ACCA and Bristol collaborate to offer a special discount to ACCA affiliates and members

ACCA’s most recent global survey of business leaders, showcases that 96% of
employers see ACCA as a respected brand, which confirms ACCA’s relevance to the world of business. This is not just among ACCA approved employers, but across a range of leading businesses around the world and in all sectors – corporate, practice, financial services and public sector.

Similarly endorsed by employers globally, the MBA offered by the University of West of England, with Bristol Institute of Management being the sole affiliated education provider appointed in Sri Lanka.

The MBA programme is well placed to suit the learnings required by today’s
business leaders and has been carefully designed to give a practical insight into the key issues facing organizations today and is rooted in the real world of business. It is ideally suited for ambitious individuals who have already made their mark in management, but are now seeking further advancement, better prospects, salaries and further fulfilment in their career.

ACCA utilizing their close affiliations with some of the top most UK universities including the University of West of England, has made available the opportunity for ACCA affiliates and members to add more globally renowned .qualifications to their portfolio. The special discount to the value of LKR 100,000 to pursue the MBA or the Msc in Accounting and Finance from the University of West England in Bristol will contribute to further elevate market recognition of the ACCA affiliates and members
and will help extend the opportunity for them to serve the accountancy profession in being a vital partner at the highest levels of  decision-making for businesses.

Ms. Nilusha Ranaisnghe, Head of ACCA Sri Lanka stated “employers today have a higher than ever preference for recruiting an ACCA accountant, are satisfied with their relationship with ACCA and believe ACCA members bring relevant skills to their business. The next generation of professional accountants will increasingly be expected to bring strategic insight as repetitive tasks become more automated. And not only will they need agility and resourcefulness, they must also bring an ethical and human dimension to leadership. With employers recognizing that ACCA develops these qualities in its members, we wanted to help our affiliates and members attain further reputable qualifications that will complement their learnings gained from ACCA. Given the curriculums of the MBA and the Msc in Accounting and Finance from the University of West England ,we felt it is ideally suited to fulfill this task .”

Mr.Dilshad Jiffry Chief Operating Officer of Bristol Institute of Management added “ we are happy to be working with a top brand like ACCA that has an established track record of providing quality education and shares our belief in giving ACCA affiliates and members the best possible educational experience to realize their potential.”

The programmes are expected to attract both ACCA affiliates as well as members, looking to gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace with an accredited and internationally‐renowned degree from the prestigious UK University that is complimented by a globally renowned accountancy qualification such as ACCA.