The students of intake I of the above certificate program have completed their studies at the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce (FMSC), University of Sri Jayewardenepura by October, 2016. Consequently, 368 successful students received their certificates at a certificate awarding ceremony held on 5th March 2017 at the FMSC. The event was graced by the Dean, FMSC, Dr. U. Anura Kumara, Mrs. B.M.M.M. Basnayake, Additional Director of the Ministry of Public Administration and Management as guests of honour. Also, the event was attended by Professor (Mrs.) Lalitha S. Fernando, Head, Department of Public Administration and academic members of the hosting departments namely, Department of Public Administration, Department of Business Administration, and Department of Human Resource Management.