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CMA Sri Lanka and SLITHM Inaugurate Fifth Intake ; Certified Hospitality Finance & Management Accountant Program

The Certified Hospitality Finance and Management Accountant (CHFMA) fifth Intake was Inaugurated at Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management (SLITHM) on July 7. CHFMA is the premier and the only professional qualification in the hospitality industry in Sri Lanka which is offered by CMA Sri Lanka, the National Professional Management Accounting Body in Sri Lanka jointly with SLITHM, the Government Training Institute for the Hospitality, Travel and Tourism Industry coming under the Ministry of Tourism Development.
Prof. Lakshman R. Watawala, the President of Certified Management Accountants of CMA Sri Lanka was the Chief guest at the inauguration ceremony, while Mr. Rajitha Fernando, the Group Cost Controller of Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts and Ms. Madumi Ginigaddarage, Director Examinations of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka (CMA) addressed the gathering at the event.
Prof. Watawala stressed the need for professionals in the finance and cost and management accounting fields with knowledge and skills for the Hospitality and Tourism industry to cater to the growing demand locally and globally. He said that while conducting classes with experienced lecturers coming from the hotel industry, the course is practical oriented and would enable the hotel industry to control costs and improve its profitability. The batch of 75 candidates for the program is in great demand.
Those interested to register could contact Dharshana on 077 887 9998 or [email protected] on or before July 15.

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