News from Cass Business School

Cass gains ICAEW Partner In Learning status

Tuesday, 1 September, 2009

Cass has been recognised as a Partner in Learning by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), one of the world’s largest and most prestigious professional bodies for the accountancy profession.

The Partner in Learning status is awarded to organisations who can demonstrate their commitment to and compliance with the ICAEW’s seven core principles of best practice and will allow Cass and the ICAEW to work together in areas such syllabus development, to ensure exam exemptions, to share knowledge and expertise, learning materials, and graduate recruitment activities.

Deputy Dean and Director of Cass, Professor Steven Haberman said Our relationships with professional bodies, like the ICAEW, are an excellent example of our close ties with industry. Through this partnership we will be able to ensure our courses, and particularly our new BSc in Accounting and Finance, remain consistently in tune with current industry developments.

Cass Academic joins influential ICAEW advisory group

Paul Palmer, Professor of Voluntary Sector Management at Cass, has joined the ICAEW’s prestigious Corporate Responsibility Advisory Group (CRAG). CRAG’s remit is to advise on the CSR elements of the ICAEW’s courses and to consult on the advice that is given to their members in this area.

The high profile group, which meets twice a year, is chaired by Paul Druckman, President of the ICAEW and features senior figures from business, public life and civil society such as Sir Mark Moody-Stuart, Sir Michael Peat and Sir William Castell.

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