CIMA has announced a special offer to AAT professionals who will save up to £220 (Rs.39,600) by way of exemption waivers.
Members and passed finalists who have sat and passed all exams (three stages) of AAT are entitled to exemptions from all papers of the CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting, which is the stepping stone to the CIMA Professional Qualification. This special offer is valid only until June 30 2010.
Over the years, a large number of AAT professionals have registered with CIMA via the AAT accelerated route. They have chosen CIMA as the next step to becoming a business professional as it provides the strategic expertise to succeed in many areas of business and the ability to work across a variety of roles.
Speaking on CIMA's offer - Regional Director South Asia & Middle East, CIMA, Bradley Emerson stated "There is a growing demand amongst employers for the CIMA qualification and we thought it appropriate to support this demand by extending a special exemption waiver to enable the large number of AAT qualified professionals to capitalize on the current trend and enhance their profiles".
Commenting on CIMA's special offer to AAT Sri Lanka Members and Passed Finalists, the Chief Executive Officer of AAT Sri Lanka Tishanga Kumarasinghe said it's an amazing offer by CIMA, which makes AAT Sri Lanka's motto of "Fast track to become a Professional Accountant" a reality. "I am sure the Members and Passed Finalists of AAT Sri Lanka will make use of this opportunity and register with CIMA to add value to their knowledge and qualification, which will take them to a rich career", CEO Kumarasinghe added.
Speaking about the real benefits and advantages of this offer, Mr. Kumarasinghe noted that CIMA's tie-up with AAT Sri Lanka will certainly contribute immensely to the development and improvement of Professional Accountancy education in the country, especially at a time when the country is commemorating its first anniversary of end of three decades war and gearing up for a new era with a massive investment in the knowledge industry.