School of Business


The Productivity and Management Development Division is one of the three divisions at NIBM. This division was created through the recent amalgamation of the Productivity Facilitation Division and Management Development Division. Its focus is on improving productivity and management practices in the country.

This division offers a wide range of services and courses such as Workshops and Foundation Courses, Diploma and Certificate programmes and seminars. The Division offers its services to a cross section of society ranging from school leavers to top professional by way of management development programmes. These education and training opportunities are available to both organizations and interested individuals in public and private sectors.

The recent collaboration of the Productivity Facilitation and Management Development Division with the University College of Dublin, has created a new path for the students to read a BSc. Management Degree in the following specialization areas: Business Management, Financial Management, Human Resource Management and Marketing Management.

Recently, the Division launched a world recognized productivity and quality improvement system called the Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma Systems. A large number of industries in Sri Lanka have already embarked on improving quality and productivity using the Lean and Six Sigma Systems.

The Division is also a reputed training arm of the NIBM for organizing and conducting workshops and seminars for practicing managers and also for tailor-made training programmes on special requests made by client organizations to enhance their employees' competencies.


School of Business

  • Mr.Kolitha Ranawaka (Head-Management Development)
  • Mr.J L P Fernando (Deputy Director-Management Development)
  • Ms.P Wickramasuriya (Head - Productivity)
  • Dr.Himendra Balalle (Head -Consultancy)
  • Ms.S Ameelan (Senior Consultant/Lecturer)
  • Ms.K G G S Karunathilake (Senior Consultant/Lecturer)
  • Mr.Chanuka Waththegama (Senior Consultant/Lecturer)
  • Mr.K N Tharanga (Consultant/Lecturer)
  • Ms.J A C Senarathna (Consultant/Lecturer)
  • Mr.T B Devanarayana (Consultant/Lecturer)
  • Ms.Kalaipriya Kalaiseen (Consultant/Lecturer)
  • Mrs.Thumesha Jayathilaka (Consultant/Lecturer)
  • Ms.K A D U Jayathissa (Consultant/Lecturer)
  • Mr B P P Thilakarathne (Consultant/Lecturer)

Lecture Schedules

Academic Programmes

Professional Certifications
Certificate Courses
Diploma Programmes
Workshops and Seminars
Foundation Courses

Examination Schedules

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