The Department of Industrial Management has become a legatee of producing competent and quality graduates in Industrial Management by widening the horizon of theoretical knowledge in social, economic and managerial disciplines as well as industry oriented analytical and practical skills.
To become a centre of excellence for the development of human resources in the field of Industrial Management to match the national and global trends.
To provide undergraduates with education, research facilities and outreach programmes in the field of Industrial Management to enable them perform effectively and efficiently in the manufacturing and service industries.
Industrial Management came under the preview of the Department of Industrial Management & Computer Studies in the Faculty of Applied Sciences of Wayamba Campus established under the Rajarata University, before becoming a single Department of the Wayamba University. The Department of Industrial Management attempts to blend its output with the existing industry requirements by carrying out the necessary adjustments of the curriculum in a timely manner and encourages the students to involve in a variety of extra-curricular activities through interdisciplinary and outreach events. The department offers a number of course modules not only to gain the conceptual knowledge but also have hands on experience in all aspects of information system development with exposure to business problem analysis and problem solving too.
The graduates who are majoring Industrial Management mark almost l00% employability where career opportunities mainly exist in manufacturing industries while there are so many other paths to make their careers as well. At present, many of our graduates live in foreign countries for their career development and higher studies. The Department of Industrial Management has gained its present success through the worthy support of its academic staff. The Department is composed of multi-disciplinary skilful and knowledgeable work force in different disciplines. Also the academic staff members have obtained their postgraduate qualifications from internationally recognized universities.