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SLIM students obtain UK MBAs

Sep 20, 2011 3:31:13 PM - www.ft.lk

Twenty seven Sri Lankan students who followed the Buckinghamshire New University MBA at the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM) have graduated this year. SLIM facilitates the entire course in Sri Lanka, the duration of which is one-and-a-half years.

SLIM President Thushara Perera said that this was yet another instance of the success of SLIM as an educational organisation. “The results are most encouraging. This provides the impetus needed for us to forge ahead in providing educational opportunities to Sri Lankan students. We are proud of our students and their achievements.”
Pointing out that MBA was s the world’s most popular business qualification designed to provide students with the understanding of major business functions, SLIM CEO/ED Sanath Senanayake said that SLIM provided the students the opportunity to start at the very base of marketing qualifications, i.e. Preliminary Certificate in Marketing (PCM) and study right up to the MBA.
He added that the Bucks MBA was the ideal choice for marketing professionals and SLIM provides a most convenient arrangement to study for it.
The key benefits provided to SLIM students are: State-of-the-art technology, British MBA, quality lecturers, convenience/flexibility and assistance. Education forms a vital aspect of SLIM activities and over the years a large number of students have benefited from SLIM educational programmes.
As the national institute of marketing in Sri Lanka, SLIM has been promoting marketing excellence and elevating the status of marketing in the country since 1970. SLIM is instrumental in introducing innovative projects that will help marketing students and professionals to improve and enhance their knowledge base.
Incorporated by an Act of Parliament in 1980, SLIM is a member of the Federation of Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Sri Lanka and of ESOMAR, the Federation of Marketing Research Industries. It is also a member of the Asia Marketing Federation, which is affiliated to the World Marketing Association.

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