CMA signs MOU with HSBC Global Service Centre to train CMA students

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  • GSC Sri Lanka accredited as a practical training organisation for CMA students

CMA Sri Lanka President Prof. Lakshman R. Watawala presents the accredited training partner certificate to HSBC Global Service Centre, Colombo Vice President HR Lasantha Dasanayaka, in the presence of CMA Director Operations Sumudu Pagoda and CMA Director Education and Examination Dr. Swineetha De Livera 

Certified Management Accounts of Sri Lanka (CMA) and HSBC Global Service Centre (GSC), Colombo signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) recently, certifying GSC to act as an accredited practical training organisation for CMA students. This MOU will provide CMA students an opportunity to obtain practical training in the management accounting and finance field at HSBC Global Service Centre, Colombo that will help pursue their careers and to obtain membership. The CMA practical experience component developed in accordance with the International Standards of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) is an essential part of the CMA program to meet the growing demands of professional accountants operating in competitive organisations at both national and international levels. CMA was set up in 2000, with the technical assistance of CMA-Canada and was based on the guidelines of the international accounting bodies; the Institute of Management Accountants of USA and the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC). CMA has over 18,600 students and 2,300 members worldwide. HSBC Global Service Centre is the largest Business Process Management (BPM) organisation in Sri Lanka having commenced its operations in 2004. Set in a world class, multi-cultural work and diverse environment, the Centre in Colombo also provides its employees with numerous career development programs which not only develop their skills but also helps them to exceed stakeholder expectations. HSBC Global Service Centre is a fully owned subsidiary of HSBC Holdings plc to deliver high quality financial and professional services to the Group’s global operations and businesses. The Centre in Colombo has over 2,600 staff and operates 24/7 to provide world class service to the HSBC Group in the UK, USA, Middle East, Asia Pacific and South Americas. The Centre supports General Processing (BPM) and professional/knowledge based work (KPO). The expansion of HSBC Securities, Financial Crime Compliance, Global Trade and Publishing Services work provides more complex and value added services.