Ms. Sujeewa Kodithuwakku

Head, Department of Business Finance
Senior Lecturer Grade I

Department of Business Finance
Faculty of Management
University of Peradeniya

sujeewa.kodi@gmail.com

94812385464, 94715200842

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Academic/Professional Qualifications

Bachelor

B.Com. (Special) degree - First Class (Hons), University of Kelaniya,  Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

Master

M.Com. University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

Thesis

Labour Productivity of Tea Plantations in Sri Lanka after Privatization: A Case Study on Ratnapura District (2001)

Appointments

Current:

  • Head, Department of Business Finance, Faculty of Management, University of Peradeniya: August 22nd ,2020 – to date.
  • Chairperson to the Faculty Scholarships Committee, Faculty of Management, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.
  • Member, Institutional review committee – 2021, University of Peradeniya.
  • Member to the Faculty ADPC, Faculty of Management, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.
  • Member, Corporate Plan Committee, Faculty of Management, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.
  • Member, Curriculum Revision Committee, Faculty of Management, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

Previous:

  • Chairperson to the Faculty Library Committee, Faculty of Management, 2015/2016.
  • Chairperson to the Faculty Scholarship Committee, Faculty of Management, University of Peradeniya, 2015/2016.
  • Faculty Representative to the Senate Library Committee, Faculty of Management, 2015/2016.
  • Academic Coordinator to the Postgraduate Programmes, Faculty of Management, 2015/2016.
  • Academic Coordinator to the BBA Online Programme, Faculty of Management, University of Peradeniya. 2013 – 2016.
  • Deputy Proctor, Faculty of Management, 2016/2017.
  • Member of the Faculty Higher Degrees Committee, Faculty of Management, 2015/2016.
  • Member of the Faculty Scholarship Committee, Faculty of Management, 2015/2016.
  • Faculty Representative to the Senate, Faculty of Management, 2015/2016. (NA)
  • Acting Head, Department of Business Finance for several times, 2015 - 2016.
  • Faculty Representative to the General Convocation- 2015, Faculty of Management, 2015/2016.
  • Member of the Board of Study in Management Studies, CDCE, University of Peradeniya from 2010 to 2016.
  • Academic Coordinator of the BBA Online Degree Program, CDCE, University of Peradeniya, 2013 – 2015.
  • Part-time Warden, Hindagala Hall, University of Peradeniya, 2015-2016.
Memberships/ Awards

  • Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka Research Grants, 2006
  • University of Peradeniya Research Grant, 2016
  • University of Peradeniya Research Grant, 2021

Research Interests

Accounting, Finance, Intellectual Capital

Publications and Researches

Scholarly Journals:

  1. Kodithuwakku S. and Priyanath H.M.S. (2007). Reasons for the Improvement of Labor Productivity in Tea Plantations after the Privatization with Special Reference to the Estate Laborers in the Ratnapura District, Sabaragamuwa University Journal (English), Vol. 7, No. 1, 2007 December, pp. 37-47.
  2. එච්.එම්.එස්. ප්‍රියනාත්, එස්. කොඩිතුවක්කු (2007). ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ කුඩා කර්මාන්ත වර්ධනයෙහිලා සුක්‍ෂම ණයවල බලපෑම, සබරගමුව විශ්වවිද්‍යාලයීය ශාස්ත්‍රීය සංග්‍රහය, ශ්‍රී ලංකා සබරගමුව විශ්වවිද්‍යාලය, තෙවැනි කලාපය, 2008, pp. 9-32.
  3. එස්. කොඩිතුවක්කු (2008). ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ සමුපකාර ග්‍රාමීය බැංකු වල සුක්‍ෂම ණය ක්‍රමයේ ඵලදායිතාවය, සබරගමුව විශ්වවිද්‍යාලයීය ශාස්ත්‍රීය සංග්‍රහය, ශ්‍රී ලංකා සබරගමුව විශ්වවිද්‍යාලය, තෙවැනි කලාපය, 2009, pp. 33 - 38.
  4. Kodithuwakku S. (2014). Impact of Working Capital Management on Profitability: A Study on Listed Manufacturing Colombo Stock Exchange, Modern Sri Lanka Studies: A Journal of the Social Sciences, University of Peradeniya, Volume Vol. 1 & 2, 2014, pp. 145-159.
  5. Kodithuwakku S. (2015). Impact of Credit Risk Management on the Performance of Commercial Banks in Sri Lanka, International Journal of Scientific Research and Innovative Technology, Vol. 2, No. 7, Centre for Promoting Knowledge (CPK), United Kingdom, pp.24-29.
  6. Kodithuwakku S. (2016). Impact of Firm Specific Factors on the Stock Prices: A Case Study on Listed Manufacturing Companies in Colombo Stock Exchange, International Journals for Research, Vol. 10, No. 3, India, 2016 March.
  7. Kodithuwakku S. (2017). Job Satisfaction among Academic Staff members in State Universities in Sri Lanka, International Journal of Current Research, Vol. 09, No. 2, India, 2017 February.
  8. Kodithuwakku S. (2018). Impact of Internet Banking on Customer Satisfaction: A Case Study of State Banks in Kandy District, Academy of Social Science Journal, Vol. 03, No.02, pp. 1114 – 1122.
  9. Kodithuwakku S. (2018). Impact of the Capital Structure on Share Price: With Special Reference to Plantation Sector in Sri Lanka, International Journal of Development Research, Vol. 08, No. 09, pp. 23100 – 23105.
  10. Kodithuwakku S. (2020). Application of LKASs and SLFRSs for Co-operative Banks: A Case Study on Co-operative Rural Banks in Sri Lanka, Southern Journal of Co-operative Development, Department of Co-operative Development, Southern Province.

Paper Presentations:

  1. Kodithuwakku S. (2006). Impact of Inventory Control on the Overall Performance: A Case Study on Royal Ceramics Lanka Ltd., 10th Anniversary International Symposium, The paper presented at the 10th Anniversary International Symposium held at the Sabaragamuwa University from 4th to 8th July 2006.
  2. Kodithuwakku S. and Priyanath H.M.S. (2006). Study of the Reasons for the Improvement of Labor Productivity in Tea Plantations after the Privatization, The paper presented at the International Symposium held at the Sabaragamuwa University from 4th to 8th July 2006.
  3. Kodithuwakku S. (2015). Impact of Credit Risk Management on the Performance of Commercial Banks in Sri Lanka, 1st International Conference in Accounting Researchers and Educators (ICARE)- 2015, University of Kelaniya, 9th October, 2015.
  4. Kodithuwakku S. (2015). Impact of Working Capital Management on Profitability: A Study on Listed Manufacturing Companies Colombo Stock Exchange, 12th International Conference on Business Management (ICBM) 2015, University of Sri Jayawardanapura, 8th December, 2015.

Articles:

  1. Kodithuwakku S. (2010). Sri Lankan Small Farm Agricultural Sector, FM Finance Mirror, Finance & Accounting Association of Sabaragamuwa, Volume 2, March 2010, pp. 31-35.
  2. Kodithuwakku S. (2010). The effect of Deregulation and Capital Market Integration for the Development of Emerging Economies: With Special References to the Sri Lankan Stock Market, AIM Sihinsara, Sri Lanka Institute of Advanced Technology, Kandy, Volume V, pp. 17-19.
  3. Kodithuwakku S. (2008). The effect of Deregulation and Capital Market Integration for the Development of Emerging Economies: With Special References to the Sri Lankan Stock Market, FM Finance Mirror, Finance & Accounting Association of Sabaragamuwa University, Volume 1, September 2008, pp. 9-13.
  4. Kodithuwakku S. (2005). The Role of the Stock Exchange in Nation Building: With Special Reference to the Colombo Stock Exchange, The TORCH, The Journal of the Sri Lanka Military Academy, Diyatalawa, pp 112- 114.
  5. Kodithuwakku S. (2006). Rural Credit Market in Sri Lanka for Small Businesses, The TORCH, The Journal of the Sri Lanka Military Academy, Diyatalawa, pp. 96-105.
  6. කොඩිතුවක්කු එස්. (2002). කොළඹ කොටස් වෙළෙඳපොලේ විකාශය සහ එහි නව ප්‍රවණතා, පන්සර සඟරාව, ව්‍යාපාර අධ්‍යන පීඨය, සබරගමුව විශ්වවිද්‍යාලය.

Publications:

  1. මුල්‍ය කලමනාකරණය - න්‍යාය සහ භාවිතය, (2016 -නොවැම්බර්), කර්තෘ ප්‍රකාශනයකි.