department of entrepreneurship university of sri jayewardenepura (12)

Our endeavour is to promote the best practices in business management and the spirit of entrepreneurship to live up to our leadership status in the sphere of business management education in Sri Lanka

The generation of entrepreneurs who are capable of revolutionizing the world challenging the tradition through innovation and are capable of being creative destructors of the status quo has become a burning need of the era. Hence, the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, renowned as the centre of excellence in management education in Sri Lanka, invites both entrepreneurs, prospective entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial managers of Mother Lanka to join hands with the Department of Entrepreneurship, the precious centre for entrepreneurship, into an intense period of personal and professional transformation that prepares them for taking up challenges in creating a prosperous motherland. Surprisingly for them, this would not be the destination but would be a turning point in life that provides with the confidence and the required knowledge, skills, and attitudes to achieve continuous professional development in the highly turbulent and competitive business environment and would help all the participants to have a victorious life.

Target Group

  1. Entrepreneurs (those who own and manage their own business)
  2. Managers and Executives
  3. Academics in the field of business management and entrepreneurship
  4. Management Consultants
  5. Those who are planning to start their own businesses
  6. Graduates planning for postgraduate level qualifications

 

Calling Applications for Master’s Degree in Entrepreneurship 2022-2024

Applications are now called for the Master’s Degree in Entrepreneurship Program 2022-2024 organized and conducted by the Department of Entrepreneurship of the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura.

Application Closing date –  30th of June 2022

 

Special Instructions:

For ADEMB Students:

  • ADEBM Qualification should be stated as the Highest Qualification
  • Candidates should upload a scanned copy of the Employment History or the Business Registration Document in the Other Qualification Section of the application. 

Other Candidates:

  • Candidates should upload a scanned copy of the Employment Records in the Other Qualification Section of the application. 

Medium of Instructions

The medium of instruction is English. Question papers would be provided only in the English medium. Nevertheless, students are allowed to answer in English or Sinhala languages.

 

Entry Qualifications

  • To be eligible for admission to the MEntr the program, an applicant must possess one of the following qualifications and a working knowledge of English:

Category 01:

  1. Advanced Diploma in Entrepreneurial Business Management (ADEBM) USJ or a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university – and
  2. Above 25 years of age by the date of calling applications – and
  3. Three years of valid business registration or three years’ experience as a manager in an entrepreneurial business or three years of executive-level experience in an institution that provides BDSS (Business Development Supportive Services) or three years of executive-level experience in an institution that promotes entrepreneurship in the nation or an employee of University of Sri Jayewardenepura with five years’ service in it.

*NOTE: ADEBM Qualification is ONLY considered for the current intake of the year 2022 and will not be considered as a valid entry qualification in any subsequent intakes. 

Category 02:

  1. A Special Bachelor’s Degree with a class standing from a recognized university – or
  2. A General Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University with a First Class o Second Class (Upper Division) standing – or
  3. A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University with three years’ relevant post-qualifying experience – or
  4. A Postgraduate Diploma of not less than one year or Higher Degree from a recognized University with two years’ relevant experience.

Category 03:

  1. One of the following professional qualifications with three years’ relevant post-qualifying experience.
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (ICASL)- Passed Finalist
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) – Passed Finalist
  • Association of Chartered & Certified Accountants (ACCA)- Passed Finalist
  • Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) UK- Diploma Chartered Institute of Bankers (ACIB) UK- Diploma
  • Chartered Institute of Bankers (AIB) Sri Lanka – Diploma
  • Institution of Engineers (CIE) UK /SriLanka – Associate member or above
  • Sri Lanka Institute of Advanced Technology Education (SLIATE) – Higher National Diploma in Accountancy / Management / Commerce (HND A/M/C) (Four Year Course)
  • Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators – Member
  • Attorney-at-Law

2 One of the following professional qualifications with five years’ relevant post-qualifying experience.

  • Diploma in Marketing awarded by the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM)
  • Professional qualification in Human Resource Management from the Institute of Personnel Management (IPM)

 

Category 04:

  1. Other professional qualifications equivalent to the above may be considered subject to the approval of the Senate

 

Course Structure

Curriculum for Level 01

Course Code Course Credits Contact Hours National Hours
Term 1
MENT 10401 Entrepreneurship 04 60 200
MENT 10202 Financial Accounting 03 30 100
MENT 10303 Principles of Management 03 45 150
MENT 10205 Economics for Entrepreneurs 02 30 100
12 165 550
Term 2
MENT 10208 Financial Management 02 30 100
MENT 10309 Marketing Management 03 45 150
MENT 10210 Cost and Management Accounting 02 30 100
MENT 10311 Human Resource Management 03 45 150
MENT 10211 Project Management 02 30 100
12 180 600
Term 3
MENT 10215 Operations Management 02 30 100
MENT 10216 Management Information Systems 02 30 100
MENT 10336 Creativity and Innovation 03 45 150
MENT 10337 Statistical Analysis 03 45 150
10 150 500
Total 34 495 1650


Curriculum for
Level 02:

Course Code Course Credits Contact Hours Notional Hours
Term 1
MENT 20340 Organizational Behavior 03 45 150
MENT 20341 Strategic Management 03 45 150
MENT 20342 Business Plan Development 03 45 150
MENT 20343 Research Methods 03 45 150
12 180 600
Term 2
MENT 20344 Managing Entrepreneurial Growth 03 45 150
MENT 20345 Strategic Entrepreneurship 03 45 150
MENT 20246 Global Entrepreneurship 02 30 100
08 120 400
Term 3
MENT 21547 Research Study * 15 1500
35 300+  Research Study 2500
Or
MENT 20850 Project Report / Business Project** 08 800
And 7 or more credits from following
MENT 20251 Auditing for Entrepreneurs 02 30 100
MENT 20252 Taxation for Entrepreneurs 02 30 100
MENT 20253 Commercial Law 02 30 100
MENT 20254 Development Economics 02 30 100
MENT 20155 Contemporary Issues in Entrepreneurship
MENT 20156 Ethics and Sustainability 03 45 150
MENT 20157 Techno-Entrepreneurship
Total Minimum 35 Minimum 405 +  Project Report/ Business Project Minimum  1800+350

2150

For More Information, please contact:

 

Dr. Sriyani Ranasinghe
Coordinator – Master of Entrepreneurship
Department of Entrepreneurship
Faculty of Management Studies & Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.

Ms. Pubudini Liyanage
Deputy Coordinator – Master of Entrepreneurship
Department of Entrepreneurship
Faculty of Management Studies & Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.

 

Dr. Sriyani Ranasinghe : +94776500518
Ms. Pubudini Liyanage :+94 77 938 9551
Ms. Rashini . : +94112758823

Email: msc.ent@sjp.ac.lk