University Canada Westand the Colombo Stock Exchange pursue collaborative efforts

The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) and University Canada West(UCW) jointly announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to formalize collaborative efforts directed at mutual development. The MoU is projected towards recognizing the common interests ofthe two organizations with a focus on collaborating in executive training opportunities and promoting future cooperation.

The MoU is also set to contribute towards collaborating in providing training and skills development in the areas of business analytics, finance and risk management. Initially, the two organizations will partner in launching an Executive Program conducted by the renowned faculty of UCW.

The programis targeted towardsthosewho are currently involved in the financial industry and designed to cover areas such as Investment Analysis and Management, Global Financial Institutions Management and Business Analytics. Participants of the program are encouraged to continue into the MBA program offered at UCW upon meeting admissions’ requirements.

Commenting on the development, the CEO of CSE, Mr. Rajeeva Bandaranaike stated, “We are pleased to establish a formal channel of collaboration with UCW through this MoU. We consider education to play a pivotal role in capital markets and we strive to fostercooperation with progressive organizations to optimize academic initiatives of CSE. CSE looks forward to an engaging and mutually beneficial relationship with UCW.” President & Vice-Chancellor of UCW, Mr. Brock Dykeman added,“We are thrilled to collaborate with the Colombo Stock Exchange on this endeavour. As a business and technology-focused university, this partnership will help bring business trainingand industry-relevant skills to more people. Weanticipate a long and fruitful relationship with CSE.”

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