Indus Institute of Management Studies

 B.Com (Honours) International Accounting & Finance

Introduction
The department subscribes to various journals and magazines valuable in management education which enables students to keep themselves in touch with the latest happenings and trends. Industrial visits, expert sessions, conclaves, and seminars are arranged at regular intervals.

B.Com (Honours) International Accounting & Finance course at Indus University is s 3 year undergraduate programme and has been designed in collaboration with the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA), UK and International Skill Development Corporation (ISDC), UK.

The curriculum of ACCA has been completely integrated here. Hence the students get a unique opportunity to pursue ACCA qualification in tandem with their 3 years undergraduate course.

ACCA
(the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the Global Body for Professional Accountants. ACCA offers business-relevant, first-choice qualifications to people of application, ability and ambition around the world who seek a rewarding career in accountancy, finance and management.

Founded in 1904, ACCA has consistently held unique core values: opportunity, diversity, innovation, integrity and accountability. ACCA believes that accountants bring value to economies in all stages of development. The primary aim is to develop capacity in the profession and encourage the adoption of global standards. ACCA’s values are aligned to the needs of employers in all sectors and ensure that, through their qualifications, the finance professionals are prepared to meet the growing business needs of the corporate world.

ISDC
International Skill Development Corporation is a leading education and skill development organization with a vision of bridging the global skill gap between academia and industry by developing qualifications on demand. ISDC is a Limited Company, registered under the Companies Act of England and having operations across the globe. It imparts a set of Skill Development Activities through its structured plan and aims at Developing Skills for Tomorrow. The operation includes various Skill Development Projects, Professional and Vocational Education Activities, International Schools and Colleges, Professional and Corporate Training, Consulting, Research & Development. ISDC has branches across the country.

Objectives of the Course
• To develop professional knowledge and skills in international Accounting, Finance, Auditing, Taxation, Risk Management etc. by adopting learner centered pedagogical practices. 
• To provide business-relevant, first-choice qualifications to people of application, ability and ambition around the world who seek a rewarding career in accountancy, finance and management.
• The course has unparalleled focus on inculcating ethics, integrity and corporate values.
• The concepts are pragmatic in nature and the pedagogy aims at producing an outstanding and exemplary individual, in a personal and a professional way.
• Better employment prospects.

Course Highlights
• In-depth knowledge of specialised finance/accounting subjects
• Students are entitled to get 6 papers Exemptions in ACCA out of 13 papers.
• Students get an opportunity to gain multiple qualifications along the way. Upon clearing 3 Fundamental papers of ACCA students get an Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business from ACCA, UK ; Upon clearing 4 Professional papers of ACCA students gain the Affiliate status from ACCA,UK. Students also stand a chance to get Certificate in IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) upon clearing Cert.IFRS exam.
• Opportunity to apply for a UK degree (B.Sc in Applied Accounting) from Oxford Brookes University
• Provides blended learning
• Enhanced career opportunities in India and abroad.
• ACCA qualification is recognised in 180+ countries globally including India.
• The course is Cost-Effective and Flexible.

Career Opportunities
B.Com (Honours) International Accounting & Finance degree holds a high employment rate because there is no business which does not require a manager or a commerce specialist to manage the financial aspects.

The course provides a platform for work opportunities in a range of financial service, banking, business industry, management, entrepreneurial venture, and government service as well.

Graduates can get placed in organisations as:-

• Assistant Auditor
• Cost Accountant
• Commercial Analyst
• Indirect Tax Manager
• Payroll Manager
• Professional Accounting Technician
• Tax Consultant
• Chartered Advisor
• Assistant Financial Accountant
• Business Analyst
• Risk Manager
• Senior Fund Manager
• Accounts Payable and Expenses Manager

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

on ACCA Integrated Prgramme

ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is a UK based globally recognized professional qualification for a career in finance, accounting and management. ACCA was founded in the year 1904.

It is a global professional body, it is recognized by 181 countries across the world, including India. ACCA has over 7000 approved employers.


In the above mentioned course the ACCA papers are integrated in the regular syllabus. Students need not study any content outside their prescribed syllabus. They will be preparing for a Professional Body exam alongside their regular graduation.

In house training
Saves time
Saves money
Students get Exemptions for ACCA Exams up to 6 papers.

6 papers of ACCA are exempted

Students can pursue this along with their graduation because its flexible examinations make this qualification more attractive.
Students pursuing ACCA can: earn a Diploma/Advance Diploma in Accounting and Business and go on to earn an ACCA Member status.
ACCA has huge job opportunities in India and abroad with high pay scales.

Anyone who had studied English and Accountancy/Mathematics at their +2 level or equivalent can join the course.  

Fundamentals Knowledge Level

Accountant in Business (AB)
Management Accounting (MA)
Financial Accounting (FA)

Fundamentals Skills Level

Corporate and Business Law (CL)
Performance Management (PM)
Taxation (TX)
Financial Reporting (FR)
Audit and Assurance (AA)
Financial Management (FM)

Professional Level

Strategic Business Leader (SBL)
Strategic Business Reporting (SBR)
Advanced Financial Management (AFM)
Advanced Performance Management (APM)

Upon successfully clearing below 3 papers of SKILL Level

Financial Reporting (FR)
Audit and Assurance (AA)
Financial Management (FM)

Students will be awarded ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN ACCOUNTING AND BUSINESS

Upon successfully clearing below 4 papers of PROFESSIONAL Level

Strategic Business Leader (SBL)
Strategic Business Reporting (SBR)
Advanced Financial Management (AFM)
Advanced Performance Management (APM)

Students will be awarded ACCA Affiliate

ACCA exams can be given in the following months –

March
June
September
December

There are over 500 exam centers offering ACCA exams across the globe. You can use exam planner in ACCA official website to find out what exams you can take and where.

Yes. They are CBE (Computer Based Exams).

Yes , you can write in nearby centre

No, you can write from anywhere in the world

You will get Myacca account where you will get all information. Time to time reminder emails will be sent from ACCA and ISDC. You yourself have to book exam through Myaccaa account

Once you have completed your ACCA qualification by passing your exams, along with three years’ practical experience and the Ethics and professional skills module, you will be invited to become an ACCA member. You will be able to use the ‘ACCA’ letters after your name.

You can’t sign the balance sheet of an organisation as Auditor, but as a CFO you can certainly sign.
You cannot practice on your own as an independent auditor but you can certainly be a self-employed tax consultant. However even in this case too the ACCA member cannot sign the balance sheet in India.

College faculty for exempted papers and College faculty + experts from ISDC for all Non-Exempted Papers.

It has MCQs, OTQs and descriptive type questions. Varies in case of Professional papers. You can get the details of specimen question papers in Specimen question papers of ACCA. Link below –

https://www.accaglobal.com/in/en/search.html?q=specimen+question+paper&q1=in&x1=country

Yes. ACCA exams nothing to do with bcom

Yes, you can write within 10 years of registration to ACCA. To get exemption fee waiver benefit you need to attempt at least one exam during the course.

If I shift my college after 1 or 2 years on student exchange program can I get the benefits of exemption?

No. You have to produce the degree certificate from the accredited university or accredited college only. 

You can join the course. You will get the benefit of exemption, but you need to pay exemption fee. Your account should be active or in inactive you need to activate.

Yes, to get membership you need to complete 36 months PER (Professional Experience Requirement). But you can start working as ACCA affiliate once you clear ACCA examination for all papers.

No you can work in any organisation in a specific mentioned in the PER requirement. Some companies register themselves with ACCA or you need to get your signing head registered with ACCA to endorse your experience.

No it is not part of this program.  But you can register yourself with Oxford Brooks University before taking up your first exam for ACCA.

No, But ACCA supports through its job portal. There will be lot of opportunities if you complete the course.

Partial list of job roles are below –

Corporate Finance Manager
Analyst
Financial Reporting Manager
Budgeting Analyst
Treasurer
CFO
Controller
Finance Director

For More info : www.jobs.accaglobal.com

Both are professional qualifications.

If you look for corporate job you have better scope in ACCA, if you want work as auditor in India you need to do CA.

Because of the global presence ACCA attracts more job opportunities.

Refer to the attached document Indus_University_B.Com_(Honours)_with_ACCA,_UK_-_2020

No extra charges.

There might be slight changes in ACCA fee component/ exchange rate variation etc.

ACCA fee is as per the discretion of ACCA and is subject to change.

For fee refer to the attached document Indus_University_B.Com_(Honours)_with_ACCA,_UK_-_2020

Name: Mr. Parshwa Shah

Mobile: +91 9737530515


Email: parshvashah.mba@indusuni.ac.in

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