It gives me a great pleasure to extend a warm welcome to yet another batch of students to the Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) program offered by the Faculty of Management and Commerce, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka.
The MBA postgraduate program was commenced in 2011 at South Eastern University of Sri Lanka and this will be the seventh batch that will be enrolled this year. Our MBA students are from various career paths and enhance their managerial skills and knowledge. This program paves ways to the students to undertake their professional and executive works while studying MBA ensuring that the application of theory to practice looking at their current managerial practices by way of doing projects and following problem based approaches. Our aim is to mould our postgraduate students into managers who contribute eloquently to their organization and to the nation.
It is also pleasing to note that the university is very keen on the timely completion of the postgraduates program which have been very successful with six previous batches and reached to the end as scheduled and the program were run very smoothly without any interruption.
Our MBA program is adapting well-structured curriculum for two years of duration that response to the challenging working environment where managing people and organization is crucial. Thus, students will be able to learn both theory and practice of the real world and enhance managerial skills in various aspects of business. Research is also integral part of the MBA program at faculty of management and commerce. Students can select their field of study for their research focusing on regional and national needs and our faculty members will supervise the researches.
The Faculty of Management and Commerce has excellent and well qualified panel of lecturers who are specialized in specified field of study to coach postgraduate students. In addition, postgraduate unit organizes seminars and guest lecture programs by utilizing the services of industry practitioners and visiting lecturers from other universities in order to impart practical knowledge and to share their experiences in management. Moreover, our MBA students are given an opportunity to participate residential workshop to improve soft skills and to receive industrial exposure in foreign countries. Consequently, students are making a leadership contribution in their organization and beyond by opening new doors in their mind.
Faculty of Management and Commerce provides excellent and supportive learning environment where students are given computer laboratory and library with amazing learning facilities. Students will be able to access to the many other services including online access of research database.
Studying MBA at Faculty of Management and Commerce, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka is a truly a gratifying experience. We commit ourselves supporting our students in order to ensure their victory. I am confident that you will find our MBA as worthwhile and adding value to both your career and your organization.
Dr. A. Jahfer
Faculty of Management & Commerce