WELCOME TO THE ALPHA BUSINESS SCHOOL
The Alpha Business School is the outcome of a long term vision of two of the most experienced ACCA lecturers in Sri Lanka, Dr. Shaan Jayasekera, with close to two decades of experience in lecturing, Mr. Shehan Fernando, with over 13 years of lecturing experience and Mr. Prasenna Balachandran, with over 14 years of lecturing experience. The three are highly accoladed by numerous students in both Sri Lanka and overseas, who have now become respected professionals.
THE GENUINE WELL BEING OF
OUR STUDENT IS OUR PRIMARY CONCERN
The vision behind Alpha Business School, is the dire need of creating true professionals rich in not only acquired knowledge, but also interpersonal skills, professionalism, ethics and rich values. We focus on providing our students with the best the field of accounting, finance and management has to offer, together with a comfortable learning environment and the most modern proven techniques of disseminating knowledge. At Alpha we prioritize sustainability, in both professionalism and well educated individuals.
This is the philosophy of our founders.
Dr Shaan Jayasekera (PhD)
MBA (Business Finance),
BA (hons), Dipm, ACIM,
CIMA passed Finalist
Subjects : SBL, FM [ F9 ], AB [ F1 ]
Dr Shaan is a multidisciplinary professional with close to two decades of lecturing experience across many different courses both nationally and internationally. He has been associated with courses such as CIMA and CIM and is currently associated with ACCA and University courses at a bachelor’s level and masters level with the University of London and University of Bristol.
Prior to taking on a fulltime commitment as an educator he worked in diversified corporates and achieved the highest academic achievement of a PHD is business administration. During his tenure of lecturing he has consistently produced over 40 multiple prize winners across different courses both nationally and internationally.
Dr. Shaan in currently a senior visiting lecturer for institutions in India and the Maldives. He is also one of the founder directors and the Chairman of the Alpha Business School and also a Director/ Chief Executive Officer of KC overseas Education, a company officially representing over 650 institutions in 30 countries for overseas education.
FCCA, CIMA Passed Finalist,
BBA (Bus. Econ. – 1st Class),
B.Sc. (Applied Accounting)
Subjects: PM [ F5 ], TX [ F6 ], MA [ F2 ]
A highly motivated and committed lecturer With 13 years of experience in teaching professional and academic courses. Shehan, who is an ACCA Sri Lankan prize winner, specialises in the subjects Management Accounting and Taxation while producing many Sri Lankan Prize Winners and a World Prize winner for the subject TX (F6) in the September 2018 Examination. Impeccably professional and uncompromised in his commitment to excellence, his passion for lecturing guarantees success for students which is seen through the above average pass rates.
ACCA, CMA, AAT,
Bsc (Hons), GIRM (UK)
Subjects : AA [ F8 ], APM [ P5 ], AAA [ P7 ]
Prasenna has 14 years of experience in coaching students in ACCA, ICASL, CMA and AAT Courses. He has helped thousands of students to excel in governance management and auditing related subjects. He is currently working as chief risk officer in a leading conglomerate counting more than 15 years of working experience. He is reading for his doctorate in international business. An ardent traveller and photographer , his teaching is enriched with exciting examples and stories.
MBA, B.Sc Sp.(USJP), ACMA, CGMA
Subjects: FA [ F3 ], FR [ F7 ], SBR
Counting 8+ years of Lecturing Experience, Suran is Our Financial accounting Specialist who is involved in tutoring the entire financial accounting pillar. He’s an MBA holder and also holds a Bachelors Degree holder specializing in accounting and finance from the University of Sri Jayawardenapura. Suran is also an Associate Member of CIMA. H e also lectures at Hirdaramani Knit University & the M.Sc Program at Asia e University. Suran has 9+ years of diverse corporate exposure in a Leading chemical manufacturing company, in an Apparel company & also at one of the Largest educational institutions in the country. His friendly and innovative teaching approach is highly commended by all his students.
LL.B (Hons) (London),
Attorney at Law, Dip. Commercial Arbitration
Subjects: F4 [ PT ]
Worked in a UK based solicitor firm for 4+ years and thereafter joined the private practice in Sri Lanka as a General Counsel. Currently working as a Legal & Compliance officer for an Australian Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence Company.
MBA, BBA (Fin – 1st class),
B.Sc (Applied Accounting),
ACCA Affiliate, AAT Passed Finalist,
CFA LII Candidate
Subjects: F1 [ PT ]
Nadeera is a well experienced finance professional and a dedicated and a committed lecturer with over 3 years of experience in lecturing ACCA. Nadeera who is an ACCA Prize winner specializes in the subject Accountant in Business. She holds a First Class Honours degree in management specialising in Finance from University of Colombo, Faculty of Management and Finance and holds and a Second Class Upper Bachelor of Science Degree specialising in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brooks University. She has completed her Master’s Degree in University of Colombo, Faculty of Management and Finance. Nadeera
is also a level two candidate of CFA.
CIMA Passed finalist, Civil Eng.
Adv. Dip. Quantity Surveying
Subjects: F2 [ PT ], F5 [ PT ]
Counting more than five years of lecturing experience at Aquinas University College, Viroshan simultaneously worked as a Product Lead at Frontier Research for 4 years. He is currently an entrepreneur and a Director at Tissera Holdings (Pvt) Ltd.
Completed ACCA, B.Sc (Applied Accounting) Oxford Brookes University
Subjects: AFM [ P4 ]
Richardson is currently working as a Research Analyst covering one of the biggest banks in South East Asia.He is passionate about the field and has gained experience of more than 4 years working with different reputable establishments. He has successfully completed Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) examination and is an active member of the institute. Richardson completed his ACCA exams in 2014 and bagged a BSC – Applied Accounting from Oxford Brooks University. Consistency and perseverance are what he believes to be the corner stones for all of his accomplishments.
Subjects : F8 [ FT ]
Ruzly Rameez, a member of ACCA and currently specializing himself in Sri Lanka Tax started his carrier as an Auditor at one of the big four audit firms. He built his carrier all the way to be an Audit Manager and has over 6 years of experience in the field of audit with the combination of local and overseas exposure. He is currently running his own Advisory firm in relation to Audit, Accounting, Tax and Business Strategy which has a combined portfolio of Start Ups, SMEs, BOI Registered Companies and Offshore Companies.
ACCA Top Affiliate,
B.Sc (App. Acc. – First Class)
Subjects : F7 [ PT ]
An ACCA Top Affiliate and graduate from Oxford Brookes University with a 1st class honours in BSc Applied Accounts and a Master of Business (Finance) from the University of Kelaniya, Minusha Weerasuriya is an energetic and enthusiastic lecturer who believes that teaching is his lifelong passion. Currently employed in a leading global capital markets entity, he has a wealth of experience in lecturing Mathematics and Accounting. He himself is an ACCA prize winner.
BBA (Fin – Colombo),
Subject – F9 [ PT ]
Ashvanth has been involved in lecturing since 2016. Being an investment banker, he approaches subjects practically giving students a glimpse of the practical application of the theory learned in ACCA. He is currently working for one of the leading investment banks in the country and has been part of several noteworthy M&A transactions, equity raisings and business restructures in Sri Lanka. He is a Sri Lankan prize winner and an Affiliate of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK) and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (Finance) from the University of Colombo.
Reading B.Sc (USJ)
Subjects: F3 [ PT ]
Ranked 20th in the Colombo District in the Commerce Stream at the GCE AL Exam in the year 2017, Rumil is a Tutor for Local Advanced Level Accounting. He has also been conducting tutor support for ACCA Foundations in Financial Accounting.
CIMA passed finalist,
Subjects: FA [ F3 ], FR [ F7 ]
Damien Labrooy CIMA passed finalist, studying for the MBA at the University of the West of Scotland.
Damien is a multidisciplinary professional with 5 years of lecturing experience. He has been associated with the courses such as CIMA, ACCA and is currently associated at a bachelors level degree program at the university of the west of Scotland. He is also a Lecturer for London AL in a leading International School in Colombo.
Prior to taking teaching as his full time involvement he was a professional in the Finance, Marketing and Business Operations functions in leading multi-national blue chip companies.
CFA Level III Candidate,
AAT (Passed Finalist)
Subject: FM [ F9 ]
Abdul who is an ACCA Affiliate and a CFA Level 3 candidate is currently employed as an equity research analyst for Acuity Knowledge Partners (formerly known as Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services), he supports a sell side client building and updating financial models, industry and company research, and sector news flows in the Automotive, Industrial and TMT sectors.
Previously he worked as a Financial Analyst at K Seeds Investments, an advisory firm, by assisting in projects involved in restructuring of companies, valuation of start-ups, project finance and treasury management.
Cert. in Common Law
Subject: LW [ F4 ]
Currently reading in her final year of LLB under the university of London. She is a dedicated Lecturer who is a well versed individual in law holding a certificate of higher education in the common law and business accounting. She also received the Best Agency Award in NYMUN’19 and has excelled in many other extra curricular activities.