A guest lecture on ‘Digitalisation: Future of Finance’ was held for the second year students of the Department of Accounting on 5th December, 2019 at Fayol. Mr. Clancy Peiris (ACMA, CGMA, Attorney at Law) Senior Manager of the Department of Relationship Programmes of CIMA Corporate Office, London; delivered this lecture during his short visit to Sri Lanka.
The lecture took a futuristic outlook as it explored the new ventures that are yet to be born in the field of Finance and Accounting. The challenges and opportunities pertaining to the utilization of novel technology was given the main focus of this lecture.
This trending, but fresh topic was well received by the accounting undergraduates of the department making this session a fruitful one, which opened their eyes to the new world.