In today's extremely competitive world where professional qualifications increase one's employability and enhance career prospects the best way to be at an advantage is to seek quality professional education. In such a context Imperial College of Business Studies has proven itself to be the place where true professionalism exists. It is one of the most popular CIMA institutes in Sri Lanka providing exemplary tutoring in the foundation, managerial, strategic and TOPCIMA subjects.
Imperial College has been awarded the status of 'CIMA Learning Partner Status' due to its high pass rates at examinations and maintenance of quality standards. In March 2005 Imperial College was also awarded the honourable ISO 9001:2001 quality standard certificate. No institute can keep the recognition award of "CIMA Learning Partner Status" without continuously maintaining high pass rates at examinations of all levels. Imperial College has sustained this prestigious award for over 5 years.
Imperial College's success lies in its prominent panel of lecturers namely Pravinth Rajaratnam, Indika Liyanahewage, Gino Jeyanayagam, Dr. Nalaka Godahewa, Usama Jiffry, and Hisham Jiffry. This team of lecturers has two major strengths which contribute to their students' success in examinations. They are all exceptionally qualified academically and have a great passion for teaching. Furthermore they are leading members of reputed companies, which ensures that their students receive firsthand information on applying the principles they learn in the classroom in the real business world. As the strategic level and TOP CIMA examinations test the students' ability to apply the theory in real world situations they are at an advantage to receive coaching from qualified, practising lecturers.
Our panel of lecturers for managerial and strategic level consists of:
- Pravinth Rajaratnam - an Associate Member of CIMA and an ACCA affiliate whose area of expertise lies in the Financial Management Pillar of CIMA. He is currently the Director of Academic Affairs at Imperial College of Business Studies. His lecturing experience spans over 7 years and is an exceptionally well known Finance lecturer in Sri Lanka and South East Asia. He is a CIMA World and Sri Lankan prize winner and has produced numerous Sri Lankan and World Prize winners. He was voted "Best Lecturer" for Financial Analysis in 2007 by the Sri Lankan students and also one of the very few finalists in the "CIMA Tutor of the Year" contest conducted by CIMA UK in 2007. His success in teaching is evident in his popularity among the students. He is well-known for interacting with the students and taking time to deliver the subject matter in a clear manner.
- Indika Liyanahewage - a professionally qualified Management Accountant and a holder of a Management Special Degree from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, his area of expertise is in Operations and Human Resource Management. He has worked for MAS Holdings in both Sri Lanka and Vietnam and is currently the Human Resources Manager for ODEL (Pvt.) Ltd. His practical experience in this field enables him to give students an interesting outlook on the subject Organizational Management and Integrated Management. His students greatly appreciate him for his ability to keep the class lively and interested.
- Gino Jeyanayangam - a CIMA Passed Finalist and a holder of BSc. Degree from University of Colombo specializes in teaching Management Accounting Decision Management and Management Accounting Performance Evaluation. He is currently a Financial Analyst at Amba Research Lanka. He is well known for making the subjects interesting and practising a lot of questions before examinations. His students find this very useful, enabling them to answer questions at the actual examination with a high level of confidence.