“Talk to a Business Economist”

“Talk to a Business Economist”

The Department of Business Economics at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura organized an insightful session titled “Talk to a Business Economist” on April 24th, 2024. The event, held from 3:00 PM onwards at the Old Faculty Board Room Hall, FMSC, USJ, aimed to provide students with valuable guidance for their future careers, guided by the Subject BEC 3180 Personal and Professional Development.

The session welcomed esteemed alumni as the main invited guests, including Ms. Achini Dharmasiriwardhana, General Manager of Marketing at Anverally Tea, and Mr. Manjula Tushara, Chief Internal Auditor & General Manager – Risk & Control at TeeJay Lanka PLC.

These distinguished alumni shared their insights and experiences with the students, offering practical advice and perspectives from their respective fields. Their presence added significant value to the event, providing students with a glimpse into the real-world applications of their academic studies.

In addition to the alumni guests, the Head of the Department, the Subject Coordinator, and other lecturers actively participated in the session. Their presence and contributions further enriched the discussion, providing students with comprehensive guidance and support.

Throughout the session, students engaged in interactive discussions and had the opportunity to ask questions, gaining valuable insights into various career paths within the field of business economics.

Overall, the “Talk to a Business Economist” session was an invaluable opportunity for students to lay the preliminary steps for their future careers. The Department of Business Economics remains committed to providing students with opportunities for personal and professional development, preparing them for success in their chosen fields.