NSBM industry partnership ceremony - 2018 | Sunday Observer

NSBM industry partnership ceremony - 2018

Presentation of letters of appointment for job opportunities in Japan
Presentation of letters of appointment for job opportunities in Japan

The NSBM Industry Partnership Program’s Evening of Partnership Building and Fellowship together with Prospectus and Business Dialogue Magazine launch ceremony was completed for the second consecutive year under the patronage of Karunarathne Paranavithana – Deputy Minister of Science, Technology, Research, Skills Development and Vocational Training & Kandyan Heritage at NSBM Green University Town, Pitipana, Homagama recently.

NSBM ‘Industry Partnership Program’ is designed to optimize synergies among the Industry Partners and NSBM, in relation to Entry Level Talent Acquisition (Internship / Training), Employer Brand Building, Knowledge Sharing, Corporate Brand Building, Special Projects, Incubation / Entrepreneurship Development and Talent Acquisition of fresh graduates.

The Keynote speech of this event was made by Aravinda Perera, Managing Director of Royal Ceramics Lanka PLC & Chairman of Singer Finance Lanka PLC which emphasized the ‘Importance of Industry - University Partnershipsfor employability of graduates’. The event hosted Chief Executive Officers, Directors, Heads of HR, Talent Acquisition Offices and Senior Management Officersfrom over 150 prime companies and employer organizations in Sri Lanka.

NSBM’s Career Guidance Unit ceremonially exchanged MoUs with a few selected Industry Partners namely Asia Asset Finance, Career Builders, Design Republic, Embla Software Innovation, Empite Solutions, Hemas Manufacturing, HSBC Electronic Data Processing (Lanka), ISM APAC, John Keells Holdings, JSF Corporation, LOLC Securities, Unilever Sri Lanka, Virtusa, VizuaMatix and Yukari Japanese Center at this ceremony.

All undergraduate programs of NSBM are designed to enable the students to receive the much-needed industry exposure, on full time basis, from the end of 2nd year of study where lectures for 3rd and 4th years are conducted only on weekends.

This is a unique feature of NSBM which assures the employability of graduates. Industry Partnership Program plays a vital role in this unique model of NSBM.

The Launching of ‘NSBM Prospectus 2018/19’ was done by presenting the first copy to Karunarathne Paranavithana – Deputy Minister of Science, Technology, Research, Skills Development and Vocational Training & Kandyan Heritage by Dr. E. A. Weerasinghe, Vice Chancellor of NSBM and the launching of NSBM Business Dialogue Magazine was also done by presenting the first copy to Karunarathna Paranawithana – Deputy Minister of Science, Technology, Research, Skills Development and Vocational Training & Kandyan Heritage by Piyumi Udeshinee, Member of Editorial Board of Business Dialogue Magazine accompanied by Baratha Dodankotuwa, Head – Academic Development & Quality Assurance and Ashika Witiwalarachchi, Art Director of NSBM Business Dialogue Magazine.

The event was graced by a guest speech by the Chief Guest Karunarathne Paranavithana – Deputy Minister of Science, Technology, Research, Skills Development and Vocational Training & Kandyan Heritage.

The official handover of Letters of Appointment to the first batch of NSBM Graduates from Human Resocia Co. Ltd.. Japan which places NSBM’s Computing graduates permanently in leading companies in Japan was done by Shintaro Fukuzono who represented the Industry Partners in Japan. 

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