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CIMA Sri Lanka events

Our events are open to all and offer a chance to explore different aspects under business and finance. We organize training and networking events throughout the year - browse them below.

Continuous Professional Development

Wondering how the debt moratorium affects you?

As part of its COVID-19 relief package, the Central Bank of Sri Lanka has offered moratoriums and low-interest working capital loan relief packages to help businesses, small to midsize enterprises and the economy to recover from the pandemic. Join our panel of banking industry experts as they share the impact of these initiatives in view of IFRS 9.

Date 17 August
Time  4.00PM - 6.00PM


Thinking out of the box - Reinvent and Digitalize

The COVID-19 crisis forces the customers, employees, and supply chains into digital channels and new ways of working to achieve evolving needs of core customer segments. Tthe ways in which competitors and markets are moving to capture them has also changed. Join us at this collaborative effort from Professional Accounting bodies to find solutions on how business could thrive in agile way of thinking and best use of technology during a pandemic.

Date 19 August
Time  11.00AM - 6.00PM


Managing finance in a digital world

Get certified by the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, by joining this five-week online course on digital finance. The program is based on a case study and will feature insights from different industry experts each week.

Date 22 August

Now, everyone can lead

The road to leadership isn’t one-size fits all. Personalize your own leadership development with our online leadership workshop, featuring two back-to-back sessions with renowned industry experts Jennifer Elder CPA/CFF, CMA, CIA, CGMA and Peter Margaritis CPA, CGMA, CSP. A not to be missed event for Senior leaders!

Date 26 August

Finance for non-finance professionals

Every business decision has a financial implication, but if you’re not formally in a finance-based role, you might not be fully aware of them and how they affect your department’s bottom line.

Sharpen your knowledge by signing up for our virtual workshop. Tailored exclusively for professionals from non-finance backgrounds, you’ll learn how to make informed business decisions with a strong foundation of financial knowledge.

Date 02 – 03 September


Course on Taxation

The master course on taxation will feature a detailed analysis of the Income Tax Act with an emphasis on the upcoming proposed changes to the Act. Areas covered will include the removal of WHT and the introduction of an alternative WHT scheme, changes on VAT, removal of NBT and the imposition of Stamp Duty etc.

Date 26 September – 28 November (Saturday)
Time 9.00AM – 12.30PM

Member Value

Member Convocation

We are proud to announce the CIMA Member Recognition 2020 virtual ceremony this year which will be hosted by CIMA President, Nick Jackson FCMA, CGMA. Given the recent circumstances, we are organizing a virtual event in order for us to celebrate and recognize the accomplishments of our members.

Date 05 September

Membership Assessments – Face2Face

Do you have sufficient and relevant work experience to be a CIMA Member?

We are here to support you progress towards your next career step, by helping you work on your membership application and face the upcoming online F2F assessments on the 18th and 19th of September.

Register now for our next assessment

Student Value

Cert BA Convocation

Join our first ever CIMA Cert BA convocation, held in recognition of the hard work you have put into achieve a milestone in your professional development. Register now to join the celebrations!

Date 30 August

Student to business leader

Transform into the business leaders of tomorrow. If you wish to pursue a career in Finance and Business, watch our panel of experts as they explain why they trusted in CIMA.

Date 05 September

What’s next after AAT?

Join our virtual coffee chat with prominent CIMA members on career opportunities in finance and business, as well as how to make the correct choice when it comes to professional education.

Date 12 September

Pathway Events

Curious about CSEP? – Open Day

Every year, CIMA’s Corporate Senior Executive Programme (CSEP) trains professionals in developing critical finance, leadership, strategy and digital skills to empower their careers. Get up close and personal with recent CSEP graduates at our virtual CSEP Open Day. You’ll hear them share their experiences, get your CSEP-related questions answered, and e-meet your peers too.

Date 19 August

External Events

CIMA Business recovery toolkit – For SME’s

A joint event organized with the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce in order to help small and medium scale sector businesses in Sri Lanka recover post pandemic.  

The Business recovery toolkit will provide valuable help and guidance, that will enable businesses to rebound quicker and gain a competitive edge in their respective industries.

Date 07 October
Time 4.00PM - 5.30PM

CIMA Virtual Career Festival

Taking you career above and beyond with CIMA’s first ever virtual career festival, covering 11 insightful sessions including development of skillsets in Technical, People, Leadership, Business and Digital. The event hosted 45+ different speakers, including business leaders, industry experts and thought leaders. Visit CIMA Sri Lanka Facebook page to watch the recorded events.

Date 13 – 19 September