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 wellbeing. The modern society is heavily dependent upon organizations for its survival and prosperity. Management is the paramount organ of the modern institutions and it creates their performance while assure the long-term survival. Today management is inevitable not only for organizations but also for fostering social and family lives of people.
The Department of Business Management offers programmes at diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The B.Sc. (Special) Degree in Business Management develops undergraduates with knowledge, skills, attitudes, and mind-set essential to be effective managers in the local or global context.in addition, for our well talented students, we open avenues for challenging opportunities of getting exposed to the real world problems of varying complexity by offering them a well monitored industrial training in their final year. We also encourage and empower our students to be visionary oriented, self-motivated, and to create their own start-up companies based on what they learn and develop within their stay in the department.
The postgraduate level courses in management offered by the Department cater the managers at public, corporate, non-profit oriented organizations and entrepreneurs to develop their competencies to be successful as corporate level managers. The Department’s major asset that is instrumental to achieve its objectives is the qualified, experienced, dedicated and motivated members of staff who are performing as a well cohesive team.
We welcome industrial partners for long-term research collaborations in management related areas with the hope 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. Moreover, we invite them to get hand in hand with the Department by offering training placements for our students to release them to the society as well qualified people with human qualities.
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.
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.
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)