Master of Business Administration

Postgraduate Institute of Management
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1. One of the following qualifications:
a) A Bachelor’s Degree, from a recognized university with at least a second class (upper division) pass, in business/ public administration/commerce/ management studies.

b) A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university, and at least three years’ work experience in a managerial capacity at an organization acceptable to the Institute or teaching/research experience relevant to the programme of study.

c) A professional qualification recognized by the Institute as being equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree of a university, and three years’ work experience in a managerial capacity at an organization acceptable to the Institute, or teaching/research experience relevant to the programme of study.

d) Senior managers, entrepreneurs and researchers whose age is above 35 years, and who have an exceptional and outstanding track record. In this category, the Institute will adopt special procedures for the determination of eligibility for selection as the number of places allocated in the programme is limited. Any candidate applying under the “Mature Student” Category, purely on experience, must submit a separate report not exceeding 1000 words indicating their career achievements, and rationalizing the reasons as to why they deserve to be considered for admission.

2. Good knowledge of English is compulsory

Time Duration 2 years
Lecture dates and time

Week-day Option: Three days per week (5.45 pm - 8.45 pm).
Weekend Option: Three, three-hour sessions on Saturday/Sunday (8.00 am – 5.00 pm).

Qualification from (University/ Taff) University of Sri Jayawardenepura
Fees informations **Application processing and admission test fee: Rs. 1,500
a) Indicate your online application reference number and make the payment (Rs. 1,500) in cash to the finance division of the Institute.

b) Credit the amount (Rs. 1,500) to any branch of the Bank of Ceylon (Account Name: Postgraduate Institute of Management; Account No.: 192596) and email the scanned image of the deposit slip and your application reference number to

c) Transfer the fee on-line to the PIM Bank Account (Account Name: Postgraduate Institute of Management, Bank: Bank of Ceylon, Borella, Branch Code: 038) and email the funds' transfer statement to indicating your application reference number.

** The fee applicable for the programme is Rs. 600,000
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Locations Colombo

Term I (Year 1)
MBA 501 Managing Organizations
MBA 502 Economic Analysis for Business
MBA 503 Business Communication

Term II (Year 1)
MBA 504 Marketing Management
MBA 505 Business Law & Corporate Governance
MBA 506 Information

Management Term III (Year 1)
MBA 507 Organizational Behaviour
MBA 508 Managerial Finance
MBA 509 Managing Business Operations

Term IV (Year 1)
MBA 510 Human Resource Management
MBA 511 Management Research Skills
MBA 512 Leadership and Business Development

Term I (Year 2)
MBA 513 Strategic Financial Management
MBA 514 International Business
MBA 515 Project Management & Sustainability

Term II (Year 2)
MBA 516 Entrepreneurship
MBA 517 Business Strategy
MBA 518 Business Analytics

Term III (Year 2)
MBA 519 Integrative Course in Management and
Elective Course I
Elective Course II
Elective Course III
Research Methodology I (Compulsory Elective for Thesis -MBA 535)
Research Methodology II (Compulsory Elective for Thesis - MBA 535)

Term IV (Year 2) One of the following
MBA 525 Management Research Project (MRP)
MBA 526 Management Skills Project (MSP)
MBA 527 Management Case Study (MCS)
MBA 528 Entrepreneurship Skills Project (ESP)
MBA 529 Industry Survey Project (ISP)
MBA 530 Management Field Study Project (MFP)
MBA 535 Management Research Thesis (MRT)

Award Master of Business Administration
Double Major Options

A Merit Pass in the MBA degree is awarded to a candidate who receives a GPA of 7 or better, together with a grade of ‘A’ or ‘A+’ for the final project.

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University of Sri Jayawardenepura
Academic centers PIM - Postgraduate Institute of Management
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