Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan

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The Institute of Cost & Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMAP) is a professional body offering training and qualification in management accountancy and providing ongoing support for the members.

ICMAP is the sole provider of cost and management accounting education, training and professional certification in Pakistan. The institute has earned reputation both nationally and internationally for its high standard in imparting education and testing. The Institute has been meeting an important human resource need through a steady flow of professional accountants to occupy leading positions in the corporate world.

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Organisations over the years have turned increasingly complex and the Management Accountants have enhanced their knowledge and sharpened their skills to meet the challenge of change, becoming more important players in the management decision-making. Their training, during this period, has been modified gradually to cover the best financial and business practices with information management skills.

Management Accountants are trained to turn knowledge into profit and they are successfully competing in the employment market for senior positions even in the general management areas. Now Management Accountant is more a business manager, who understands the dynamics of business as an organic whole, rather than being a typical "finance man" with tunnel vision.

The Management Accountants produced by the Institute, have met the requirements of the industry over the years and performed creditably in the assigned roles. Today, more than 60% ICMAP Members occupy top to middle management positions in industry, financial institutions, consultancy firms etc., as Chief Executive Officers, Managing Directors, Chairpersons, General Managers, Controllers, Directors of Finance, Company Secretaries, etc.

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