Last Updated: 23 August 2019
The Higher Institute of Accounting and Auditing of Mozambique (ISCAM). Can be a powerful tool to promote entrepreneurship, excellence in management and business ethics in Mozambique.
The position was defended last Tuesday (20), in Maputo, by Salim Cripton Valá, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Stock Exchange of Mozambique (BVM), in his speech on the theme “Entrepreneurship, Business Management and Ethics of Business in Mozambique: Current Trends, Myths and Reality ”, which marked the formal opening of the 11th Scientific Days of the Higher Institute of Accounting and Auditing of Mozambique (ISCAM).
Salim Valá argued that, in addition to contributing to the formation of highly skilled accounting and auditing staff, ISCAM is strategically positioned to bring to the market entrepreneurs who exploit the new and diverse existing business opportunities and can sharpen their business. future successful business managers who have in their DNA the values of ethics, integrity and social responsibility.
In his address, the speaker stressed that Mozambique is a country whose business sector is dominated by SMEs, which still face organizational and management difficulties and most of them do not have organized accounting and audited accounts.
This is a business opportunity for accountants and auditors, and it will influence the management improvement, profitability and sustainability of small and medium sized businesses.
As a polytechnic institute, the BVM leader urged ISCAM faculty and students to innovate in teaching and learning methods, focusing more on interaction, a problem-solving approach and the ongoing pursuit of excellence and self-improvement rather than excessively concentrated on content, abstract issues and traditionally one-way education and communication techniques.
In another development, Valá pointed out that ISCAM is a strategic partner of BVM because its object of work has to do with some of the requirements for a company to be listed, such as the proper economic and financial situation, organized accounting and accounts. audited, and it is in this wake that we have the BVM Room at ISCAM, we have been welcoming interns at the institution and have led more students and faculty to do research on the capital markets and the stock exchange.
The talk emphasized the pressing need for ISCAM graduates to be proactive, to believe in the virtues of hard work, persistence, to take calculated risks, and to understand that business success can be preceded by some failures early in the journey. In the context of globalization and the knowledge economy, a clear bet on science, innovation, financial and digital inclusion can enable young graduates to start their own businesses and create jobs for themselves and other citizens.
It will not be an easy task, nor will it be a linear and automatic process, but it will be rewarding to establish an economic enterprise with perseverance, firmness, self-effort, strong ethical inclination and the activation of human genius.
Concluding his speech, Salim Valá said that accounting and auditing are transversal areas in the management of companies and other organizations, and that with “the new economic moment of Mozambique”, marked by the need for structural transformation of the economy and its diversification , including the profitable and sustainable exploitation of the country's valuable natural resources, ISCAM's role will be more comprehensive and decisive. Therefore, the institution must be prepared to responsibly and innovatively take on the economic and business challenges of the future.Photo Events