Faculty of Management

University of Peradeniya

Faculty of Management

University of Peradeniya



Department of Operations Management (OPM)




The Department of Operations Management has been formed in March, 2015 with the establishment of the Faculty of Management, University of Peradeniya. The Department of Operations Management is one of the five Departments that have been established in the Faculty of Management in its first phase of formation. In phase two the Department of Operations Management will split to give birth to the Department of Information and Communication Technology.

At present, the Department offers the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Operations Management (Special) Degree program. In addition, the Department offers courses to the B.Sc. (Computation and Management) and to the B.Com Degree programs. The former is a joint degree program with the Faculty of Science whist the latter is a joint degree program with the Faculty of Arts.

The Department of Operations Management examines the organizational processes using readily available and practical analytical tools, and is intended to cater for students who are interested in managing the operations of complex organizations. For this purpose, the Department offers a diverse set of courses such as logistics and supply chain management, project management, management information systems, decision sciences, forecasting, materials management and quality management. These courses are designed to provide students with knowledge and skills on how to manage operations in a business more efficiently and more economically than their rivals. In addition, such courses are aimed to enhance knowledge, skills and attributes that are important in an operations management environment, namely general business knowledge, technical knowledge, IT literacy, analytical and problem solving abilities, numeracy and negotiation skills.


Name Designation
Prof. Milton Rajaratne
B.Com. (Pdn);Dip (USA); Dip (Osaka) M.Sc. (Wakayama); PhD (Osaka)
Professor
Mr. S. Maheswaran
B.Com. (Pdn); PGDDE (India); MBA (Pdn); Reading PhD (Norway)
Lecturer
Mr. R.H. Kuruppuge
B.Com. (Pdn); MBA (Cmb); MA (Kel); PGDM (Pdn); Reading Ph.D (Zech)
Lecturer (Probationary)
Mr. A.M.A.S.M. Bandara
B.Sc. (Com & Mgt) (Pdn.); Reading M.Phil (PGIA)
Lecturer (Probationary)
Ms. H.L.M. De Silva
BBA (MKT) (Col), Reading MBA (SJP)
Lecturer (Probationary)
Mr. Isuru Gunarathne
B.Sc. (SJP)
Lecturer (Probationary)
Ms. W.A. Edirisooriya
BBA (HRM)
Lecturer (Temporary)
Ms. D.M.S.M. Dassanayake
BBA (OPM) (Pdn)
Lecturer (Temporary)
Mr. R.A.S.A. Perera
BBA (OPM) (Pdn)
Lecturer (Temporary)

 

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