Welcome to the Department of Human Resource Management

Overview

Department of Human Resource Management was formed in 2015 with the establishment of the Faculty of Management. Our department envisions of being the national leader in Human Resource Management education at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. With our recognition of human resources as an inimitable strategic asset to gain sustainable competitive advantage of any organization, the Department has incorporated a diverse range of modules including contemporary and emerging concepts in HRM. The Department strives to make a significant contribution to the theory and practice of Human Resource Management via teaching, research and dissemination of knowledge. The department aims to produce graduates with leadership skills who are capable of efficient and effective management of human capital by applying their theoretical underpinning gained through taught modules and the practical exposure gained by undergoing internship.

News

Demonstration Session- Speakers HUB of the Department of Human Resource Management

Read more.. 17-09-2021

Inaugural Installation of Speakers Hub

Inaugural Installation of Speakers Hub organized by the Department of Human Resource Management was held on the 10th September, 2021 from 6.00 pm onwards via the Zoom platform. The purpose of installing the Speakers Hub at the Faculty is to provide a platform for the students to develop competencies in public speaking which will be a critical soft skill for a future manager. The event was graced by Prof. Athula Ekanayake, Dean Faculty of Management, evaluators of the Speakers Hub and all the academic staff members of the Department of Human Resource Management. The invited speakers for the session were Dr. B.A.N. Eranda, Head, Department of Marketing Management and Mr. Ruwantha Katugaha, Toastmaster, Kandy Toast Master Club.

Read more.. 10-09-2021

Financial Support for 200 Level BBA Students and 300 Level BBA Student Specializing in Human Resource Management

Read more.. Download the application here 22-07-2021

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HR Insight magazine

Read the Magazine here! 09-04-2021

Events

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e-HR insight 2022

The student publication of the HRM Guild (The Society of Human Resource Management); ‘e-HR insight’ was released on 7th June 2022 in the presence of Prof. Athula Ekanayake (Dean, Faculty of Management, University of Peradeniya), Mr. Saman Rupasinghe (Deputy General Manager of Human Resources, MAS Intimates), Ms. Waruni Edirisooriya (Head, Department of Human Resource Management), Heads of other Departments, Academic Staff Members of the Department of Human Resource Management, Mr. Dinusha Bhagya (President, HRM Guild) and all the members of the HRM Guild.

More 27-06-2022
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Staff Industry Exposure Program -2022

The inaugural ceremony of the “Staff Industry Exposure Program” of the Department of Human Resource Management was successfully held on 7 th June 2022 at the Faculty of Management, University of Peradeniya in the presence of Prof. Athula Ekanayake (Dean, Faculty of Management), Mr. Saman Rupasinghe (Deputy General Manager of Human Resources, MAS Holdings), Ms. Waruni Edirisooriya (Head, Department of Human Resource Management), Heads of other Departments, Academic Staff Members of the Department of Human Resource Management, and Representatives from MAS Intimates, Pallakelle.

More 07-06-2022
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HR Camp 2022

The Department of Human Resource Management, Faculty of Management, University of Peradeniya in collaboration with Sampath Bank PLC organized an “HR Camp” for second-year BBA undergraduates who follow the HRM 2102: Employee Resourcing course under the supervision of Dr. Lalith Weragoda, Group Chief Human Resource Officer, Sampath Bank PLC on 25 th of May 2022 at Sampath Bank Head Office. The programme was conducted by Ms. Chryshanthi Lokuhetty (Chief Manager Human Resources, Sampath Bank), Mr. Thenuka Thushyalak (Manager - Talent Acquisition, Sampath Bank), Mr. Prajesh Dayarathne (Manager -Human Resource Operations, Sampath Bank), Ms. Pubudu Rathnayake (Assistant Manager -Sampath Learning Academy, Sampath Bank) and Ms. Hiranthi Gamage (Assistant Manager -Human Resources, Sampath Bank)

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Department Virtual Orientation Programme

The Department of Human Resource Management, Faculty of Management, the University of Peradeniya in collaboration with the Society of Human Resource Management (HRM Guild) successfully conducted the virtual orientation program on 29th March 2022 for the second-year HRM undergraduates who recently joined the Department. This orientation program has traditionally been an in-person engagement. However, due to the COVID – 19 pandemic, it was conducted via zoom. As a Department, we thoroughly believe that interaction and networking is an opportunity to make a positive impact on other people’s lives. In fact, the purpose of this program was to make our newly joined undergraduates feel welcomed, appreciated, and comfortable from day one. We as a Department would like to congratulate all the second-year HRM undergraduates on being selected to the HR Department and we look forward to working together with them.

More 29-03-2022
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Annual General Meeting Society of Human Resource Management (HRM Guild)

The Annual General Meeting of the Society of Human Resource Management (HRM Guild) was held on 18th March 2022 under the patronage of Ms. Waruni Edirisooriya, Head of the Department of Human Resource Management, and all the academic staff members and students of the Department. Initially, the meeting was conducted by the outgoing President Mr. Randika Nanayakkara, and the outgoing Secretary Ms. Dhananji Shehara. This meeting was primarily held to appoint the new office bearers for the year 2022.

More 18-03-2022
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MoU between University of Peradeniya and hSenid Business Solutions (Pvt.) Ltd

The ceremony to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between University of Peradeniya and hSenid Business Solutions (Pvt.) Ltd took place on 14th September 2021 in the Senate Room of the University of Peradeniya. Representing the two institutions, this MoU has been signed by Professor M.D. Lamawansa, Vice Chancellor of the University of Peradeniya and Mr. Sampath Jayasundara, Chief Executive Officer of the hSenid Business Solutions (Pvt.) Ltd. Ms. Jayantha Dharmasiri, Acting Registrar of the University of Peradeniya attested the MoU.

More 14-09-2021
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The New Corporate 1O1

The New Corporate 1O1, organized by the Human Resource Management Guild of the Department of Human Resource Management at the Faculty of Management, University of Peradeniya was successfully delivered on the 2nd of July from 6 pm onwards via Zoom, with Ms Keshavi Puswewala HR Business Partner – Corporate Functions & R&D and Employer Lead from Unilever Sri Lanka as the key note speaker.

More 23-04-2021
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Leadership Forum on Developing Future Leaders

The first leadership forum on Developing Future Leaders was organized by the Department of Human Resource Management, Faculty of Management, University of Peradeniya on 25th February, 2021 for the undergraduates following the Organizational Leadership course in Bachelor of Business Administration Degree programme.

More 23-04-2021
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Guest Lecture on Futuristic View of HRM

A webinar on the title of Futuristic View of HRM was conducted on February 10, 2021 via zoom plat form by the very own senior lecturer of the Department of Human Resource Management; Mr. N. Agilan.

More 23-04-2021
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Guest Lecture on Career Planning of Management Undergraduates

The second webinar of the webinar series organized for the level 100 undergraduates was virtually held on February 18, 2021 on the title of Career Planning of Management Undergraduates. The workshop was facilitated by Mr. Kushan Amarasinghe – Head of Manufacturing, Coca Cola – Sri Lanka.

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Launching Ceremony – HR Insight Magazine

The Society of Human Resource Management (HRM Guild), Department of Human Resource Management organized the launching ceremony of HR Insight Magazine 2019 with the participation of third year and final year BBA undergraduates specializing in HRM.

More 20-12-2019
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A Workshop on CV Writing and Facing Interviews

The Department of Human Resource Management, Faculty of Management organized a workshop on CV Writing and Facing Interviews for BBA Final Year Undergraduates who are following HRM 401: Personality and Skills Development. Fonterra Brands Lanka served as facilitator for this workshop and the event was held on 05th of April, 2019 at Faculty Auditorium.

More 05-04-2019
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A Workshop on Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS)

The Department of Human Resource Management, Faculty of Management organized a three days workshop on Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) for BBA Third Year Undergraduates who are specialized in Human Resource Management from 6th December to 8th December, 2018 at the Faculty IT lab. The aim of this workshop was to provide theoretical and practical exposure in the area of Human Resource Information System. Mr. Sampath Jayasundara, the Chief Executive Officer - hSenid Business Solutions, Mr. Mahinda Pathirana, Manager, Professional Services and Global Support Team, and Mr. Pubudu Dissanayake, Manager, Delivery at hSenid are served as resource personnel.

More 08-12-2018
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MAS Seasonal Internship Award Ceremony -2018

MAS Seasonal Internship programme is a collaborative effort between Department of Human Resource Management, Faculty of Management, University of Peradeniya and MAS Linea Intimates, Pallekele. MAS Seasonal Internship Programme is a form of an on-site learning experience that integrates classroom learning, theories, and experiences in to professional setting. The MAS Seasonal Internship Award Ceremony -2018 was held on 5th November, 2018 at the Faculty Auditorium for the second time.

More 05-11-2018
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Dinning Etiquettes Workshop

The Department of Human Resource Management organized a workshop on Dinning Etiquette for 3rd year Undergraduates who are specialized in Human Resource Management on 28th September, 2018 at the Oak Ray Regency, Peradeniya.

More 28-09-2018