CFA Society Sri Lanka Launches Learning Programs to Enhance Financial Expertise with Credit Research

Thursday, 28 March 2024 20:11

CFA Society Sri Lanka Launches Learning Programs to Enhance Financial Expertise with Credit Research

Businesscafe - CFA Society Sri Lanka (CFASSL) is pleased to announce the launch of its new learning programs under the Learnings sub-brand, aimed at enhancing financial expertise and empowering professionals in the finance and investment industry.

With a commitment to advancing the standards of financial knowledge and practice in Sri Lanka, CFASSL aims to provide high-quality educational opportunities that cater to the evolving needs of professionals in the field.

The inaugural program under this initiative focuses on "Understanding the Fundamentals of Credit Research," a critical area in financial analysis and risk management will be held on 3rd April 2024 at the Galle Face Hotel in Colombo.

This program is designed to equip participants with essential skills and knowledge to evaluate creditworthiness effectively, enabling them to make informed investment decisions and mitigate credit risk.

Commenting on the launch, Aruna Perera, CFA, President of CFA Society Sri Lanka, stated,

"We are pleased to introduce our new learning programs, which underscore our dedication to fostering continuous professional development within the finance community.

With the rapid changes in the financial landscape, professionals must stay updated with the latest trends and best practices.

Through our learning programs, we aim to bridge the knowledge gap and empower individuals to excel in their careers."

Aruna Alwis, CEO of CFA Society Sri Lanka, added,

"The launch of our learning programs marks a significant milestone for CFASSL as we expand our offerings to cater to the diverse needs of finance professionals in Sri Lanka.

We believe that by investing in education and skill development, we can contribute to the growth and sustainability of the finance industry in our country.”

The first program on credit research will be conducted in collaboration with Acuity Knowledge Partners, a leading provider of research, analytics, and business outsourcing solutions.

Leveraging Acuity’s expertise in financial research and analysis, participants can expect insights into credit analysis principles and practical techniques for evaluating credit risks.

The session will be led by Kasun Thanthrimudalige, CFA, Associate Director, Fixed Income and Credit Research Division, and Farah Wijayakumara, CFA, Delivery Manager, Lending Services Division of Acuity Knowledge Partners.

In addition to the credit research program, CFASSL has lined up courses on equity training, machine learning, and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations, catering to a wide range of interests and expertise levels within the finance sector.

For more information about CFA Society Sri Lanka's learning programs and registration details, please visit 

Photo Caption Aruna Perera, CFA President CFA Society Sri Lanka, Aruna Alwis CEO, CFA Society Sri Lanka, Kasun Thanthrimudalige, CFA, Associate Director Acuity Knowledge Partners, Farah Wijayakumara, CFA, Delivery Manager Acuity Knowledge Partners.

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