Mercury Institute of Management, the pioneer for ACCA education in Sri Lanka for 10 years ,added yet another quality certification to their prestigious credentials, by being recognized and awarded as a platinum status tuition provider by ACCA.
ACCA's requirement to offer platinum status to tuition providers demands the highest level of exceptional quality of education to be provided and the ability to deliver pass rates higher than world pass rates in consecutive sessions ,on a consistent level .Therefore by receiving this award, which is the highest world ranking that a tuition provider can obtain, Mercury Institute has brought honour and recognition not only to themselves but to Sri Lanka as well, to be the proud achievers of being among the few top quality tuition providers in the region. Mercury Institute was also the first ACCA Gold status tuition provider in Sri Lanka and remains as the only Gold Status ACCA partner in the country up to date.
ACCA's student success is synonymous with Mercury, with the institute producing more ACCA Sri Lankan prize winners and world prize winners. The Institute's high standard of success is driven by its proven panel of professional lecturers led by T.P.L Raj who was also a former president of the ACCA Council in Sri Lanka for several years, Wazeer Ahamed, Shaan Jaya sekera,Shehan Fernando, George Anthony Fernando , Janith Kalana Gunasiri, Balachandran Prassanna, Dilshad Jiffry, M.F.Nazar, Anuk Jayasuriya, Thilina Ukwatta and Rikzy Easa, all of whom are renowned lecturers in their respective fields.
The Institute has size controlled classes which provides one-to-one learning programmes for students, which in turn aids them in terms of receiving focused lecturer attention. The teaching methods adopted by the institute is based on "doing the basics right", which includes a structured approach in teaching and study methods geared for exam success such as , full coverage of syllabus, focusing in detail on all subject areas and teaching students to interpret questions and tackle them successfully , revision at the end of each session in the form of mini mock and full mock examinations , legible writing, time management and interactive sessions to allow students to voice their suggestions, ideas or doubts.
Speaking of their success , Mr.Jeevith Shakespear ,Managing Director and CEO of Mercury Institute said " When I took over the reins of the Institute 3 years ago , I recognized the scope and potential we possessed , with a team of exceptionally gifted lecturers and dedicated staff who shared the vision to be the best in the world and to reach the utmost standard of excellence. Today we have achieved this dream due to their unstinted support and the manner in which they successfully motivated our students to push their limits and strive to be the best in their fields .
Mrs Aruni Rajakarier ,the Country Manager for ACCA Sri Lanka also commented on this achievement by stating "Platinum level accreditation is the highest and most prestigious level of ACCA's Accreditation programme. To be considered for Platinum approval, tuition providers must meet the challenging performance targets that have been demonstrated to attain Gold approval and meet ACCA's Platinum performance targets and Platinum pass-rate targets over two consecutive sets of results.
This is not an easy task and is a result of the commitment Mercury has made to put in place systems and processes to monitor and continuously improve the performance of their students and consequently the performance of the institute itself. We congratulate Mercury on their achievement and look forward to working together with them to grow ACCA in Sri Lanka."