Huge Student Interest in the First ICAEW Educational Film “False Assurance”

Monday, 26 March 2018 17:15

“False Assurance” - the first educational film of the Institute of Certified Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) provoked a huge interest among students at the UNWE. The spectators in the crowded Maxima Aula saw and discussed part of the modern challenges to accounting and auditing profession including ethical dilemmas, information-gathering, reliability of internal control, cyber risk assessment, risk management, leadership, etc.

The guests were greeted by Prof. Dr. Snezhana Basheva, Dean of the Finance and Accountancy Faculty and Head of the Accountancy and Analysis Department, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Venelin Boshnakov, Secretary General for Science and Kristiyan Madzhurov, Chairman of the Student Council.

Prof. Basheva reminded that as a result of the successful partnership with the Finance and Accountancy Faculty, the ICAEW had recognized 5 examinations of UNWE students for the qualification in the field of finance, accountancy and business (ICAEW Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business) and 7 examinations of UNWE students for the qualification of certified accountant “ (ICAEW ACA qualification). She outlined that only for the Bulgarian students the recognition of examinations had been free of charge. Moderator for the discussion was Assoc. Prof.  Dr. Mihail Musov, Coordinator for the Partnership Agreement between the UNWE and ICAEW and Scientific Secretary of the Accountancy and Analysis Department.

         

Prof. Dr. Snezhana Basheva and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mihail Musov

          

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Venelin Boshnakov and Kristiyan Madzhurov

The film “False Assurance” was presented by Dr. Matin Manuzi, ICAEW Regional Director for Europe. After the film it was held a discussion and in it took part Prof. Snezhana Basheva, Vasko Raychev, President of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Bulgaria, Jock Nunan, partner at the PricewaterhouseCoopers and Dimitrina Lyaskova, Chief Manager at the Ernst & Young.

Dr. Martin Manuzi

Vasko Raychev (on the left) and Jock Nunan

At the film projection attended undergraduates, Doctoral students and lecturers from the UNWE as well as representatives of the Commission for Public Oversight of Statutory Auditors, members of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Bulgaria, representatives of MDV Professional Education, BDO Bulgaria, XEROX Business Services Bulgaria, etc. Among the guests there were also future students of UNWE from the National Trade and Banking High School - Sofia.

During the film

For further information about the recognition of examinations for the UNWE students by the ICAEW see: http://departments.unwe.bg/accountancy or contact with Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mihail Musov at mihailmusov@abv.bg.

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