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CFA Society, Acuity Knowledge Partners launch Virtual Course on ‘Equity Analyst Training’

CFA Society Sri Lanka announced its virtual course - ‘Equity Analyst Training’ together with its Training Partner Acuity Knowledge Partners. With the inaugural course commencement scheduled for September 24, 2021, the program is already gaining popularity amongst its eligible membership.

Commenting on the launch, Dinesh Warusavitharana CFA, President of CFA Society Sri Lanka said: ‘‘As a leading Finance and Investment fraternity in Sri Lanka, the Society has ensured the exchange of information among Finance and Investment professionals over the years’’.

“The mission is to raise standards of practice in the industry for the ultimate benefit of society. Towards that goal, CFA Society Sri Lanka will continue to ensure its content is curate by volunteer practitioner interest groups that strive to shape the future of the industry. We are happy to launch this virtual course in association with Acuity Knowledge Partners, which will help our valued CFA Charter holders and future Charter holders to strive in what they do and to be able to embrace what the future has to offer.”

Chanakya Dissanayake CFA, County Director of Acuity Knowledge Partners, added: ‘’As a leading provider of bespoke research, analytics, staffing and technology solutions to the financial services sector that was recently announced Best Outsourcing Service Provider to Capital Markets in 2021 Waters Rankings, we are proud of our training partnership with CFA Society Sri Lanka’. He further stated that the course will help Sri Lanka to upskill its investment professionals to be able to strive higher for excellence. The virtual course is offered exclusively to CFA charter holders who are members of CFA Society Sri Lanka and candidates holding membership of the Candidate Council. The course will include 25+ hours of weekly virtual training sessions led by experienced investment research professionals from Acuity Knowledge Partners including Cheran De La Harpe BBA Management, Niran Fonseka BSc Finance (Special), Keith Perera BSc (Business Administration), Gamika Seneviratne CFA, Pranavan Premarajah ACMA, Mahesha Goonesekere, CFA and Rihab Faisal BA Accounting and Finance.

The course will provide a high-level understanding of the end-to-end equity valuation process, specifically to help gain conversant knowledge of industry analysis, financial model building, equity valuation methodologies and investment note writing.

CFA Society Sri Lanka believes that its course followers would be well equipped to be able to form a defensible investment thesis by applying the fundamental concepts which were carefully structured to ensure systematic understanding of the equity valuation process.

Interested CFA Charter holders and Candidate Council Members could get in contact with CFA Society Sri Lanka secretariat via [email protected] course admission related inquires. 


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