Ms. UL Herat

umangi@wyb.ac.lk
077 1386597
Department of Business Management , Faculty of Business Studies and Finance Wayamba University of Sri Lanka Kuliyapitiya. 60200

Ms. UL Herat

Lecturer (Probationary)

Academic Qualifications

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) Merit Pass, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, 2018.
  • Bachelor of Science (Special) in Business Management, First Class Honours, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, 2015

Professional Qualifications

  • CIMA Passed Finalist, Charted Institute of Management Accountants, UK

Professional Memberships /Affiliations/ Administrative contributions

  • Sub-Coordinator of Department Research Journal - Wayamba Journal of Business Management.
  • Sub-Coordinator of Web and LMS updating, Department of Business Management, Faculty of Business Studies and Finance, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka
  • Sub-Coordinator of Student Portfolio, Department of Business Management, Faculty of Business Studies and Finance, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka
  • Activity Member – AHEAD Project Activity 02
  • Academic Advisor – Academic year 2018/2019, Faculty of Business Studies and Finance, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka.
  • Organizing Committee Member – Registration and Programme Committee, Publication and Editorial Committee, First Wayamba Conference in Management– (WAYACiM-2020)
  • Organizing Committee Member - Technical and Publicity Committee, Finance and Procurement Committee, Sri Lanka Forum of University Economists – (SLFUE-2019)
  • Organizing Committee Member - Technical Committee, Annual Research Symposium (ARSYM)-FBSF-2017
  • Secretary – Committee of the Development of Strategic Plan, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka 2017-2021

Teaching Interests

  • Management Information Systems, Electronic Business, Business Environment, Marketing Management, Computer Software & Applications, Information Technology, Small Business Management

Research Interests

  • Small Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management

Publications

International refereed journals & international conference proceedings

  • U. L. Herat., A. A. S. S. GUNASEKERA. "The Study of Factors Affecting the Intention of Selecting an Internship Programme of Management Faculty Undergraduates in Sri Lankan State Universities" Iconic Research and Engineering Journals Volume 3 Issue 6 2019 Page 69-76
  • Dilshani A.K.D.N., Herat U.L., Fernando P.Y.S (2018) “Effect of solid waste management practices on the operational performance: evidence from Apparel Industry in Sri Lanka”, Proceedings of the Wayamba University International Conference Sri Lanka (WINC 2018), p158
  • P.A.B.H.Amarathunga., U.L.Herat (2017), “Analysis of the Role of Financial Rewards in determining Affective Commitment, Normative Commitment and Continuance Commitment of Government School Teachers in the North Western Province of Sri Lanka”, Proceedings of the Peradeniya University International Research Sessions, Sri Lanka (iPURSE), Vol 21, November 2017, pp25-26
  • Dilshani A.K.D.N., Veenavi W.H.U., Herat U.L (2017) “Study of Business Process Outsourcing (BPO): Evidence from Garment Manufacturing Companies in Colombo District”, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches (iCMA), September 2017, p138.
  • Thennakoon W.D.N.S.M and Herat U.L (2017) “An Assessment of Viral Marketing Effect on the Selection of Travel Destination by Travelers”, Proceedings of International Conference on Advanced Marketing (ICAM) 2017, The International Institute of Knowledge Management, January 2017, p6.
  • Dilshani A.K.D.N., Herat U.L (2016) “The Relationship Between Followership Style and Job Performance”, Proceedings of BCAS International Annual Research Symposium, British College of Applied Studies, Issue 02, December 2016, pp 36-39.
  • Dilshani A.K.D.N, Herat U.L (2016) “To Study the Impact of Managerial Skills on Subordinates’ Job Satisfaction Case Study on Garment Industry- Sri Lanka”, Proceedings of BCAS International Annual Research Symposium, British College of Applied Studies, Issue 02, December 2016, pp 40-42.
  • Umangi Lasanthika Herat, (2015) “The Study of Factors Influencing the Effectiveness of Training Provided to Executives in Sri Lankan Cement Industry”, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Social Sciences (ICOSS)-2015, The International Institute of Knowledge Management, August 2015, p 30.
  • Umangi Lasanthika Herat, (2015) “The Study of Factors Influencing the Effectiveness of Training Provided to Executives in Sri Lankan Cement Industry”, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Social Sciences, Vol 2, 2015, pp.84-99

Local refereed journals & Local conference proceedings

  • Weerasinghe M, Herat U.L (2020), “Exploring the Factors Affecting the Consumer Attitudes Towards Healthy Foods with Reference to Colombo Suburb, Sri Lanka”, Proceedings of Wayamba Conference in Management 2020, p5.
  • Wijenayake G.G.M, Herat U.L (2020), “Study of Factors Influencing on the Performance of Small and Medium Manufacturing Enterprises of Kandy District in Sri Lanka”, Proceedings of Wayamba Conference in Management 2020, p7.
  • Wanigasekara W.M.S.S, Herat U.L (2020), “The Work Life Balance of Operational Workers in Tyre Industry in Sri Lanka”, Proceedings of Wayamba Conference in Management 2020, p29.
  • Wijewardena B.A.G.S.N., Herat U.L. (2020), “The Impact of Green Marketing Components on Corporate Image of Green Certified Hotels in Sri Lanka”, Wayamba Journal of Management, Vol 11, Issue 01.
  • Herat U.L., Wijesinghe W.M.H.G, (2019), “Entrepreneurial Networks Towards the Performance of Small & Medium Manufacturing Enterprises in Kurunegala District in Sri Lanka”, Wayamba Journal of Management, Vol 10, Issue 02.
  • H.M.A Herath., U.L.Herat (2018), “Entrepreneurial Competencies and start-up intention of Management Faculty Undergraduates in Sri Lankan Government Universities”, Proceedings of Wayamba University Research Congress 2018, p49.
  • Tennakoon W.D.N.S.M., Herat U.L (2017), “Perceived Supervisor Support and Employee Turnover Intention: The Moderating Effect Of Employment Tenure”, Wayamba Journal of Management, Vol 08, Issue 01.
  • Herat U.L., Wijesinghe W.M.H.G, (2019), “Entrepreneurial Networks Towards the Performance of Small & Medium Manufacturing Enterprises in Kurunegala District in Sri Lanka”, Wayamba Journal of Management, Vol 10, Issue 02.
  • Dilshani A.K.D.N, Herat U.L and Chandrawansha W.M.A.K (2016) “Human Related Issues on the Development of Cellular Manufacturing: A Study in Sri Lankan Apparel Industry”., Proceedings of Research Conference on Business Studies (RCBS) 2016, Vavuniya Campus of the University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka, June 2016, pp 87-91.

Scholarships/ Awards/ Medals

  • The Best Paper Presenter Award “Unlocking The Entrepreneurial Competencies of Management Faculty Undergraduates in Sri Lankan Government Universities” in the session on “Innovations in Management at the Wayamba University Research Congress 2018.
  • The Best Paper Presenter Award “Human Related Issues on the Development of Cellular Manufacturing: A Study in Sri Lankan Apparel Industry” Research Conference On Business Studies (RCBS), Faculty of Business Studies, Vavuniya Campus of the University of Jaffna, June 2016