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As the global leader in management accounting CIMA is committed to producing relevant, rigorous and applied research. We publish industry-leading insight, fund academic programmes, and collaborate with partners globally to help people and organisations drive better, sustainable business performance.

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    Better people measures, better decisions, better business.

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2010 lectures: Stephen Green lecture

7 July 2010: Stephen Green, then Group Chairman of HSBC. Now Lord Green, UK Government Trade Minister.

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2011 Lectures: Health, business and society

On 8 November 2011, David Brennan, chief executive of AstraZeneca, gave a powerful lecture at the latest Tomorrow’s Value lecture, at the impressive Mansion House.

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2010 lectures: Creating sustainable values

On 17 November 2010, CIMA and Tomorrow's Company hosted a lunchtime reception at the House of Lords which explored the theme 'Tomorrow's Value'.

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Qantas

The Qantas Group operates one of the world’s leading airline businesses and is one of the most renowned brands in Australia. The group has built a worldwide reputation for excellence in safety, operational reliability, engineering and maintenance, and customer service after 90 years in operation.

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Case study: Emma Blake, Pearl-Logic

Emma Blake ACMA, CGMA has had a highly successful start to her career, resulting in her being named in leading trade publication Accountancy Age’s top 35 accountants under the age of 35.

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Case study: Irelan Tam, Johnson & Johnson Medical Asia Pacific

Irelan Tam FCMA, CGMA, regional FD for Johnson & Johnson Medical Asia Pacific, began her career at Hong Kong Jardine, and moved to various accounting functions across different companies before joining Johnson & Johnson Hong Kong as accounting manager in 1992.

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Escaping short-termism

In October 2015, CIMA and St Paul’s Institute jointly hosted an event which explored how business models can operate more effectively and overcome the misjudgements often provided by short-termism.

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Transforming the profession - management accounting is changing

This chapter from 'A profession transforming: from accounting to management' looks specifically at CIMA and our changing focus. To purchase the full book, visit the IFAC website.

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Enterprise governance - getting the balance right

The Professional Accountants in Business Committee (PAIB) of IFAC was asked by the IFAC board in October 2002 to explore the emerging concept of enterprise governance.

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Worth your weight in gold?

The finance function can no longer and assume that everyone in the business knows it is indispensable. How can financial managers prove their value?

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