Lecture by The ICAEW and A Business Game with Students

Tuesday, 11 November 2014 18:35

A lecture-presentation by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW) and a business game with students were organized by the Finance and Accountancy Faculty and the ICAEW. The event was implemented by the team participating in the university project entitled Adapting the Curricula to the Requirements of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

Prof. Veselka Pavlova is greeting the participants in the event. On the left next to her: the ICAEW representatives Shaun Robertson and  Justin West, on the right: Prof. Dr. Snezhana Basheva and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Silvia Trifonova

On behalf of the Rector of UNWE Prof. D.Sc.(Econ.) Statty Sattev the participants were greeted by Prof. Dr. Veselka Pavlova, Vice Rector in Education for EQD of Master and Distance Learning. She outlined the importance of the initiative as a real implementation of the Framework Agreement between the UNWE and the ICAEW. It`s a challenge for students to participate in a new format of simulative games, to solve real cases which will be useful for their future practical activity, pointed out Prof. Pavlova. Learn from your English lecturers and look for the best place to use their experience, appealed to the students in the hall the Vice Rector. 

ICAEW is the largest professional organization of the accountants in Europe. It is established in 1880 and it has more than 140 thousand members. Its objective is to be recognized as a leading world organization in the field of accountancy and finance, outlined Prof. Dr. Snezhana Basheva, Dean of the Finance and Accountancy Faculty. She pointed out that for two years the university has been working on the project entitled Adapting of Curricula to the Requirements of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) managed by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rumyana Pozharevska. The project objective is bringing the scientific programme of Faculties closer to the topics covering the requirements of recognizing the ICAEW qualification degree in the 12 modules of which 6 ones have already been “covered”.

Shaun Robertson and  Justin West (on the left)

In their presentation the representatives of the ICAEW Shaun Robertson and Justin West explained the major activity implemented by the professional organization of accountants in Europe.

Four-year students and Masters of Science from the Finance and Accountancy Faculty arranged in teams of 5 or 6 people included in the business game. In the form of financial case the participants had the opportunity to use in practice their high knowledge in accountancy and finance. 

The teams in action

Solving a complicated case

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