Imperial College of Business Studies (ICBS) ends year of success with 500+ graduates at Graduation 2023

Imperial College of Business Studies (ICBS) is a leading institution based in Colombo and Kandy, paving a pathway for individuals seeking a future in the business world. ICBS held its graduation 2023 at BMICH where more than 500 students received their highly recognized postgraduate/undergraduate degrees, professional qualifications, and diplomas in the midst of a large crowd consisting of students, distinguished guests, ICBS academic staff members, and parents.

The ceremony was held under the patronage of Guest of Honour Dr. Kishu Gomes – the CEO and Managing Director of Dreamron Group of Companies, Chief Guest Professor Kasim Sheikh – Dean, School of Business and Creative Industries of University of the West of Scotland (UWS), Tom Mannapurathu Joseph – Director Strategy ISDC India, together with Dr. M. Ganeshamoorthy – Academic Dean, Pravinth Rajaratnam – Director of Academics, Chinthaka Wijayaratne – Director of Strategy and Operations and Sivabaskaran Shanmugam – Chairman, all of ICBS.

During the event, over 100 graduates in BA (Hons) in International Business and Finance, over 50 graduates in BA International Business and Finance, over 35 graduates in BA Global Business, and over 30 Diploma holders for International Business and Finance were conferred by the University of the West of Scotland academia and ICBS academic staff members. Additionally, over 250 graduates who had completed their MBA in International Business, over 15 finance profession graduates in CIMA Finance Leadership Programme (CGMA – FLP) and a special recognition category of awards for ICBS student achievers with top performing achievers in business school sports were all felicitated by Guest of Honour, Dr. Kishu Gomes.

Apart from providing all students with an outstanding education in business and finance, ICBS also provides state-of-the-art amenities for extracurricular activities including football, futsal, rugby and cricket– placing first in the Inter University Cricket Tournament, and first for the ROZA LIGA Inter University Football Tournament. In addition to their academic pursuits, students may develop critical leadership and interpersonal skills by joining the ICBS Student Council, which actively participates in programs and social responsibility-focused activities. The Rotaract Club of ICBS has set up events throughout the year to encourage student networking, leadership development, and having fun through service! Furthermore, ICBS goes above and beyond expectations by helping students find work through internship programs, giving them a firsthand look at the competitive environment of modern business. The “Next Gen” student gains vital skills from these basic practices and comprehensive skills development, which also boosts their confidence and positive perspective as they become ready for the future.

The University of the West of Scotland (UWS), which has four campuses in Scotland and one in England, is the best public university in Scotland. Through ICBS, students from Sri Lanka can enroll in the prestigious BA (Hons) International Business & Finance program, which is associated with UWS. This degree provides students with access to 12 professional certifications from other nations in addition to the most widely recognized qualification in the world. This guarantees that, following the successful completion of this esteemed program, students will hold a certificate that is recognized around the world.

Since its establishment, ICBS has maintained its standing as one of Sri Lanka’s leading business schools. ICBS was formerly acknowledged as CBS, it is also known as the nation’s pioneer in CIMA Education. In addition to being among the first to provide degrees from the University of the West of Scotland (UWS) for undergraduate and graduate study, ICBS also offers certifications from SQA, ACCA, and CIMA.

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