“The Lord of the Debates- 2018” inter- departmental debating competition organized by the first year undergraduates of the Department of Finance, Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies, University of Kelaniya was held on the 17th of October 2018 at MBA hall. The competition was organized with the objective of developing soft skills of the undergraduates and strengthening the cooperation between the departments.
The debating teams representing the Department of Commerce and Financial Management. Department of Human Resource Management, Department of Finance, Department of Zoology and Environmental Management, Department of Marketing Management, Department of Mathematics, Department of Political Science, Department of Statistics & Computer Science and Department of Accountancy participated in the competition. Out of those, the teams from the Department of Human Resource Management, Department of Mathematics, Department of Statistic and Computer Science got selected for the semi- finals and the judgements were made by the board of judges consisting 15 academics.
The Semi- finals will be held on the 31st of October 2018 and the “The Lord of the Debates- 2018” Grand Finale on the 07th of November along with the ‘Investment Week’ programme organized by the Department of Finance.
Senior lecturer C.S.P.K. Fernando, Head- Department of Finance, Senior Lecturer Dr. C.N. Wickramasinghe, Head- Department of Commerce and Financial Management, Senior Prof. R.P.C. Ranjani including the academic staff members and the first year undergraduates of the Department of Finance graced the event.