The Department of Accountancy (DoA) offers Bachelor of Business Management (Honours) in Auditing and Forensic Accounting with the guiding philosophy of producing employable quality graduates that satisfy the requirements of the dynamic global business environment.  The mission of the Department is to advance accounting education through Bachelor of Business Management (Accountancy) Special and Bachelor of Business Management (Honours) in Auditing and Forensic Accounting degrees which provide outstanding Accounting, Auditing, Forensic Accounting and Management education for students, creates and disseminates knowledge, promotes the understanding and ethical practice of Accounting and Finance profession and serves the community.

To support its mission, the department seeks to provide its undergraduates with unique opportunities for personal and professional development by increasing their knowledge and understanding of the world around them and by improving their Knowledge; Skills; Attitudes, values, professionalism and vision for life; and Mind-set and paradigm. The DoA revises its curriculum continuously in order to comply with the rapidly changing requirements of the world and to ensure the qualification standards are meeting the future global industry requirements and stakeholder’s expectations. Further, the curriculum is designed by keeping in view the increased regulatory requirements and also to raise standards of its governance in a rapidly changing technological environment.

Bachelor of Business Management (Honours) in Auditing and Forensic Accounting degree has been specially designed to develop academic and professional Knowledge, Skills, Attitudes, values, and Mind-set in its graduates to suit for a career in the functional discipline of accounting, auditing, forensic accounting and business management both nationally and internationally, and to engage in research-based studies at postgraduate level. The curriculum of Bachelor of Business Management (Honours) in Auditing and Forensic Accounting degree has been developed with reference to the guidelines of the Sri Lanka Qualification Framework (SLQF). 
Graduate Profile – Bachelor of Business Management (Honours) in Auditing and Forensic Accounting
A graduate who has completed the Bachelor of Business Management (Honours) in Auditing and Forensic Accounting will equip with advanced-level of technical and practical knowledge and methodology in the field of Auditing and Forensic Accounting, to enter into the corporate world as a sensitive global citizen. This qualification will strengthen the student’s skills, attitudes and develop research capacity to experience lifelong learning as depicted in the diagram below:

The following twelve attributes represent the clusters of capabilities which the DoA seeks to foster in all its graduates through the teaching and learning experiences of its programme:

No.

Attributes

Description

01.

Subject/ Theoretical Knowledge

Graduates of the DoA are expected to understand the thinking, research, theory and practice in the field of accountancy, auditing and forensic accounting and appreciate the role of their discipline in its context. Further, graduates should be able to critically analyze data, make judgments and propose solutions to problems arising in the field.

02.

Practical Knowledge and Application

 

Graduates of the DoA are expected to be able to apply theory, analysis, research and creative skills to solve problems and make reasoned decisions. Further, the graduates are expected to possess ability to analyze issues logically, to challenge conventional assumptions, to consider different options and viewpoints, make informed decisions and act with flexibility, adaptability and creativity.

03.

Communication

 

Graduates of the DoA are expected to be able to receive and interpret information, express ideas meaningfully and share knowledge with diverse audiences in a range of mediums, media and formats.

04.

Teamwork and Leadership

 

The graduates are expected to be able to establish a rapport and build collaborative relationships with individuals and groups as both a team leader and a team member. They take personal responsibility and seek opportunities to work with others to advance thinking and achievement in all spheres of their lives. They are confident, inclusive, inspiring and influential.

05.

Creativity and Problem Solving

 

The graduates are expected to be able to consider historical, long-term and big picture perspectives, to systematically address complex problems and to be inventive in their solution seeking.

06.

Managerial and Entrepreneurship

 

The graduates are expected to take initiative, assume personal responsibility and demonstrate accountability and ability to instill entrepreneurship.

07.

Information Usage and Management

 

The graduates of DoA are expected to possess thorough transferable skills related to ICT and information literacy. Further, they are expected to retain practical knowledge on subject specific accounting and auditing softwares and be able to manage information to suit with the responsibilities that they handle.

08.

Networking and Social Skills

 

The graduate will be able to work in teams, give leadership and promote social engagement and act to the development of the profession. They are expected to be respectful of cultural and other forms of diversity and to embrace differences.

09.

Adaptability and Flexibility

 

The graduate will have a commitment to the on-going acquisition of new knowledge and new skills, and an ability to apply these to an ever-changing environment.

10.

Attitudes, Values and Professionalism

 

The graduates are expected to possess an excellent knowledge of ethics and ethical standards and an ability to apply these with a sense of positive attitudes and responsibly within the workplace and community.

11.

Vision for Life

 

The graduates are expected to recognize a role for themselves in creating a sustainable future and be able to consider the social, cultural, environmental and economic consequences of national and international issues.

12.

Updating Self / Lifelong Learning

 

The graduates are expected to undertake further training and develop additional skills that will enable them to make sound decisions. They will engage in independent learning using scholarly reviews and secondary sources of information.


Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

Upon the successful completion of the Bachelor of Business Management (Honours) in Auditing and Forensic Accounting, the graduates will be able to:

PLO 01:    Demonstrate a sound knowledge and understanding of the auditing, forensic accounting and related fields;

PLO 02:    Apply subject specific, theoretical and practical knowledge and skills in diverse national and international business environments;

PLO 03:    Apply effective communications to improve effectiveness of teams and organizations;

PLO 04: Exercise teamwork and leadership skills through the use of contemporary technologies;

PLO 05:    Appreciate trends in the business environments and use adaptability and flexibility to the changing environments;

PLO 06:    Recognize the need to have a vision for life and undertake further training and develop additional skills through independent and life-long learning;

PLO 07:    Demonstrate leadership and managerial skills and implant entrepreneurship while using creativity and problem-solving skills;

PLO 08:    Follow ethics and ethical standards with positive attitudes and responsibly within the workplace and community.

PLO 09:    Demonstrate respectfulness to the cultural and other forms of diversity and embrace differences in the work place and society;

PLO 10: Design and develop the roles in social responsibilities, human rights and sustainable future.




BBMGT(HONS) IN AUDITING AND FORENSIC ACCOUNTING CURRICULUM STRUCTURE

The following tables provide an overview of the proposed curriculum:

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Dr. M.A.T.K MUNASINGHE 
PhD (UK),MBA  (Colombo), BSc.Accountancy(Jayawardanapura),FCA,ACMA
Senior Lecturer
Department of Accountancy
Director-OTS (AHEAD)
University of Kelaniya
Tel. 077 147 4022
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CMA EXEMPTIONS

Who can I contact about exemptions?

MR.DHANANJAYA PATHIRAJA
B.Sc.(Special) Degree in Accountancy & Business Finance (WUSL),
ACMA, MAAT, DABF (IBSL), Lecturer (Probationary)

Tel     : +94770795069
Email : dhananjayap@kln.ac.lk 

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