The National Institute of Business Management (NIBM) and the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to offer professional financial services qualifications to local students to complement their academic studies at the campus.
To encourage a new generation of corporate ready professionals, the NIBM and CISI will work together to provide students with the opportunity to advance their knowledge in a wide range of areas in financial services. The CISI will make the following qualifications accessible at the NIBM:
- Fundamentals in Financial Services
- International Introduction to Securities & Investment
- International Certificate in Wealth & Investment Management
- Risk in Financial Services.
The students will gain in-depth insight into the broader economic environment in international markets, understand essentials of financial planning, private client asset management and fund management and understand the principles of risk management.
The NIBM is a leading management education institute in Sri Lanka, operating under the Ministry of Skills Development and Vocational Training. Being a Sri Lankan government institute with a vision of “becoming the best management education institute in Sri Lanka” has enabled the NIBM to offer students unmatched opportunities in management, finance and IT education.
Dr. D.M.A Kulasooriya, Director General of NIBM said that he was extremely pleased with this CISI partnership which will enhance skills, competence and employability of young NIBM graduates.
Mr. Asanka Wijeratne, Chartered MCSI Head of Business Development Sri Lanka said: “We are delighted to be working with the NIBM to enhance student’s academic qualifications with a globally recognised professional financial services qualification. Our ambition is to inspire young people to take up the opportunities that a career in finance provides and prepare them for the challenges ahead”.