UCC lecturer wins CIMA Excellence Award

BY: Graphic Business
Mr Seyram Kawor,Senior Lecturer of the School of Business, UCC
Mr Seyram Kawor,Senior Lecturer of the School of Business, UCC

A Senior Lecturer of the School of Business, University of Cape Coast (UCC), Mr Seyram Kawor, has won the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Campus Culture Excellence Award as the Global Champion, 2020 at the first-ever CIMA Excellence Awards.

The virtual ceremony which was held on December 11, 2020, recognises faculties and student bodies that have launched successful campaigns to promote the CIMA Professional Qualification.

A media release issued by CIMA said the awards also celebrate outstanding academic partners, tuition providers and students who have made significant contributions to the accounting profession and the Institute over the past year.

Again, it highlights the high-quality of teaching, research, and learning in accounting education across the world.  

The Head of Department of Finance at the UCC, Prof. Mohammed Anokye Adam, while congratulating Mr Kawor described him as a meticulous teacher with commitment to student welfare and professional development.

The Dean of the School of Business, UCC, Prof. John Gatsi, said, “the School is happy about the awards which recognises both Mr kawor and the School of Business for contributing to the development of the accounting profession”.

Prof Gatsi gave the assurance that the School will continue to promote close affinity with professional bodies to enhance market driven training for the students to scale up on the competitive metrics.

Andrew Harding, FCMA, CGMA, Chief Executive, Management Accounting at CIMA, said 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.

Thus, the CGMA Campus Culture Excellence Award, Global Champion received by Mr Kawor , ACMA CGMA of UCC is a true testament of his 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.