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University Grants Commission - Sri Lanka

Management Studies

 Terms of Reference


The UGC, empowered by Section 4(2) of the Universities Act No. 16 of 1978, as and when required appoints Standing Committees for specific purposes, consisting of such members and with such powers, duties and functions as may be determined by the Commission. The Chairman of each Standing Committee shall be a member of the Commission.

The specific functions of the Standing Committee on Management Studies are;

  • Initiate actions on policy directions issued by the UGC from time to time and take steps to implement prescribed initiatives, programmes and activities at university/campus/institute level.
  • Evaluate proposals submitted by Universities/Institutes with respect to curricular reforms and curriculum for new study programmes and submit recommendations to the Commission.
  • Evaluate proposals submitted by Universities/Institutes for the establishment of new Departments/Faculties/Institutes and submit recommendations to the Commission.
  • Frame guidelines for planning of new undergraduate degree programmes, namely, a) ways and means of evaluating need and demand, b) qualification descriptors specific to the degree programme, c) graduate profile, d) structure of the study programme, e) credit & qualification framework for Commerce, Management, Business and allied studies degree programmes, f) intended learning outcome of the degree programme, g) intended learning outcome of courses and modules, and h) assessment procedures, and
  • Function as a catalytic unit to promote new initiatives and reforms to improve and advance quality and relevance of Commerce, Management, Business and allied studies Degree programmes and convey to the Commission for consideration.

 Members Information

  

Membership Name Designation Institute
Chairman  Prof. Sampath Amaratunge
Chairman S/C (Member/UGC) University Grants Commission
Secretary Ms. Chamini Gunawardena Senior Assistant Secretary University Grants Commission
Members
Prof. P.D. Nimal Dean/Management Studies & Commerce University of Sri Jayewardenepura
Dr.M.P.P. Dharmadasa Dean/Management & Finance University of Colombo
Dr. PND Fernando Dean/Commerce & Management Studies University of Kelaniya
Prof. P.A.P. Samantha Kumara Dean/Management & Finance University of Ruhuna
Prof.B.Nimalathasan Dean/Management Studies & Commerce University of Jaffna
Dr. S. Jeyarajah Dean/Commerce & Management Eastern University, Sri lanka
Dr. S Gunapalan Dean/Management & Commerce South Eastern University of Sri lanka
Prof. W.P. Wijewardena Dean/Management Studies Rajarata University of Sri Lanka
Prof. WK Athula C Gunanapala Dean/Management Studies Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
Prof. S. K. Gamage Dean/Business Studies & Finance Wayamba University of Sri Lanka
Mr. GH Abeyweera Dean/Management Uwa Wellassa University
Dr. Y. Nanthagopan Dean/Business Studies Vavuniya Campus
Mrs. Kumuthinidevi Santhrakumar Dean/Communication & Business Studies Trincomalee Campus
Prof. Athula Ekanayake Dean/Faculty of Management University of Peradeniya
Prof. S.W.S.B. Dasanayaka Dean/Faculty of Business University of Moratuwa
Prof. V Sivalogathasan Dean/Faculty of Management Studies The Open University of Sri Lanka
Mr. T. Dharmarajah Director UGC Nominee
Mr. Kithsiri Amaratunga Dean/ Management Social Sciences & Humanities General Sir John Kotelawala University
Prof. Renuka Silva QAC Observer Wayamba University of Sri Lanka