MBS and CIMA sign MoU on Cooperation
29 May 2013 (Shanghai, China): Manchester Business School China Centre (MBS) and The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) confirming a commitment to collaboration through which members of bothorganizations in the region will enjoy exclusive benefits, reflecting the increasingly central role finance professionals are taking in business.
MBS is one of the world's top ranked business schools; CIMA is the world’s largest and leading professional body of management accountants.
The MOU provides mutual benefits for CIMA and MBS. Students and members of each institution can enjoy preferential discount when studying related Programme or attending events organized by the other side.
Speaking at the MOU signing ceremony, Ms Sherry Fu, Director China, Manchester BusinessSchool, commented: "MBS China is delighted to sign this MOU with CIMA and to become the first foreign business school to collaborate with CIMA in China.MBS andCIMA both provide world class business education, CIMA members and students in particular are highly sought-after working professionals in the region and are excellent candidates for our part time Global MBA programmes. "
MsVicky Li, Director North Asia, CIMA, commented: "We are honored to be partnering with the prestigious Manchester Business School. We welcome MBS MBA students to pursue CIMA education. CIMA and MBS will cooperate closely to help working professionals to enhance leadership, enrich careers and achieve their growth and success."
About Manchester Business School
Founded in 1965, MBS is one of the first business schools in the UK. It is currently ranked first in the UK for business research and its doctoral programme is ranked No.1 in the world by the Financial Times. MBS is triple accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS. The UK government body HEFCE ranks MBS teaching capabilities as ‘Excellent’, the highest category. MBS has a network of 7 international centres and over 40,000 alumni worldwide. In 2008, MBS opened its China centre in Shanghai bringing British world class education to the Chinese market, and demonstrating a long term commitment and sustainable growth with its Chinese partners.
About The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
CIMA, the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, founded in 1919, is the world’s leading and largest professional body of Management Accountants, with 203,000 members and students operating in 173 countries, working at the heart of business. CIMA members and students work in industry, commerce, the public sector and not-for-profit organisations.
CIMA works closely with employers and sponsors leading-edge research, constantly updating its qualification, professional experience requirements and continuing professional development to ensure it remains the employers’ choice when recruiting financially-trained business leaders. CIMA is committed to upholding the highest ethical and professional standards of members and students, and to maintaining public confidence in management accountancy.