Ms. SMN Praveeni
Department of Business Management , Faculty of Business Studies and Finance Wayamba University of Sri Lanka Kuliyapitiya. 60200

Ms. SMN Praveeni


Academic Qualifications

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) specialized in Business Technology, University of Kelaniya,2019
  • Bachelor of Science (special) in Business Management, 1st class hounours, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka,2016

Professional Qualifications

  • Higher National Diploma in Human Resource Management, Merit pass, National Institute of Business Management, 2014

Professional Memberships /Affiliations/ Administrative contributions

  • Secretary, Editorial member – Faculty Newsletter 2020
  • Department Representative – University Newsletter
  • Secretary, Department Quality Assurance Cell (DQAC)
  • Department Sub -Coordinator -Wed Updating and LMS
  • Session Host- WAYACiM2020, ARSYM2020, SACFIRE2020
  • Activity member – Enriching Teaching and Learning Environment, Accelerating Higher Education Expansion and Development (AHEAD/ ELTA – ELSE Development Project)
  • Committee Member – Technical Committee, Programme & Registration Committee ; Wayamba Conference in Management (WAYACiM 2020),Annual Research Symposium of Management (ARSYM 2020)
  • Committee Member- Programme and Registration Committee; Annual Research Symposium of Management (ARSYM 2018)
  • Committee Member- Programme and Registration Committee, Sri Lanka Forum of University Economists (SLFUF 2019)
  • Committee Member- Inauguration and Hospitality Committee, Wayamba International Conference (WinC 2018)

Teaching Interests

  • Management Science Applications, Human Resources Management, Advanced Statistical Applications

Research Interests

  • Human Resource Management, Business Technology, Higher Education


International refereed journals & international conference proceedings

  • Praveeni, SMN & Wickramasinghe, CN (2020). Smartphone Addiction on Academic Performance of undergraduates in Sri Lanka: Mediating effect of Technology Driven Multitasking. International Conference in Business and Information (ICBI 2020), University of Kelaniya
  • Tennakoon, WDNSM, Dilshani, AKDN, Wijethunga, WMNM, Amarathunga, PABH, Praveeni, SMN & Lasanthika, WJAJM (2020), “What Prevent Them Shifting? Perceived Barriers of Employee Transition to Entrepreneurship: A Concept Paper”, 11th International Conference on Business & Information (ICBI 2020), University of Kelaniya
  • Dilshani, AKDN, Praveeni, SMN & Fernando, Y (2019). Effect of solid waste management practices on operational performance of apparel industry in Sri Lanka. International Conference on Business and Information (ICBI-2019). Colombo.
  • Dilshani, AKDN, Praveeni, SMN & Fernando, JAAN (2019). Examination of Factors Affecting on Operational Efficiency. Vavuniya Campus International Research Conference (VCSR-2019). Vavuniya.
  • Praveeni, SMN (2019). The Relationship Between Personality and Multitasking. Asia International Conference on Multidisciplinary Research (AIMR-2019). IRDI, Colombo.

Local refereed journals & Local conference proceedings

  • Praveeni, SMN (2020). Perceived Academic Stress among University Undergraduates in Sri Lanka. Wayamba Journal of Management.
  • Pramodanie, WAP, Dissanayake, DMTD., Praveeni, SMN (2019) Market Orientation and Organizational Performance of Small and Medium Enterprises in Puttalam District. Wayamba Journal of Management.
  • Dilshani, AKDN, Praveeni, SMN & Wijerathne, BDRTN (2018). Relationship Between Industrial Ergonomics and Employee Performance; Evidences from a Leading Garment Manufacturing Organization in Sri Lanka. Research Conference on Business Studies (RCBS-2018). Jaffna.
  • Praveeni, SMN (2017). The Impact of Employer Branding on Talent Retention in the Private Bank in Puttlum District. 4th Annual Research Symposium on Social Sciences and Humanities (ARSSSH-2017). NCAS, Colombo.
  • Praveeni S.M.N., Kumarasinghe K.K.A.H. (2018). Impact of Human Resource Management Practices on Female Employees Performance. Interdisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers (ICMR-2018). Sabaragamuwa.
  • Karandakatiya T.K., Praveeni. S.M.N. (2017). The Key factors affecting Labour Turnover Intention of the Probationary Employees in ABC (Pvt)Ltd. Annual Research Symposium in Management (ARSYM-2017). Wayamba.

Scholarships/ Awards/ Medals

  • The Best Research Paper Award at ICBI 2020.