Akalangka De Zoysa (ACMA, CGMA, BSc Eng (Hons)) Akalangka De Zoysa, has more than 19 years’ experience in the fields of Engineering, Project Finance, Project Management, General Management , Strategic Planning and Strategic Management and he is currently the director of PT Dolphin Indonesia which is a foreign owned company having its headquarters in Malaysia. He received a Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Cum Laude) from the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka in 2000 and Mr. De Zoysa is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants of UK (CIMA) and the Institute of Engineers of Sri Lanka (IESL). Akalangka was ranked Joint Fifth in the World & Joint First in Sri Lanka for performance his at P10 TOPCIMA during November 2007 examination (Strategic Case Study in current syllabus) and is also the Joint Recipient of M V Theagarajah Prize for the best performance in P10 TOPCIMA in Sri Lanka He started his career as a Coordinating Engineer working on project and resource planning/ coordination activities at worksites. He then joined a project financing bank in Colombo, Sri Lanka as a Project Analyst. During this tenure he gained specific experience in the analysis and appraisal of projects, financial modelling including monte carlo simulation techniques. During which period he handled a portfolio exceeding USD 18 Million. Thereafter he moved to Corporate planning and was involved in asset restructuring, securitization setting up of data whare house and BI systems before finally leaving in 2008 in the capacity of Manager Corporate Planning. In 2008, Mr. De Zoysa returned to Project Management as Manager Planning and Projects for PT Agro Indomas (“PTAI”), a foreign investment company engaged in the business of oil palm production in the Indonesia. During which period he successfully executed major projects totaling more than USD 100 Million where he was involved throughout the idea development stage through to its actual implementation. He left PTAI and joined PT Dolphin in April 2013 as its country head and has been instrumental in transforming the business operation. Since 2014, Akalangka has been actively involved with CIMA Indonesia as a resource person towards creating awareness and propagation of the CIMA Qualification in Indonesia. He has been participating as a resource person, guest speaker for CIMA events amongst the finance professionals as well as in programs conducted with the collaboration of various universities in Indonesia. In September 2017, Akalangka was awarded CIMA Global learning partner status by CIMA (UK), and to date has conducted lecture programs for Certificate, Operational, Managerial, Strategic level for every exam diet. Currently he is involved in conducting lecture programs in several reputed universities, as well as Professional bodies and reputed multinational organizations within the ASEAN region in collaboration with CIMA.
CIMA Management Case Study
The management case study examination conducted by CIMA UK is a case study examination that mimicks a real life scenario. In this examination the student is a Finance Manager in real life and the underlying theory that gets tested are E2 - Project and Relationship Management P2 - Advanced Management Accounting F2 - Advanced Financial Reporting the scenario (or the pre seen ) is released prior to the examination which enables the student to get comfortable with the company (where he is the finance manager), the nature of business, the industry in which it operates, the financial condition of the company and the stakeholders of the entity. on the exam date the student faces four questions each question carries a task and a trigger (commonly referred to as the unseen). the new information augments the information already made available under the preseen and needs to be absorbed into your answering process, just like facing any real life situation in work when you are faced with a new issue/challenge etc. this programme will have video's outlining
- Understanding the Management Case study
- in depth analysis of the current pre seen
- application of business models
- overview of the industry
- practice Q&A's (terms and conditions apply)