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The University of Manchester wins CIMA Excellence Award

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants distinguishes The University of Manchester for its outstanding contribution to the accounting profession at the CIMA Excellence Awards.

The University of Manchester has won at the first-ever CIMA Excellence Awards virtual ceremony, which took place on 11 December 2020. The University has won two awards for its outstanding work in the accountancy field, both the CIMA Global Distinction Award and the CGMA Campus of the Year 2020 Award.

The CIMA Excellence Awards celebrate outstanding academic partners, tuition providers and students who have made significant contributions to the accounting profession and the Institute over the past year. These awards highlight the high-quality of teaching, research, and learning in accounting education across the world. 

This award is a reflection of the hard work of colleagues from the Accounting and Finance division at Alliance Manchester Business School, and the success of the BSc Accounting programme, led by Programme Director, Jennifer Rose.

Andrew Harding, FCMA, CGMA, Chief Executive – Management Accounting at The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, commented:

“The CIMA Excellence Awards honour institutions and individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the accounting profession and worked tirelessly to enrich their students, providing them with the best possible education and prepare the next generation of accounting professionals. The CIMA Global Distinction Award and CGMA Campus of the Year Award received by The University of Manchester are a true testament of its commitment and dedication to building the future of our profession.”

Sponsored by the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, the global accounting organisation formed by CIMA and the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), the CIMA Excellence Awards will be presented annually to those who have made a difference to the global accounting community, and proactively supported their students towards earning their Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation, the most widely held management accounting designation in the world.

Visit the CIMA website for a complete list of the 2020 CIMA Excellence Awards winners.