University Management Accounting Day (UMAD) brings together students, lecturers, best CIMA's employers and employees in Poland and abroad. Attendees can learn about the role of management accounting and its importance for business.
This year's edition will be held entirely online. Participation of the world class CIMA experts guarantees the top-quality content that is not only up-to-date but also relevant from a global perspective.
The event will begin with a panel discussion Readiness of students to be employed – what are employers looking for in graduates? with the participation of CIMA experts representing different employers, such as: Infosys, Kyndryl, Fincastly, Zalando or Motorola Solutions.
This will be followed by CIMA Business Game, an interactive online competition between students from all participating universities. Students will work in teams on a business case study to find solutions for given problems. Last year over 200 students participated in UMAD which was held online.
15.00 – Readiness of students to be employed – what are employers looking for in graduates?
16.00 – Paradise Park - CIMA Business Game - separate registration: book here
17.00 – Closing remarks
During the event a lot of attention will be given to the issues of ethics and business culture. By taking part in the business competition students will be given the opportunity to solve business issues and receive professional feedback which constitutes a definitive added value. The tasks performed during the UMAD and the knowledge acquired are a chance to develop skills that are crucial in the current social and economic situation. Remote collaboration, implementing an efficient communication system, tools that facilitate strategic planning of joint projects - these are just several skills that this year's participants will be able to apply and receive professional evaluation on their performance.
Students will also have a chance to virtually meet with their colleagues from leading economic universities from almost all Central and Eastern Europe, as well as to reach out to CIMA Ambassadors who are often the first point of contact in their dealings with CIMA.