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COMMENCEMENT OF CLASSES FOR BUSINESS COMMUNICATION I (CS1) UNDER THE NEW CA SRI LANKA CURRICULUM

The classes for Business Communication I (CS1) at Business Level I, under the new CA Sri Lanka Curriculum, will commence from 2020 onwards.

In its endeavor to facilitate students with enhanced learning opportunities, CA Sri Lanka has taken a noteworthy initiative in developing the Communication Skills of all students who are following the CA Sri Lanka globally recognized Chartered Accountancy qualification from Business Level I onwards.

In this context, CA Sri Lanka has selected the Teaching Colleges which have been approved by CA Sri Lanka with a reduced class size of 35 students to offer a user-friendly learning environment.

All CA Sri Lanka students at Business Level I are kindly requested to pay attention to the following guidelines if they are joining the CS1 study programme at Business Level I.

Compulsory CS1 Module

  • Business Communication I (CS1) is a compulsory blended learning Module for all students at Business Level I to complete before they proceed to Business Level II. All students at this level are advised to complete the CS1 Module first, before the commencement of the Knowledge Modules or along with the Knowledge Modules.
  • All students should successfully complete the CS1 Module before progressing to Business Level II
  • The duration of the study programme is 80 hours (55 hours face-to-face & 25 hours on LMS) over a period of 3 ½ months, 4 hours per week, focusing on all 4 language skills; reading, writing, listening & speaking; which will be tested at the Final Exam.

Teaching Colleges for CS1 Module

For the convenience of all students, a large number of Teaching Colleges approved by CA Sri Lanka are available in each province which will conduct the CS1 Module.

Registration for CS1 Module

  • It is compulsory for all students to register with CA Sri Lanka before enrolling for the CS1 Module study programme. Registration for the course is via online only. Students can register by accessing the student portal of the CA website. The classes will be conducted by the respective Teaching Colleges according to their time tables.
  • Students have the flexibility to select a particular Teaching College based on their locations and convenience. However registration at Teaching Colleges will be accepted on a first-come first-served basis.

Placement Test

Students who would like to know their competency level or those who are having a higher competency level and wish to get an exemption from the CS1 study programme may sit the Placement Test. However it is compulsory for them to sit the Final Exam of CS1 even if they get an exemption from the study programme.

Payments for CS1 Module

  • All payments with regard to the CS1 Module should be payable to CA Sri Lanka via online or to any Bank of Ceylon branch island-wide or to the Cashier at CA Sri Lanka.
  • Payment Structure:

Registration fee

:

Rs. 500/=

To CA Sri Lanka

Course fee

:

Rs. 3,500/= (Payable in 2 instalments)

To the teaching college

For more information contact:

Multimedia English Language Centre
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka,
30A, Malalasekera Mawatha, Colombo 7.
Tel:+94 112 352 075  Fax: +94 112 352 060
Email:   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

COMMENCEMENT OF CLASSES FOR Business Communication II (CS2) UNDER THE NEW CA SRI LANKA CURRICULUM

The classes for Business Communication II (CS2) at Business Level II, under the new CA Sri Lanka Curriculum, will commence from 2020 onwards.

In its endeavor to facilitate students with enhanced learning opportunities, CA Sri Lanka has taken a noteworthy initiative in developing the Communication Skills of all students who are following the CA Sri Lanka globally recognized Chartered Accountancy qualification from Business Level I onwards.

In this context, CA Sri Lanka has selected the Teaching Colleges which have been approved by CA Sri Lanka with a reduced class size of 35 students to offer a user-friendly learning environment.

All CA Sri Lanka students at Business Level II are kindly requested to pay attention to the following guidelines if they are joining the CS2 study programme at Business Level II.

Compulsory CS2 Module

  • Business Communication II (CS2) is a compulsory Blended Learning Module for all students at Business Level II to complete before they complete the subject, Integrated Case Study (SL5) or before obtaining
  • The duration of the study programme is 80 hours (55 hours face-to-face & 25 hours on LMS)  over a period of 3 ½ months, 4 hours per week, focusing on all 4 language skills; reading, writing, listening & speaking; which will be tested at the Final Exam.

Teaching Colleges for CS2 Module

For the convenience of all students, a large number of Teaching Colleges approved by CA Sri Lanka are available in each province which will conduct the CS2 Module.

Registration for CS2 Module

  • It is compulsory for all students to complete CS1 before enrolling for the CS2 Module study programme. Registration for the course is via online only. Students can register by accessing the student portal of the CA website. The classes will be conducted by the respective Teaching Colleges according to their time tables.
  • Students have the flexibility to select a particular Teaching College based on their locations and convenience. However registration at Teaching Colleges will be accepted on a first-come first-served basis.

Placement Test

Students who would like to know their competency level or those who are having a higher competency level and wish to get an exemption from the CS2 study programme may sit the Placement Test. However it is compulsory for them to sit the Final Exam of CS1 even if they get an exemption from the study programme.

Payments for CS1 Module

  • All payments with regard to the CS1 Module should be payable to CA Sri Lanka via online or to any Bank of Ceylon branch island-wide or to the Cashier at CA Sri Lanka.
  • Payment Structure:

Registration fee

:

Rs. 500/=

To CA Sri Lanka

Course fee

:

Rs. 4,500/= (Payable in 2 instalments)

To the teaching college

For more information contact:

Multimedia English Language Centre
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka,
30A, Malalasekera Mawatha, Colombo 7.
Tel:+94 112 352 075  Fax: +94 112 352 060
Email:   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Corporate Communication (CS3)

  • Cambridge BEC Higher Programme

The Cambridge Business English Certificate Higher (BEC-Higher) is an internationally recognized qualification and exams are conducted across the globe throughout the year. There are three exams in the Cambridge English: Business Certificates (BEC) suite of exams. Each one is targeted at a different level and Cambridge English: CA Sri Lankan conducts only the BEC Higher course ,the most advanced of these exams since it is the most relevant for the Corporate Level students. The content for each exam is based on everyday work and business tasks and designed to develop students ‘Business English Skills.

For CA students, Cambridge English: Business Higher is targeted at Level B2 the third highest level on the CEFR scale. Level B2 is required in demanding professional settings, and achieving a certificate at this level proves that a candidate has reached an advanced level of English.

  • Local Business English Programme

The Corporate Communication Local course is offered as a Blended Learning Programme which provides opportunities for students to enhance their Business English skills and competencies necessary to gain both professional and academic success through classroom environment as well as on a virtual platform. All listening tracks/recordings are embedded in the Learning Management System (LMS) and there will be closer interactions between the course book and the online platform. Thus, the current English course has been designed as face-to-face sessions and online learning using English for Specific Purposes (ESP) approach focusing on the Business English in the context of Finance & Accounting. This online course on the LMS has been developed to enhance language skills by providing an array of stimulating activities that are specifically designed to enhance the students’ performance in both academic and professional activities.

Course Registrations

Once a batch is finalized it will be advertised on the CA Sri Lanka website & informed to the students via e-mails/Text messages. Applications will be called 4 weeks prior to each course. Registration is purely online and students can log in to their CA Student portal to apply for a particular batch. Students will be registered for each course on first-come-first-served basis. They can choose a preferred time slot but in the event of less registration for a particular slot the class will be cancelled and the students will be directed to select another available time slot. At the time of registration the students are expected to make the Registration payment of the programme.

Course Procedure

A placement test will be conducted for those who are interested and exemptions will be granted based on the performance of the students.

Then the students will be invited to an orientation programme which will give them a comprehensive idea of the course and its final assessment. The lectures would commence subsequently and all classroom sessions are exam oriented and developed in such way to enhance language skills. Once a student makes the course fee payment they are able to borrow the study materials from the library and they are permitted to keep the materials till the end of the course only. Maintaining 80% attendance is compulsory for all students.

When should this be completed?

  • Prior to the completion of the subject, Integrated Case Study (SL5)
  • Before obtaining the qualification; Certified Corporate Accountant (CCA)
  • After successful completion of CS2.

Course duration:

3 months (50 Hours) - 4 hours per Week

Investment:

BEC Higher Programme

  • Registration Fee- Rs.500/-
  • Course Fee- Rs.8500/-
  • Exam fee- Rs.8800/-

Local Programme

  • Registration Fee- Rs.500/-
  • Course Fee- Rs.6500/-
  • Exam fee- Rs.4500/-

For more information contact:
Multimedia English Language Centre
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka
30A, Malalasekara Mawatha, Colombo 7
Tel: +94 112 352 075  Fax: +94 112 352 060
Email:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Strategic Communication (CS4)

This programme has been developed mainly to enhance the soft skills which will be of great importance to work as Chartered Accountants in the corporate world. The skills that have been mainly focused are public speaking skills, negotiation & conflict resolution skills, personal branding & business etiquette.

This programme is conducted in groups of 30 students. Once the programme dates are confirmed students may select the convenient programme for them. However registration for a particular batch will be on first-come-first-served basis. This Programme consists of 10 Speechcraft sessions,6 Business Report Writing Sessions, Negotiation & Conflict Resolution Skills & Personal Branding & Business Etiquette. It is mandatory to attend all sessions to successfully complete the CS4 programme.

When should this be completed?

  • Prior to the completion of the subject, Integrated Case Study (SL5)
  • After successful completion of CS3.

Course duration:   2 ½ months
Course fee:            Rs. 6000/=

Normally, fees cannot be carried forward from one batch to another. Please note that in order to successfully complete the programme, it is mandatory to attend all sessions for the given time period.
For more information contact:

Multimedia English Language Centre
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka
30A, Malalasekera Mawatha, Colombo 7
Tel:+94 112 352 075  Fax: +94 112 352 060
Email:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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T: +94 112 352075