CIMA Global Business Challenge 2014


A team representing the University of Colombo emerged champions at the CIMA Global Business Challenge 2014 becoming the first team from Sri Lanka to be crowned global champions. The final round of the competition was held in Mumbai, India from 4th to 8th August 2014. The winning team was led by Samanmalie Herath from the Faculty of Management & Finance. It is noteworthy that this team surpassed 3,500 teams from 24 countries and regions. The competition is based on a business case study solution with some of the best financial professionals of international companies judging the competition.


 CFA Sri Lanka Research Challenge – 2015

Students from the Faculty of Management and Finance, University of Colombo emerged winners at the CFA Research Challenge Sri Lanka 2015 on the 6th of November at Ramada, Colombo making this the 3rd consecutive championship for the University in the same competition. The CFA Research Challenge is a highly competitive and intensive competition that focuses on financial analysis. The winning team led by Nilukshi Jayawardena included Supun Walpola, Ruzni Faik, Praveen Fernando and Rukshani Adhihetty with Ms. Ganga Fernando, Lecturer from the Department of Finance as the Faculty Advisor. The team will now represent Sri Lanka at the Asia Pacific Finals to be held in Chicago, United States of America in April 2016.


HSBC Asia-Pacific Business Case Competition – 2015

HSBC Asia-Pacific Business Case Competition 2015 was held in Hong Kong from 3rd to 5th June 2015. Four undergraduates from the University of Colombo, Faculty of Management & Finance represented Sri Lanka in this competition for upcoming business leaders with the participation of over 30 teams from the Asia-Pacific region, South Asia and Australia. The participating teams analyzed real-life business cases developed by Asia Case Research Center of the University of Hong Kong.  The team from Sri Lanka comprised of Supun Walpola, Ruzni Faik, Praveen Fernando and Anjali Alahakoon representing the Faculty of Management & Finance.