Welcome to CEMBA/CEMPA
We in the Department of Management Studies (DMS) warmly welcome you to the CEMBA/CEMPA programme of the Open University of Sri Lanka. We believe you have made an important decision to apply for admission to the programme and we assu re you the opportunity of participating in a rewarding postgraduate study programme leading to an Executive MBA/ MPA recognized in the Commonwealth. In order to face the challenges and to capitalize on the opportunities available, today’s managers of business and public sector organizations must invest in active learning. The CEMBA/CEMPA programme is designed to help busy managers and public officers as well as professionals gain a higher level of competency in their respective functions, and expand their perspectives to encompass a more international outlook. Utilizing the distance learning expertise and resource materials developed in the field of management and public administration by the Commonwealth of Learning, the programme provide a comprehensive and in depth coverage of contemporary topics in management and public administration through core, elective and project courses. The programme is offered primarily through distance education based learner-oriented system allowing greater flexibility in learning. In response to the requirements of learners comprising working managers, administrator, and professionals the programme is offered in the form of a series of modular courses and a dissertation, while allowing for multiple exit points. Your effo rt will finally lead to the Executive MBA and Executive MPA Degrees offered under the two streams of study respectively. We would like to invite you to take advantage of this unique educational opportunity and look forward to your success in the CEMBA/CEMPA programme CEMBA/CEMPA Team The Open University of Sri Lanka
Programme Aims and Objectives
The Commonwealth Executive MBA/MPA (CEMBA / CEMPA) Programme complements existing MBA/MPA programmes offered in the Commonwealth — to meet the demand for postgraduate management and public administration education. The objectives of the CEMBA / CEMPA Programme are: To enable students in the Commonwealth countries where the Programme is offered to obtain Master degrees in the areas of Business Administration and Public Administration, contributing to their professional growth and career advancement and to their countries’ development; To develop human resources in various aspects of the areas noted above; and To develop quality post-graduate programmes that can be implemented widely in Commonwealth countries and can be recognized across the Commonwealth.
Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences 2.
. The academic programmes of the OUSL are well suited for employed persons and adults. The OUSL is a national university constituted under the Universities Act No 16 of 1978 and has the same legal and academic status as any other national university in Sri Lanka. Faculty of Natural Sciences 3. Faculty of Education.
The Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL)
The Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL) established in 1980. has completed thirty years of service to the nation. The study programmes of OUSL have been specifically designed to enable persons aged 18 and above to follow Foundation Courses or Programmes leading to Certificates. Faculty of Engineering Technology 4. Canada which materialized in 2001 led to the launching of the CEMBA/CEMPA programme in 2002. Diplomas. administrators and professionals using the ODL methodology. Under this partnership the OUSL was able to introduce the CEMBA/CEMPA programme for the benefit of Sri Lankan managers. Post Graduate Degrees/ Diplomas and PhDs at their own pace and in their own homes.The partners
The Collaborating Partners
A strategic partnership between the Open University of Sri Lanka and the Commonwealth of Learning in Vancouver. Currently the University has a student population of nearly 35. Degrees . OUSL has a network of six Regional Centres (RCs) and several study centres spread through out the island.
The OUSL offers over 100 programmes of study for a wide variety of learners through the Faculties: 1. It is the only recognized university in Sri Lanka where students pursue further education through Open Distance Learning (ODL) methodology.000.
Nugegoda. The OUSL learners also have access to National Online Distance Education (NODE) Access Centres located in the regions. The Department of Management Studies The Department of Management Studies (DMS) which comes under the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences conducts the CEMBA/CEMPA Programme. The student support services comprise of Regional Education Services.
At present. the DMS conducts five academic programmes that are listed below: Commonwealth Executive MBA/MPA – two years duration Master of Business Administration (MBA in HRM) – two years duration Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS) – four years duration. The Vice Chancellor of the University chairs both the Senate and the Council. Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (ESBM) – One-year duration. Diploma in Management Studies (DMS) – two years duration. Currently face-to-face teaching-learning sessions (day schools) of the CEMBA/CEMPA Programme are conducted only at the Colombo Regional Centre at Nawala. Examinations.The University is endowed with a fully pledged library with Internet access and a state-of-the-art Centre for Educational Technology & Media. Registration.
The University Senate is the highest decision making body with regard to academic matters and the Council of the University is the supreme decision making body on the management of the University. Administration and Finance divisions. In delivering the programme DMS depends on its core faculty as well as the visiting faculty.
. Student Affairs.
To afford itself the full scope of flexibility in exploring its options.col.Pakistan Bangladesh Open University .Commonwealth of Learning (COL)
The Commonwealth of Learning was inspired by the vision that the peoples of the Commonwealth must and can have access to knowledge. which was a founding and contributing member of the CEMBA / CEMPA consortium of partner institutions. is currently reviewing its marketing and delivery strategies for competitively offering the Programme in India.
. Working with and providing services to hundreds of institutions throughout the Commonwealth.Jamaica University of Guyana .Nigeria Wawasan Open University . IGNOU is not participating as a consortium member until further notice. It was created by Commonwealth Heads of Government in late 1987 and became operational in early 1989.org/cemba/partners.Ghana National Open University of Nigeria . regardless of where they live and whether they are rich or poor.
Other partner institutions Currently nine partner institutions in the Commonwealth participate in the delivery of CEMBA/CEMPA programme in a collaborative manner.Malaysia University College of the Caribbean .org.col. with headquarters in Vancouver. (April 2009)
The most up-to-date list of CEMBA / CEMPA Partner Universities is available at: ww.Guyana University of Papua New Guinea . The Commonwealth of Learning is an intergovernmental organisation. They are listed below:
Allama Iqbal Open University .Papua New Guinea
NOTE: India’s Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU).Bangladesh Open University of Sri Lanka . with a mandate to widen opportunities for learning in the Commonwealth member states by promoting the development and sharing of ODL resources and communications technologies. Please visit: www. COL is helping to increase the capacities of developing nations to meet the demands for improved access to quality education and training.Sri Lanka Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology .
thereby offering students a novel way of studying and pursuing knowledge. (i. high tuition.General Information
About the CEMBA / CEMPA Programme
Traditionally. cost-effective and viable mode of delivery which overcomes time constraints and geographical barriers. the number of students who can benefit is limited due to the high cost of teaching. and at their own pace.
CEMBA/CEMPA and its unique value proposition
The Commonwealth Executive MBA and MPA are two of the well established Master’s Degree programmes offered by the Department of Management Studies of the Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL) in partnership with the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) in Vancouver. COL sees distance learning as a flexible. Canada. the delivery of MBA and MPA programmes has been expensive and restrictive. advancing in their own time and space.
. specific time and space. face-to-face. At the last convocation of the OUSL held on December 15. With ODL.e. classroom setting.) As a strong advocate for Open and Distance Learning. 2011 thirty nine CEMBA/ CEMPA participants graduated. and the physical limitations imposed by traditional modes of delivery. Indeed. The features of ODL include: Provision of learning at one’s own pace. students are given a chance to seek education at an affordable cost — enriching themselves and their communities. The programme which was commenced in 2002 will be enrolling its Nineth batch of students in 2012. The CEMBA / CEMPA Programme is offered entirely in English. place and time Cost effective and cost efficient educational operations Provision of equal opportunity of admission Self-instructional learning materials. in print and non-print media Provision of face-to-face and distance tutor support Continuous and terminal evaluation.
CEMBA/CEMPA programme is targeted at mid-career managers.
CEMBA/CEMPA is the only programme of its kind available in Sri Lanka.
The unique feature of the CEMBA/CEMPA programme is that it offers you the opportunity of earning an MBA or MPA of high quality within a period of two years adopting the pedagogy of student-centered learning primarily through the Open Distance Learning (ODL) methodology aimed at adult working students. professionals and public administrators including those serving in defense establishments and having at least two years of executive experience.
The participants of the CEMBA/CEMPA programme enjoy the opportunity of learning at their own pace and earning a postgraduate degree in management (either Postgraduate Diploma or Master’s Degree in Business or Public Administration) within a period of five years. No other state university or degree awarding public or private institution offer an Executive Master’s Degree in Business or Public Administration in partnership with the prestigious Commonwealth of Learning.
We adopt a flexible and self-driven approach to learning where participants can sit examinations without being subjected to rules such as ‘compulsory attendance’ in class room learning sessions provided that the eligibility for examinations is gained by the learner through continuous assessment (CA). We encourage particularly women applicants who aspire to occupy leadership positions in industry and government.
limited number of face to face teaching-learning sessions (day schools and tutorials) is conducted for each course. Elective Course 4. Required Courses
. evaluation consists of two forms: Continuous Assessment Final Examinations
Students have to qualify to sit for the final examination and complete a course by gaining eligibility. and counseling sessions for student-teacher interaction are held from time to time. Eligibility is valid for a maximum period of three years. In addition.
An integral and crucial component of the OUSL learning system is student evaluation. Group presentations and seminars. Core Courses 2. consisting of largely printed material and supplementary audio-visual aids. Gaining eligibility is possible by being successful in Continuous Assessment requirements. Specialist Compulsory Courses 3. OUSL is currently in the process of expanding its e-learning system based on Moodle Learning Resource System.The OUSL Study System
The OUSL adopts a study system that emphasizes distance learning methodologies.
Program Structure and the credit system Programme Structure
The CEMBA / CEMPA Programme consist of four components: 1.
Quality Assurance Management
.Strategic Management .Management and Organizations
.CEMBA/CEMPA PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
FIRST YEAR Core MCP1601 Managing Information Systems MCP1602 Management and Organizations MCP1603 Managing Human Resources MCP1604 Operations Management MCP1605 Economic Environment of Business MCP1606 Public Systems Management MCP1607 Quantitative Techniques MCP1608 Marketing Management MCP1609 Accounting and Finance SECOND YEAR Specialist Compulsory MCP1651 Public Policy MCP1652 Development Planning and Administration MCP1653 Strategic Management MCP1654 Quality Assurance Management Electives MCP2601 Electronic Commerce MCP2602 Project Management MCP2605 Managerial Economics MCP2607 Policy Analysis and Implementation MCP2608 Contemporary Administrative Systems MCP2609 Disaster Management MCP2610 Corporate Finance MCP2613 International Marketing Required Courses MCP2698 Research Methods MCP2699 Dissertation CEMBA 8 courses from the Core Courses List.Development Planning and Administration
3 courses from Elective List 3 courses from Elective List.Public Policy .Public Systems Management .Research Methods . plus . CEMPA 6 courses from Core Courses List.
It may therefore be advisable for you to plan your course load in a manner that you will be able to complete the programme within the allowed time frame. It also allows learners to contribute their own analysis and findings to the body of knowledge in management or public administration. it is recognized that some students will proceed at their own pace and may not be able to complete the degree in two years. Students may choose up to four courses in each semester. This course brings into focus empirical investigation of management problems. Through the dissertation a participant will demonstrate his/her ability to apply various concepts learnt during the programme in analyzing concrete managerial issues.
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. The University will announce conditions of re-registration if required. which is a critical component of the Master’s Degree programme. It is a required course for students wishing to reach the highest level of award – CEMBA or CEMPA. Dissertation consists of a substantial literature survey and analysis and interpretation of research findings based on field investigation. The limit of four courses has been set in consideration of participants’ job commitments and the study load requirements of different courses. However. you are expected to re-register for the programme. You may set your own pace for the programme as long as you do not exceed the limit of four courses in each semester.
The dissertation is undertaken by the participants after completion of the Research Methods course towards the end of the programme. If you are unable to complete the programme in five years. You will however need to consider that the maximum duration of the programme is five years.Dissertation
The dissertation is a distinct feature of the CEMBA/CEMPA programme.
The programme is designed to enable participants to complete the degree in four semesters (two years).
With distance learning. the number of students who can benefit from such costly methods of delivery has been limited. In some
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Delivery of the learning materials will be through print and non-print media. in their own space. students are given a chance to seek self-enrichment and advancement in their own time.e. at an affordable price. Therefore a good working knowledge of English is required for successful completion of the programme. sees distance education as a viable alternative which provides a flexible mode of delivery that can overcomes time constraints and geographical barriers. (i. though attractive.
Each course in the programme adopts a combination of the following learning activities in the delivery of courses: self instructional printed course materials packages assignments for assessment and feedback audio-video programmes face-to-face interaction with academic counselors at study centers virtual class room for information sharing short residential seminars tele-counselling and interaction project work and case studies field visits
The entire programme is offered in English. COL. most importantly. In terms of print media. In view of the physical limitations imposed by the traditional mode of delivery. as an advocate of distance education and open learning. students will be given the necessary course package for their reading and preparation. have in general been expensive and restrictive. face-to-face teaching and learning in classroom setting in specific time and space). thereby offering students a novel way of studying and of pursuing knowledge.Instructional System Traditional systems of delivering MBA and MPA programmes. at their own pace and.
30% from the continuous assessment marks 70% from the final examination marks
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. an appropriate technological infrastructure is put in place in every participating institution. continuous assessment & final examination. video and computing facilities are important elements of the programme. This indication will help the student understand the academic effort required for successful completion of the courses and the entire study programme. Audio. In terms of non-print media. A student shall be eligible to appear at the final examination in respect of any course if she/he has been awarded a minimum of 40% for CA. All courses in the programme carry a credit weighting of 6 (120-study hours). The face-to-face component of the programme is provided through the counseling sessions organized at your study centre. preparing assignments.instances textbooks will be recommended by the tutors. Such a student may repeat that course by re-registering.
Regulations Relating to Assessment
(1) (2) (3) The assessment of a student in any course shall consist of two components.
The overall assessment marks of a student in respect of any course excluding his dissertation is based on. etc. Each CEMBA/CEMPA credit is defined on the basis of 120 hours of study load which comprises all learning activities such as working through course materials. A student who fails to obtain 40% for continuous assessment components (CA) in a particular course shall be deemed to have failed that course. You will be required to contact the CEMBA/CEMPA coordinators of your study centre for: counseling schedules teleconference schedules dissertation proposal presentation schedules dissertation oral examination schedules
Credit System The CEMBA/CEMPA programme is based on a credit accumulation system. tutored activity and preparing for examinations.
Assessment and Evaluation Criteria
Assessment in each course of the Programme consists of two components: (1) Continuous Assessment (2) Term-end Examination
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. 80 60 50 30 0 100 79 59 49 29 PA PB PC RE RF
A student who is awarded a RE or RF grade cannot count that course towards her/his credit requirements unless s/he re-sits the Final Examination on a subsequent occasion and obtains a PC grade. Regular and annual renewal of registration is essential. may postpone sitting such examination. The assessment of a student registered for a dissertation shall be based on a dissertation submitted by him/her and an oral examination. without being considered as a re-sit candidate eligibility for a course obtained by a student will be valid only for three academic years.
Validity of Admission A candidate who has successfully completed the admission test shall be eligible for admission in the academic year that s/he passed the test. (A student who either repeats a course or who re-sits a final examination shall be deemed to have obtained a mark which is not higher than 50% which carries a grade of PC.) A student who withdraws from a course by written communication addressed to the Senior Assistant Registrar (Student Affairs) within a period of one month from the commencement of the course may be allowed to re-register for that course in a subsequent academic year without being considered a repeat. Registration for the programme shall be valid for 5 years from the date of admission. who is eligible to sit the final written examination in a course but has not done so.(5)
Marks obtained at the final examination shall be computed as follows.
Course materials are expected to indicate the number of required course assignments.
Overall Continuous Assessment Score (OCAS) To calculate the overall score (OCAS).. which is held at the end of the course and normally lasts three hours.
Determination of Course Result Status
A pass score in each course will depend on a satisfactory level of performance in BOTH the OCAS and OES. TMAs. OES and OCS will all be taken into account. Students’ performance in the examination will contribute to the OES. However. These include: Assignments to be completed for assessment purposes.
Overall Course Score (OCS)
OCS will be calculated from both the OCAS and OES. Some courses may also require extended essays or projects. When determining result status. examinations) will also be specifically communicated in the institution supplement.Course results are issued based on: Overall Continuous Assessment Score (OCAS) Overall Examination Score (OES) Overall Course Score (OCS) Determination of Course Result Status OCAS Continuous assessment is based on: Tutor-marked assessments (TMAs) in the form of essays or short answer questions.g.
Overall Examination Score (OES)
Each course has a written examination. which is usually the weighted average of the two scores. and Assignments for teaching purposes only. Not all courses have CMAs. The weighting of each assessment component (e. Projects/case studies in the form of essay or short answer questions.
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. the OCAS. the prescribed number of a student’s ‘best’ scores will be selected. OCS alone does not automatically determine result status. including the scores for any assignments ‘necessary for assessment purposes’. CMAs. projects. Computer-marked assignments (CMAs) consist of multiple choice questions.
* An overall average mark of 50% or above is awarded a pass.
Postgraduate Diploma in Business/Public Administration CEMBA/CEMPA
Number of Courses
10 (8 core + 2 specialised compulsory) 15 (8 core + 2 specialised + 3 electives + 2 required courses)
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Award of the Degree
A candidate who satisfies the requirements for the award of the degree of CEMBA/CEMPA shall be awarded such degree provided the person has satisfied the necessary requirements within a maximum period of five years from the date of registration. * An overall average mark of 75% or above is awarded a merit pass * An overall average mark of 85% or above is awarded a distinction pass. They should also submit certified copies of the relevant certificates and details of the syllabi covered when applying for exemptions. A student is awarded a pass if she/he has obtained 90 international credits at final examination. Candidates seeking exemptions must apply in writing for exemptions within the first month after registration.Exemptions
Exemptions may be granted only for any two (2) of the prescribed core courses of the Commonwealth Executive Master of Business Administration/ Public Administration Programme provided a candidate has passed similar courses offered by a University at Postgraduate Diploma or Master’s Degree level.
The programme is modularised with two exit points. The availability of each exit point may vary between the institutions that offer CEMBA/CEMPA programme.
Required materials include copies of work certificates. Kandy. 13th May 2012. date and time of the admission test). The Admission Test is scheduled to be conducted Regional Centers of OUSL in Colombo. The Admission Test is designed to provide an additional dimension of measurement for the selection of candidates for this rigorous and demanding programme of study. The Admission Test is conducted by
the Open University of Sri Lanka or any other prescribed centre as deemed necessary (all applicants will be notified with application. admission to the CEMBA / CEMPA Programme requires the following: An undergraduate degree with good standing or an equivalent professional qualification
(professional qualifications listed in annexure I are deemed equivalent to a degree for admission purposes)
A minimum of two years of relevant post-qualification experience Residency within the Commonwealth countries (where the Programme is offered) A working knowledge of the English language at the post-graduate studies level Satisfactory score in the CEMBA / CEMPA Admission Test. all
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Admission Procedure Students are required to complete an admission form.Admission
In general. and Jaffna and any other overseas centers determined by the university on Sunday. upon confirmation of passing the admission test for the CEMBA / CEMPA Programme. photographs and the requisite paying slips for fees paid. . about the venue.
Admission Test The CEMBA/CEMPA programme is designed for highly capable and qualified individuals committed to self-development and a higher level of achievement in their careers.
650.00* Rs.00* Rs. The Open University has the right to change the fees where necessary.00 *
*The above mentioned fees are relevant only for the courses offered in the academic year
2012/2013. 325. 200. 900.00* (per course) Rs. 55.00* Rs.details relating to the venue are available in the Admission Card. 25.
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Fees are payable on demand and in installments:
Registration fees Sports Council Facility fee Library fee Fees of Taught courses Dissertation fee Total course fee
Rs. 11.00* Rs.582. 221. The Admission Test will consist of multiple choice questions designed to test applicants’ capabilities in the following spheres:
General Awareness English Language Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning
Successful completion of the test is one of the essential criteria of eligibility for admission.00* Rs.748.
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Prof. Money and Capital Markets.(Hons) (KLN).lk Teaching areas Human Resource Management. Information Technology and Strategy Mr. Nishantha BSc.lk Teaching areas Corporate Finance.P. Operations Management.ac. Sudatta Ranasinghe BPA (Hon).ac. HR Development.) Professor of Management Studies Chief Coordinator CEMBA/CEMPA Programme E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Teaching areas Quantitative Techniques. Management Accounting. S. Certified Trainer E-mail: kpnis@ou. (Financial Mgt. Research Methods
Mr. L. M. MBA(Delhi) E-mail: sasen@ou. Human Resource Development.D. Organizational Behaviour Dr.) (Hons) (SUSL). PhD (Delhi) E-mail: email@example.com Teaching areas Strategic Management. K.Ad)Sp. CTHE. MPA (Sri J). Research Methodology
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. MIPM (Hon. Senanayaka Head/Department of Management Studies B. Soc. Stats (Sri Lanka).P. Strategic HRM.A.
Research Methodology Ms. Marketing Management Dr. Susil S K Edirisinghe B. Sapukotanage Jayarathna BBA(Colombo).ac.Bus (AIT-Thailand) E-mail: ssedi@ou. Performance Management.lk Teaching areas Organizational Psychology.lk Teaching areas International Marketing. Human Resource Management. MCom(KLN). S. Organizational Behaviour Ms. Cirtificate in Int. (SLIDA) Coordinator 2nd Year CEMBA/CEMPA Programme E-mail: rmraj@ou. MPA(USJ-PIM) Dip in Public Mgt.(Hons)(USJ). MBA(IB)(AIT.ac. MSc(Management)USJ E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.Com Sp. S. Seneviratne BBA(Colombo).19
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.(Hons)(KLN).Com(Hons)Sp (PDN). PhD (Leicester) Coordinator 1st Year CEMBA/CEMPA Programme E-mail:Prajnalk@yahoo.M. Thailand) E-mail: vsiva@ou. M.Prajna U. Management Theory & Practice.lk Teaching areas Human Resource Management.lk Teaching areas Public System Management.com Teaching areas Human Resource Management.ac.J. V.Sc (Management)USJ. Sivalogathasan (on study leave) B. Qualitative Research Methods Mr. Pushpa Rajapaksha BSc (BAd) Sp. Organizational Behaviour. Management Theory and Practice.
Ms. (USJ). Champika(on study leave) BSc (mgt) Sp. MCom (KLN) E-mail: gasil@ou.J Silva BSc (B. Nalin Abeysekera(on study leave) Chartered Marketer.ac.).in Taxation (SL).lk Teaching areas Marketing Management Mr.Vijayakumaran (on study leave) B. Managerial Finance Mr. BSc(Mkt)Sp. J. E-mail: hdcha@ou. MBA in Marketing (Colombo). Accoun)(Jaf. H. Strategic Management.ac.A.ac. MSLIM.Com(Hons.lk Teaching areas Money and Capital Market 20 | P a g e
. Reading for PhD(Colombo) E-mail: nabey@ou. G. Cer.C. MAAT.(Hons) )(USJ).ac. MBA. MCIM (UK).D.D Pirithiviraj(on study leave) MBA in Marketing (Colombo).lk Teaching areas Financial Management. Cetrt. MA (Econ) (PDN).Ad) Sp. BBA (Hons)(EUSL).Finance(Colombo).lk Teaching areas Market orientation. Advertising. E-mail: jcpir@ou.(Hons) (USJ).lk Teaching areas Marketing Management.ac.D. Consumer Behaviour
Ms. Corporate Social Responsibility Issues Ms. Dip in CMA. Dip in CMA (SL). AATSL Email: email@example.com ESBM (OUSL). S.
P.Economics (Colombo). Macro Economics.J.lk Teaching areas Micro Economics.I.Sp(Hons)(OUSL) E-mail: kppat@ou. Menaka Ranasinghe BSc(Statistics)Sp.(Col) . E-Commerce
Mr. Managerial Economics
Mr.lk Teaching areas Micro Economics. in Agri Economics (New Castle) Senior Consultant Department of Social Studies Teaching areas Research Methods
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. Dip in Development Economics Senior Consultant CEMBA/CEMPA Programme E-mail: dlbat@ou. Deepal Bataduwa Arachchi M. G. Wijetunga M. PhD (OUSL) Senior Lecturer Department of Electronics and computer Engineering Faculty of Engineering Technology Teaching areas Managing Information Systems.21
Mr. Pg. Macro Economics.Pathirana BMS.D.Sc.A.ac. K.ac.M. Managerial Economics
Other OUSL Faculty Resources
Kajendra Phd.S.P.T.S.R. L.Kingsly Karunarathne MBA (SJP) Senior Lecturer Department of Accounting and Finance University of Sri Jayawardenapura Teaching areas Accounting and Finance. A. Senaweera Ph.Wickramarachchi PhD(Sheffield Hallam) Senior Lecturer Department of Industrial Management University of Kelaniya Teaching areas Management Information Systems.D.22
Dr.Yapa PhD(Sheffield Hallam) Senior Lecturer Department of Decision Sciences University of Sri Jayawardenapura Teaching areas Operations Management.W. K. Corporate Social Responsibility Issues Dr.N. Corporate Finance Dr. Brand Related Studies. Quality Assurance Management Dr. Operations Management Mr. Electronic Commerce.(Delhi) Senior Lecturer Department of Marketing University of Colombo Teaching areas Marketing positioning. (Pennsylvania) Director General Sri Lanka Standards Institute Teaching areas Quality Assurance Management 22 | P a g e
Sugathadasa Ranugge MA (Hague). Brand Related Studies. Gerry Suraweera MBA (PIM) Project Consultant The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce Teaching areas Operations Management Ms. (PDN) Consultant Sri Lanka Institute of Development Administration (SLIDA) Teaching areas Disaster Management Mr. Development Planning and Administration. BA (Hon. S. Public Policy. Neranjala J. Weerasinghe MSc.) Retired SLAS/ Management Consultant Teaching areas Public Systems Management. Madhu Fernando DBA (Swinburne) Director/CEO Innova Strategies Teaching areas Project Management Mr. Lindon CEMBA (OUSL) Head of Sales Hamas Pharmaceuticals (Pvt.A. R. (Operations Research) Management Consultant Teaching areas Quantitative Techniques Mr.Jayasundara MSc. Corporate Social Responsibility Issues 23 | P a g e
Dr. R. Policy Analysis Mr.) Ltd Teaching areas Marketing positioning.
iii. Students can become members with a refundable deposit of Rs.
iv. report Department of Management Studies Tel:0112881008 /255 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. and operations. evaluation of assignments.
Facilities for Students
Library The Main Library of the Open University is located at the Central Campus in Nawala. Senior Assistant Registrar bonafide certificate and change of address Student Affairs Tel:0112881203 E-mail: vdkit@ou. student affairs. change of study centre.ac. re. the library and other divisions that deal with registration.
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. CEMBA/CEMPA approval of dissertation proposals and dissertation Coordinators and Consultants. 1. examinations.
ii.lk Course fee and other payment Bursar.ac. grade card. re-registration.24
Student support services
Learner Support The programme is supported by the regional education services network. Examinations clocking and issuance of diplomas and degrees 0112 881 350 /461 / 203 E-mail: email@example.com.Deputy Registrar.lk Academic counseling.lk
i. For information relating to Contact or write to the Admission. exam results. Finance Division Tel:0112881043 /345 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Examinations centers. finance.ac. Learners may seek the assistance of the following University offices.
Students are advised to contact OUSL Regional Centers and Study Centers for submission of assignments and other information.
Contact No: (011) 2881293. E-mail: dskas@ou. Box 21 Nawala.Deepal Bataduwa Arachchi Senior Consultant CEMBA/CEMPA Programme Mr. Prajna Seneviratne Senior Lecturer Coordinator-1st year Coordinator.com
Contact No: (011) 2881008.ac.lk/hss/mgt/ 25 | P a g e Fax :( 011)2881095 Contact No: (011) 2881408.2nd year CEMBA/CEMPA Programme Mr.lk
Contact No: (011) 2881008.D.ac.S. E-mail:swran@ou. E-mail: email@example.com.Kasun Devpriya Consultant CEMBA/CEMPA Programme Contact Address: Head/Department of Management Studies Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences The Open University of Sri Lanka P.lk
Contact No: (011) 2881008.D.ou. For further information on the CEMBA/CEMPA Programme. Further.ac. Pushpa Rajapaksa Senior Lecturer Coordinator.S.Sudatta. Ranasinghe Professor of Management Chief Coordinator CEMBA/CEMPA Programme Dr. E-mail: prajnalk@yahoo.A.lk
Contact No: (011) 2881413.ac.Sananayaka Senior Lecturer Head/Department of Management Studies Prof.Dissertation CEMBA/CEMPA Programme Mrs. E-mail: rmraj@ou. students can contact the Faculty Student Counselors for advice on non-academic matters pertaining to the programme.ac. please contact: Mr. Nugegoda 10250 SRI LANKA Telephone: (011)2818469 (011)2881255 Web : www.25
Counseling With regard to academic matters faculty academic staff is available to students for counseling.lk
. E-mail: sasen@ou.
Chartered Institute of Banking. Passes in Part I and II of the Graduateship Examination in Chemistry conducted by the Institute of Chemistry.
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. Sri Lanka Technical College.K. 11. Sri Lanka and admission to Graduate membership of the Institute of Chemistry. Sri Lanka. Higher National Diploma in Commerce. 4. 7. PQHRM or National Diploma in HRM of the Institute of Personnel Management (IPM). (having successfully completed prescribed examinations and three (3) years past qualification experience) 18. 17. Any other professional/Academic qualification involving 3 years of study awarded by a recognized institution and acceptable to the senate of the University. Higher National Diploma in Accountancy. 15.K.26
Professional qualifications considered equivalent to a degree for entry into CEMBA/CEMPA programme
1. 16. 8. 9.K. 22. Member of the Chartered Institute of Transport. U. 21. Attorney-at-law. Higher National Diploma in Management (HNDM three (3) years programme of Study) Sri Lanka Institute of Advanced Technological Education (SLIATE) 13. National Diploma in Technology (NDT) with 3 years’ post qualification experience. 20. with three(3) years’ post qualification experience. Diploma in Banking and Finance.K. Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) – Full qualifications. 19. Membership of the British Computer Society. Membership of Institute of Bankers Sri Lanka (AIB) 12. 3. Sri Lanka (IESL) or any other qualifications accepted by the IESL as equivalent to an Engineering Degree. Sri Lanka with three (3) years’ post qualification experience. Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) – Full qualification. Sri Lanka Technical College. U. Associate Membership of the Institute of Engineers.K. Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICA) – Full qualifications 5. Membership of the Association of Chartered Secretaries. 2. Membership of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) U. 6. Advanced Diploma of the Association of Business Executives. Sri Lanka Law College. Postgraduate Diploma of the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing. U. Postgraduate Diploma of the Charted Institute of Marketing (London) 14. U. Postgraduate Diploma in Management of the University of Colombo. 10.
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toprepare The Handy Guide to The Gurus of Management. who was for many years a professor at the London Business School and is now an independent writer.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/news/words/business/ Talking Business: www.bbcworldservice. as a kind of “essential introduction” to a course of this type.com. www.co. supports the Commonwealth Executive MBA/MPA and wishes students goodfortune as they access higher education. BBC World Service supports the CEMBA / CEMPA Programme in various ways. full radio programmes and scripts. broadcaster and social philosopher.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/work/handy/
Students may also want to brush up on their English-language skills.e. and language. The “work” area of Learning English has a special section on The Handy Guide to the Gurus of Management including language notes. skills.bbc.bbc.
www. Sumantra Ghoshal. www.English at work: people. first broadcast in the BBC’s World Learning strand of educational programmes from October-December 2001. Kenichi Ohmae and Bill Gates – on the BBC World Service Learning English website.co. The BBC World Service made available a special booklet to all CEMBA / CEMPA students — “The Business .28
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BBC World Service. which broadcasts in 27 languages to a global audience of 150 million peoplearound the world. as well as the “Learning English” area. The Handy Guide is a radio series (i. 12 programmes lasting 15 minutes each). BBC World Service commissioned Charles Handy. Tom Peters. you will find the “World Business” pages useful and interesting.co.co.bbc. Students can listen to this series online — hearing from 12 Management Gurus including Peter Drucker.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/ Other recommendations include Business Words in the News: www.” Apart from up-to-the minute news and analysis of global events.bbc..uk/worldservice/learningenglish/business/talkingbusiness/
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