CIMA Corporate Partners 2016
CIMA, the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants launched its 10th Corporate Partner Programme under the theme ‘Pioneering the Beat of National Change.’ This year, CIMA is partnering with 31 leading employers in the country to groom professionals that would lead businesses to endure excellence; through exposure to cutting edge practices, knowledge, know-how and opportunities for business networking. Every year, CIMA invites a selected number of leading employers to lead this endeavour.
In a statement Irene Teng (Regional Director, Asia Pacific, CIMA) said, ‘The employability of our CIMA members and students is the cornerstone of the CIMA Professional Qualification and for this, we are grateful to our Corporate Partners who give their strong and undivided support to their employees who study the CIMA qualification.
Not only do they support our students, they also employ CIMA qualified professionals who hold the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation.’
Commenting on this year’s programme, Manjula de Silva (Chairman, CIMA Sri Lanka Board) elaborated, ‘In line with its mission of Helping people and businesses to succeed, CIMA believes in engaging closely with the corporate community in Sri Lanka who employ a significant number of CIMA qualified professionals.’
The CIMA Corporate Partner programme offers opportunities for their representatives to attend training and networking events facilitated by world renowned speakers which inculcate competencies required to drive sustainable business and individual success. This year’s programme was officially launched on 27 January at a gala event held at the Atrium Lobby, Cinnamon Grand attended by many professionals in the public and private sectors.
CIMA Corporate Partners 2016 include; Aitken Spence PLC, Associated Motorways (Pvt) Ltd, Bank of Ceylon, Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC, CIC Holdings PLC, Citizens Development Business Finance PLC, Coats Thread PLC, Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC, Dharmavahini Foundation, Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC, Fonterra Brands Lanka (Pvt) Ltd, Hatton National Bank Ltd, Hayleys PLC,
Hirdaramani Group of Companies, Holcim (Lanka) Ltd, HSBC Electronic Data Processing Lanka (Pvt) Limited, John Keells Holdings, KPMG, Lankem Ceylon PLC, Lanka OrixLeasing Company PLC, MAS Holdings, Millennium IT, National Development Bank PLC, Nestlé Lanka PLC, Pan Asia Banking Ltd, Sampath Bank Ltd, Seylan Bank PLC, Singer (Sri Lanka) Limited, Union Assurance Ltd, Wijeya Newspapers Ltd and WNS Global Services (Pvt) Ltd.