We are pleased to announce that Prof Dr. Saravanan Muthaiyah, our Professor from the Faculty of Management (FOM) was awarded CIMA Research Excellence Award on 11 December 2020. The announcement was made at the first-ever CIMA Excellence Awards virtual ceremony. The award recognises researchers and research teams that have conducted landmark research efforts on a subject or topic related to the CIMA syllabus, such as accounting, digital finance, strategy and more. Through his research entitled “Blockchain for Audit Provenance and Trust”, Prof. Saravanan was the only researcher from Malaysia to receive the recognition.

Early this year, the Global CGMA University and Academic Center of Excellence (COE) launched the CIMA Academic Partner Excellence Awards to recognise Academic Partners who have worked tirelessly to equip CIMA-qualified graduates and students for future-ready careers. The awards for 2020 are divided into few categories namely Teaching Excellence Award, Research Excellence Awards, Campus Culture Excellence Award, Employability Excellence Awards, Prize Winner Excellence Awards and Global Excellence Award.

Congratulations, Prof Saravanan!