Career Guidelines and Placement in Accounting and Finance and the Role of CMA in Career Advancement by the Accounting and Finance Club

The “Accounting and Finance Club” conducted a Zoom Webinar collaborating with the Certified Management Accountants (CMA) on 11th August 2021. At the outset, Dr. (Ms.) K. Kalainathan, Head of the Department of Finance and Accountancy and the club’s patron, welcomed the gathering and briefed about the resource person Prof. Lakshman R. Watawala. The resource person gave a speech on the evolution of accounting during the past and modern eras and the role of professional bodies in shaping career. After that, Mr. Dhanuka Sirinama / Councillor of CMA, explained the role being played by CMA in redefining the career paths of the undergraduates. After that, Ms. Kawshalya Hapuarachchi / Education Manager of CMA, explained the exemptions offered by the CMA for the university students, followed by sharing the CMA contact details and ways of registering as a CMA student. Finally, Mr. M. S. A. Nushar / President of the Accounting and Finance Club delivered the vote of thanks. More than one hundred and fifty students participated in this webinar.