CIMA’s Regional Director, Bradley Emerson accepts the Best Islamic Finance Education Provider award at the 2013 Global Islamic Finance Awards
The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) has received the highly coveted Global Islamic Finance Awards under the ‘Best Islamic Finance Education Provider 2013’ category.
Now in its third year, the prestigious Global Islamic Finance Awards recognises excellence in Islamic Banking and Finance globally.
CIMA was acknowledged for its contribution to the growth of the Islamic banking and finance industry, having introduced the world’s first professional Islamic Finance course in 2008. The award highlights CIMA’s pioneering role in preparing students and professionals from the GCC region for a career in Islamic Finance.
Commenting on the achievement, Geetu Ahuja, Head of GCC, CIMA said, “We are honoured to receive this distinguished award, it is a wonderful achievement which serves to demonstrate our position as leaders in providing Islamic Finance education. We are proud to say that CIMA’s commitment to providing skilled Islamic finance professionals to sustain the industry’s growth has been recognised. We look forward to create innovative courses to further brighten the future of our students, and contribute to the growth of businesses in the Middle East.”
Islamic Finance is acquiring prominence throughout the financial institutions of the world, rapidly growing from a niche industry to a mainstay of finance. CIMA’s Diploma in Islamic Finance offers students, globally recognised Certificate in Islamic Commercial Law, Certificate in Islamic Banking and Takaful, Certificate in Islamic Capital Markets and Instruments, and Certificate in Accounting for Islamic Financial Institutions.
CIMA is the largest professional body in the world focused exclusively on management accounting and currently has 203,000 members and students operating at the heart of businesses in 173 countries.