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ACCA – A PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION THAT OPENS DOORS TO THE BUSINESS WORLD
PURSUE ACCA WITH KDU COLLEGE
Accounting is the universal language used in all business practices, and accountancy has been regarded as a professional and stable career, building business leaders that help shape economies. If you are interested in pursuing a qualification which allows you to join the financial or business world or to be a professional accountant, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) would be your ideal pathway.
Founded in 1904, ACCA holds a track record of experience, innovation and excellence in providing globally-recognised accounting and finance qualifications, complemented by modern thinking and backed by diverse and global memberships. ACCA is the world’s leading body for professional accountants with 208,000 members and 503,000 students in 179 countries worldwide. ACCA also works with over 7,400 Approved Employers and over 80 accountancy partnerships around the world
Professional Accountancy Centre (PAC) at KDU College, which was set up in 2008, offers Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) and ACCA courses. Within a year, it was granted a Gold status, and currently the programme is towards the seventh year of being awarded Platinum status Approved Learning Partner by ACCA.
CAT qualification is designed to provide students with fundamental knowledge and technical skills to fulfil an accounting role at the technician level. It provides you with a fast track pathway towards becoming a qualified accountant and globally recognised by ACCA.
KDU PAC has managed to steer their students to brilliant results and becoming CAT World Prize Winner, which is an award given to the students who achieve top marks in the world. “I tell myself that what others can achieve, I can achieve too! Never tell myself it is impossible. Never try never know,” said Tan Yue Jian, CAT MA1 World Prize Winner. Most of the students who undergo the programme are able to complete their CAT within a year and pursue with the ACCA programme for two years.
Another success story besides the World Prize Winner, recently, a team which consists of Nicholas Koon, Lee Vinxi, Lim Shaun Ming and Lim Yuen Ting (KDU-ACCA 2nd year and final year students) achieved becoming the 1st runner up at the 18th N-IVAQ 2019 organised by MMU Melaka on 20th April 2019.
Moving forward with the recent changes to the ACCA qualification, KDU’s ACCA Programme prepare and facilitate students to acquire the full range of competencies financial professionals need, with an emphasis on technical knowledge, cognitive capabilities and soft skills.
Students are not just limited to classroom lessons, but complemented with firm visits, guest lectures by industry leaders as well as additional programmes to aid students in the best way possible to excel in their examination. Our specially designed Employability Enhancement Programmes (EEP) which comprise communication skills enrichment, business simulation programmes, and audit software simulation programmes will allow students to equip themselves with prerequisite skills indispensable to ace their Professional Level studies while also enhancing their employability. In addition, there are also opportunities for students to attend FREE accounting software training.
“With ACCA programme’s nature of being exam oriented, we are adamant that it is equally important to be competent in soft skills and ace the examinations. With the EEP, KDU’s ACCA graduates will not only have a strong suit of technical knowledge but also excellent teamwork, communication and problem solving skills making them top-notch candidates to excel and succeed in their career,” said Chan Tze Kang, KDU’s PAC Academic Department Head.
PAC students are encouraged to join the PAC Club to learn more about leaderships, planning, facilitating and managing events or activities. This helps to not only build rapport and camaraderie among the students, but also equip them with skills to be better prepared to join the workforce.
Scholarships are available for school leavers of SPM/“O” Level and STPM/”A” Level/UEC holders for July 2019 semester. Application deadline for the scholarship is 23rd June 2019.
Early Bird Discount up to 20% for ACCA and 10% for CAT is available until 23rd June 2019.
For more information on the scholarship, please visit the web page https://accakdu.edu.my/scholarships/ ; contact us @ 03 -7722 3528 / 03 – 7953 6673 or WhatsApp @ 018–872 4298.
Visit KDU PAC’s website to read more about what PAC Alumni’s have to say about their experience studying the CAT & ACCA programme in KDU and for more exciting upcoming events.
Established in 1983, KDU believes in providing real world education to meet real world needs, and has traditionally, been successful in producing competent graduates and preparing students for top universities all over the world.
Part of the Paramount Education Group, a fully-integrated education services provider for primary, secondary, tertiary and postgraduate level studies as well as executive and professional development programmes, KDU have produced more than 50,000 graduates across the world, many who have gone on to enjoy their rewarding careers and successful lives in their own right.
To find out how you can hit the ground running with KDU-PAC, please contact: 03-7953 6673/ 6670 or visit KDU-PAC’s website: accakdu.edu.my.
除此之外，ACCA与牛津布鲁克斯大学（Oxford Brookes University, UK）的独特合作伙伴关系，能够让报读的学生在完成ACCA基础水平、ACCA职业道德和职业技能单元以及通过一个研究和分析专案计划后，继续考取一个应用会计（荣誉）理学士学位。
欢迎游览伯乐学院的专业会计中心网站，以阅读更多有关专业会计中心校友们的心声，包括他们在伯乐学院报读 CAT 及 ACCA 课程的经验，并获取更多即将举办的精彩活动详情。
关于伯乐学院 （KDU College）
伯乐学院是百乐园教育集团（Paramount Education Group）旗下成员，该集团是一个完全整合的教育服务提供商，不仅兴办小学、中学、高等教育及硕士生研究，也提供行政和专业发展课程。伯乐学院已在全球培育超过5万名毕业生，当中许多人已凭借自己的权利继续地享受有价值的事业和成功的生活。
想要了解您能如何马上行动，并与伯乐学院的专业会计中心（KDU-PAC）联系，请拨打电话：03-7953 6673/6670 或游览 KDU-PAC 网站：accakdu.edu.my。
KDU was being awarded of ACCA Platinum Approved Learning Partner on 24/4/2013
KDU partners with ACCA for new course
- The Star Online – NATION
- Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 12:00 AM MYT
Both parties inked a memorandum of understanding here yesterday, paving the way for a new three-year programme at KDU in which students can take up conditional exemption papers for the ACCA qualification in the final year of their Bachelor of Accounting degree studies.
ACCA chief executive Helen Brand said the programme was the first of its kind in Malaysia.
“The unique aspect of it is the embedding of the ACCA syllabus into the degree programme. This will allow students to finish with a degree and ACCA qualification well ahead of others,” said Brand.
The award, Brand said, was the highest level of approval for global higher education institutes under ACCA’s ALP programme and had only been given to five other universities in Malaysia.
“To be considered for the platinum level, they must meet targets relating to the way the institution is run and how the ACCA courses are delivered,” said Prof Khong.
“A platinum-approved ALP must also consistently meet ACCA’s pass rate target.”