ICAEW wins deal with Indian business giant

The ICAEW has made its first foray with its qualification into India.

The institute has won a deal with Indian business
conglomerate Tata Group to
train 49 students into the group’s graduate accounts trainee programme, known as
Tata Sons.

The deal is the first of its kind for the
which has some studying agreements in place with Indian institute ICAI.

ICAEW chief executive Michael Izza said the deal was a ‘significant step’ in
the institute’s strategy to open up the qualification internationally.

Tata Sons FD Ishaat Hussain said the qualification enabled the company to
create accountants that had leadership skills.

The company has recently purchased UK steel giant

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