Sunday, 03 March 2024

The Initiation of The Graduate Entrepreneurship Circle

The Career Guidance Unit at the University of Kelaniya initiated “The Graduate Entrepreneurship Circle” on the 24th of January 2024 at the Career Guidance Unit Auditorium, University of Kelaniya.

This groundbreaking program aimed to furnish graduates with a comprehensive platform to independently develop entrepreneurial skills, thereby preparing them for success in today’s dynamic business environment. An impressive total of 47 enthusiastic participants are poised to engage in the circle, underscoring the fervent interest among graduates in augmenting their entrepreneurial acumen.

The event featured insightful keynote sessions by Mr. Tharaka Amarasena, Head of Academics at CSE and Council Member of RUSL, and Ms. Princy Withanarachchi, Enterprise Development Officer at NEDA. Both speakers shared their wealth of knowledge on entrepreneurship and its practical applications. Mr. Indika Pushpakumara and Ms. A.P. Samadhi Malsha Lakmali inspired students by presenting their success stories as graduate entrepreneurs from the University of Kelaniya.

Following the sessions, members selected their committee for the year 2024. The newly elected committee members are President: M.G.T.N. Chandrarathne (Faculty of Science), Secretary: H.M. Gihani Dilusha (Faculty of Social Sciences), Junior Treasurer: Indika Pushpakumara (Faculty of Commerce & Management), Organizer: Yasitha Ravihansa (Faculty of Science) and Editor: Shehan Hansaka (Faculty of Humanities).

Executive Committee Members are Nilakshi Nanayakkara (Faculty of Commerce & Management), D.G.R.D. Karunasinghe (Faculty of Social Sciences), Hasitha Nuwan (Faculty of Science), U.M. Bandara, and D.A.I. Dilhara Samaraweera (Faculty of Humanities).

This initiative set the stage for a year of growth and collaboration within ‘The Graduate Entrepreneurship Circle’ at the University of Kelaniya.




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