Kwantlen alumna awarded $2,500 scholarship by the Certified Management Accountants Society of BC

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August 16, 2012

Kwantlen alumna awarded $2,500 scholarship by the Certified Management Accountants Society of BC

(Metro Vancouver, BC) - Kwantlen Polytechnic University alumna, Ling Xiao, was the successful recipient of a $2,500 scholarship awarded by the Certified Management Accountants Society of BC (CMA BC).

“This scholarship means so much to me,” says Xiao. “I enjoyed the ACCT 4720 advanced management accounting course and discovered that management accounting knowledge is critical to all businesses because it can help managers gain insight into the efficiency of business operations. I see this CMA scholarship as a sign for me to dedicate myself to be a management accountant.”

CMA BC presents this scholarship to the student who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in the course, ACCT 4720 – advanced management accounting. The $2,500 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. For more information about the CMA BC please visit:

Kwantlen’s BBA in accounting program provides full and part-time intensive study for students wishing to earn a business degree. The program integrates skills and concepts of advanced accounting, business and leadership. In Canada, a degree is now a mandatory prerequisite to the awarding of all accounting designations. For more information about Kwantlen’s BBA in accounting program please visit:

Kwantlen Polytechnic University has been serving the Metro Vancouver region for 30 years, and has opened doors to success for more than 250,000 people. Four campuses—Richmond, Surrey, Cloverdale and Langley—offer a comprehensive range of sought-after programs, including business, liberal arts and science, design, health, trades and technology, apprenticeships, horticulture, and academic and career advancement. Over 17,500 students annually have a choice from over 200 programs, including bachelor’s degrees, associate degrees, diplomas, certificates and citations. Please visit:


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