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REF NO.: 136

SUBJECT: Reception to celebrate CMA Canada’s accreditation of Memorial’s bachelor of commerce degree

DATE: March 24

Note to editors:
Media representatives are invited to attend the official announcement of CMA Canada’s accreditation of the university’s bachelor of commerce program in the Faculty of Business Administration.
Date:             Tuesday, March 25, 2008
Time:              12 – 1 p.m.
Location:     RBC Atrium, Faculty of Business Administration
Memorial University is the only school in Atlantic Canada with CMA Accreditation. This accreditation will allow Memorial graduates who have successfully completed the prescribed set of accounting courses to enter the Strategic Leadership Program of the CMA program without writing the written entrance exam.
Steve Vieweg, president and CEO of the Society of Management Accountants, will be in attendance to recognize this milestone with Memorial University.
About CMA Canada
 With more than 38,000 certified members around the world, CMA Canada grants a professional designation in strategic management accounting™ and is responsible for standards-setting, accreditation and the continuing professional development of CMAs. CMAs provide an integrating perspective to business decision making, applying advanced management practices in strategic planning, finance, operations, sales and marketing, information technology, and human resources to identify new market opportunities, ensure corporate accountability, and help organizations maintain a long-term competitive advantage. To optimize the performance of global enterprises and build strategic management accounting™ skills, CMA Canada offers innovative executive development programs, advanced online courses, and internationally recognized knowledge management publications. For more information, visit
A light lunch will be served. Parking available in Lot 22.

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For more information please contact Meaghan Whelan, communications co-ordinator, Faculty of Business Administration, Memorial University of Newfoundland, at 737-2616 or


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