Jul 19, 2012 / 4:10 pm
Okanagan College student, Richard Wagner was selected as the Certified Management Accountant Society of B.C. (CMA BC) 2012 recipient of the $2500 Dick Lucas Memorial Scholarship.
“All of us at CMA BC are very impressed with Richard’s academic accomplishments. We are proud to be able to support Richard in his next steps of pursuing a CMA designation,” said Diane Chung, CMA, Vice President, Marketing and New Business Development, CMA British Columbia. “It is a pleasure to acknowledge his hard work and dedication to his studies.”
As part of CMA BC’s dedication to educating and developing business leaders, the CMA Scholarship is presented to a student who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in the course, BUAD 366 – Advanced Management Accounting.
The $2500 is used towards the CMA Strategic Leadership Program (SLP), a professional development program that focuses on the best of contemporary and emerging management practices while developing the accounting, leadership, interpersonal, decision making, and communication skills essential for today’s successful management professional. Upon successful completion of the SLP, students are awarded the CMA designation.
CMA British Columbia scholarship awards are offered to post-secondary students that demonstrate exceptional academic achievement in strategic management or managerial accounting courses and have a strong interest in pursuing a career in accounting and a professional accounting designation. Fifteen CMA Scholarships are awarded to post-secondary students across British Columbia each year. For a list of CMA scholarships, please go to http://www.cmabc.com/index.cfm/ci_id/10113/la_id/1.htm
About CMA British Columbia
Certified Management Accountants are strategic financial management professionals with accounting skills and leadership competencies in international competitiveness, market development, human resources management, and information technologies. Representing more than 4,000 CMAs and 1,000 CMA students in British Columbia, CMA British Columbia maintains accreditation, regulates standards and conduct, and enforces continuing professional development of Certified Management Accountants in British Columbia. Visit www.cmabc.com to learn more about the CMA designation.
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Erin McInnis, Communications Specialist, CMA British Columbia
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