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Jul
23

Snr. Prof. Sampath Amarathunge becomes the first ever Senior Professor (Chair) of Business Economics at the Department of BEC

Senior Professor Sampath Amaratunge became the Senior Professor (Chair) of Business Economics, at the Department of Business Economics, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura (USJ). He is currently serving as the Chairman of the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Sri Lanka. Prior to his appointment as the Chairman of UGC he […]

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Jul
13

Zhejiang Shuren University, Zhejiang Province, Hangzhou, China has Donated 10 000 Face Masks to University of Sri Jayewardenepura

A donation of 10,000 facemasks from the Zhejiang Shuren University has been officially handed over to Senr. Prof. Sudantha Liyanage, the Vice-Chancellor of the University to Sri Jayewardenepura, on the 13th of July 2020. This is a result of a long-term partnership between the two universities. The Zhejiang Shuren University donated facemasks for the staff […]

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Jun
27

The first Business Information Systems Student Symposium (BISSS) – 2020

The first Business Information Systems Student Symposium organized by the Department of Information Technology of the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce was successfully held on Saturday, 27th of June 2020. The event which was conducted via zoom featured extended abstract presentations, poster presentations and software application development project presentations done by the undergraduates of […]

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Jun
23

A BEC Student launches a Book on Economic Reforms for Post COVID-19 Era

Mr. Pasan Wijayawardhana, a final year undergraduate of the Department of Business Economics, University of Sri Jayewardenepura has written a book titled “Revive Sri Lanka”, which presents economic reforms for the post COVID-19 period in Sri Lanka. This is the firstborn book done entirely by himself taking ideas from economic experts in order to fulfill the […]

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Jun
22

Dr. Dushar’s Paper is Among the Specially Selected Papers in the 30th Year of Publication of Review of International Business and Strategy

The year 2020 marks the 30th year of publication of Review of International Business and Strategy (previously International Journal of Commerce and Management). To mark the anniversary, the journal has compiled a virtual issue of selected papers to showcase the research published in the journal. Dr. Dushar’s paper on high performance work systems (HPWS) has been […]

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May
28

BEC Student emerges as the Best University Orator 2020

Mr. Pasan Wijayawardhana, a final year undergraduate of the Department of Business Economics emerged as the “Best University Orator of the Year 2020” at “Subashaka”, the inter-university oratory competition organized by the Media Unit of the Faculty of Management and Finance, University of Colombo. This contest can be recognized as the largest national-level online oratory […]

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May
27

Prof. P. D. Nimal elected as the Dean of the FMSC

Prof. P.D. Nimal Head of the Department of Finance has been elected as the Dean of the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce at the Faculty Board Meeting of the respective faculty held today (27 May 2020) with the chairmanship of Prof. Sudantha Liyanage, Acting Vice Chancellor of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Porf. Nimal obtained his […]

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May
23

Inauguration Ceremony of Postgraduate Programmes in Business Economics

The inauguration ceremony of the newly introduced postgraduate programmes in Business Economics was held on 23rd May 2020 from 7.00 pm onwards, virtually via Zoom. The ceremony marked the launch of two postgraduate programs, namely, Master of Business Economics: MBEc, and Master of Philosophy in Business Economics: MPhil (BEc) by the Department of Business Economics. […]

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Apr
30

Public Survey on Integration of Urban Agriculture into Land Use Planning in Western Province, Sri Lanka

Aftereffects of COVID-19 pandemic and prevailing climatic issues tend to have substantial consequences on the global food supply. In this context, we are investigating the way in which urban agriculture can be promoted in land use policies/guidelines for Western Province. For this, please share your current experiences and thoughts of cultivating extra spaces available at […]

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Apr
25

CovidArt’ 20

The Accounting and Financial Management Association (AFMA) of the Department of Accounting, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura organized ‘CovidArt’20’ with the objective of exhibiting the extravagant skills and effort of undergraduates of state universities all over the island. This was an online competition held for 17 long days under three […]

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