The Entrepreneurship Day was celebrated on November 27, 2017 for the eighth consecutive year at the University of Kelaniya. This function was organized by the Department of Commerce & Management Studies together with Young Entrepreneurs Association of the University of Kelaniya.
In parallel to this event, an ‘Entrepreneurial Centre for Venturing & Research’ was declared open by Prof. D.M. Semasinghe, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Kelaniya and Prof. Ranga Halwathura, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Moratuwa. The Centre was opened with the intention of encouraging young entrepreneurs.
The third edition of the ‘Futurepreneur‘ Magazine which is proudly presented by the Young Entrepreneurs Association was also launched alongside Entrepreneurship Day. This magazine includes academic articles and interviews of lecturers and undergraduates of the Department of Commerce & Financial Management.
Also present at this event were Dr. P.N.D. Fernando, Dean of the Faculty of Commerce & Management Studies, Dr. S.M.A.K. Samarakoon, Head of Department of Commerce and Financial Management, academic staff of the Departments of the Faculty of Commerce & Management Studies, Mr. Lal Keerthi Gunawardhana, Chairman of Lucky Lanka Milk Processing Company Limited, Mr. Malaka Rubasinghe, Operations Manager of Singhe Group of Companies and owner of New Singhe Furnitures, many other entrepreneurs and undergraduates.