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Syllabus

Syllabus
  • Certificate in Business & Accounting: Applicants who do not have necessary qualifications to register as a CPA student may register for the Certificate in Business & Accounting. To qualify for this entry route, a student must obtain a pass in six subjects, three of which must be Grade C or higher in three higher level papers. Subjects:
    • Economics and the Business Planning
    • Business Law and Professional Ethics
    • Business and Accounting
    • Management in Organisations
  • CPA programme: The CPA syllabus comprehensively covers the technical, practical management and strategic skills accountants are expected to master. It combines the benefits of traditional accounting skills with a wide ranging and forward looking syllabus, which recognises that finance professionals are increasingly required to demonstrate strategic thinking, excellent communication skills, people skills, commercial and ethical awareness, the application of professional judgement and fluency with information technology. The curriculum includes strategy, leadership, tax, audit and business law as well as the core accountancy subjects. It also extends to include topics from other associated disciplines of required knowledge.

    The syllabus is continuously updated to ensure that CPA accountants are progressive, innovative and proactive strategists capable of understanding and contributing towards every facet of business. Through the CPA qualification process you will develop skills that are highly sought after by public and private sector. Subjects
Formation 1 (Diploma in Accounting & Finance)
  • F1.1 Business Mathematics and Quantitative Methods
  • F1.2 Economics and the Business Environment
  • F1 3 Business Law
  • F1.4 Introduction to Accounting
  • F1.5 Introduction to Cost and Management Accounting

On successful completion of Formation 1, students are awarded the Diploma in Accounting & Finance.

Formation 2 (Advanced Diploma in Accounting & Finance)
Professional 1
Professional 1

Special relevance of the programme to public sector

Through the CPA qualification process candidates will develop knowledge and skills to:

  • provide better information to enable more informed decisions on resource allocation by governments
  • improve efficiency and effectiveness of governments’ priorities, policies and activities
  • better control over public expenditures and resources: focus on results rather than process
  • provide transparency of decision making and accountability of government and public sector managers.

A substantial amount of cost saving to Sri Lankan Students

Out of the 17 subjects of the complete programme leading to the designation of CPA (Ireland/Sri Lanka) 9 subjects are tested in Sri Lanka resulting a substantial savings to candidates in membership and examination fees.

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