Cisco Networking Academy
Cisco Networking Academy a global education initiative from Cisco Systems offers programmes in networking such as Cisco Certiﬁed Network Associate (CCNA) and Cisco Certiﬁed Network Professional (CCNP) course. Certiﬁcations such as CCNA and CCNP are highly sought after by network engineers throughout the world as a way of enhancing their carrier in the IT ﬁeld. The School of Computing of NIBM has been ofﬁcially recognized as a Cisco Network Academy since 2016.
Red Hat® Academy turns academic institutions into centers for enterprise-ready talent by outﬁtting them with Red Hat Training and Certiﬁcation. Through the Red Hat Academy program, more than 20,000 students per year gain access to the value of training and the beneﬁts of certiﬁcation through hands-on instruction, curriculum, labs, performance-based testing, and instructor support. The Red Hat Academy curriculum is offered across Red Hat’s most in-demand platform, middleware, and cloud technologies. Select courses and exams are available in North America, Europe, Asia-Paciﬁc, and Latin America. The School of Computing of NIBM has been ofﬁcially recognized as a Red Hat Academy since 2017.
Microsoft Imagine Academy
Microsoft Imagine Academy provides up-to-date curricula and resources to train and certify students and educators on Microsoft products and technologies. Students gain valuable skills required for college and career that will help them succeed in an increasingly digital global economy across Computer Science, IT infrastructure, Data Science and and Productivity areas. The School of Computing of NIBM has been ofﬁcially recognized as a Microsoft Imagine Academy since 2017.
Institute of Certiﬁed Management Accounts of Sri Lanka
NIBM signed a memorandum of understanding with the Institute of Certiﬁed Management Accounts of Sri Lanka to provide CMA accreditation to the courses offered by NIBM which would facilitate both NIBM and CMA students to obtain exemptions. NIBM will grant exemptions to the students and members of CMA to obtain academic qualiﬁcations at NIBM and also the NIBM students will get exemptions for the CMA examinations. Further, NIBM and CMA is hoping conduct joint programmes for its members & students on contemporary areas of Financial and Management Accounting. CMA will also grant scholarships for skilled & ﬁnancially needy students of NIBM at the discretion of the Governing Council of CMA and on recommendation by the management of NIBM.
Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI)
The National Institute of Business Management (NIBM) and the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to offer professional ﬁnancial services qualiﬁcations to students to complement their academic studies at NIBM. To encourage a new generation of corporate ready professionals, the NIBM and CISI will work together to provide students with the opportunity to advance their knowledge in a wide range of areas in ﬁnancial services. The CISI will make the Fundamentals in Financial Services, International Introduction to Securities & Investment, International Certiﬁcate in Wealth & Investment Management and Risk in Financial Services accessible at the NIBM.
Association of Accounting Technicians of Sri Lanka
The National Institute of Business Management (NIBM) and the Association of Accounting Technicians of Sri Lanka (AAT Sri Lanka) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to offer exemptions for the AAT ﬁnalist students to peruse a well-recognized UK degree in professional accounting at NIBM. With the signing of this MoU, the AAT ﬁnalist students can now complete a BA (Hons) in Professional Accounting degree at NIBM in two years while getting an exemption on the ﬁrst year. The programme is structured in part time basis where the lectures are conducted during weekends and weekday evenings to help the students to build their academic qualiﬁcations while they are being employed.