Laksha Mehta, Senior Head, Professional Programme and Curriculum Management
FCCA, CA Singapore, MBA (Distinction), ICSA (Grad), BAcc(Hon), ACTA, DTM, Diploma in TESOL (Distinction),Specialist Diploma in Applied Learning and Teaching, Post-Diploma Certificate in Curriculum Design and Assessment, Distinction in Creative Writing (The Colleague of Teachers ,UK)
ACCA Papers: P1, P3
Miss Mehta is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). She is a Chartered Accountant (CA) with the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA). She also holds a BA (Hon) Degree in Accounting from Middlesex University (UK) and is a graduate of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrations. She also holds MBA from University of Newcastle (Australia) with Distinction. Miss Mehta has completed the Advanced Certificate in Training & Assessment (ACTA), a WSQ competency based training programme. Furthermore, she has completed the specialist Diploma in Applied Learning and Teaching and Post-Diploma Certificate in Curriculum Design and Assessment. Ms Mehta also holds the title of Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM); a title confirmed by Toastmasters International (USA) on an individual who has achieved Excellence in Communication & Leadership.
Miss Mehta has fifteen years of industrial experience handling wide spectrum of Financial and Management Accounting and Business-Related Functions. She has held various management roles ranging from Senior Financial Analyst, Head of Strategic Innovation & Cost Audit to Assistant Director before embarking to full-time lecturing.
Miss Mehta is currently the Senior Head of School of Accounting and Finance that includes ACCA, CAT, ISCA PE, FP and ATTS Specialist Certificate in Taxation programme. She is a passionate educator with an in depth knowledge and understanding of the ACCA Programme and have assisted many students to pass various papers at their first attempt. Her passing rates have been consistently been above the national and global average. She has achieved a passing rate of 57% for P3 (while international passing rate was 51%) for the December 2011 examinations, 67% for the June 2012 examinations (49% international), 50% for the December 2012 examinations (48% International) and 59% for the June 2013 examinations (51% International).
Moreover she has taught ACCA P1 and has achieved high passing rate. Furthermore she has achieved distinction in Corporate Governance from The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (SAICSA). Miss Mehta has several years of lecturing experience and has taught ACCA, CIMA, CAT and LCCI Courses mainly in areas of Accounting, Corporate Governance, Business Management and Audit. She has a pleasant disposition coupled with linguistic ability. She is able to communicate effectively both in English & Mandarin.