The all new CIMA at Imperial College

It is said that the 'best defense is a good offence'. In times of change it is imperative that you are equipped with the best defense to remain afloat.

Imperial college, the pioneer institute for CIMA presents you with just that. Outfitted with outstanding faculty and exceptional facilities, our experience is two-fold. Firstly, we possess vast experience in teaching CIMA students for over 20 years. Secondly we have witnessed 5 syllabus changes, making us more than ready to tackle the 6th.

Imperial college provides you with an ideal steeping stone to tackle this syllabus change successfully with the immense support of a prominent panel of lecturers who believe in a holistic approach to learning.

Pravinth Rajaratnam Usama Jiffry Lasantha Wijeweera

To put it simply, they believe in going beyond the principles and theory to giving you a wider view of the subject, by bringing in the immense corporate experience they possess into the classroom. You will also be provided with the academic tools and practical skills and countless opportunities necessary to advance as leaders in your respective careers and organisations.

Operational and management levels

The team at Imperial College for the Operational and Management Levels include 3 outstanding lecturers, who head each pillar, namely Pravinth Rajaratam (Financial Pillar), Gino Jeyanayagam (Performance Pillar) and Indika Liyanahewage (Enterprise Pillar). More importantly these are lecturers who have coached many students to be high -flyers not only in Sri Lanka but also in South East Asia and India.

Students are assured of comprehensive syllabus coverage one month ahead of examinations. Further, Students are provided with examination type mock papers that are marked and one to one feedback provided. Students benefit from a comprehensive revision plan which comprises of approximately 20 hours per subject.

During this revision lecturers lead students through significant areas of the syllabus that examiners find important in addition to practicing several pastpapers. Students also gain with the provision of extra question practice classes to ensure thorough knowledge and exam preparedness.

Our approach to the strategic level

Under the new syllabus, the preseen case study is common to all 3 Strategic Level subjects. Hence it is of utmost importance that you are equipped with the right knowledge, skills and competencies to embark upon this level.

You will receive exemplary tutoring and analysis of the case study, ensuring that you will be confident at examinations and have the highest chance of being successful.

It is important to note that though the preseen case study is common, the unseen material will be based on individual scenarios relevant to each subject, this makes it of paramount importance that students are exposed to expertise from all 3 subjects. We have formulated an exceptional team of lecturers who have immense expertise in their respective fields, enabling them to contribute significantly to the analysis of the preseen material. This exceptional team comprises Pravinth Rajaratnam, Usama Jiffry and Lasantha Wijeweera.

These individuals possess several years in teaching their respective subject areas backed by vast industry experience which results in students getting unsurpassed support. The team is headed by Pravinth Rajaratnam, an experienced and vastly popular lecturer. Pravinth has broad experience in teaching the Financial Pillar and is also well versed with Performance Strategy (Risk & Control Strategy) and Enterprise Strategy (Business Strategy). Having been involved with lecturing TOPCIMA and analysing numerous case studies, he is best equipped to lead the team.

Usama Jiffry
CIMA Passed Finalist, CFA Level 1 Candidate
Specialising in lecturing Performance Strategy (Risk & Control Strategy), Usama has extensive corporate experience in Valuation and Transaction Services. His success over 2 years of teaching this subject has built up an unrivalled reputation. He has an ability to add practicality to theory in order to make the subject matter easily understood.

Lasantha Wijeweera
Attorney-at-Law, ACMA, BSc (Colombo), Certified Six Sigma Black Belt
Having being involved in diverse disciplines ranging from Financial Services, Technology, Production, Supply Chain Management and implementing Business Solutions for over 9 years, Lasantha specialises in lecturing Enterprise Strategy (Business Strategy). His academic and professional accomplishments give him an edge in teaching this diverse subject.

Their approach is simple but highly effective. Together they will ensure that the preseen material will be analysed in-depth, and develop a minimum of 2 scenarios for each subject ensuring that you are equipped with thorough knowledge to confidently sit the exam. Students will receive comprehensive syllabus coverage and are exposed to discussions on the right exam techniques to successfully combat this examination. Over the years we have found that students learn best from an interactive teaching - learning process. Our environment is conducive towards discovering how to ask the right questions, how to be critical thinkers and how to find solutions. This team will be the fuel that drives you to display confidence and be successful at examinations.

Students at Imperial College find their journey with us doesn't just involve excelling at studies. We have been commended for producing students who deploy skills and competencies in their organisations from the inception of their careers. We ensure that students are 'employable'. We instill in you the right mix of elements making certain that you are all set to be employed. Furthermore we also go the extra mile in assisting you with finding the right job that best suits your skills and capabilities. We make excellence a reality.

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