University of Kelaniya shines at the International Management Fest in India

“De’ novo 2018” an International Management Game Festival organised by Toc H Institute of Science and Technology, Kerala, was held from the 9th – 11th March 2018 in Kerala, India. The highlight of the event was that the University of Kelaniya was awarded the overall championship of the competition.
Students from more than thirty management institutions battled it out at this multi-faceted event consisting of multiple games related to management functions. The student teams of University of Kelaniya performed extravagantly well, while emerging first at both the HR game and the Finance game and third at the Marketing game.
The winning team members of the HR game include; H.M.M. Shereen Bandara, Amanda Abeysinghe, S.V. Madumali De Silva and K.J. Dulanjali. The winning team members of the Finance Team: T.D. Thilakarathne, W.N.D. Dharmasada, M.N. Dissanayake and M.L.D.J. Chaturuka. The other Members who represented University of Kelaniya at games were A.L.C.M. De Silva for Best Manager competition and for the Marketing Game winning the third place were; M.D. Nuwan, Rashmi Fernando, P.D.D.Y. Wikramasinghe and W.A.S.P. Jayathilake .
These teams were selected through a university level Management Game Festival organised by the Career Guidance Unit, University of Kelaniya in February 2018. Those who emerged winners were selected to represent Sri Lanka at this international tournament. This was done under the fullest direction of Professor D.M. Semasinghe, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Kelaniya and Professor Chamaru De Alwis, Director of the Career Guidance Unit. The complete financial support for the venture was provided by the University.