stepping stone for the rank holders of ICAI as they venture into the job market, develop an in-depth understanding of value creation in the context of a business organization. It will also help to appreciate the emerging trends in business management and provide an understanding of the interlinkages of various business functions.
Mr S Vaitheeswaran, CEO, Manipal Education & Medical Group (MEMG), that oversees all the business verticals of the Group in his address congratulated the young achievers on their getting ranks in the CA exams that has one of the lowest pass percentages. He also stressed on the need to be ethical and focus on continuous learning. He also highlighted the importance of branding and appreciated the efforts taken by the Institute of Chartered Accountants to strengthen the brand through its brand ambassadors.
Mr Shrinivas Joshi, CFO, Manipal Global provided insight on the expectations from CA professionals and the need for their being relevant, starting with the challenging times where the economy is poised currently. Chartered Accountants are required in all industries and the opportunities available to them are immense.
Prafulla P. Chhajed, President, ICAI andAtul Kumar Gupta, Vice-President, stressed on the institutes’ efforts to pilot this program and their responsibility to make the most of this initiative.
The participants include all top rankers starting from the 1stRank and the lowest rank being the 47thrank in a batch of 88 participants attending from across the length and breadth of the country. The program will also provide an opportunity to all of them to network and be connected and collaborate in future