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SLIM signs MoU with Uva Wellassa University’s Management Faculty

Officials are exchanging Memorandum of Understanding.
Officials are exchanging Memorandum of Understanding.

The Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM), recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Faculty of Management (FOM) of the Uva Wellassa University to offer a gold medal and a scholarship to the best marketing student of the Entrepreneurship and Management Degree programme.

The MoU was signed by the SLIM Treasurer and Chairman Research, Education, Policy and Strategy, Dr Jayantha N. Dewasiri and the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Professor Jayantha Lal Ratnasekera.

The MoU is valid for five years from the date of execution. SLIM will offer a gold medal and a 100% scholarship to the Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing Management for an outstanding performance of the best student of the Marketing Management discipline, Entrepreneurship and Management Degree programme at the Department of Management Sciences, Faculty of Management, Uva Wellassa University.

Also, SLIM will grant students of FOM, Uva Wellassa University who have successfully graduated from the ‘of Entrepreneurship and Management’ degree programme and who satisfy the prevalent entry criteria, to directly enrol for the Postgraduate Diploma in the Marketing Management programme with special concessionary rates where applicable at the discretion of SLIM.

SLIM Chairman Research, Education, Policy and Strategy and Treasurer, Dr Jayantha N. Dewasiri, Vice-Chancellor of the Uva Wellassa University, Professor Jayantha Lal Ratnasekera, Head of the Department of Management Sciences, Y.M.C. Gunaratne and Professor Imali N. Fernando were present at the ceremony.

The Vice-Chancellor of the Uva Wellassa University, Professor Jayantha Lal Ratnasekera stated, “It is indeed a great pleasure to join hands with the national body for marketing in enhancing professional competencies of our management graduates.”

SLIM Chairman of Education, Research, Policy and Strategy Dr Jayantha N Dewasiri stated, “SLIM has always campaigned for high professional standards, greater recognition for the profession and marketing excellence in Sri Lanka through education, training and development.”

SLIM’s President Roshan Fernando said, “As the national body for Marketing in Sri Lanka, SLIM has the credentials and capacity to conduct pioneering educational programmes for the marketing fraternity of Sri Lanka. SLIM is providing this exceptional opportunity to expand and elevate the knowledge of the graduates of the Faculty of Management at the Uva Wellassa University and contribute to develop and promote future marketers in the country.” SLIM Vice President Nuwan Gamage stated, “The Marketing fraternity in Sri Lanka has kept confidence in SLIM’s educational programmes since these programmes effectively contribute towards enhancing the performance of marketers in the industry.”

SLIM CEO and Executive Director Sanath Senanayake stated that they are delighted and happy to provide a 100% scholarship and a gold medal for the best student of Entrepreneurship and Management Degree programme in the discipline of Marketing Management”.