PwC has announced the launch of PwC Academy in India, the educational arm of the globally renowned consulting firm. The Academy offers courses to students and professionals in the field of finance and accounting.
The Academy’s instructors are experienced practitioners and have gone through extensive training programmes. They have also worked with some leading organizations, as financial advisors. “India has a large talent pool which needs the relevant training to be employable. Within the field of corporate reporting and regulations, we have seen many important changes resulting in India adopting global best practices. The recent adoption of substantially converged global IFRS standards in India, i.e. Indian Accounting Standards (Ind AS) is a significant change. Therefore, we decided to start with offering related courses”, said Sanjay Tolia, PwC India’s partner & leader- markets.
The program will be initially launched in Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore and will later branch out to other parts of the country, and will offer the following courses-
Diploma in International Financial Reporting: an 80 hours course which will include mock tests, along with interactive sessions on International financial reporting standards (IFRS), the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Indian Accounting Standards (Ind AS) Workshops: a four-day long session on Indian Accounting Standards and other regulatory updates.