Society President Dinesh Warusavitharana said that this is organized as part of CFA Institute, University Affiliation Program with universities around the world, we seek to promote ethics-based investment education in university degree programs aimed at developing future finance and investment professionals.
University Outreach Committee Chair Nuwan Jayawardana explains that entry into the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program signals to potential students, employers, and the marketplace that the University of Kelaniya curriculum is closely tied to professional practice and is well-suited to preparing students to sit for the CFA examinations.
Through participation in this program, the University of Kelaniya is eligible to receive a limited number of student scholarships for the CFA Program each year and other wide range of support.
Kelaniya University Lecturer Nethmi Herath whilst thanking CFA Society Sri Lanka and Acuity Knowledge Partners said that “CFA designation is globally recognized as the gold standard in the finance industry. Our affiliation with CFA Institute ensures that our students graduate with a solid foundation in the theory and practice of finance, a deep understanding of the importance of ethics and professional standards, and a significant competitive edge in the global job market.”