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Wednesday December 8th, 2021
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Sri Lanka CSE links with UK investor relations certificate program

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s Colombo Stock Exchange said it had tied up with UK’s Investor Relations Society (IR Society) to offer an internationally recognized certificate program for staff of listed companies.

“Sri Lankan IR professionals now have access to the IR Society’s International Certificate in Investor Relations (ICIR),” CSE said in a statement.

“It is a comprehensive test of competency in IR, providing the tools to help candidates develop their careers in the profession.

“The certificate will help to develop a best practice framework in IR for Sri Lankan listed companies.

CEO of the Colombo Stock Exchange Rajeeva Bandaranaike the qualification has established itself as a standard in the business, with widespread acceptance in the United Kingdom and other foreign markets.

Laura Hayter, CEO of the IR Society said over 12 years, the CIR has become widely recognised in the UK and in other international markets.

The programme comprises a self-study course and an examination.

The topics covered include Financial Markets; Corporate Entities and Governance; Market Conduct; Reporting; Accounting Valuation and Investment Principles; and Effective IR in Practice.

Tharanga on +94-112356543 or tharanga@cse.lk.

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