The Certificate, Diploma and Advanced Diploma Awarding Ceremony of the Extension programmes offered by the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura was held on 24th September 2017 from 1.00 pm onwards at the Bandaranayke Hall of the University. This event marked yet another milestone in the history of the university, being the second General Certificate, Diploma and Advanced Diploma Awarding Ceremony of the Extension Programmes of the Faculty.
The event was graced by Prof. Sampath Amaratunge – Vice Chancellor, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Dr. U. Anura Kumara – Dean, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, Heads of the Departments, Registrar and both the Academic and Non-Academic staff of the faculty together with Parents and Well-wishers. The Keynote Address for the occasion was delivered by Mr. Sujeewa Rajapakse, Managing Partner of BDO Partners and Past President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (ICASL).
An admirable number of four hundred and fifteen students were awarded at this ceremony, recognizing their accomplishments in management disciplines such as Marketing, Accountancy, Public Management and Entrepreneurship. The completion of this milestone will provide students with a promising qualification and an outstanding academic and a professional capacity, that would equip to pursue challenging career prospects in the future.
In keeping with the faculty’s status as ‘The Center of Excellence for Management Education in Sri Lanka’, these Extension Programmes help outspread our Social Responsibility in Education; by way of providing a number of excellent opportunities to those who were not privileged in obtaining university exposure at the end of their schooling career.