ABOUT ACCA Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) offers a qualification that gives you choice, flexibility, and global career opportunities. We're the only professional accountancy body to offer option papers, so you choose what you study. With the ACCA letters after your name, you can work in any sector, in any company, anywhere in the world. If you are a university student with a head for business or if you Concept Note Page 10 of 84 The PADA Concept Note have ever considered a career in accountancy and finance here is a solution! You don't have to complete a business or accounting degree to pursue a career in accountancy by achieving the ACCA Qualification. However, if you have completed a degree that has finance contents, you could be exempted from some or even a maximum of nine exams from the ACCA Qualification leaving you the Professional level exams to complete and time to focus on gaining your practical experience. ACCA is the globally recognised body for professional accountants with over 162,000 members and 428,000 students in 173 countries. ACCA has 91 offices and centres globally all offering localised support. ACCA qualifications are based on international accounting standards making them globally relevant. ACCA's qualifications are benchmarked against education levels around the world. So by choosing ACCA, you choose qualifications that have been independently quality checked. ACCA is a professional accountancy qualification that benefits from global recognition. The holder of this qualification is known as Chartered Certified Accountant. It is very highly rated in the fields of banking, management and consulting, and is a major advantage in competing for senior roles. ACCA membership also enables you to obtain the status of a Registered Auditor.
EXAMINATION ACCA Qualification is based around 14 papers divided into two levels i.e. Fundamentals Level and Professionals Level. Fundamental Level is further sub-divided into two levels, Fundamentals Knowledge and Fundamentals Skills. Professional level is also sub-divided into two levels, Professional Essentials and Professional Options. Professional institute of business and finance and our faculty staff from diversified background and experiences will help you achieve the first milestone (Exams) with excellence. Our faculty members are qualified chartered accountants with profusion experience in teaching relevant subjects.
CERTIFIED INTERNAL AUDITOR® (CIA®)
(DRIVE YOUR CAREER FORWARD)
Adding the CIA credential to your resume, LinkedIn profile, and business card will help you stand out and demonstrate you are: A true expert who understands and can apply The IIA's Standards.
- A stronger, more competent professional.
- Equipped for career-advancing opportunities.
- A credible and trusted internal auditor.
As the only globally recognized certification for internal auditors and The IIA’s premier designation for more than 40 years, the CIA sets the standard for excellence in the profession. The CIA distinguishes you from your peers and demonstrates proficiency and professionalism. Plus, CIA’s earn on average $38,000 more annually than those without a certification.
CERTIFIED GOVERNMENT AUDITING PROFESSIONAL® (CGAP®)
Why CGAP: The Certified Government Auditing Professional® (CGAP®) certification program is designed especially for auditors working in the public sector at all levels — federal/national, state/provincial, local, quasi-governmental, or crown authority — and is an excellent professional credential that prepares you for the many challenges you face in this demanding environment. B-PIBF has implemented a project of 100 participants from the government sectors comprised of CFE,CIA, CISA and PMP to the Ministry of Finance (MoF) and other line ministries, which means we have extensive know how of the government sector and can easily accomplish the goal of the government sectors in the internal auditing. In addition, we are the pioneer test preparation for CGAP. CGAP: According to The IIA’s 2015 Internal Audit Compensation Study, the average salary of internal auditors who hold one or more certifications is 35 percent higher than that of peers with no certifications (based on U.S. responses). Whether you are seeking a promotion, exploring a position outside your organization, or simply pursuing professional development opportunities to help you tackle increasingly complex responsibilities while preparing for future challenge CGAP is the right answer. As Afghanistan is on the way to economic development. So, the government has undertaken certain objectives to achieve. In order to accomplish this objective, auditing is the key tool to make it possible. Therefore, CGAP is the only certification designed for the public sector auditing. It can pave the way for the public sector’s auditing professionals. This certification can withstand as an authentic and rich proof of your professionalism.
CERTIFIED FRAUD EXAMINER (CFE):
Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) membership is open to Associate members who are interested in taking their career to the next level by earning the standard of professional excellence in the anti-fraud profession. The CFE credential is Concept Note Page 22 of 84 The PADA Concept Note increasingly being designated as a preferred credential in the hiring practices of businesses, government entities and law enforcement agencies.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL (PMP)®
The Project Management Professional (PMP)® is the most important industry-recognized certification for project managers. You can find PMPs leading projects in nearly every country and, unlike other certifications that focus on a particular geography or domain, the PMP® is truly global. As a PMP, you can work in virtually any industry, with any methodology and in any location. The PMP can also provide a significant advantage when it comes to salary and earning potential. Among survey respondents to PMI’s Earning Power Salary Survey, those with a PMP certification garner a higher salary (20% higher on average) than those without a PMP certification. * Employers benefit as well. When more than one-third of their project managers are PMP-certified, organizations complete more of their projects on time, on budget and meeting original goals. (PULSE OF THE PROFESSION® study, PMI, 2015.) The PMP signifies that you speak and understand the global language of project management and connects you to a community of professionals, organizations and experts worldwide. Become a PMP and become a project hero.
CERTIFIED INFORMATION SYSTEMS AUDITOR (CISA)
Enhance your career by earning CISA—world-renowned as the standard of achievement for those who audit, control, monitor and assess information technology and business systems. Boost Your Credentials and Gain a Competitive Edge The CISA designation is a globally recognized certification for IS audit control, assurance and security professionals. Being CISA-certified showcases your audit experience, skills and knowledge, and demonstrates you are capable to assess vulnerabilities, report on compliance and institute controls within the enterprise.