Department of Business and Management

Business management is a consistently popular choice among students who wish to become business leaders and aspiring entrepreneurs. We offer job-oriented diploma and certificate courses and, most demanding Bachelors and Masters Pathways with Massey University, New Zealand.

Department of Business Management offers degree pathways (1+2) in collaboration with Massey University. Upon the successful completion of first year at GISM Campus, students will earn the Diploma in Business Studies and will be able to directly enter to the second year of the relevant degree programme at Massey University New Zealand.

Bachelor of Business

The college of Business at Massey University is one of the largest in New Zealand. Graduates of Massey’s Bachelor of Business (BBus) degree have a broad base of business knowledge combined with specialist knowledge of a particular area of business. The BBS is therefore an excellent entry to a promising career path.

Business Degree Pathways

Diplomas & Certificate Courses

Management Master Pathways

Emergency Management Master Pathways

Our Faculty Members

Faculty of Business at GISM operates under the Dean of the faculty. A panel of well experienced and qualified professionals from both University and Industry conducts lectures and practical sessions for the students to understand the principles of Business and Management to continue at Massey University, New Zealand for world-recognised New Zealand Degree qualification.

Prof. Janak Kumarasinghe

Consultant/ Senior Lecturer - GISM

Head of Department of Business Economics, Faculty of Management studies and Commerce - University of Sri Jayawardenapura
Co-controller of the G.C.E. (Advanced Level) Business Studies Paper
Member of the Policy Formulating Committee on Vocational Training
Coordinator for National Center for Advanced Studies (NCAS)

Dr. Kingsley Bernard

Consultant Faculty of Management - GISM

Senior Lecturer/Visiting - Marketing management/GISM
Former Head of the Department – SLIIT
BSc (University of Jaffna), MBA (University of Colombo), PhD (MSU)

Dr.Thilini Gamage

Consultant Faculty of Management - GISM

Senior Lecturer/Visiting - Marketing management/GISM
Head of the Department/Senior Lecturer -Department of Marketing Management, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
B.Sc. (Hons) (University of Kelaniya), Ph.D. (University of Colombo)

Dr. Tharaka Wijesundara

Senior Lecturer/Visiting – Organization Management - GISM

PhD (Wuhan, China), MSc (Agder, Norway), MBA (SJP, SL), BBA (Ruh, SL)
Head of the Department/ Department of Marketing
Faculty of Management and Finance, University of Ruhuna

Mr. Pubudu Rodrigo

Senior Lecturer – Business statistics, Business Mathematics, Accounting - GISM

B.BA (University of Colombo), MBA (University of Colombo)
Visiting Lecturer/Academic Coordinator (CA Sri Lanka School of Accounting & Business),
Visiting Lecturer (UOC)

Mr. Shavinda Edirisuriya

Lecturer – Management concept, Marketing - GISM

BA, PhD. (Reading),MBA (UK), Post Graduate Diploma from London School of commerce (UK), ACIPM (SL)/ PQHRM (SL)
Cert in Marketing/
Certificate in Digital Marketing/
Registered Mentor OBU (UK)