ICBS COMMENCES CLASSES FOR THE SKILLS LEVEL OF THE ACCA QUALIFICATION
The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) qualification is a globally recognized accountancy qualification that has embedded the global accounting education standards set by the International Federation of Accountants, and is today one of the most valued professional qualifications for finance managers, accountants, and auditors. With a strong focus on professional values, ethics and governance, it is a badge of quality and professionalism, that ensures the knowledge and skills gained are of the highest professional standards that encourages a lifelong approach to learning.
ICBS, as one of ACCA’s leading, approved learning partners in Sri Lanka, now commences classes for the ACCA Skills Module for 2017 exams. Covering the main technical areas that accountants are expected to know, the Skills module covers a curriculum that comprises of Corporate and Business Law, Performance Management, Taxation, Financial Reporting, Audit and Assurance and Financial Management. The knowledge and skills developed in these subject areas, is of a level of knowledge equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree.
Outlining the positioning gained in the market by the ACCA qualification, Thilina Ukwatta CFA, Head of Strategic Planning at ICBS pointed out that, “ACCA has a high global reputation, which continues to grow as its qualifications attracts large numbers of new students for us each year due to ACCA’s strong reputation for producing professional accountants whose skills and knowledge have a high acceptance by employers. Hence, ACCA graduates have currently gained employment in key positions in industry, financial services, the public sector and in public practice. This qualification therefore is the ideal route to provide the accounting knowledge, skills and professional values which will deliver finance professionals who are capable of building successful careers across all sectors.”
He added “We understand the hectic pace of the lives of our ACCA students and as such, we go that extra mile to provide flexible learning options. All our classes are size controlled which caps to 20 students per class. Also, we offer focused sessions and comprehensive learning that provide extensive question practice, revision and exam preparation for each paper, as well as mock exams under exam conditions, all of which are invaluable ways to prepare our students for their exams. With our target being to produce successful and exam ready students, we are backed by a highly experienced and award-winning lecturer panel that delivers a complete coverage of the syllabus and provides an exam focused course structure, notes and material to maximize the potential of first time passes. Our state-of-the-art learning environment, a high standard of student facilities and supportive customer service staff, combines to give learning outcomes that help prepare students to gain exceptional results.”