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important roles in business decision making. These skill sets have helped me throughout my career.” CIMA qualification in Mr Madan's words is a 'long and continuous process'. He adds, “This is the closest that an exam gets to day-to-day life situations with respect to

“Since my father is a businessman, I always play a role in important decisions with respect to the business. My CIMA qualification has always helped my family and friends in decision making,” says Manish. Manish further explains, “The CIMA membership has helped me in achieving allround development. A qualification like CIMA increases the probability of quick and accurate decision making, weighing pros and cons of decisions, etc.”

“CIMA has made me understand how numbers play one of the most important roles in business decision making.” practicality and complexities. It has been well appreciated at my work place, as well as by clients that I work with.” Throughout his journey at EY, Manish has come across many challenging tasks that have only helped him grow as a professional. “The CIMA qualification has not only helped me in work, but has also benefited my family and friends,” adds Manish.

Manish, who continues to assist and mentor students to complete the CIMA course by way of study material, notes and experience, says, “Since the time I completed the course, I have realised that it has made me think deeper and offer sustainable recommendations that could affect my organisation.”

Memberspeak: CIMA India Liaison Office 303, 3rd Floor, VIBGYOR Towers, C-62, G Block, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East, Mumbai 400 051.

T. +91 22 4237 0100 +91 22 4237 0111 +91 22 3291 1383 E. india@cimaglobal.com

Manish Madan www.cimaglobal.com/india

Passed Finalist/ Exam Complete CIMA Consultant, Ernst & Young


Ernst & Young (EY) is one of the largest professional service firms in the world and one of the “Big Four” accounting firms, along with Deloitte, KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Headquartered in the United States of America, Ernst & Young is a global organisation of member firms in more than 140 countries. It is the most globally managed of the Big Four firms, setting global standards and overseas global policy and consistency of services, with client work being performed by its member firms. EY's main service lines and sources of revenue include Assurance, Tax services, Advisory services, etc. Its business strategy is founded on engagement with its people, clients and communities to help them

MANISH MADAN Manish began his career with Ernst & Young as a Consultant Trainee in 2007 where he assisted the teams on research on industry trends, innovations, evaluating business practices across the globe, etc. With much dedication and hard work, Manish was promoted to the role of an Associate Consultant in 2009 and further as a Consultant in 2010. Currently, he is responsible for leading and executing engagements across various clients in the Broadcast and Sports Management sector. A Passed Finalist/ Exam Complete CIMA, Manish has also been closely dealing with Media and Entertainment (M&E) clients across different sub-sectors like Home Video, Broadcast, and Radio, etc. “I opted for CIMA as I realised it has a more strategic focus and assists you to be capable enough to make important business decisions in the future. Besides all this, I believe that there are skills that you can only develop through the course of your journey with CIMA,” says Mr Madan. He elaborates, “I have acquired both technical and soft skills while studying CIMA. Technical skills would include: in-depth knowledge on all subjects, Financial Management, Organisational Management, Cost Accountancy, etc. Soft skills would include: logical reasoning, situation analysis, out-of-the box thinking, and prioritisation of options. CIMA has made me understand how numbers play one of the most

achieve their potential. As a company, EY embraces corporate responsibility and considers it an imperative for

“I opted for CIMA as I realised it

safeguarding the sustainability of their

has a more strategic focus and

business. It stands for channeling its

assists you to be capable enough

efforts to improve and expand market economies.

to make important business decisions in the future.”


Ernst & Young (EY) is one of the largest professional service firms in the world and one of the “Big Four” accounting firms, along with Deloitte, KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Headquartered in the United States of America, Ernst & Young is a global organisation of member firms in more than 140 countries. It is the most globally managed of the Big Four firms, setting global standards and overseas global policy and consistency of services, with client work being performed by its member firms. EY's main service lines and sources of revenue include Assurance, Tax services, Advisory services, etc. Its business strategy is founded on engagement with its people, clients and communities to help them

MANISH MADAN Manish began his career with Ernst & Young as a Consultant Trainee in 2007 where he assisted the teams on research on industry trends, innovations, evaluating business practices across the globe, etc. With much dedication and hard work, Manish was promoted to the role of an Associate Consultant in 2009 and further as a Consultant in 2010. Currently, he is responsible for leading and executing engagements across various clients in the Broadcast and Sports Management sector. A Passed Finalist/ Exam Complete CIMA, Manish has also been closely dealing with Media and Entertainment (M&E) clients across different sub-sectors like Home Video, Broadcast, and Radio, etc. “I opted for CIMA as I realised it has a more strategic focus and assists you to be capable enough to make important business decisions in the future. Besides all this, I believe that there are skills that you can only develop through the course of your journey with CIMA,” says Mr Madan. He elaborates, “I have acquired both technical and soft skills while studying CIMA. Technical skills would include: in-depth knowledge on all subjects, Financial Management, Organisational Management, Cost Accountancy, etc. Soft skills would include: logical reasoning, situation analysis, out-of-the box thinking, and prioritisation of options. CIMA has made me understand how numbers play one of the most

achieve their potential. As a company, EY embraces corporate responsibility and considers it an imperative for

“I opted for CIMA as I realised it

safeguarding the sustainability of their

has a more strategic focus and

business. It stands for channeling its

assists you to be capable enough

efforts to improve and expand market economies.

to make important business decisions in the future.”


important roles in business decision making. These skill sets have helped me throughout my career.” CIMA qualification in Mr Madan's words is a 'long and continuous process'. He adds, “This is the closest that an exam gets to day-to-day life situations with respect to

“Since my father is a businessman, I always play a role in important decisions with respect to the business. My CIMA qualification has always helped my family and friends in decision making,” says Manish. Manish further explains, “The CIMA membership has helped me in achieving allround development. A qualification like CIMA increases the probability of quick and accurate decision making, weighing pros and cons of decisions, etc.”

“CIMA has made me understand how numbers play one of the most important roles in business decision making.” practicality and complexities. It has been well appreciated at my work place, as well as by clients that I work with.” Throughout his journey at EY, Manish has come across many challenging tasks that have only helped him grow as a professional. “The CIMA qualification has not only helped me in work, but has also benefited my family and friends,” adds Manish.

Manish, who continues to assist and mentor students to complete the CIMA course by way of study material, notes and experience, says, “Since the time I completed the course, I have realised that it has made me think deeper and offer sustainable recommendations that could affect my organisation.”

Memberspeak: CIMA India Liaison Office 303, 3rd Floor, VIBGYOR Towers, C-62, G Block, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East, Mumbai 400 051.

T. +91 22 4237 0100 +91 22 4237 0111 +91 22 3291 1383 E. india@cimaglobal.com

Manish Madan www.cimaglobal.com/india

Passed Finalist/ Exam Complete CIMA Consultant, Ernst & Young


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