Department of Business Management
Faculty of Business Studies & Finance


One Year



Wayamba University of Sri Lanka (WUSL), as part of an ongoing process of conducting courses to meet the demands of the challenging business world announces the commencement of the Diploma in Business Management (DBM) programme.

This course is offered by the Department of Business Management, Faculty of Business Studies & Finance, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. With this knowledge, the participants could gain better employment in managerial positions in the business world, or continue with higher studies.

The curriculum is highly focused to mirror the challenges of the globalized world. It appropriately adopts Problem-based Learning as the primary teaching methodology to promote student-directed learning that will better equip them with the industry.



The diploma has been designed for employees of the business organizations those who seek managerial positions and those who wish to gain a substantial knowledge in the field of business management.



  • To provide an opportunityfor participants with relevant working experience to gain a professional qualifications in Business Management.
  • To transmit advanced and up to date knowledgein management and related disciplines and enhance managerial capabilities of participants.
  • To improve necessary managerial skillshighly applicable to upgrade the managerial competence of participants.
  • To develop the confidence to take on challengingsituations on the job and effectively play managerial roles in their respective organizations.
  • To encourage participants to identify problemsand by means of research, to suggest solutions in order to ensure sustainable development in their respective disciplines and ultimately in the organization.


Duration of the course is one academic year. The participantsare required to follow twelve (12) course modules in two terms, including an Independent Study Report at the end of the course.




DBM112Principles of Management

DBM 122 Statistics for Business

DBM132 Economics for Business

DBM142 Financial Accounting

DBM152 Human Resource Management

DBM162 Marketing Management

DMB212 Production & Operations Management

DBM222Financial Management

DBM 232 Project Management

DBM 242 Professional Skills in Management

DBM252 Productivity and Quality                                   

DBM262 Strategic Management

DBM276 Independent Study Report



  1.    Passed in G.C.E. (Advanced Level) 2 subjects (3 subjects for the applicants who did four subjects) in any stream in a single attempt, and Passed in English language in G.C.E. (Ordinary Level) or G.C.E. (Advanced Level) OR,
  2.    Passed in G.C.E. (Ordinary Level) 6 subjects ( including Mathematics and English) in a single attempt with more than three years of  working experience in a related field, OR,

iii.   Any other qualification not listed above, but may be considered case by case and acceptable to the Board of Study and the Senate of WUSL.  AND

  1.  Age not less than 18 years



Application Fee: Rs. 500

Tuition Fee:       Rs. 70,000



Candidates will be selected in an Interview from among those who apply in response to an advertisement published in national newspapers, by the Department of Business Management. The decision of the University Senate will be final in respect of selections.



Application forms can be obtain from Course Director, Diploma in Business Management, Department of Business Management or downloaded from the web site of the Faculty of Business Studies & Finance(Web site: www.wyb.ac.lk and payment of Rs. 500/- can be made when submitting completed applications to Department of Business Management. Completed application forms must be sent to the Course Director, Diploma in Business Management, Department of Business Management, Faculty of Business Studies & Finance, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka on or before 30th of January 2016.


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Dean/ Faculty of Business Studies & Finance

Prof. E S Wickramasinghe


Course Director

Mr. B M Wijesiri


Academic Coordinator

Mrs. W D N S M Tennakoon


Administrative Coordinator

 Ms. S N Priyadharsani


Lecture Panel

Prof. E S Wickramasinghe

Dr. H M A Herath

Dr. T K Karandaketiya

Mrs. K A M S Kodisinghe

Mr. B M Wijesiri

Mrs. W D N S M Tennakoon

Mrs. A K D N Dilshani

Mrs. W M N M Wijethunga

Mrs. T M T D Dissanayaka

Ms. P A B H Amaratunga

Ms. W D M B K Dissanayaka



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