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The certificate awarding ceremony of Diploma in People Skills Facilitated by Nestlé Lanka PLC

Diploma in People Skills is a unique programme offered by the Department of Marketing Management, Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies to its undergraduates focused on soft skills development. In January 2017, Nestlé Lanka PLC; a leading multinational of Sri Lanka which is the world’s largest food and beverage company; came on board as the key delivery partner of the Diploma in People Skills. As a result during the last 06 months, the students who were elevated to the Level 2 of the Diploma in People Skills, were taught and trained at Nestlé Lanka on the modules of Collaboration, Leadership and Innovation and Personal Development. To officially mark the conclusion of their training the Certificate Awarding Ceremony was held on the 26th of September 2017 at the H.T. Sunil Shantha Auditorium, University of Kelaniya and 30 undergraduates received Certificates at this event.

The event was graced by Prof. D.M. Semasinghe, Vice-Chancellor, University of Kelaniya, Dr. P.N.D. Fernando, Dean, Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies, Dr. Ajith Medis, Head, Department of Marketing Management, Ms. Enoca Sirimanne, Vice-President – Human Resources, Nestlé Lanka PLC, Mr. Shanaka Wijeweera, Senior Manager – Learning & Training, Nestlé Lanka PLC, and Ms. Erosha Fernando, Assistant Manager – Human Resources Business Excellence, Nestlé Lanka PLC. The academic staff of Department of Marketing Management and its undergraduates also participated in this event.

 

Dr. Ravindra Dissanayake has been appointed as the Chairman of the National Think-Tank of Brand-Sri Lanka” Project

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Dr. Ravindra Dissanayake, Senior Lecturer, Department of Marketing Management, the Faculty of Commerce & Management Studies of the University of Kelaniya, has been appointed as the Chairman of the National Think-Tank of “Brand-Sri Lanka” project.

The National Budget of 2017 has proposed that the government undertake a Global Marketing Campaign to Boost the Exports, Tourism and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). The Department of National Planning of the Ministry of National Policies & Economic Affairs, requested the Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) to coordinate with relevant stakeholder institutions to formulate a strategic global marketing campaign to boost Sri Lanka’s Brand image. This exercise included the main pillars of export, tourism and foreign investments. The stakeholder committee, which consists of different institutions and professional bodies, proposed Dr. Ravindra Dissanayake as the Chairman to its strategic committee to head the Think-Tank of strategizing “Brand Sri Lanka” project. The appointment was done by the Sri Lanka Export Development Board as the coordinating body of the project.

Dr. Ravindra Dissanayake obtained his Bachelor of Business Management in Marketing (Special) from the University of Kelaniya, Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM) of University of Sri Jayewardenepura and Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) from the European University, Switzerland. He is currently reading for another doctoral program (PhD) at the Taylor’s University in Malaysia. Dr. Ravindra Dissanayake is a brilliant scholar who has done much research in Brand Management, Consumer Behavior, Service Marketing and Business Case Studies. He serves for many reputed corporate sector organizations as a consultant in business development, brand building and strategic planning whilst being a trainer in professional soft skills and executive development programs.

 

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