Sri Lanka Institute of Credit Management awards ceremony
The Sri Lanka Institute of Credit Management (SLICM) will hold its
14th awards ceremony on September 7 at Sasakawa Hall, Colombo with SLICM
President and the Chairman of the Alliance Group of Companies
Pratapkumar de Silva as the chief guest.
Fifty four students from the 2005 batch will receive Diploma
Certificates and Associate Membership Certificates, 22 students will be
recipients of the best student special awards.
The SLICM established in 1988 under the Companies Act is now
incorporated under a Parliamentary Act. SLICM was initiated and
encouraged by the following companies namely: The Finance Co.Ltd., Lanka
Orix Leasing Co.Ltd., Alliance Finance Co.Ltd., L.B. Finance Co.Ltd.,
Mercantile Credit Ltd., and Central Finance Co.Ltd.
It is an Educational Institute to improve professional competence in
the field of credit management and afford opportunities for acquiring
The SLICM, the brainchild of Dr. Lalith Kotelawala was formed to
train personnel working in banks, finance companies and other financial
institutions in the art of managing credit and enhancing their knowledge
and competencies when working in financial institutions.
Over 1048 students from 105 institutions had undergone training at
the Institute.The diploma classes are held on Sundays and they are
conducted by senior and competent lecturers with proven track record in
their respective fields.
The Diploma Course in Credit Management conducted by SLICM cover ten
very important subjects such as Credit Management, Marketing and
Economics, Business Law,International Fina-nce and Banking, Accountancy
and Finance, Management Principles, Business Communication and finally a
Research Report on a credit related subject in enhancing students
practical approach on credit management.
This diploma course in Credit Management is annually conducted by the
Institute on every Sunday and lectures are conducted for about 12
months. Students have to face two Examinations, Module I (Intermediate
Level) and Module II (Final Level).
The Institute of Credit Management, United Kingdom has recognized
this Diploma Course and students with this Diploma are now entitled to
A.I.C.M. (UK) as a professional qualification.