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Achievers Attracts Quality Students

Jan 1, 2011 2:17:01 PM - thesundayleader.lk

Achievers Unmatched
Performance – May 2010

1.    5 out 5 prizes at Strategic Level and TOPCIMA
2.    4 out of 6 TOP TEN in the World
3.    3 out of 3 prizes at Operational level
4.    3 out of 3 prizes at Enterprise Pillar
5.    2 out of 3 prizes at Performance Pillar
6.    2 out of 3 prizes at Financial Pillar
7.    9 out of 11 prizes Overall
8.    Second in the World for Performance Strategy
9.    Joint Sixth in the World for Enterprise Strategy
10.    Joint Sixth in the World for Financial Operations
11.    Ninth in the World for Highest aggregate at Strategic Level
12.    Higher pass rate than Sri Lanka average for all 10 subjects

Achievers has consistently proven itself as a leader in the field of education by producing high achievers at all levels of CIMA. The table shows what students at Achievers have achieved in the recent past.
This amazing performance is purely attributed to Achievers’ and probably Sri Lanka’s best panel of lecturers. They have been largely responsible in bringing Achievers to its current position as the undisputed leader in CIMA education. During the four years since inception Achievers has attained a number of milestones.
Its student population growth is unprecedented and unmatched, it has achieved the largest share of CIMA prize winners for the last three consecutive sessions and over 50 % of CIMA graduates passing out each year are from Achievers, and the icing on the cake is that in all it produced 9 out of 11 CIMA prize winners in the latest May 2010 examination.
Lecturing is a passion at Achievers, which is extremely examination focused and strives continuously to achieve higher standards of quality in CIMA education. Achievers’ panel of lecturers is fully supported by a student development centre to cater to the personal needs of students.
Achievers’ pass rates have consistently exceeded Sri Lankan averages. Students’ perception of Achievers is very favourable and this is clearly evidenced by the large number of high achievers from Ordinary and Advanced Level examinations joining Achievers Lanka Business School

CIMA Foundation

Achievers takes great pains in personalising its Foundation course to lay a solid foundation for new students. This is yet another reason for the great success of Achievers at managerial and strategic levels. The CIMA Foundation panel blends young talent with experience. Achievers has young, talented lecturers such as Azad, Mayooran and Shehan blending with the senior and experienced lecturers in the calibre of Ravi Edirisinghe and Rumy Sakkaf.

“Young Achievers” Programme

Achievers Lanka Business School has attained yet another feat by unveiling its “Young Achievers” Programme. Young Achievers Programme is an initiative that is aimed at identifying capable young individuals and guiding them towards the realisation of their ultimate dreams.
Thus, the Young Achievers Programme seeks to provide generous scholarships to deserving students and enable them to further their academic curriculum. Thereby, Achievers provides the ideal opportunity for youngsters who have completed the O/L exams to fast track their career and complete their professional education within the least possible time span.
Achievers CIMA Foundation is very versatile, flexible and quality focused. Achievers’ CIMA Foundation is unique in that every student is given personal attention and goes through a process of quality validation through a series of mock exams. Students appreciate this form of assessment as they are able to perform under examination conditions and able to assess their own standards. This format of assessment gives students complete confidence when they ultimately sit for the examination.

‘Pragnawalokanaya 2010’

A scholarship awarding ceremony was held recently at the BMICH, Colombo with the Minister of Education Bandula Gunawardena as the chief guest. Commissioner General of Examinations, Anura Edirisinghe, Regional Director for CIMA, Bradley Emerson, Chairman of Achievers Lanka Business School, Ravi Edirisinghe and the CEO of Achievers Lanka Business School, Faris Ismail were among those who graced the occasion.
More than 400 students and teachers representing schools from every district participated in the event. Not only were students recognised for their achievements, but also the teachers were appreciated for their dedication and commitment.
This scholarship programme named ‘Pragnawalokanaya 2010’ was organised by the Leo Club of Colombo Wekanda and sponsored by Achievers Lanka Business School. The Leo Club of Colombo Wekanda is a leading Leo club in the Leo District 306 C1. This wasn’t the first time they have organised such a project. The Pragnawalokanaya programme was begun in the year 2006 by a concept of Leo Dhanushka Ramanayake, past president of the world renowned club; The Leo Club of Colombo Wekanda.
Pragnawalokanaya took another step forward in 2009 to award scholarships for the highest achievers in the G.C.E A/L examination 2009. Under this programme the Top 10 students in the island, District first in 25 districts and best results in every government and semi-government school in the Colombo Educational Zone for all the four streams, (Arts, Commerce, Math’s, and Biology) were granted full/part scholarships to do CIMA / CIM foundation level.

The scholarship details are:

•        100% scholarship for all the levels in CIMA for the top three Island Rankers in Commerce, Arts, Maths, and Biology, each scholarship worth Rs. 200,000 per student

•        A special 100% scholarship for the Island first students in Commerce and Maths inclusive of the registration fee and examination fees, each scholarship worth Rs. 400,000 per student

•        100% scholarship for the foundation level and a 50% scholarship for rest of the levels for Island rank Fourth to Tenth in all four streams, each scholarship worth Rs.100,000 per student

On district basis, a 75% scholarship for the foundation level and a 50% scholarship for rest of the levels for the top 50 in Colombo and Kandy and top 10 rankers in the other 23 districts, each scholarship worth Rs.90,000 per student

The total number of scholarships added up to 1320 students amounting to a value of Rs. 40 million. The students who were not initially called for the scholarship awarding ceremony will receive the due scholarship upon visiting a branch of Achievers Lanka Business School with proof of their identity. The two branches are located in Colombo 6 (Tel: 011- 5321321) and Kandy (Tel: 081-4940904).