17 December 2020

Sheffield University Management School wins CIMA Excellence Award

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants distinguishes the Sheffield University Management School for its outstanding contribution to the accounting profession.

CIMA Award

The Sheffield University Management School announced today that it has won the CIMA Global Excellence Award at the first-ever CIMA Excellence Awards virtual ceremony on 11 December 2020. This award recognises university partners that achieved the highest pass rates for CIMA exams.

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.

Andrea Ward, Associate Dean for Education at University of Sheffield Management School said: “It was an incredible honour that we were nominated and then to win this accolade is an acknowledgement of the outstanding student talent that we have at the Management School and the great teaching team working on these programmes."

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 award received by Sheffield University Management School is 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.

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