Wednesday, November 9, 2005

Add-ing value to CA course
The proposed changes in the chartered accountancy curriculum will entail a shorter training schedule geared to meet the changing needs of industry, writes Vibha Sharma
ROM next year onwards, joining the lucrative profession of chartered accountants will take lesser time as the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India is in the process of forwarding recommendations for emerging in the curriculum to suit the changing needs of industry and the economy to the Ministry of Company Affairs.

Sandeep Joshi

Itís salary day. No peanuts, please!

Smart Skills
Be an agent of social development
Usha Albuquerque
HERE was a time when social development work was not considered a serious career. Just a voluntary activity undertaken by a few dedicated volunteers who believed they could make a difference to the way people lived. Long regarded as a low-paying though soul-satisfying profession concentrating on the underprivileged in society, social development work has today broken free from these shackles.

Preparing future defence personnel
Sanjeev Singh Bariana
HE YMCA-Olive Greens, an institute for soft skill development and preparation for the Services Selection Board interviews, has been making its presence felt in the defence circles of the region since its inception in June this year. Lt Col (retd) Ashokan. K, director of the institute, says they have developed a training programme with emphasis on practical training.

Career Hotline
Hotel industry has room for more
Q I will be completing my course in hotel management shortly. But I am really worried about my future. Can you possibly suggest names of some journals or newspapers which I can scan for vacancies in India and abroad? ó Gyan Singh
A Although the travel and tourism sector is booming, you donít necessarily have to confine yourself to the hotel industry per se. Cruiseliners, holiday resorts, airline and institutional catering services and customer relations, are the other areas to look at.

Fortnightly Quiz-245