JAKARTA, INDONESIA – 19 January 2024
Sampoerna University (SU) proudly marks a milestone as it joins in the festivities of the AICPA & CIMA Year-End Celebration 2023. This significant event serves as a platform for SU to celebrate not only its achievements but also to foster collaboration with AICPA & CIMA members, partners, and students. Together, we gather to reflect on the accomplishments of the past year and extend heartfelt appreciation for the continuous support that has been instrumental in the university’s journey. This celebration is not just about recognizing achievements; it’s a moment to express gratitude and strengthen the bonds within the community. SU is honored to be part of this joyous occasion, showcasing its commitment to excellence in accounting education.
The event, held annually, serves as a platform to share program updates, milestones, and activities, particularly within the prestigious CGMA Finance Leadership Programmes (FLP) in collaboration with AICPA & CIMA. The celebration featured a series of highlights, including welcoming new members, congratulating 2023 Prize Winners, and acknowledging the exceptional accomplishments of Dhiannisa Wahyu Putri (Dhian), the OCS Exam prize winner.
Dhian, a standout student at SU, achieved the highest average across the Operational Case Study Exam in August 2023, marking a historic moment as the first Indonesian student to attain this distinction. The FLP Programme, consisting of Operational Case Study Exam (OCS) Level, Management Case Study Exam (MCS) Level, and Strategic Case Study Exam (SCS) Level, plays a pivotal role in preparing students for successful careers in business.
“The accounting study program at Sampoerna University has been an incredible resource for me as I’ve prepared for the CIMA exam, and I can’t thank them enough. I attribute my success to the program’s extensive curriculum, knowledgeable instructors, and supportive learning atmosphere. Sampoerna University’s strong academic background and practical insights helped me tremendously in preparing for the exam. Their support of a stimulating learning environment has given me the tools to succeed in my career and the self-assurance to know that I can do my best,” stated Dhian.
Dhian, who achieved the title of Southeast Asia’s highest scorer in the August 2023 CIMA Operational Case Study exam, looks back to her journey with profound satisfaction. Her success is not merely a stroke of luck but the result of meticulous planning, strategic study methods, and unwavering dedication. These significant accomplishments serve as a testament to the effectiveness of a disciplined study routine in racing professional milestones. Dhian’s reflection underscores the personal victory attained through her hard work and the broader message it carries about the transformative power of focused efforts in achieving academic and professional excellence. Her journey becomes a beacon for aspiring professionals, emphasizing the critical role of diligence and strategic planning in navigating the challenges of rigorous examinations and emerging triumphant in the future.
The AICPA & CIMA partnership with SU has proven instrumental in connecting the university globally to top employers and facilitating opportunities for research grants, conference sponsorships, resources, and networking with academics and AICPA & CIMA members worldwide. As the largest professional body of management accountants globally, AICPA & CIMA offers a vast network of graduate employment opportunities for SU graduates, expanding their reach to thousands of companies worldwide.
Sampoerna University is honored to be an AICPA & CIMA University Partner, offering our students the chance to gain a globally recognized accounting qualification alongside their academic degrees. This partnership allows us to situate our students at the forefront of global competitiveness, providing them unique opportunities to excel in their professional journeys.
Key benefits of SU’s association with AICPA & CIMA include students sitting for FLP and degree exams together, early award of exemptions, potential for dual awards, enhanced employability, ongoing support beyond degrees, collaboration with employers and industry partners, improved student employment rates, increased student satisfaction, and global recognition through co-promotion initiatives.
As Sampoerna University continues to nurture the next generation of successful professionals, the AICPA & CIMA partnership is a testament to our commitment to providing unparalleled opportunities and resources to our students.