Wednesday, January 26, 2005

by Sandeep Joshi

In our downsizing exercise, you’ve been given additional charge of marketing, accounts and personnel.

Feed your ambition
The work opportunities for dieticians and nutritionists have gone truly global. The time is ripe to figure out a role for yourself in calorie counting, writes Gauri V. Singh
N an age when staying fit has become a fad among the young, middle-aged and old alike, dietetics holds out bright career prospects. Whether one wants to be a full-time or part-time practitioner, there are different offshoots of dietetics to suit individual preferences and aspirations.

Risk management among new options
Geetanjali Gayatri
ITH career opportunities growing beyond the narrow precincts of medicine and engineering, a host of job-oriented courses were on offer at an education fair held in Chandigarh recently. From the usual crop of popular courses like business management and hotel management to the upcoming fields of hospital management and risk management, myriad professional and vocational courses were showcased at the event.

Will it be beneficial to make CPE mandatory for all chartered accountants?
There is a move to implement the continuing professional education requirement not only for practising chartered accountants but all those who’ve completed the course. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, New Delhi, is working out modalities for making it mandatory for all qualified CAs, most likely from next year. The CPE qualification entails that the CAs who do not hold the certificate of practice get 10 CPE credits. Manoj Kumar presents the views of two professionals in this field.

Tutoring time
Usha Albuquerque
DUCATION has always been considered a noble profession. The contribution that education makes towards the development of human capabilities and in creating social opportunities for the disadvantaged makes it one of the most significant factors of sustained human progress. But today education has become big business too!

Enter the world of economics
Pervin Malhotra
Q Could you please tell me about the job prospects if I pursue my Master's in Economics?

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