Advanced Diploma in Manufacturing and Quality Management (English and Sinhala)

Manufacturing and Quality Management is an evolving discipline. As guidelines change, it is generally more profitable to be prepared for what the next level of rules will likely require for customer satisfaction, market responsiveness, compliance. Maintaining a safe, clean, and healthy work environment normally facilitates the implementation of environmental improvements.

The Advanced Diploma in Manufacturing and Quality Management is designed to provide individuals in the manufacturing sector at executive, supervisory or managerial levels with technical know-how, managerial knowledge, skills and attitudes required by the industry and to provide them with an industry recognized certification of excellence in manufacturing and quality management. This programme aims to develop both hard and soft skills of participants to manage their own sphere of activity and lead innovation and change in their workplaces. Thereby resulting in process excellence and productivity for their employers and career progression for the participants. The programme is designed for one academic year of guided and assisted learning consisting of class- room teaching, take home assignments and a management research project


Productivity and Quality Centre


Colombo /


Advanced Diploma




1 Year


Any of the following entry requirements will be accepted

  • A bachelor’s degree and employed
  • G.C.E A/L qualification with more than 3 years of working experience in the relevant field
  • G.C.E O/L qualification with more than 5 years of working experience in the relevant field
  • Advanced certificate (SLQF level 2, NVQ level 4) offered by a recognized institute with more than 1 years of working experience in the relevant field
  • One year foundation course and employed in the relevant field


  • Colombo Campus – 03rd October 2021

Course structure and modules

  • Introduction to Productivity and LEAN
  • Introduction to Management
  • Analytical Thinking with Statistical Tools
  • Key decisions in Operations Management
  • Project Management
  • Managing and Improving Team Performance
  • Introduction to costing for Operations
  • Introduction to Six Sigma
  • Total Quality Management and TPM
  • Process Control, Standardization and ISO Compliance
  • Independent Project and Presentation (Core)

Programme Fees

  • Course Fee: LKR 200,000 + Registration Fee: LKR 2,000
  • With the special concession of 25% programme fee – LKR 150,000 + LKR 2,000 (registration fee)


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