Department of Business Management

Welcome to the Department of Business Management

Welcome to the Department of Business Management (DBM), Faculty of Business Studies and Finance. At present, in the competitive and globalized world, having professionalism and specialized education in Management has become an imperative for success not only in managing organizations of any type and any of the scope but the personal and career life also. We, the Department of Business Management (DBM), Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, are committed to providing academic excellence in the fields of Management by envisioning “to be the best and the most preferred academic Department for Management Studies” and perusing the mission of “committing to produce excellent graduates well equipped with thorough knowledge and skills in management and positive mind-set, while continuously engaging in Management Research and Development.”

For aligning with this vision and mission, the DBM opens avenues for prospective students by offering a wide range of diplomas, Higher diplomas, undergraduate, postgraduate Diploma, Master level and other outreach programmes. The programmes offered by DBM

  • Diploma in Business Management (DBM)
  • in Business Management (Special) Degree
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management (PGDBM)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Offering these programmes, the top-grade education is delivered by an experienced and well-qualified academic staff who brings intellectual rigour and competencies in practical focus to students. The DBM strives to continuously improve the programs with the aim of staying at the forefront of higher education in the field of Management by attributing the

DBM graduates with;

  • An in-depth understanding of management concepts both from theoretical and practical perspectives.
  • The modern academic knowledge, skills, abilities and insights into the current practices of management in business organizations
  • The leadership, entrepreneurial skills and skills of communication and presentation
  • A range of competencies in the understanding of and dealing with management issues in modern organizations
  • A firm base for further study in the field of Management

Eventually, we assure all current and prospective students a bright future based on acquiring the management competencies and human values required to meet the demands of modern organizations as well as society as a whole.

Vision

“To be the best and the most preferred academic Department for Business Management”

Mision

“We are committed to produce excellent graduates well equipped with thorough knowledge of Business Management, while continuously engaged in Business Management Research and Management Development”

Message from the Head of the Department

Welcome to the Department of Business Management, Faculty of Business Studies and Finance, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. The field of management has revolutionized the world over the years passed by focusing the sustainable utilization of resources and fostering the human well-being. The modern society is heavily dependent upon the organizations for its survival and prosperity. Management is the paramount organ of the modern institutions and it creates their performance while assuring the long-term survival. Today, management is inevitable not only for the organizations but also for fostering social and family lives of the people.

The Department of Business Management offers its programmes at Diploma, Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. The B.Sc. (Special) Degree in Business Management develops the undergraduates with an advanced knowledge, productive skills, positive attitudes, and the constructive mind-set that are indispensable to be   effective Managers in the modern local or global contexts. In addition, for our well talented and enthusiastic undergraduates of the Department, we have opened a number of avenues for challenging opportunities of getting exposed to the real-world problems of varying complexity by offering them with a well- monitored industrial training in their final year. The Department not only encourages and empowers its undergraduates to be visionary-oriented and self-motivated towards success but also inspires them to create their own start-up companies as well, grounded on what they have learnt and developed during their stay in the University.

The Postgraduate level courses in Management, offered by the Department cater to the present-day requirements of the Managers at public, corporate and non-profit oriented organizations and also of the entrepreneurs to develop their competencies to be successful as Corporate Level Managers. The major asset of the Department, that is instrumental to achieve its objectives, is the highly qualified, well-experienced, exceptionally dedicated and positively motivated members of the staff, performing as a well cohesive team.

We welcome industrial partners for long-term research collaborations in management-related expanses with the expectation of solving their managerial problems in a consistent way, which would be the key for them to maintain sustainability and competitiveness in the long-run. Further, we invite them to get hand in hand with the Department by offering training placements for our undergraduates to release them to the society as well-qualified and skilled graduates with a broader knowledge, skills and human qualities.

Contact Info

Department of Business Management

60200, Kuliyapitiya,
Sri Lanka.

Tel : +94 37 22 83618

Email : dbm@wyb.ac.lk, dbmhead@wyb.ac.lk

Mon – Fri 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

Downloads

Graduate Profile

Industrial Training Manual

Guideline for Dissertation

Undergraduate Degree Programmes
  1. B.Sc. (Honors) in Business Management

Programme Structure

The degree programme is structured in to two years of common programme (which is common for all the students of the faculty of Business Studies and Finance), and two years of specialized programme. Fundamental managerial courses are offered during the first two years while unique set of course units specially customized for business management discipline are delivered under last two years of study. The selection of students to the specialized programme is highly competitive and is based on the performance & the student’s preference.

  • Structure of the Common Programme

  • Structure of the Degree Programme (03rd Year and 04th Year)

  • Postgraduate Degree Programmes

Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management (PGDBM)

The Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management Programme was commenced in the year 2005. This programme runs through one academic year.

 

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

This is a Masters level programme for which the participants have to carry out a fulltime Management Research under the guidance of supervisors appointed by the University. They should attend to a series of advanced seminars and lectures.

  • External Degree Programme

The Department of Business Management offers the ‘Diploma in Business Management’ to cater to the long felt need of the Business sector in Sri Lanka The DBM is designed to 5 meet the challenges of global business environment. It provides the opportunity for the participants to practice conceptual, people and technical skills. This is a professional qualification for those staff attached and potential employees to the business sector in Sri Lanka. Aims and Objectives of the Diploma Business Management (DBM)

  • To provide an opportunity for participants with relevant working experience to gain a professional qualifications in Business Management.
  • To transmit advanced and up to date knowledge in management and related disciplines and enhance managerial capabilities of participants.
  • To improve necessary managerial skills highly applicable to upgrade the managerial competence of participants.
  • To develop the confident to take on challenging situations on the job and effectively play managerial roles in their respective organizations.
  • To encourage participants to identify problems and by means of research, to suggest solutions in order to ensure sustainable development in their respective disciplines and ultimately in the organization. This diploma course comprehensively covers all aspects of business management. This is a professional qualification for managerial staff functioning across all sectors of the industry.

Structure of the Common Programme Level 1

Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

Semester – I

 

 

MGT 1114

Principles of Management & Organizational Theory

04

BNF  1113

Microeconomics

03

BSF 1113

Business Mathematics I

03

BSF 1123

Business Environment

03

ACT  1114

Financial Accounting

04

ELT  1110

English I – Grammatical Foundation

00

Total Credits for the Semester I

17

Semester – II

MGT 1224

Organizational Behavior

04

BNF  1224

Macroeconomics

04

BSF 1233

Business Mathematics II

03

BSF 1243

Information Technology

03

ACT  1224

Cost & Management Accounting

04

ELT  1210

English II Composition

00

Total Credits for the Semester II

18

Total Credits for the Level 2

35

Structure of the Common Programme Level 2

Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

Semester – I

 

MGT 2114

Human Resource Management

04

BSF 2124

Business Statistics

04

BSF 2123

Computer Software & Applications

03

ACT  2114

Taxation & Auditing

04

BSF 2131

Business Communication I

01

Total Credits for the Semester I

16

Semester – II

MGT 2224

Marketing Management

04

BNF  2214

Managerial Economics

04

BSF 2244

Commercial Law & Industrial Law

04

ACT  2224

Financial Management

04

BSF 2251

Business Communication II

01

Total Credits for the Semester II

17

Total Credits for the Level 2

33

 Sc. (Special) Degree in business management

Structure of the Programme Level 3

Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

Semester – I

 

MGT  3113

Operations Management

03

MGT  3124

Management Information Systems

04

MGT  3133

Management Science Applications

03

MGT  3144

Small Business Management

04

MGT  3153

Supply Chain Management

03

Total Credits for the Semester I

17

Semester – II

MGT  3263

Research Methodology

03

MGT  3274

Advanced Statistical Applications

04

MGT  3283

Organizational Culture & Leadership

03

MGT  3294

Professional Skills in Management

04

BNF   3253

Project Management

03

Total Credits for the Semester II

17

Total Credits for the Level 3

34

Structure of the Programme Level 4

 

Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

Semester – I

 

MGT  4114

Strategic Management

04

MGT  4124

Electronic Business

04

Total Credits for the Semester I

08

Semester – II

MGT  4234

International Business

04

MGT  4246

Industrial Training and Dissertation

06

Total Credits for the Semester II

10

Total Credits for the Level 4

18