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CPA REVIEW + POST-GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN MANAGEMENT

Work on Weekdays + Learn on Weekends + Be a CPA in 18 Months

Paid Internships with MNCs like Ernst & Young, Grant Thornton, KPMG, PWC & Deloitte

Earn upto Rs. 30,000 per month during the course duration

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ADMISSIONS OPEN


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Batch Commences on 24th Sept-2022

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DURATION


18 Months

500+ Live Online Classes

6-8 Hours Weekend Classes per week

12 Months of Paid Internships during Weekdays with MNCs like Ernst & Young, Grant Thornton, KPMG, PWC & Deloitte

PROGRAMME FEE


INR 3,90,000/-

Fee includes Full Access to Beckers’ Reviews Material

Paid Internship (Upto Rs. 30,000 per month) and Final Placement

Full support for US CPA evaluation & licensing process

ELIGIBILITY


Graduate / Post-graduate in Commerce / Accounting / CA / CMA / CS / ACCA

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PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS


With the convergence of global accounting practices and emergence of technology-based accounting practices, today, the demand for accounting professionals with skills to audit, analyse and manage international financial reporting and investor relations are at their peak than never in the history. The presence of literally every transnational corporation in US, as well as two-thirds of large corporations of the globe headquartered in US, the accounting processes are also focused accordingly.

The ISME PGPM (Finance) + US CPA is uniquely designed to prepare a full-fledged accounting professional with (1) Knowledge of International Accounting Practices (2) Technical Skills for Accounting Processes and (3) Managerial Skills.

The programme is designed and scheduled such that the student is able to complete his US CPA certification and required management courses, while student is also earning a full 12-month experience of working with big audit firms like E&Y, GT, PWC, Deloitte and KPMG. Placed as interns in these companies, students get to learn the accounting and audit practice hands-on while also earning a monthly salary of upto Rs. 30,000 as intern during these 12 months.

Professionally planned coaching through Beckers’ Premium Reveiw Materials

Live Online Classes from CPA Certified Faculty working in Big Accounting Firms & Investment Banks

Structured, rigorous & planned approach to help you be a Certified CPA

Start-to-end CPA Licensing Support

Assured 12-month paid internship (upto Rs.30,000 per month) with Global MNC Accounting & Audit Firms

ISME has been successfully placing students since its inception and ISME alumni are working with various financial, accounting and audit firms, Ernst & Young, Delloitte, Grant Thronton, PWC and KPMG, to name a few. At the end of the program, student is assured of being placed by ISME with well-known multinational accounting & audit firms. The career opportunities to pursue international jobs also enhance with the US CPA program.

Total Duration to earn PGPM (Finance) + US CPA : 18 Months

KEY PROGRAMME TAKEAWAYS


100% Preparation for all 4 CPA exams & CPA Licensing
Internship Salary of upto Rs. 30,000 per month
Managerial & Leadership Skills for an International Management Career in Finance
Case Studies & Live Projects to upskill the Classroom Learning
Workshops on Finance, FinTech & Accounting and Financial Analytics

Why is this PG Program required for you?

To be eligible to apply for CPA Certification, minimum 150 credit hours of Higher Studies is required. A typical Indian graduation gives only 90 credit hours. Through this program, you are also benefitting in meeting the CPA credit hour requirement

CPA Exams are now held in India
Listen to Micheal Decker, VP-CPA Examination & Pipeline, AICPA USA explaining how and why of CPA exams being held in India now and how this is advantageous immensely to Indian Accounting Professionals
What is CPA? | Accountant vs CPA
Listen to Michael Decker, VP - Examinations and Pipeline, AICPA, USA explaining why CPA is the most demanded professional qualification across the globe. Also understand the difference between an Accountant and CPA.
Requirements to earn a CPA License
Listen to Henrietta Eve, Senior Manager, Product Development, AICPA, USA explaining the complete information about the FOUR requirements to earn the bonafide US CPA license.
CPA Licensing Process for Indian Candidates
Listen to Henrietta Eve, Senior Manager, Product Development, AICPA, USA explaining the detailed process for obtaining the bonafide US CPA license for international/Indian candidates.
Detailed CPA Exam Process & Structure
Listen to Michael Decker, VP-CPA Examination & Pipeline, AICPA, USA explaining a detailed structure of CPA exams, process, do's & don'ts and also a blueprint of exam for each of subjects - FAR, AUD, BEC & REG
Candidate Resources available to Indian CPA Aspirants from AICPA
Listen to Henrietta Eve, Senior Manager, Product Development, AICPA, USA presenting a load of candidate support resources those can be used to prepare for CPA licensing, especially by Indian CPA aspirants

CPA is the highest accounting credential worldwide. The US CPA designation ensures international recognition for finance and accounting professionals. The US CPAs are in demand across various companies and industries. Typically, most organizations need CPAs and auditors. Besides, most of the CPAs work as business consultants and tax professionals. Their expertise in finance and accounting leads to attaining high salaries. According to AICPA’s survey, the CPA fresher salary in the US is $66,000 per annum. The average salary for a CPA in the US is $119,000, with 20 years of experience, one could command more than $160,000 annual pay.

Career Choices for CPAs:

  • Risk and Compliance Professional
  • Senior Financial Analyst
  • Accounting Software Developer
  • Corporate Controller
  • Personal Financial Advisor
  • Information technology Accountant
  • Finance Director

Roadmap to US CPA

You will also be certified by our CPA faculty for CPA Licensing for meeting your work experience requirement of US State Accounting Boards

 

You will also be certified by our CPA faculty for CPA Licensing for meeting your work experience requirement of US State Accounting Boards

Steps to Become US CPA

  • Check Eligibility
  • Submit application & transcripts to an Accounting Board
  • Get ATT (Authorization to Test) and NTS (Notice to Schedule)
  • Prepare for the 4 Exams with ISME’s CPA + PGDM
  • Prepare for the 4 Exams with ISME’s CPA + PGDM
  • Pick Test Centre & Take (and pass) Exam
  • Take the Ethics Exam
  • Ensure you have completed 150 credit hours of College Learning in the field of Accounting & Finance
  • Apply for License from AICPA
  • Maintain your CPA with Continuing Education

Eligibility to apply for ISME PGPM (Finance) + US CPA:

Graduate / Post-graduate in Commerce / Accounting and/or CA / CMA / CS / ACCA

Eligibility to apply for CPA License:

CPA license is issued by the 55 state boards of accountancy of the US that are part of NASBA. Each state board has different eligibility criteria that the aspirant needs to meet to take the US CPA exams.

  • Master’s Degree in any of the streams of Commerce, Accounting or Finance
  • An aspirant needs 120 credits to take the US CPA exams and 150 credits to get his CPA license
  • It’s considered that one year of university education in India is equal to 30 credits of US education
  • In some cases, first division graduates of a three-year degree from NAAC-A accredited universities of India are qualified to take the US CPA exams too.

Selection Process:

Stage 1: Complete Application Form (Online)
Every applicant seeking admission to ISME needs to complete the Application Form (https://admission.isme.in/pg)

Stage 2: Interview with ISME subject to meeting eligibility (Online/ Face to face)

Stage 3: Admission Letter from ISME on selection
Based on the review of the application, and the recommendation of the interview panel, the admission committee invites selected students for admission to the program. Admitted candidates are sent the Admission Offer letter. The admission would be final only after the receipt of confirmation of Admission Acceptance form from the candidate and the payment of the registration fee.

Stage 4: Payment of Admission Fee @ISME* (https://www.isme.in/admissions/fees)

Stage 5: Selection Process by Internship Company
Internship company may conduct a personal interview, written test or any other form of selection process as per the company practice.

Stage 6: Offer Letter by Internship Company
Once the candidature is accepted by the internship company, an offer letter is issued.

Note: In the event if student do not get selected by the internship company Rs 45000 will be refunded, Rs 5000 will be deducted as processing fee.

Term – 1

Term – 2

Term – 3

Term – 4

September-2022 to January-2023
18 Weeks | 5 Months | 144 Online Live Sessions on Weekends

  • US CPA Subject: Financial Accounting & Reporting (FAR)
  • PGPM Subject: Corporate Finance Practices (CFP)
  • PGPM Subject: Managerial & Professional Skills (MPS)
  • Skill Workshop: One-day Immersive Workshop – “Advanced Excel for Accounting & Audit Professionals”

February-2023 to June-2023
18 Weeks | 5 Months | 144 Online Live Sessions on Weekends

  • US CPA Subject: Auditing and Attestation (AUD)
  • PGPM Subject: Financial Markets & Services (FMS)
  • PGPM Subject: Applied Business Statistics (ABS)
  • Skill Workshop: One-day Immersive Workshop – “Report Writing & Formal Written Communication”

July-2023 to November-2023
18 Weeks | 5 Months | 144 Online Live Sessions on Weekends

  • US CPA Subject: Regulation (REG)
  • PGPM Subject: B2B Marketing (BBM)
  • PGPM Subject: Organisational Behaviour & Structure (OBS)
  • Skill Workshop: One-day Immersive Workshop – “Emerging Accounting ERP Systems”

December-2023 to April-2024
18 Weeks | 5 Months | 144 Online Live Sessions on Weekends

  • US CPA Subject: Business Environment & Concepts (BEC)
  • PGPM Subject: Derivatives & Alternative Investments (DAI)
  • PGPM Subject: Multinational Financial Management (MFM)
  • Skill Workshop: One-day Immersive Workshop – “FinTech & Financial Analytics”

Term – 1

  • Economic Decisions for Decision Making
  • Quantitative Methods for Management
  • Managing People & Organisations
  • Business Analytics & Advanced Excel

Term – 2

  • Marketing Management
  • Applied Financial Management
  • Project Management
  • FinTech & RegTech

Term – 3

  • Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR)

Term – 4

  • Regulation (REG)

Term – 5

  • Business Environment and Concepts (BEC)

Term – 6

  • Auditing and Attestation (AUD)

Term – 7

  • Accounting & Financial Analytics
  • Security Analysis & Portfolio Management
  • Derivatives & Alternative Investments
  • Multinational Financial Management
  • Structured rigour in the program
  • Weekend Classes (Saturday & Sunday)
  • 6- 8 hours on the weekend
  • CPA Certified Industry Practitioners & Faculty from USA
  • Self-paced learning content by Becker Professional Education
  • Value-added Skill Enhancement Workshops
  • 108 Credits
  • 500+ Live classes
  • 24*7 access to online program material
  • Access to 240+ hours of exclusive recordings
  • 6500 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 250 task-based simulations and study planner
  • Access to mock exams
  • One-on-one discussion with Expert Mentors

Schedules customised for Financial Year Ending Load

No Classes during Jan-March Period

Prasad Dhulipalla, CPA, Grand Thronton, Ex-EY

Kiran Agarwal, CA, CPA, NetApp, Ex-KPMG

Swetha V, CPA

Prasad Dhulipalla, CPA, Grand Thronton, Ex-EY

 

 

Kiran Agarwal, CA, CPA, NetApp, Ex-KPMG

 

 

Swetha V, CPA

Highly Experienced Faculty comprising of CPA Practitioners, Industry Leaders, International Scholars & Accomplished Academicians

Our CPA faculty are practising experts with major accounting firms & Big4 Audit firms

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Highly Experienced Faculty

On successful completion of 18 month, you would earn:

  • Certificate of Post Graduate Program in Management (Finance)
  • US CPA License (Subject to passing all 4 AICPA exams & meeting all AICPA/NASBA/State Board Requirements for Licensing)
  • ISME Alumni Status

You will also be certified by our CPA faculty for CPA Licensing for meeting your work experience requirement of US State Accounting Boards

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