Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Gulzari Lal Babber is a very bright name in the history of CIMA. He is one of the ex students of CIMA as well as the past president.
Gulzari has a very motivating career and life history for the young students who are attending CIMA. He passed his FCMA CGMA. He got admission in CIMA in the year 1967and in 1984 he was admitted as an Associate. He became a fellow in 1997 and was CIMA President from 2012 to 2013.
At a very young age Gulzari wanted to become a Management Accountant and had to wait for few years prior to enrolling as a CIMA, student in 1967, at that time known as Cost and Works Accountants but after that he started travelling and stepping up every time he changed his job. It was only because of his interest and wishes he could earn a lot of respect and fulfilled his dream as well.
Mr. Gulzari who has GCE/’O’ levels as the only educational qualification did not go to any university for higher education..He bears a very inspiring personality for the young learners and for those who want to build up their career in Accountancy and Management.
In 1972 he moved to London and is one of the Institutes registered member in practice who runs his own accountancy and taxation practice in Harrow, west
London, since 1985.Gulzari has experience in Insurance, travel, wholesale import, and medical, manufacturing and service provision organizations. He says that “ Once the students qualifies CIMA, the multinational companies looks for them, and CIMA management accountancy is required in every field it doesn’t have to be restricted in one industry.”
He has struggled a lot during his study life but he never gave up. He always believed in hard working and dedication. He was never demoralized when he could not pass the exam in the first sitting but he had learned from his mistakes. He himself became a CIMA member after 17 years from the time he started studying in 1967. He always suggested the students for hard working. He said “Hard working is very very important. If you fail do not give up”.
Since 2001 Gulzari has also chaired a number of the Policy Committees: the Members’ Services Committee, the Marketing Committee, the Professional Standards Committee and the Technical Committee before being elected CIMA Vice President in June 2010. He has also been a member of the Institute’s Executive Committee since 2001.
The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants is a UK based professional body in management accountancy with a sole focus on business. CIMA founded in 1919 is one of the world’s leading professional bodies of management accountants having 203,000 members and students across 176 countries. His view regarding CIMA is that it’s the world’s largest management accountancy institute which adds value to the financial accounts and ensures the long term sustainability to the organization they work for.
In very simple words he describes CIMA as “CIMA look at the future rather looking at the back”. So from this definition of Mr. Gulzari it is clear that CIMA institute is providing such man power that has the potential of to provide a long term survival plan to the business world.
Mr.Gulzari Lal Babber was born in 1944 in Lahore (united India) and his family moved to present India in 1947.The family Immigrated to Nairobi, Kenya in 1956 and since 1972 has lived in the UK.
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