SLIIT, the world-class institute with UGC approved degrees in Business, Computing, Engineering, Architecture and Quantity Surveying is launching its Master of Business Administration (MBA) Programme on May 10. This SLIIT - MBA Programme conducted by SLIIT Business School will commence in July 2018. The course content of the SLIIT MBA programme has been carefully designed to meet current industry needs in consultation with industry experts and academia from locally and globally renowned personalities and approved by the Ministry of Higher Education.
The SLIIT – MBA would stand out as a unique programme among MBAs offered in Sri Lanka due to its’ novel attributes. A special feature of the programme includes a workshop conducted by the Business School of Carlton University in Canada on the latest trends in business management and technology. This one-week workshop in Canada is mandatory for all participants and is scheduled during the first term of the second year. As the SLIIT business School meets half the cost of the workshop including airfare and accommodation, the participants only have to pay 50% of the expenditure of the overseas workshop.
Another unique feature is the availability of renowned professors from high ranking overseas and Sri Lankan universities and professional organizations, who will deliver regular and guest lecturers. In fact, an entire panel of lecturers will possess Ph.D. or higher educational qualifications with hands-on business experience. Others are full-time staff of SLIIT with Ph.D. qualifications and industry experience or qualified industry practitioners. Prof. Lalith Gamage, CEO/ Vice Chancellor SLIIT commented: “The quality of teaching and learning that participants of our MBA programme experience offer them exceptional, the lifelong value that goes far beyond the qualification itself. Our institute has earned a fine reputation as an exceptional business school that is yet unmatched in the private sector, and this brings us great pride and spurs us to achieve higher goals, year after year.
” The SLIIT MBA programme is designed for the convenience of those with full-time work and offers a choice of two lecture venues - either the Institute’s Metro Campus in Colombo 3 and Malabe Campus offering weekend and week-day lectures. The structure of the two-year SLIIT has for terms in each year, and the evaluations are based on assignments and examinations. The Research Project which commences at the end of the second term of the second year of the programme is compulsory. The applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related area from a recognized university are eligible to apply for the course.
Those with a Bachelor’s Degree in other subject areas need to have one year’s post qualifying experience. Applicants with professional qualifications and two year’s post-qualifying experience approved by SLIIT are also eligible to apply. Students can obtain an application form from any SLIIT established center or campus or from the website www. s l i i t . l k . Applicants will have to attend a formal interview and submit the prerequisite documents including official transcripts from every institute attended for evaluation. Many banks offer loan facilities for SLIIT students and options such as group discounts, credit and installment facilities can be extended to MBA students.