The Faculty of Management of Uva Wellassa University signed a letter of Intent leading to Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) on May 15, 2017. This partnership aimed at promoting industry-recognized professional qualifications helping students to thus distinguish themselves in the competitive graduate market. Through this agreement, the faculty is thereby to be provided with eligible exemption for existing Entrepreneurship and Management curriculum offered by the Department of Management Sciences, Faculty of Management. Accordingly, after successful completion of BBM in Entrepreneurship and Management, the graduates of Uva Wellassa University will be exempted in several subjects at CIMA.
The BBM in Entrepreneurship and Management , one of the maiden degree programme started in 2006, offered by the Faculty of Management of Uva Wellassa University has produced innovative, smart and highly motivated graduates with exceptional skills and competence to march towards the national development.
Besides, CIMA is leading professional body that offers a globally recognized professional Management Accounting qualification and it is committed to upholding the highest ethical and professional standards of members and students and to maintain public confidence in Management Accounting By signing the agreement, the collaboration between these highly recognized institutions will be more vigorous while giving an assurance to produce highly knowledgeable and capable graduates who will create a value in the world of work.
The initiation for the agreement was taken according to a suggestion made by Dr. P.I.N. Fernando and Ms. W.M.P.G.C. Weerakoon , Faculty of Management, with the cooperation of Accreditation Steering Committee of the Faculty. The committee was chaired by Dr. P.I.N. Fernando, Dean, Faculty of Management with Mr. K.M.M.C.B. Kulathunga, Ms. W.M.P.G.C. Weerakoon and Ms. Y.M.C. Gunaratne , staff members of the faculty of Management. Importantly, these academicians made the curriculum mapping for this agreement with CIMA curriculum.
Ultimately this partnership will enlighten the employability of graduates in BBM in Entrepreneurship and Management degree, as well the image of Faculty of Management , Uva Wellassa University