In an effort to raise awareness to the Accounting students on the benefits and opportunities of becoming a member of ACCA ( Association of Chartered Certified Accountants ) a global professional accounting body offering the Chartered Certified Accountant qualification- an awareness session was organized by the Accounting Section in coordination with the Student Development Committee of Business Studies Department last March 3, 2020 at the SCT Multi Purpose Hall.
The Head of Accounting Section, Mr. Neil Raymond Saletrero delivered the Welcome Address and Rationale. He emphasized that the collaboration between the Colleges of Technology and ACCA is relevant and timely as it will equip the Accounting students with in-depth knowledge and develop their analytical skills, business acumen and accounting competence thus enhancing their employability in the future.
The invited resource speakers were Mr.Gibu Chacko FCA, Associate Partner at Crowe Salalah-member of Crowe Global ranked among the Top 8 global accounting networks together with Ms.Jeslin Kurian ACCA and Mr.Ali Ahmed Al Shanfari, both are also connected with Crowe. The speakers provided the students all the relevant information about ACCA including the ACCA syllabus and the level of knowledge expected at each level of the ACCA examination.
In between sessions, trivia questions were asked by the program host Mr.Ricardo Biason to the students and the winners received gifts. The success of the event was made possible through the efforts of the Accounting staff members, the Accounting Club officers headed by their president, Mr.Mohammed Aqil Al Hafidh and the active participation of the Accounting students.