Miloda Academy of Financial Studies was established in 2013 as the Training arm of The Ministry of Finance. It is the first such institute in Sri Lanka and will look into financial studies primarily in addition to language training, information technology training, technical and personality development training. Furthermore, it will provide and maintain training courses that are related to the monetary sector. The institute will also act as a training ground for Finance Ministry employees and private sector employees as well. Linking up with international universities and organizations such as The World Bank and International Monetary Fund in order to improve the knowledge transfer to Sri Lanka.
The institute possesses international level facilities with state of the art lecture halls, auditoriums and the latest in audio-visual appliances.
The institute is being housed in the renovated ‘Times Building’, although the inside houses a modern work environment and office complexes, the outer side of the building maintains its 19th century charm.
With a whole new range of courses set to launch in the next few months in areas such as Accountability and Governance, Commercial Skills, Leadership and Management, Information, Digital and Data management and so on. Miloda is gearing up to train Sri Lanka’s next generation of public and private sector employees.