The certificate award ceremony of the 2015/2016 batches of Higher Diploma in Marketing and Diploma in Marketing programmes conducted by the Department of Marketing Management of the University of Kelaniya was held last week at the auditorium of the Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies. Around 100 students who successfully completed above programmes were awarded the Higher Diploma in Marketing and Diploma in Marketing.
Addressing the gathering, Dr. AjithMedis – Head of the Department of Marketing Management stated that the department of marketing management has introduced an academic path by offering a Diploma, Higher Diploma, Post Graduate Diploma and a Master’sprogramme in Marketing discipline for anyonewho is interested in becoming a qualified marketing professional. Further, the keynote speaker of the ceremony – Mr. NuwanWimalana- Executive Director- Business Development of Ceylon Pencils Corporation stressed the importance of academic qualifications for a professional to excel in their career lives.
The event was graced by Prof D M Semasinghe, the Dean of the Faculty of Commerce & Management Studies, Dr. AjithMedis – Head, Department of Marketing Management, Dr. AnuraKarunarathna- Head, Department of Accountancy, Dr. RenukaHerath, the Coordinator of the Higher Diploma in Marketing Programme, Mr. UdithaBandara, the Coordinator of the Diploma in Marketing Programme, academic staff members of the Department of Marketing Management, diploma holders and their parents and spouses.