HSE Becomes CIMA Academic Partner
The Institute of Continuing Professional Education at HSE in St. Petersburg has been certified as an Academic Partner of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).
CIMA Academic Partner Certificate for HSE
Vadim Bozhenik, head of CIMA Russia and CIS, and Aigul Kadyrbaeva, Director of the HSE Institute of Continuing Professional Education in St. Petersburg
CIMA is an international association of management accountants. It was founded in 1919 and is one of the leading professional international association in business administration.
On October 31st, 2017, Vadim Bozhenik, head of CIMA Russia and CIS, delivered an academic partner certificate to Aigul Kadyrbaeva, Director of the HSE Institute of Continuing Professional Education (ICPE), at the first joint workshop.
On November 16th, ICPE is launching a Master in Strategic Financial Management programme for CFOs and finance experts. The curriculum includes two Russian-taught courses from the CIMA qualification programme: Operational Accounting and Business Accounting.
Upon completing the programme, the students will have the opportunity to pass an exam for the CIMA certificate in Business Accounting. They will also get HSE diplomas on professional retraining.
Aigul Kadyrbaeva, Director of the HSE ICPE in St. Petersburg:
‘In addition to professional knowledge in management accounting, this partnership with CIMA opens new career opportunities for our students, since CIMA certification confirms their professional level and provides them with an internationally recognized status’.
Sergey Olifirov, Deputy Director of the HSE ICPE in St. Petersburg:
‘CIMA implements a systemic approach to educating executives in finance, which is relevant for international as well as Russian companies’.