Inauguration Ceremony of the Diploma in Business Programme 2017/2018 has been successfully conducted on 19th February 2017 at Sunil Shantha Auditorium of Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies. Diploma in Business Programme is another step forward of the Department of Commerce and Financial Management which has been introduced on year 2010. The course is specially designed to provide an opportunity to pursue higher education to those who left behind in GCE advanced level examination due to limited university intake.
The Inaguration Ceremony was graced by the Chief Guest Prof. D.M. Semasinghe, Dean of Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies and Guest of Honor Mr. Thushara Jayaweera, Finance Manager, Hayleys Dipped Products PLC. Moreover the Head of the Department Dr. S.M.A.K. Samarakoon welcome the new batch and Prof. D.M. Semasinghe introduced the university system to the new students. Mr. Thushara Jayaweera emphasized the importance of developing soft skills and maintaining work-study balance. Vote of thanks was delivered by the course coordinator Mr. S.A.R. Lasantha. The event was successfully concluded with the presence of senior lecturers and lecturers of the department whilst opening a new avenue for higher education to much-desired knowledge seekers.