An international trip, enabling SAIT students to enhance their accounting and business knowledge in an applied way, was an initiative recently undertaken by SAIT School of Business faculty member Fiaz Merani.
As a CPA and educator, he was asking the perennial question about classroom engagement: “How can educators structure their programs, so the chartered professional accountant of tomorrow becomes actively engaged in the classroom?”
Fiaz “connected some mental dots” and through a series of unique initiatives was able to take two accounting students to Belize for two weeks in July 2017. Fiaz and his two students worked with a non-governmental organization called APAMO (Association of Protected Areas Management Organization) to help implement a previously commissioned business plan on the sustainability and management of one of its member parks – Mayflower Bocawina. Fiaz also worked with the Executive Director of the association, Mr. Jose Perez, using his experience to mentor Jose on various strategic components.
Read more at the source: SAIT students developing real-world business skills internationally