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CA Sri Lanka’s School of Accounting and Business wins ACCA Sri Lanka’s “Virtual Financial Hackathon”

The CA Sri Lanka School of Accounting and Business more commonly known as the Degree School offers an internationally reputed BSc. Applied Accounting degree which is one of the most sought-after accounting degrees in the country, approved by both the University Grants Commission as well as the Ministry of Higher Education. The BSc. Applied Accounting degree has attracted a large number of local as well as foreign students due to its contemporary curriculum and guaranteed employability for graduates who complete the degree successfully.

The winning team representing CA Sri Lanka’s SAB were awarded a cash prize, scholarships from ACCA as well as certificates.

The participating teams were provided with the opportunity to solve real life financial problems where they were able to apply their theoretical knowledge. The hackathon was also the perfect platform which allowed the participants to enhance their abilities to analyze real financial problems, make quick decisions and find solutions within a given time frame. The event was also an effective platform for undergraduates of the private universities to showcase their abilities and talents to prospective employers.

The CA Sri Lanka SAB team was led by five undergraduates, namely Dinukshi Samarawickrama (Team Leader), Tharukshi Gunasekera, Dilusha Perera, Nazirdeen Fathima Asna and Methmini Fernando who utilised their exceptional knowledge gained during the course of their study at CA Sri Lanka to beat their competitors.

Five undergraduates of the School of Accounting and Business (SAB) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) grabbed the first place at the “Virtual Financial Hackathon” organised by ACCA Sri Lanka recently beating a host of leading private universities in the country which vied for the top prize.