The Department of Operations Management launched their maiden issue of “The Operations Management Student” the bi-annual students’ e-magazine on the 21 st of December, 2022 at the Faculty Auditorium in front of staff and students of the Faculty of Management. The event was graced by Prof. Athula Ekanayake, Dean, Faculty of Management as the chief guest, followed by all Heads of Departments. Ms. Dinesha Dilrukshi, the Editor-in-Chief and Ms. Reema Zulfiqar, Graphic and Layout Designer of “The Operations Management Student” officially launched the E-Magazine in the presence of Prof Athula Ekanayake, Dean, Faculty of Management, University of Peradeniya and Prof. Ravi Kuruppuge, Head, Department of Operations Management, Faculty of Management, University of Peradeniya.
A special note of thanks goes to Dr. Nuresh Eranda, Senior Lecturer, Department of Marketing Management for delivering a preface to the students’ magazine. In his speech, a clear and concise detail was provided which even revealed opportunities for the students to come up with an improved version in the next issue. Also, Prof. Asela Kulatunga, Head, Department of Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya contributed for the Opinion Page with his vast knowledge on the area. All in all, ‘The Operations Management Student’ Volume I was a collective effort of the Editorial Board, Volunteer Student Organizing Team, academic staff members of the Department of Operations Management and all other academic and non-academic staff members of the Faculty of Management, University of Peradeniya.