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The members of the ICHEMC were deeply saddened to learn about the death of Mr T Kandasamy, coming as it did on the heels of the demise of Mrs Y. Mahesan, another past President of the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon (ICHEMC). [A letter of appreciation of Mrs Y Mahesan was published in the newspapers

28 September 2016

A Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation is a badge of distinction. The Program is incredibly well-regarded and known for its integrity and stature in the financial services industry. Industry professionals worldwide recognise the CFA charter as the “gold standard” of all financial analyst designations. It is the sort-after qualification for those seeking an edge in the world of finance.
If you’re looking for a qualification to enhance your career in finance or establish your finance credentials, this is the recommended qualification for you. The CFA Program ranks on par with some of the top Master of Finance programmes in the world, but provides a stronger foundation of advanced investment analysis and real-world portfolio management skills that will give you a career advantage if you are perusing jobs in the fields of investment banking, portfolio management, equity research, etc. The CFA Program curriculum develops knowledge and competencies that investment professionals deem necessary in today’s ever changing marketplace. The CFA program is structured to provide charter holders with specialized skills, such as investment analysis, portfolio strategy and asset allocation.

The CFA Program’s self-study curriculum allows even the busiest investment professional to participate. The curriculum develops and reinforces a fundamental knowledge of investment principles. The three levels of examination verify a candidate’s ability to apply these principles across all areas of the investment decision-making process. And the program’s professional conduct requirements demand that both CFA candidates and charterholders adhere to the highest standards of ethical responsibility. The exam process covers a variety of topics and includes Ethical and Professional Standards, Quantitative Methods, Economics, Financial Reporting and Analysis, Corporate Finance, Alternative Asset Classes, Portfolio Management and Wealth Planning. The curriculum is continuously reviewed and updated with input from practitioners in the industry. The CFA Programme also provides candidates with relevant, up-to-date knowledge and practical experience.

Many employers recognize the value of the CFA qualification and consider it to be the most respected global investment credential. Therefore many organizations in the financial services sector are committed to employing CFA charter holders due to their high level of professionalism that is coupled with unparalleled expertise, integrity and adaptability.

The numbers of CFA candidates have been on the rise and today the CFA institute has over 135,000 members in 150 countries/territories. This growth is exemplary of the strong demand for investment education rooted in ethics and is a testament to the investment management industry’s increasing focus on raising the standards of the industry, improving professionalism and putting client interests first. CFA is accepted as a prestigious credential in almost every country around the globe and affords unparalleled work mobility.The CFA charter is awarded by only one institute internationally, the CFA Institute, which is a Global organization headquartered in the United States,

To learn more about the CFA Institute or the CFA Designation please visit www.cfainstitute.org or call 0112 451220.


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The financial services industry which offers financial products to customers is the fastest growing industry in the world today. This is so much so with Sri Lanka too. In particular within the modern money based economies, financial services form the backbone of all economic activities. Hence, naturally, when economies grow,

28 September 2016

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MERCMARINE Training formally known as MSTI Galle, has a marine training history going beyond 25 years. The training institute was established in 1986 with German collaboration & is the first privately owned maritime training institute in the country. MERCMARINE Training is a part of MERCMARINE

28 September 2016

Mercury Institute of Management will hold its annual Graduation and Awards Night on 01stOctober at BMICH from 3.00 pm onwards. This ceremony will be a celebration of success of Mercury’s ACCA Affiliates, Oxford Brookes University and University of London Graduate and ACCA

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OTTUMWA — The International Affairs Office at Indian Hills Community College is looking for area residents to take part in a unique cultural experience called the International Friendship Program. The effort allows local families to introduce some of the college’s nearly 200 international students to American culture.

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Founded in 1963, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is a forward-looking comprehensive research university with a global vision and a mission to combine tradition with modernity, and to bring together China and the West. CUHK teachers and students hail from all around the world.

28 September 2016

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We have identified that the Latvia is the Best Ideal Place for Sri Lankan Students to get Valuable Higher Education in the Above Fields for a Low Cost Just as 2500EURO/YEAR:

28 September 2016

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With the vision of disseminating knowledge and fostering innovation among students, a series of workshops and seminars featuring eminent personalities are organized for the students and staff of the SLIIT Engineering Faculty.

28 September 2016

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Saegis University Campus, a sister institution of Sakya Education Group recently joined hands with Australia’sDeakin University to bring world class education to Sri Lanka. Located in Nugegoda, the fully equipped, government approved modern campus endeavours to produce globally employable, highly skilled

28 September 2016

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The ANC Northwood University Degree Completion Program has opened an affordable avenue for Sri Lankan students to obtain business degrees from a well reputable US university here in Sri Lanka – with the option to study the year of specialization in the US giving a student an opportunity of receiving work experience

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