ICMAP launches Training Manual for Banking Sector

KARACHI: Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMA Pakistan) has organized a Corporate Networking Dinner and Launched Training Manual for Banking Sector and CMA Career Portal for Corporate Sector at a local hotel in Karachi.

Kashif Mateen Ansari, President ICMAP in his address talked about the initiatives ICMAP has taken and the Institute is actively liaisoning with the academia and corporate sector for betterment of the Institute and the Corporate Sector both. He further emphasized the need to develop a specialized manual catering the demands of the Banking industry. The Institute identified that there is a dire need to fill the gap by providing trained resources to the Banks. He further highlighted the role of CMA Career Portal can play to serve human resource requirements of the organizations in a timely and efficient manner.

Dr. Ishrat Husain, Dean & Director of Institute of Business Administration (IBA) was the Chief Guest at the occasion. He appreciated the efforts of the Institute for launching a Training Manual for MTO Program in Banking Sector and CMA Career Portal for facilitating the corporate sector.

Syed Irfan Ali, Executive Director BP & RD State Bank of Pakistan was the Guest of Honor. He applauded the efforts of Institute in developing a specialized Training Program for Banks. He further said that the areas selected are the important areas for banks and trained resources in those areas is the need of time.

Khawaja Ehrar Ul Hassan, Honorary Secretary & Chairman CR&C Committee ICMAP, briefed the guest about the objective of developing a specialized training manual for banking sector. The Institute is also planning to develop training manuals for other industries as well. He further informed the guests about the CMA Career Portal, which the Institute has recently developed. The purpose of the Portal is to provide fast, convenient and free of cost recruitment services to the corporate sector organizations. Organizations can register free of cost by contacting CR&C Department of the Institute.

Mohammad Iqbal Ghori, Vice President ICMAP highlighted the efforts of Institute in the area of Research & Publication.

Ms. Tajwar Baig, Director Corporate Relations & Communication (CR&C) ICMAP, highlighted the efforts CR&C Department and the initiatives taken to promote the services of the Institute which resulted in maximum placements of CMAs in the corporate sector.

The event was well attended by CEOs, CFOs, Head of Finance & HR from Corporate Sector organizations. CEOs, CFOs, Heads of Finance & HR have attended the event. The guests were from various industries like Banking, Pharmaceutical, FMCG, Manufacturing, Textile, Investment Companies, Education, Oil & Gas and Services.

The event concluded with the vote of thanks by Anis ur Rehman, Member National Council of ICMAP.

ICMAP wants to strengthen its relationship with the Corporate Sector for mutual benefits and look forward to organize more such events in future.

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